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Nectar bonuses: 6x bonus at eBay, 625 Avios via Nectar from Esso

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If your Nectar account is linked to your eBay account, and you are logged in, you should see an offer for 6x bonus points (for a total of 7x points) on purchases made by midday on Sunday 18th.

You should see a banner for the offer half way down the eBay home page. It is also part of the rotating banner at the top of the page. You must click ‘Activate’ to register.

The base earning rate at eBay is 1 Nectar point (0.625 Avios) per £1 spent. With this offer, you would receive 7 Nectar points (4.38 Avios) per £1 spent.

There is a £10 minimum spend required. There is a cap of 300 base Nectar points per item – so 2,100 points in total with this offer – and the usual eBay rules on excluded categories apply.

The eBay home page is here. You can find out more about the Nectar partnership, and link your card, on this special eBay page.

Earn 625 Avios with one Esso visit

There is also an Esso offer showing on my Nectar app. I don’t know how widespread it is.

If you have this, you must opt-in via the Nectar website or app.

It is a simple and lucrative offer. Fill up with 20 litres of fuel at any Esso petrol station and you will receive 1,000 bonus Nectar points. These convert into 625 Avios.

Irrespective of whether Esso fuel is the cheapest in your area or not, getting 625 Avios for a spend of around £25 is a good deal.

The deal runs to 28th April.


How to earn Avios points from UK credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (June 2022)

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.

Until 18th July 2022 there is an astonishing special offer on these cards. You get 50,000 Avios on the Avios Plus Mastercard and 10,000 Avios on the free Avios Mastercard. You can apply here. We strongly recommend getting the Avios Plus card whilst this offer is running.

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

50,000 Avios for signing up (A CRAZY SPECIAL OFFER!) and an upgrade voucher for spending ….. Read our full review

Barclaycard Avios card

Barclaycard Avios Mastercard

10,000 Avios for signing up (SPECIAL OFFER) and an upgrade voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

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

British Airways BA Premium Plus American Express Amex credit card

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

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

British Airways BA Amex American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up and an Economy 2-4-1 voucher for spending £12,000 Read our full review

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

SPECIAL OFFER: The sign-up bonus on Amex Gold is increased from 20,000 Membership Rewards points to 30,000 Membership Rewards points until 19th July 2022. This card is free for the first year.

American Express Amex Gold

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 30,000 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

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 10,000 Avios.

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

10,500 points bonus – the most generous Avios Visa 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 and has a 30,000 Avios sign-up bonus.

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express card

British Airways Accelerating Business American Express

30,000 Avios sign-up bonus – plus annual bonuses of up to 30,000 Avios 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.

Amex Platinum Business American Express

American Express Business Platinum

40,000 points sign-up bonus and a long list of travel benefits 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.

(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 (27)

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  • David says:

    No sign of the 625 points Esso offer on the Nectar app – just the 3x points for buying premium fuel.

  • Russ says:

    C’mon Amex when are you going to add Hyatt as a transfer partner? We’re fed up of waiting. Take our money, TAKE OUR MONEY!!!

  • Keely says:

    Can anyone confirm please if spend at Sainsbury’s petrol station counts for spend towards the CC bonus ? Doesn’t seem to be excluded in the t&cs but does exclude Sainsbury’s ‘services’….

  • Adam M says:

    I only have 1 offer on my nectar app. Not any from Sainsbury’s at all which is strange. There is normally loads…very strange.

    • Ryan says:

      I have zero Sainsbury’s offers, first time I’ve seen this

      • peter says:

        Same, I thought they were delaying it because they wanted to avoid Wednesday of being a day when you can redeem offers from previous week as well as the new ones.. but on Thursday nothing came. I wonder if it’s anything to do with me just burning Avios, as most of my recent shopping is £25.60, £25 paid in Nectar and £0.60 by card.. no Nectar collected because the sale was below £1 🙂 And maybe no offers because of that too!

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