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Good Tesco promo returns – 100 Clubcard points (240 Avios) with £20 gift card purchase

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If you’re in your local Tesco this week, make sure you pick up a copy of the December ‘Tesco Food Family Living’ magazine.

Inside, you will find a full page advertisement for gift cards and a coupon.  It is on page 103.

It gets you 100 bonus Clubcard points (240 Avios) with the purchase of a single gift card of £20 or above.

This will, with 100% certainty, stack with the ongoing offer of 150 bonus Clubcard points when you spend £50 or more on gift cards, excluding Tesco-branded gift cards.

If you pick up two magazine and purchase 2 x £25 gift cards, for example, you would earn:

150 bonus Clubcard points for spending £50

2 x 100 bonus Clubcard points for spending two lots of £20

That would give you a total of 350 Clubcard points (840 Avios or 875 Virgin Flying Club miles).  Assuming that you would otherwise have spent £50 in cash at whichever retailer you go for, these are arguably virtually free 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.

This is a very decent offer and I would pick up a few copies of the magazine if you can.  The vouchers are valid until 31st December 2015.

how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (June 2021)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

There are two official British Airways American Express cards:

British Airways American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and a companion voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

BA Premium Plus American Express card BAPP

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

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

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:

Nectar American Express

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

30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

We also recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company 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 (120)

  • BeThatGuy says:

    Mixed success today at my local Tesco Extra (Cheam Park Farm).

    Had a good old browse of the cards on the rack and decided to go for:

    1 x iTunes £25 (20% discount so £20)
    1 x Pizzaexpress £20 (20% discount so £16)
    1 x National Book Token £20 (no discount so £20)
    Total spend – £50
    Expected bonus points – 100 + 100 + 150 = 350

    When I got to the till the checkout lady said they had been told they could only sell a maximum of 2 gift cards in any one transaction!! When I pushed her and said there was nothing in the Ts&Cs about that she rolled her eyes and put the 3rd one through – computer said yes…

    Sounds like a local “made-up rule” to me – now just have to wait and see what actually gets automatically credited to the account !!

    • harry says:

      classic ymmv

    • avidsaver says:

      Whatever points you have earned should be showing at the bottom of your till receipt. These gift card bonus points are always credited immediately and show up in your online account two days later in my experience.

    • BeThatGuy says:

      Oh well, did slightly better than expected in the end. From my account page:

      22/11/2015 TESCO SUTTON-CHEAM EXTRA £56.00 450
      22/11/2015 TB CREDIT CARD SPEND – TESCO STORE 3235 £56.00 28

      So 28 base points (1pt per £2 on non-Tesco lines) plus 450 bonus.

      Thanks Raffles 🙂

  • Ian says:

    I went to 2 Tesco Extras and a Metro in Devon yesterday and none of them had the magazine. I asked in one of the Extra stores at customer service but they said they’d never even heard of the mag… 🙁

    • Fenny says:

      None in any of the 4 Tescos I’ve been to in Sheffield/Southam/Daventry. They all have the massive Christmas gift catalogue.

  • Gemma says:

    Following the information that you are better to buy 4x£25 cards than 5x£20 cards. If I want to buy £600 and it’s only available in 20s. Should I buy in groups of 60 or 100?

    • TimS says:

      Groups of £60 as you’ll get 10x 150 points.

      Groups of £100 would only get you 6x 150 points.

      • TimS says:

        If they will let you put £600 through as one transaction you would still get 1500 points.

      • Gemma says:

        Bought 3 x £20 yesterday, got 450 points. Have done this 3 times already. Didn’t want to any the cashier too much! 7 more to go!

    • Ian says:

      I’ve finally got my hands on some of these magazines now. I bought 5 x £20 gift cards today, used 5 vouchers and earned 800 clubcard points..

      • Harj says:

        Did you get the 150 bonus twice with buying 5x £20 gift cards? Thought it would only work with £25 ones?

        The Next ones they sell are only in £20 denominations so this is definitely interesting!

  • Robin says:

    Just seen this offer by email from Tesco,
    You can get £30 Pizza Express and iTunes Gift Card Multipacks for £25 – saving you £5.
    Wonder if that’s combined with the above?!

    • harry says:

      The 150 points for £50 spend + bonus 100 points from the mag will definitely stack with that offer if you buy in the right multiple

  • Gemma says:

    One more question! I’m looking to buy showing from amazon. Tescos don’t do amazon giftcards. Is there a way around this? Ie. Buying Debenhams giftcards, and then buying amazon giftcards in Debenhams?

    • Gemma says:

      One more question! I’m looking to buy SOMETHING from amazon. Tescos don’t do amazon giftcards. Is there a way around this? Ie. Buying Debenhams giftcards, and then buying amazon giftcards in Debenhams?

      • harry says:

        Buy the Amazon giftcards in Morrisons for 10p off per £50, to get 10p off a litre in petrol station?

        • harry says:

          Sorry, 10p off per £100

          • Gemma says:

            Thanks Harry, but I’ve got loads of 100 point coupons and I’d like to take advantage. The airmiles would mean more to me than the petrol. Although if it comes to it, I’d rather something for my purchase than nothing 🙁

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