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Last call for Tesco Clubcard to Avios conversions

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Hopefully you don’t need a reminder, but tomorrow – Monday – is your last day to convert Tesco Clubcard points to Avios.

Transfers must be initiated on the Clubcard website by midnight on Monday.

Meanwhile, TODAY – Sunday – is your last chance to turn your existing points balance into vouchers.

As long as you have earned 150 Clubcard points in the current quarter, you can convert them NOW into Clubcard vouchers. This is called ‘Faster Vouchers’.

Your points will be turned into vouchers within 24 hours. This means that you will have a voucher code in time to transfer it by midnight on Monday.

I was sitting on 157 points on Thursday so I converted 150. The voucher code did appear within 24 hours as promised, and when I get a minute today I will convert my existing £29.50 of Clubcard vouchers.

You can learn more about Tesco Clubcard ‘Faster Vouchers’ in this article.


How to earn Avios from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (July 2024)

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 with a bonus of up to 25,000 Avios. You can apply here.

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

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

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

5,000 Avios for signing up and an upgrade voucher at £20,000 Read our full review

There are two official British Airways American Express cards with attractive sign-up bonuses:

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

30,000 Avios and the famous annual 2-4-1 voucher Read our full review

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending £15,000 Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points. These points convert at 1:1 into Avios.

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

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

The Platinum Card from American Express

40,000 bonus points AND (to 27th August) £400 to spend at Amex Travel 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 10,500 Avios.

Capital on Tap Business Rewards Visa

10,000 points bonus – plus an extra 500 points for our readers 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.

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and an annual £200 Amex Travel credit 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.

Comments (113)

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  • jil says:

    I’m one of the crowdfunding investors. About the curve raise, Curve basically wavied the crowdfunding investors’ pre-emption during this raise, not a good sign (albeit not rare). And so far curve has not disclose the valuation and share price, even though we keep asking, they just avoid the question and change the subject. Likely this is a bad round for Curve.

  • Mr(s) Entitled says:

    Is Shopper Points dead?

    • Rob says:

      It is until a) there are enough offers to justify it (which may mean never given Tesco Direct and Tesco Wine have gone) and b) we can monetise it (which would mean Tesco restarting affiliate payments).

      There is no value in putting staff time into running something which would make 1% of the revenue of HfP. Even at its peak it only hit 5% of HfP revenue – the main benefit was to shift Tesco content off here.

  • John says:

    HMRC: just use the free version of Revolut

    • jil says:

      but loading revolut is considered cash advance for many credit cards

      • Harrier25 says:

        It’s just a case of being aware of which cards do treat a Revolut top-up and which do. For example, Barclays do and Creation don’t.

        • Harrier25 says:

          I messed that up so I’ll try again….It’s just a case of being aware which cards do treat a Revolut top-up as a cash advance and which don’t. For example, Barclays do and Creation don’t.

          • jil says:

            I have a IHG card from creation, loading revolut incurs an interest

          • Harrier25 says:

            In answer to @Jil below, yes but not if you pay it off instantly or make sure your IHG account is in credit when you top-up. Interest is not a cash advance fee, which can’t be avoided.

          • Alex Sm says:

            we all would benefit greatly from edit/delete comments feature here. Hope that @Rob considers it one day…

  • Alex says:

    What cards can be used with Curve to earn points? I am aware of IHG Creation, Virgin Atlantic, and HSBC Premier which is a fairly niche product. Anything else reasonable?

    • Lumma says:

      Aqua reward is 0.5% cash back. Think it’s closed to new applicants though

      • Alex says:

        That’s the point of my question, are there any other cards which are still available these days to get some reasonable return?

        • Rob says:

          If you value an IHG point at 0.4p, as I do, then the free IHG card pays 0.4p.

          The Virgin cards are clearly the best – 0.75 miles per £1 on the free card, 1.5 on the paid card (with a bonus which offsets the fee) PLUS a 241 or upgrade voucher. Usual issues with Virgin miles though – you need to earn enough for a long haul premium cabin redemption or you won’t see the value.

          • Andrew porwol says:

            Capital on tap is by far the best if you qualify for it

          • Rob says:

            Now restricted to Limited Companies though

          • Jimmy says:

            Ive just set up a limited company for BLT – am a eligible for TAP? Prob best waiting for the mortgage to go through though

          • Rob says:

            A limited company can apply for a COT card. What sort of trading history they want I am not sure.

        • Nick_C says:

          Virgin free credit card allows you to earn Hilton @ 1.125 points for every £spent. Worth 0.375p for Hilton collectors. Can only exchange in increments of 10k though. 10k Virgin = 15k Hilton.

    • memesweeper says:

      John Lewis — meagre 0.25% back but easier to spend the rewards (for some) than IHG or Virgin.

    • John says:

      Lloyds Avios card

  • Ali M says:

    mic drop for me… I had no idea that this was the extent
    ‘ if you have spent £50,000 on your card (probably on Premium Bonds …..) then the company was able to raise $2,375 on the back of your spending.’

    • BP says:

      Per month!

      • Dr C says:

        Well no thats not per month. I’m not sure how the 2375 was calculated either.

        Based on 2b/175m, it seems for every £1 spent curve has raised 8.75cents or 6.44p which is a lot raised for the amount spent on the platform.

        I work out that based on a £50k total spend they have managed to raise £3220 on the back of it.

        Another example being in theory based on those figure if Curve paid a $1b bill on the platform costing them say 2% in fees (20m) then they could then raise 64m on the back of it.

        Be interesting to see how it plays out over the next few years, they of course could be brought out by someone in the future.

  • Jill ( Kinkell) says:

    Is there a Chat thread for today? Use iPad mini and can’t see it either in portrait or landscape….not in sidebar.

    • Jill ( Kinkell) says:

      Ah…I see it now, buried within an article side bar.
      Why have you taken it off the main page as a header with the other articles?

      • Jill ( Kinkell) says:

        Right, saw your reply on previous page. Sorted now! Makes my Sunday so much better!

      • Harrier25 says:

        No chat thread needed today. It’s open season for the Curve Appreciation Society on this thread today! 🙄

      • Rob says:

        ’twas a mistake, as noted above. I copied Friday’s thread, not Saturday’s, and Friday’s had already been adjusted not to show on home page.

  • Doug M says:

    Rob actually said Curve and Premium Bonds here, should he be reprimanded for such clarity?

    • Save East Coast Rewards says:

      He should have used the language of the comments section. Bendy makes lots of cash despite being shunned by seagulls, mostly because people were using Beardy to pay Ernie!

  • Dan says:

    Surprised the discussion on Avios’ new supermarket earning partner hasn’t started yet – it normally does with any Tesco article!

    • Navara says:

      Aldi😮

    • Rob says:

      I should find out this week. Doesn’t mean I can tell you though 🙂

      • Rich says:

        You’ve already speculated it’s JL / Waitrose and if I was a betting man I’d say you’re spot on and have a flutter!

      • Dan says:

        Such a tease!

      • Alex says:

        I’d love Sainsbury’s as it’s my nearest supermarket, however I think JL/Waitrose is the more likely partner. However if that was the case, surly the new BA BoB menu would be tied to them aswell…

    • Fenny says:

      Well, regardless of that (but hoping it might be), I’ve just cancelled my Tesco card and taken out a JL card. Tesco is my default non-Amex card and I’ve earned about £3 in vouchers in the last year. The £20 of JL vouchers as a sign up bonus will be useful for my GIN collection 🙂

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