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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Bits: Good Enterprise / Virgin promo, the new Virgin / Clubcard offer, 1500 Miles & More miles with Mövenpick

News in brief: Good Enterprise / Virgin Flying Club promo launched Enterprise has launched a new promotion with Virgin Flying Club. The standard earning rate with Enterprise is 100 Flying Club miles per day.  At present, this is quintupled. You will receive 500 Flying Club […]

You can now transfer ‘pending’ Clubcard points to Avios or Virgin – no more quarterly waits!

Most Head for Points readers know that both Avios and Virgin Flying Club are Tesco Clubcard partners.  This allows you to transfer your Clubcard points into miles instead of using them in-store. It is a decent deal.  £1 of Tesco Clubcard vouchers converts into 240 […]

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

One of the key ideas I push on Head for Points is that transferable, or convertible, points are better than non-transferable points. The best way to explain this is via American Express Membership Rewards points, earned from Amex Gold, Amex Platinum and the Amex Rewards […]

Which low interest rate credit cards also earn points?

When I cover miles and points credit cards on Head for Points, there is something which I always try to ram home.  In general, miles and points credit cards are not suitable for you if you do not clear your balance every month. Miles and […]

How to earn Avios or Virgin miles via Clubcard with a Tesco Bank mortgage

Tesco Bank quietly entered the mortgage market back in 2014.  I mentioned it briefly at the time but it turns out that I haven’t written about it for over four years. (Part of the reason is that there are many factors to consider when taking out […]

Why January 2013 was an amazing sweet spot for a free Maldives holiday

There is a generally accepted view that, over time, all reward schemes get worse.  People say that you should spend your points as you earn, rather than holding them for retirement or some unspecified time in the future. I don’t necessarily agree with this. It […]

Bits: HFP on Radio 4, new Amex cashback hotel deals inc Marriott, changes to the Tesco Premium credit card

News in brief: Listen to me on ‘You and Yours’ I did a segment on Radio 4’s ‘You and Yours’ yesterday lunchtime, discussing the recent changes to petrol loyalty with Esso dropping Clubcard and BP dropping Nectar – which Esso is joining!  We did a Shopper […]

No more Avios or Virgin miles from Esso as petrol loyalty sees a big shake up

There is a major shift underway in petrol station loyalty, with Tesco Clubcard seeing another major blow. It will hit Virgin Flying Club particularly hard, as they will lose their last branded petrol partner.  This follows the withdrawal of Texaco Star Rewards as a Virgin […]

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 June 2014, when Tesco launched its current account, it has been possible to earn Avios or Virgin Flying Club miles with your day-to-day banking. As of 19th October, Tesco Bank has tweaked its rules and – for new account holders – is no longer […]

Bits: Virgin / Tesco bonus confirmed, Argentina v Barbarians with SPG, Hilton downtime, World of Hyatt changes

News in brief: Tesco Clubcard to Virgin Flying Club bonus confirmed Yesterday I wrote about a 10% bonus on Tesco Clubcard transfers to Virgin Flying Club which I had been emailed about.  The article is here. The offer did not appear on the Virgin or Tesco […]

Bits: Finnair BA tier point run, Virgin / Tesco bonus?, new Mastercard / Be The First promo

News in brief: An interesting Finnair tier point run Airline Route reports that Finnair is switching its Helsinki to Malaga service to a long-haul A330-300 aircraft between 14th December and 29th March – but only on Friday and Sunday.  On other days it will remain […]

Bits: IHG launches UK and Ireland 4-day flash sale, BA Tesco bonus, Etihad adds 4th Heathrow service

News in brief: IHG launches a four-day UK and Ireland Flash Sale IHG has launched a short flash sale for Crowne Plaza, Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Hotel Indigo and Staybridge Suites hotels in the UK and Ireland. The rules are: Book by midnight on […]

What are the best credit card sign-up deals for October? – plus a news round-up

It is time for our regular round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. Our directory of the 16 main UK travel credit cards can be found by clicking the ‘Credit Cards’ […]

Virgin Atlantic and Texaco Star Points partnership ended – how else can you earn miles from petrol?

For many years, Virgin Flying Club has had a miles earning partnership with Texaco. You can (still) find details here. However, this offer appears to have ended.  All references to Virgin Atlantic have been removed from the Texaco website and a reader who called Texaco […]

Bits: Tesco and Peninsula Amex cashback deals, BA’s Venice lounge, LivingSocial competition

News in brief: New American Express cashback deals for Tesco and Peninsula Hotels A very generous new American Express offer with Tesco has appeared on a lot of Gold and Platinum cards, although unfortunately not on any in our house.  You need to look under […]

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