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I thought I had seen every Tesco Clubcard earning option that there was, but I was wrong.  There are two that I never knew of until reader Karen pointed them out.

The first is BzzAgent (www.bzzagent.co.uk) – the second will follow in a couple of days.  BzzAgent is a product sampling business.  You sign up for free and give full details of your family group and your personal tastes in various products.

BzzAgent

When BzzAgent gets a contract which is a suitable match, you will be invited to receive a free full size product.  You are then asked to use it, review it and share your thoughts via social networks with your friends.

As well as keeping the free products you receive, you will also receive Clubcard points for every activity you complete.  These can be transferred, of course, into Avios points or Virgin Flying Club miles.

You can be 100% certain that you will get the points you are due because BzzAgent is owned by Dunnhumby, the Tesco subsidiary (although it is now up for sale) which runs Clubcard.

I am not a member of BzzAgent and have never seen any feedback from anyone who is a member.  However, given the Tesco pedigree, I feel confident enough to promote it here and suggest you sign up if it sounds interesting.


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 (10)

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  • Owain says:

    I tried this a couple of years ago, and was not impressed. I think it’s a little disingenuous the way it’s described as ‘testing’ new products – you really are promoting them via social media and are expected to spam your friends constantly.

  • @mkcol says:

    Tesco also run their own-brand version (on the same platform) which is exclusively for Tesco products, called Tesco Orchard.

    • Rob says:

      Covering this in a couple of days – trying to pad this out as we away next week 🙂

      • pj says:

        You could cover the Lego 1000 points for £60 deal. In the boost.

        Spend a net £19.40 of points (bit less if you add back the Amex).

        • Rob says:

          Good idea. In fact, even a good idea for me personally, given that my household is a massive consumer of Lego!

  • Adam says:

    Many of their tesing surveys do not reward you Tesco points also. I agree, you get sent a product and you have to leave reviews on lots of social media accounts. I gave up with Bzz agent but always do Orchard surveys.

  • pj says:

    Yep: I, too, looked into it a couple of years ago and decided spamming products online to earn a few points was not worth the candle.

    • grex9101 says:

      I’ve been a buzzagent for years, and I must admit I quite like it. I disagree that you’re expected to “spam” your friends and family promoting items, all you need to do is create a few tweets, a Facebook post or two and maybe review the products you’re given.

      I’ve had quite a lot of stuff from them over the years, a fair bit of it being hair products (waxes and gels etc). I’ve also had things like dishwasher tablets, hair straighteners and electric toothbrushes.

      If you can commit to maybe half an hour per “event”, then its definitely worth it.

  • Max says:

    I don’t mind spamming as there is only one friend on my FB account and that is the OH!

    I only have the account for Avios Suitcase and the like.

  • Pszczolka says:

    I’ve been a BzzAgent for years and I really like it. You don’t actually have to spam anyone or do any social media stuff – I never do. The only activities I fill out are the review (which is just your personal review of the product) and telling them who I talk to about it (which, depending on the product, ranges from just my husband to my husband plus a few friends and family). This has kept me receiving new things all the time including £40 worth of chocolate (one shipment), £35 worth of hair products (one shipment), etc.

    Tesco Orchard is the exact same thing on nearly the exact same platform but just Tesco specific. Those tend to be less valuable since they’re usually food things Tesco sells.

    Worth a try I think and just because they want you to link to social media and share, doesn’t mean you have to!

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