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Daily Mail refunding people who took out the Nectar subscription deal

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Last weekend we ran a special offer for a subscription to the Daily Mail and Mail on Sunday.

For £53, you would receive vouchers to exchange for two months of newspapers, and receive 30,000 Nectar points (18,750 Avios) on top.

Nectar Avios light

The offer had been sent to some people on the MyMail member list, but there was no mention in the terms and conditions saying that it was targeted.

The Mail has now written to those who applied saying that their subscription is to be refunded and that only those who were emailed with the deal will be accepted. Their subscription T&Cs include a clause allowing it to cancel any purchase which was priced incorrectly, so their position is even more secure.

I wouldn’t waste any energy pursuing this with the Mail. Instead, sign up for MyMail and hope that you are targetted for a similar offer in the future.

how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (August 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.)

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