Tesco is really making an effort at the moment to encourage people to use Blinkbox, its digital movie and book service. First we had the chance to earn 100 Clubcard points for buying a £1 ebook (still running) and then 1,000 points and a free pizza when you rent ‘Game of Thrones Season 4’ (also still running).
This new offer is certainly more family-friendly than ‘Game of Thrones’.
Until August 3rd, you will earn 500 Clubcard points (1,200 Avios or 1,250 Virgin Flying Club miles) when you buy ‘The LEGO Movie’ from Blinkbox. You will also receive some vouchers for half-price entry to LEGOLAND. Note that you need to buy the film and not rent it.
Even if you don’t have kids, this is a decent deal. The movie only costs £9.99. As you will receive 1,200 Avios back, you are only paying 0.8p per Avios point.
How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (October 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:
There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:
You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points.
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.
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.
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.
Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.