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: no more Avios from mortgages, British Airways Heathrow terminal switches, seven countries added to UK ePassport gates

News in brief: No more Avios 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 there are many […]

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 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 […]

Top 10 reasons to get the Tesco Clubcard Mastercard

Why should you get the Tesco Clubcard Mastercard? Today, in our ‘Top 10 Reasons’ series, I want to look at the top 10 reasons to apply for a free Tesco Clubcard Mastercard credit card. You can see all of our ‘Top 10 Reasons’ series, focusing […]

Will Amex devalue Membership Rewards – and should you convert Amex, Clubcard, Heathrow or HSBC points to Avios on receipt?

In the comments to our article yesterday on the changes to certain American Express card sign-up and referral bonuses, a couple of readers questioned the merit of leaving their Membership Rewards points sitting with American Express, rather than moving them. The logic, according to these […]

How to use small orphan amounts of miles and points – Part 2 (Airlines and Shopping)

This is the second part of the updated article I began yesterday, discussing the best ways to ‘zero out’ loyalty card accounts which you want to abandon.  You need to remember that you may first need to ‘top off’ an account by earning a few more […]

Get 9,600 Avios or 10,000 Virgin miles for £40 with a new Tesco Mobile offer!

It’s just like the old days …. a generous Tesco promotion to earn you a chunk of Avios or Virgin Flying Club miles via Clubcard! (Back in the early days of Head for Points we would write about numerous Tesco offers every week.  There were […]

Bonus Avios and Virgin miles from Tesco via Pay+

Tesco Clubcard bonus point deals are thin on the ground these days, so it is good to see the Pay+ promo back – and it runs until the end of August. Tesco has a smartphone payment app called Pay+ (previously PayQwiq, a name that was […]

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 […]

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