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Save 10p per litre at Esso with a new Nectar offer – and get 1,000 points with the Esso app

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If you are sitting on 600+ Nectar points and not quite sure what to do with them, Nectar has launched a new redemption offer with Esso.

Until 15th November, you can redeem 600 Nectar points for 10p off per litre of fuel. Depending on the size of your tank, this could save you £5+ on your next purchase, getting you close to 1p per Nectar point of value.

The standard Nectar deal at Esso is 300 Nectar points for 5p off per litre. This is the same ‘pence per point’ valuation as this special deal, but the new ‘600 points for 10p off’ offer lets you make a larger cash saving in one fill.

Special Esso redemption offer with Nectar points

Is spending Nectar points at Esso a good deal?

In short, yes.

A Nectar point is worth exactly 0.5p in virtually all cases.

As 600 Nectar points are usually worth £3, as soon as you’ve put in more than 30 litres of petrol in your car you are getting a better deal than 0.5p.

The offer is capped at 60 litres which would be a saving of £6, getting you 1p per Nectar point.

You don’t need to register in advance for the deal. When your Nectar card is scanned by the garage, or you pay through the Esso app, you will be asked if you want to activate the discount.

You can also earn Nectar points at Esso

Esso is also a Nectar earning partner.

Nectar collectors can collect 2 points per £1 spent in an Esso shop and 1 point per litre of fuel purchased. Not all Esso stations are included in the partnership, but you can see the full list of participating stations on this page.

Get 1,000 bonus Nectar points when you download the Esso app

Esso is currently running a special offer for new users of the Esso app.

Download the app to your phone and add your Nectar details and your credit card number. You will receive 1,000 bonus Nectar points on your first fill when you pay with the app.

There are extra bonuses to encourage you to keep on using the app:

  • double Nectar points on your second fill when you pay with the Esso app
  • 4x Nectar points on your fourth fill when you pay with the Esso app
  • 6x Nectar points on your sixth fill when you pay with the Esso app
  • 500 bonus Nectar points on your 8th fill

Please note that this offer is for new app customers only. Full details of this offer can be found on this page of the Esso website.

How else can you spend Nectar points on travel?

If you don’t have a car, there are many other ways of using Nectar points for travel benefits.

There are a number of additional options for travel redemptions with Nectar.

Use Nectar points for Nectar hotels

You can redeem Nectar points via the Nectar Hotels room booking service via this link.

Nectar Hotels is also a collect partner, with the ability to earn up to 2,000 points per night booked.

Additionally, Eurostar is a ‘redeem only’ partner at the rate of £2.50 per 500 Nectar points. There is a 2,000 point minimum redemption, with vouchers available for £10, £25, £50 and £100.

Multiple vouchers can be used in one transaction if booking a train-only ticket on the Eurostar website, but only one voucher per transaction can be used if booking a ‘train and hotel’ package.

If you’d like to see the full list of Nectar travel partners, please see the website here.


Nectar remains one of the most straightforward loyalty programmes to understand when it comes to redeeming points, with most redemptions letting you get 0.5p per Nectar point.

This new redemption promotion from Esso, offering 600 points for 10p per litre, is an opportunity to get a better deal – between 0.5p and 1p per Nectar point – as long as you fill up with more than 30 litres.

The ‘600 Nectar points for 10p off’ deal ends on 15th November 2023 although the standard ‘300 Nectar points for 5p off’ deal is ongoing. You can read more about the Nectar-Esso partnership here and details of the special redemption offer are in the Nectar app.

Comments (29)

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  • Chris says:

    Also worth mentioning that Esso Supreme fuels are in my experience genuinely excellent in any vaguely sporty car. I noticed more difference than with Shell’s V-Power or “BP ultimate”.

    • Londonsteve says:

      It’s more than that, Esso Supreme in most of the UK is ethanol free which is almost worth any price difference if you drive a classic car, or even if you have a modern hobby car you store in a garage over winter. Ethanol in fuel is not just harmful for older cars, it causes petrol to ‘go stale’ much faster, which means your modern car might be difficult to start (or not start at all) after 6 months storage.

  • ianM says:

    It’s a Nectar advert so you can’t expect it to be unbiased.

    Surprising push on fossil fuels, when are we going to see money off deals for EV chargers???

    • Londonsteve says:

      Would be nice, wouldn’t it? At the moment EV chargers are in such short supply in most areas their operators don’t need to incentivise their use with discounts or points. Somewhere like London where few people have off street parking and all the minicabs are going electric it can be a bunfight to find an available charger day or night (that also works).

  • MCO says:

    My local costco is 15p a litre cheaper then Esso.

  • supergraeme says:

    Just tried to fill up and pay as a new app user to get the 1000 points, and naturally it didn’t work. It scanned ok and knew which pump I was at, then went round in circles. Useless. I’ll be complaining to get the points.

  • Greta Thunberg says:

    I’m surprised so many people, especially with the average reader salary on this site, still buy petrol and diesel cars.
    It’s 2023, be better and drive an electric vehicle 🙂

    • Greenpen says:

      We’re not all rich like you Greta.

    • Mayfair Mike says:

      What’s the average reader salary on here? Unless we are asked to submit tax returns I’d take them with a salt anyway.
      From memory the owner of the site doesn’t even have a car so not sure what the point is?

      Very happy with my diesel RR down in the sticks so please keep up with the fossil fuel offers 😊

      • Rob says:

        We have a list of the most commonly driven cars amongst HfP readers. All of your data is out there, in aggregate.

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