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New Tesco CD pre-order deals for 360 Avios or 375 Virgin miles

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Tesco Direct has launched another raft of bonus Clubcard point deals on various CD pre-orders.

The CD’s sell for between £10 and £13 and you will receive 360 Avios (ie 150 Clubcard points) for each title you buy.  Now 88 offers 200 points so 480 Avios or 500 Virgin miles.

This means, clearly, that these CDs are NOT worth buying purely for the points.  If you were planning to get the title anyway, on the other hand, it is a good deal.

Here are the titles available, listed by expiry date:

La Roux – Trouble In Paradise (ends TODAY, 7th July)

Now 88 (ends 20th July)

The Pierces – Creation (ends 31st August)

Ella Henderson – Chapter One (ends 21st September)

Morrissey – World Peace Is None Of Your Business (ends 21st September)


How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (September 2023)

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

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.

You qualify for the bonus on these cards even if you have a British Airways American Express card:

Barclaycard Avios Plus card

Barclaycard Avios Plus Mastercard

Get 25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £20,000 Read our full review

There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the famous annual 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending £12,000 Read our full review

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

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

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

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and a huge range of valuable benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Run your own business?

We recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card, along with a sign-up bonus worth 10,500 Avios.

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

Get a 10,000 points bonus plus an extra 500 points for our readers Read our full review

You should also consider the British Airways Accelerating Business credit card. This is open to sole traders as well as limited companies and has a 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus.

EDIT: Applications for this card are temporarily suspended due to IT issues with the British Airways On Business SME loyalty scheme.

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

30,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios Read our full review

There are also generous bonuses on the two American Express Business cards, with the points converting at 1:1 into Avios. These cards are open to sole traders as well as limited companies.

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points bonus and an annual £200 Amex Travel credit Read our full review

American Express Business Gold

20,000 points sign-up bonus and free for a year 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.

Comments (4)

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  • John says:

    Or pick up copies of July/August edition of Tesco Food Family Living magazine in store.

    There’s a 100 Clubcard points coupon for Santa Maria peppers, chillies etc from£1.99 up. Ends 2 September. Useful for barbeques!

    • Rob says:

      Useful for cheap Avios too if you can find something at £1.99 exactly!

  • Rob says:

    Yes, seen this, looks OK. 0.8p per Avios is not bad.

  • squills says:

    Wine by the case 1,000 points
    eCoupon XXM47N valid for all orders of £100 or more (excluding delivery charge) placed by 23.59 on 10th July 2014. Cannot be used with any other eCoupon beginning with ‘XX’ and can only be used once per customer and once per order. You must be 18 or over to order and receive alcohol.

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