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10,800 Avios with a Samsung soundbar from Tesco Direct

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In terms of the sheer quantity of Avios points that you can earn from one item, this is the most generous Tesco promotion for some time.

Until September 2nd, you will receive 4,500 Clubcard points when you buy a Samsung HW-J550 soundbar for your TV system.

The soundbar costs £299.  Take a look at Tesco Direct here.

If you order TODAY (Monday 31st) you will save £20 using code TDX-LKJ3 at check-out.  This code can also be used to save £20 off any other £100 purchase of “Vision, Computing, Sat Nav, Cameras and MP3 products” made today.

Including the base points, and excluding the £20 discount, the purchase would earn you 4,799 Clubcard points.  That would convert into 11,517 Avios points or 11,998 Virgin Flying Club miles.

If you don’t want to use the points for airline miles, this page on our sister site Shopper Points shows the best value Tesco Clubcard Boost redemptions.

It is occasionally possible to resell Tesco purchases on eBay at a marginal loss which means that you are effectively purchasing the Avios cheaply.  I do not think this is possible here – this is a big item with heavy delivery costs and you will be taking the risk of it getting damaged in transit.

If you are looking for a soundbar for personal use, however, this is worth a look.  A quick Google search shows that other online retailers are selling it for less – although the £20 code removed a lot of the gap – so you will be paying for those Avios in some way.

How to earn Avios points from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (May 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. 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

25,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher for spending £10,000 Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up 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.

The Platinum Card has doubled its sign-up bonus to 60,000 Membership Rewards points, which convert to 60,000 Avios, if you apply by 1st June 2022.

American Express Amex Gold

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points (SPECIAL OFFER) 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 Visa card

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 (6)

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  • Tilly71 says:

    I checked this one out for resale a week or so ago when the offer started, at that points nobody had ever sold one so best to keep to purchasing this is you wanted one for yourself as you could be left with an expensive item that you cannot sell.

    • chris says:

      dont know how your looking on ebay but lots of people have sold these even refurbished ones (291496207865 just one of many last sold on 15th aug)

      tho i agree the postage would kill it (well not so much if you count it in the item cost since royal mail special delivery weight brackets now go quite high), but theres gumtree local / facebook groups local / cex for the buy to seller, and if your lucky enough to find someone in your area that wants it, the profit would likely be better than ebay not due to postage but due to FEES (will not via cex but the first two)

  • Tom says:

    Too high value for me to mess about reselling.

  • exEUjunkie says:

    Just tried to order the sound bar. No mention of the extra clubcard points on the product screen or the checkout page, and the eVoucher fir £20 off today (Monday) is also invalid on our order. Have a Tesco pulled these promotions? Or is it because Tesco have run out of stock (already!) that their own website appears to be trying to sell us the product from CloverBox, and therefore as it’s not selling from Tesco, no points or discount?

    • chris says:

      yes it would be tescos are out of stock and selling now via cloverbox

      they promos only apply to them selfs

  • Joe says:

    I miss the good old days. Remember the pay as you go phone deal?

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