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Earn 100 Clubcard points with an Esso car wash

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This offer has been running for a few weeks, but it has only just come to my attention – sorry.

According to the Esso Points website:

Collect 100 extra Tesco Clubcard points when purchasing one top wash or one set of 4 top washes at participating Esso Service Stations from 4th March 2014 until 28th April 2014

Esso petrol station

Here is the small print:

A top wash means a platinum car wash where available or a gold wash where no platinum is available. You must present your Clubcard or Clubcard key fob at the time of your purchase of either one top wash or one set of 4 prepaid top washes to qualify for the extra 100 Clubcard points.

If you’ve forgotten your Clubcard, or did not present it before payment, points may only be awarded up to seven days after the transaction or until 28th April (whichever is sooner), upon production of a valid receipt for one top wash or one set of 4 prepaid top washes at the site where the original transaction was made, and only at the sites marked * on the list of participating sites.

No retrospective award of points is possible at any site not marked with an * on this list. Presenting a car wash voucher for a top wash from a set of 4 prepaid vouchers does not qualify for any extra Clubcard points.

Reader David, who flagged this with me, said a Platinum wash was £9.50 where he lived.  It is presumably a better deal if you can find a car wash which only offers a Gold wash.

100 Clubcard points is, of course, good for 240 Avios points or 250 Virgin Flying Club miles.

The offer runs until April 28th.


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In February 2022, Barclaycard launched two exciting new Barclaycard Avios Mastercard cards with a bonus of up to 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

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Comments (7)

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  • Thomas says:

    Latest Tesco Coupons arrived… All were just money off with just the one offering a measly 25 bonus points. ..

  • Jason K says:

    I have around 6 Esso garages near me, and none of them have a car wash? I’m assuming this is soley for Esso car washes and not Tesco car washes too? Ie. Can I buy a voucher at Esso, and take it to a Tesco car wash?

  • at6077 says:

    Not sure anyone is local to me but there is an Esso in the Burnham/Taplow area of Berkshire. They have the cheapest fuel for miles (around diesel at £1.30p/L, Unleaded at 1.25p/L last time I was there) and their gold wash is only £5. So great place to rack up some easy clubcard points!

  • David Butcher says:

    Not a single participating station in the whole of Northamptonshire or Leicestershire

    • Fenny says:

      Or Warwickshire. I think my nearest is probably Bracknell. So the car will stay in its gloriously unwashed state.

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