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Get 1,200 Avios points for £5 with ‘Call of Duty : Ghosts’

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When will Tesco ever learn?! Hopefully not for a while.

On Tesco Direct, there is a very average offer for 500 bonus Clubcard points when you pre-order the video game ‘Call of Duty : Ghosts’ for £35-£40 depending on format. It’s an OK deal if you are buying it anyway, but nothing to get excited about.

However, in store, something more interesting is back.

Tesco is offering 500 bonus Clubcard points when you pre-order ‘Call of Duty : Ghosts’ for £5! This is 1,200 Avios points or 1,250 Flying Club miles for just a fiver.

How it is meant to work is that you get a display box scanned at the check-out, pay £5, and receive a special receipt. Visit the store on the day the game is released and you are guaranteed to get a copy and you will get your £5 back as a discount. The 500 bonus Clubcard points are credited with the pre-order payment.

There is no obligation to ever buy the game when it is eventually released. This means that you can treat this as a chance to buy some Avios airmiles for 0.4p each!

You need to be very careful not to overdo this promotion. Tesco has removed bonus points in the past. Buying one copy is obviously fine, two is probably OK, especially if you buy one of the Xbox versions and one of the PlayStation versions. I would get very nervous beyond two copies.

The boxes tend to be on a separate stand to the usual video games. You take an empty box to the checkout, it is scanned, but you do not keep the box – it goes back on the shelf. You will only tend to find these in larger Tesco stores.

There is no stated closing date for this offer, although one poster at paidtoshop.co.uk was told that it finishes TODAY. There is no confirmation of this, but do not make a special effort after today until there is proof it is carrying on.


how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (August 2021)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

There are two official British Airways American Express cards:

British Airways American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and a companion voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

BA Premium Plus American Express card BAPP

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the UK’s most valuable credit card perk – the 2-4-1 companion voucher Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:

Nectar American Express

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

We also recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company Read our full review

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.

(Want to earn more Avios?  Click here to visit our home page for our latest articles on earning and spending your Avios points and click here to see how to earn more Avios this month from offers and promotions.)

Comments (31)

  • Neil says:

    My local Tesco had them with the rest of the pre-order games so it is worth checking there. Can confirm 12 May end also.

  • Whiskerxx says:

    Been to three large Tescos. Two didn’t have the game, the other had it on the main DVD stand. bought two copies without any issue, but had to pay at direct order counter Was asked for my postcode and telephone number, which I provided. I then asked why I had to do this as all of my details will be recorded on the Clubcard. I suspect it was a local policy to try to help limit abuse

  • whitenoise says:

    Went into my local Tesco and they had a pre-order section in the middle of the X-box games to the left and the PS games on the right. Simply took an Xbox and PS version to the checkout and paid my £10 and gained 1010 points, easy =D

  • porky says:

    Anybody seen these in London? AND if so, what stores as I haven’t seen anything in the 6 Tesco extras that I’ve been to.

    • Rob says:

      Certainly none in Cromwell Road today! No 3V either but I got a £4 fee £50 card anyway as I’d got a £4 off coupon expiring this week.

  • Susan says:

    3 family clubcards: 1PS+1Xbox on each = 3030 lovely CC points or 1 x BA one-way from Edinburgh to Rome for £30 + reward saver which I’ll pay with a Visa 3v! Thank you Tesco (which gets to keep my deposits so we both win) and Thank you Raffles!

  • Michelle says:

    I found them in a small store, with the normal games, but none in a big store i went to to get the 3V cards

  • waldek says:

    anyone can confirm still available Southend or Chelmsford, please?

  • waldek says:

    anyone can confirm still available Romford Gallows Corner

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