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Get 1,000 Clubcard points – 2,400 Avios – with LeapPad kids tablet computers

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Just in time for Christmas, Tesco is offering 1,000 bonus Clubcard points on £99 LeapPad Ultra XDi tablet computers for children.

(My 3-year old has managed to master a proper adult iPad so why you need specific kids tablets is a mystery to me!)

You can see the offer on the Tesco Direct website here.

Tesco is also offering a discount of £10 when you spend £100 on toys before 23rd November and use code TDX-GWNT at check-out.  It is therefore worth throwing in an extra item to get above £100.  The LeapPad tablets are £90 or £95 depending on colour.

What is interesting is that these tablets are also included in the current Tesco Boost promotion.  You could therefore redeem Clubcard vouchers for double their face value for part or all of the cost and then receive 1,000 bonus points back.  The net cost of the £90 pink tablet would only be 3,410 Clubcard points ie £34 of vouchers assuming you used 4,500 points to pay in full and then received 1,090 back.

The offer runs until tomorrow, 10th November.


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 (8)

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  • James67 says:

    Not surprized. On recent visits to Hong Kong I have noticed kids pushchairs with either ipads or android tablets fixed to them to entertain the occupants. What has surprized me more is the degree of proficiency and dexterity some very young kids have with them.

    • Lady London says:

      I’ve just got this vision of a mugger grabbing the ipad off a kid’s pushchair and heading off with it! 🙂

    • Fenny says:

      Talking to our CTO last week (we’d just had a google hangout with some other staff about reducing travel between sites for meetings) he said his 4 yr old started off with his old ipad and he’s just upgraded her to a refurbished ipad 3 so she can facetime with her grandparents.

      We’re the digital delinquents these days!

  • AM says:

    If you buy it and then take it back do you lose the clubcard points?

    • James says:

      I think it depends on the customer assistant who serves you. I took about a freesat+ box a few weeks ago (for genuine reasons) and the person serving me said she was going to let me keep the points for the inconvenience caused. However I think it is basically down to who is serving you and what mood they are in.

    • Saf says:

      From experience grocery shopping refunds do remove clubcard points but from Tesco Direct they are rarely removed. Better to wait until they are used or are converted to Avios

  • Adam says:

    Tesco direct refunds always remove the points, if it doesnt happen in a few days it can happen at quarter end so bank on keeping the points. Lots of people used to a few years ago used to take back items to keep points, they tightened their rules and now will take the points back unless of course you take back like above post after vouchers have posted, however your account will be minus the points so only worth it if cashing out points and not planning on using clubcrd again.

  • Adam says:

    1000 points offer now finished.

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