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Get 500 Clubcard points – worth 1,200 Avios – with blinkbox Music More

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Over the Summer there were a couple of generous Clubcard point promotions from the Tesco-owned blinkbox Movies and blinkbox Books.  Now it is time for their music streaming service to join in.

blinkbox Music is a free streaming service which is similar to Spotify, Beats etc.  

It is based around the idea of creating personalised radio stations based on your musical tastes.  As well as listening to a pre-selected batch of music, you can also pick a group, song or genre and blinkbox will create a playlist it thinks you would like.  By liking or disliking specific tracks you can help focus what is played in the future.

The free version has ads between each song.  You do not earn Clubcard points for using the free service.

There is an upgraded version called blinkbox Music More.  This costs £4.33 per month, ie £1 per week.

As well as removing all the advertising, you are able to listen to more of the latest albums.

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Earn 500 Clubcard points for upgrading

If you upgrade to blinkbox Music More, you can earn 500 Clubcard points.

As outlined on this page, you will receive 250 points after your first £4.33 payment and a further 250 points after your second payment.

You are committed to spending £8.66 to receive the 500 points.  This is not a bad deal for 1,200 Avios or 1,250 Virgin Flying Club miles.  The real value comes if you suspend any paid Spotify or Beats subscription for two months whilst you have paid access to blinkbox Music More as that would effectively make the points free.

You can learn more about blinkbox Music here and about the Clubcard points offer here.

How to earn Avios points from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (June 2022)

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.

Until 18th July 2022 there is an astonishing special offer on these cards. You get 50,000 Avios on the Avios Plus Mastercard and 10,000 Avios on the free Avios Mastercard. You can apply here. We strongly recommend getting the Avios Plus card whilst this offer is running.

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

50,000 Avios for signing up (A CRAZY SPECIAL OFFER!) and an upgrade voucher for spending ….. Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

10,000 Avios for signing up (SPECIAL OFFER) and an upgrade voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

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

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

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

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

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.

SPECIAL OFFER: The sign-up bonus on Amex Gold is increased from 20,000 Membership Rewards points to 30,000 Membership Rewards points until 19th July 2022. This card is free for the first year.

American Express Amex Gold

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 30,000 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

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 10,000 Avios.

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

10,500 points bonus – the most generous Avios Visa for a limited company 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.

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

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.

Amex Platinum Business American Express

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a long list of travel benefits 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.

(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 (1)

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  • John says:

    Used it since it started and it’s comparable to rival services except that the radio stations are aimed at UK tastes. Crucial difference between free advert and paid premium versions is that you can create your own playlists to download to mobiles/tablets and listen offline, including when outside the UK.

    Currently it’s £1 a week. Assume it’ll eventually double in price yet still undercut Spotify, Deezer, Napster.

    So good value from Tesco. They’ll be filling the shelves with food to buy next…

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