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Tesco deals: 360 Avios with a CD, 2400 Avios for £60 Lego spend, 1200 Avios with a pink iPod

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Last week I highlighted a pre-order offer on the new Noel Gallagher CD.  It offered you 100 Clubcard points (240 Avios, 250 Virgin miles) when you bought the £10 CD.

The offer is still available here if you are interested.  It is not a good deal unless you were planning to buy it anyway.  The deal ends on March 8th.

A new CD promotion is a bit more generous.

If you buy ‘The Brits Awards 2015’ CD for £11 before March 8th, you will receive 150 Clubcard points.  That will convert into 360 Avios points or 375 Virgin Flying Club miles.

You can find details here at Tesco Direct.

Again, this is not one to buy purely for the miles.  However, it looks like a decent compilation – it is a 3-disc set – and may make a suitable gift for a relative.  I doubt you could sell them on eBay for enough to make it worthwhile.

A new Lego deal

Bonus Clubcard points turn up on Lego items with surprising regularity and now they are back again.

You will receive 1,000 bonus Clubcard points (2,400 Avios or 2,500 Virgin miles) when you £60 on the plastic brick stuff.

Full details are here at Tesco Direct.  You need to order by March 2nd.

Finally …..

Here is an even odder offer.  500 bonus Clubcard points (1,200 Avios) for buying a pink iPod!  The cheapest is £39.  Full details here.  Order by March 15th.


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 (8)

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  • Jason says:

    I couldn’t get any of the codes to work.

  • Mij says:

    1000 extra Clubcard points for buying a Dyson. Saw this in store.

  • Gill says:

    Also 250 points on Fiskars axes. Just bought one to go with our new log burner.

  • Grimz says:

    anyone seen the new Pay.com/3v visa cards in any stores yet?

  • Max says:

    No need to spend £60 on LEGO for the bonus points.

    eg.
    Spend half to get half the points.
    A spend of £30 on LEGO will give you 500 + 30 = 530 points in total

  • Dean says:

    Has anyone tried doing this more than once? or is it restricted to one LEGO purchase per account?

  • adele says:

    If you buy Betty Crocker food items you get 50 bonus points atm in Tescos.
    Items are baking cake sets so if you have kids just get a couple to entertain them over the school breaks… or like me can give to your mum/nan. Cheapest items £1.69 pancake/yorkshire pudding mix. Which isnt bad…. and its going to run until April so can get a few in.

    code to put in at checkout: GRPALN

  • adele says:

    heres the link if you want to print coupon out and go to the store to buy

    http://www.tesco.com/clubcard/coupons/money-off/betty.pdf

    🙂

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