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2,400 Avios or 2,500 Virgin miles with a £30 Singer ‘Handy Chest’

Tesco Direct has been offering 1,000 Clubcard points on a variety of Singer sewing machines for a few weeks.  The cheapest product in the range – which is an accessory and not a sewing machine – is now back in stock and offers a potential deal.

The £30 Singer ‘Handy Chest’ contains lots of bits and pieces for any sewer and would make a good gift.  It comes with 1,000 Clubcard points so you get 2,400 Avios for your trouble.

Click here for full details of this offer on Shopper Points today.  Hopefully it has not gone back out of stock overnight.

Hilton World Tour Competition

Hilton lets you win tickets to any Live Nation concert globally

Hilton HHonors has launched an interesting competition in conjunction with Live Nation.  One UK winner will be allowed to travel to the Live Nation concert of their choice – anywhere in the world!  Hilton will pay for economy air travel for two people, hotel, concert tickets and provide some spending money.

You need to register for the competition via this page.

You will receive one entry for every Hilton stay you make between now and the end of August, up to a maximum of five entries.  You need to attend whatever concert you choose before the end of 2016.

Note that the rules say you can only fly the day before the concert and fly back the day after.  I don’t think they’d let you claim you wanted to see an obscure folk group in Auckland and then turn it into a three week holiday!


How to earn Hilton Honors points and status from UK credit cards (September 2021)

There are various ways of earning Hilton Honors points from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses.

Do you know that holders of The Platinum Card from American Express receive FREE Hilton Honors Gold status for as long as they hold the card?  It also comes with Marriott Bonvoy Gold, Radisson Rewards Gold and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here and you can apply here.

The Platinum Card comes with a limited time bonus of 60,000 Amex points (converts to 120,000 Hilton Honors points) until 2nd November 2021.

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

60,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Did you know that the Virgin Atlantic credit cards are a great way of earning Hilton Honors points? Two Virgin Points can be converted into three Hilton Honors points. The Virgin Atlantic cards are the only Visa or Mastercard products in the UK which can indirectly earn Hilton Honors points. You can apply here.

You can also earn Hilton Honors points indirectly with American Express Gold (30,000 bonus points – special offer to 9th November 2021), the American Express Rewards Credit Card (5,000 bonus points) and – for small business owners – American Express Business Gold (20,000 bonus points) and Business Platinum (40,000 bonus points).

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which can be used to earn Hilton Honors points

(Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

Comments (9)

  • Deb says:

    I managed to get one of these, as I haven’t had a new sewing box for 35 years I felt I could justify it lol

  • Gareth Morgan says:

    The confirmation page says one entry per night.

  • Andy says:

    well done Deb on getting yours, its now out of stock.

  • Deb says:

    The advantages of being an early bird Andy, if the neighbours dog had not started barking at 5am and woke me up I would not of got it lol

  • Tilly71 says:

    Singers oos when I click through.

  • Billy says:

    Tried to convince the Mrs that she or the mother in law needs this. Got a dirty look in return.

  • Tim says:

    The confirmation page t’s and c’s for the Hilton competition says void outside of the 50 United States?

    • Rob says:

      There is a separate rules page for the UK which was in the email I received. I couldn’t find a link on the registration page though.

  • Ian says:

    “Can’t be added to promo”

    Looks like the Hilton comp site doesn’t like my account.

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