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Tesco Clubcard

We cover Tesco Clubcard on Head for Points because points can be transferred directly into Avios points (at a 1 : 2.4 ratio) or Virgin Flying Club miles (at a 1 : 2.5 ratio).

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How to earn miles on your January tax bill via debit card (Tesco), Amex (Billhop), Curve, Miles & More or Revolut

When HMRC stopped accepting personal credit cards for tax payments in January 2018, it was a blow for many HFP readers who used the Inland Revenue to rack up a substantial number of miles and points. Even a relatively small business like Head for Points […]

Why the only thing better than transferable points is INSTANTLY transferable points

Over the past few days I’ve been updating a few introductory articles to miles and points, in recognition of the fact that we get a lot of new readers in January as people start to look at planning their Summer travel. Today I want to […]

Bits: final few HFP party tickets available, save £50 on Addison Lee bookings, 6000 Avios with pet insurance

News in brief: Last few Head for Points Winter Party tickets still available EDIT:  All now sold.  We look forward to seeing you on the 20th.  We’ll post an update of the raffle prize list next week, and keep an eye on your inbox next […]

Tesco suspends applications for its Avios-earning current account

Since 2014, when Tesco launched its current account, it has been possible to earn Avios or Virgin Flying Club miles with your day-to-day DEBIT card banking. Until this week. Tesco has suspended new applications for its current account.  Take a look on its website here. […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (13): Tesco Clubcard Mastercard

This is my review of the Tesco Clubcard Mastercard credit card. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether of not they are worth applying for. These posts will be linked to the relevant […]

How to earn Avios or Virgin miles via a Tesco current account

Since 2014, when Tesco launched its current account, it has been possible to earn Avios or Virgin Flying Club miles with your day-to-day debit card banking. The main reason we don’t cover it much is that Tesco never offers bonuses for moving your banking across.  […]

An Avios windfall for anyone who has a Tesco Bank mortgage

Back in May, we covered the announcement that Tesco Bank had decided to pull out of the mortgage market. It was recently announced that Lloyds Banking Group had bought the ‘book’ in a £3.8bn deal.  It paid 2.5% over the face value of the outstanding […]

Can you get a better travel deal with Clubcard points than Avios or Virgin miles?

Tesco Clubcard offers a very cheap way of accumulating Avios points and Virgin Flying Club miles without stepping on a plane.   This is why I cover the best Clubcard earning offers on Head for Points and a broader range of Clubcard and Nectar deals over […]

Earn 1,000 Virgin Flying Club miles for turning on Tesco Clubcard auto-convert

Virgin Flying Club has brought back its favourite Tesco Clubcard offer – a 1,000 miles opt-in bonus for switching on auto-convert. I do not recommend auto-converting your Clubcard points, to either Virgin or Avios.  You would miss out if a conversion bonus came along, or […]

40% Tesco Clubcard conversion bonus for Shell Drivers Club members

British Airways Executive Club has announced a 40% transfer bonus for anyone who earned Avios from Shell Drivers Club in the past three years. The bonus will run until the end of 2019.  It is not clear if it applies to people who converted points […]

Last chance to convert Tesco Clubcard vouchers to Uber credit

Our favourite Tesco Clubcard redemption partner Uber is leaving the programme this month.  From 10th July you will no longer be able to exchange your Clubcard points for Uber credit. Uber is one of the few redemption partners where you get a genuine 3x face […]

No more Avios from mortgages!

It is no longer possible to earn Avios points from mortgages. There has only been one way to earn Avios from your mortgage, and that was via Tesco Bank. Tesco Bank quietly entered the mortgage market back in 2014.  We never covered it much because […]

More petrol Avios-earning confusion!

Avios earning from petrol has got even more confusing. BP confirmed this week that it is leaving Nectar on 31st May.  We wrote about these changes here.  Esso confirmed that it is joining Nectar on 1st June and will therefore stop issuing Clubcard points (which […]

Get 1000 Virgin Flying Club miles for starting Tesco auto-conversion

Virgin Atlantic has launched a Tesco conversion inducement. It seems that Virgin Atlantic is NOT offering a transfer bonus this quarter to anyone who is thinking of converting their Tesco Clubcard points to Virgin Flying Club miles. There is, however, a bonus of 1,000 Virgin […]

Tesco Clubcard dropping Uber – the best Clubcard redemption is going away

The best use of Tesco Clubcard points at the moment is probably Uber and Uber Eats credit.  At least, I think it is and that is where I have been sending my points for the last 18 months. Living in London, Uber credit is as […]

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