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Earn 250 free Avios points in Aer Lingus AerClub by using your Visa card at SuperValu

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Whilst Tesco has a major presence in Ireland, AerClub has teamed up with supermarket chain SuperValu.

We have written about the relationship between SuperValu and AerClub a few times.

You earn one Real Rewards point for every €1 you spend in SuperValu.  You can convert Real Rewards points or Money Back vouchers into Avios at the rate of 1:1.  This makes it roughly half as generous as the Tesco partnership which gets you 2.4 Avios per £1 spent.

Get 250 free Avios via SuperValu’s new partnership with Visa

SuperValu has signed up with Visa to offer special benefits when you pay with a Visa credit or debit card.

It is a bit fiddly to set up but, once done, it is an easy way to earn some extra Avios from your shopping.

You need to register your Visa debit and credit cards via the SuperValu website here.  That’s it.

You can register up to two different Visa cards.  In theory they must be issued by Irish banks, although one reader told me that it worked fine with a Revolut card.

You will receive:

250 bonus Real Rewards points just for registering your cards

DOUBLE Real Rewards points (2 per €1 instead of 1 per €1) whenever you pay at SuperValu using your registered Visa debit or credit card and swipe your Real Rewards

The additional points are not added immediately but will hit your Real Rewards account within 10 days of your transaction.

This deal seems to be open-ended which means, for as long as it lasts, you are doubling the number of Avios you earn from your SuperValu shopping.  You will do even better if you convert your points during one of the occasional ‘Real Rewards to Avios’ conversion bonuses.

Want to know more about redeeming Avios on Aer Lingus?

This HfP article shows you everything you need to know about how to redeem Avios points on Aer Lingus which can lead to substantial tax savings when flying to North America!


British Airways BA Amex American Express

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (September 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. Both have increased sign-up bonuses until 2nd November 2021:

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

10,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and an Economy 241 voucher for spending ….. Read our full review

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

40,000 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

60,000 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:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard 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. This card has a limited time offer of 60,000 Avios when you sign up:

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

60,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios 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 (1)

  • Sarah says:

    The Real Rewards number is generated when an account is set up and won’t let me add visa details until I have an account number. It says card can be collected in store or by doing online shop.

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