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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).

If you collect Clubcard points, make sure to click here and visit our sister site Shopper Points (www.shopperpoints.co.uk).

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 […]

How to earn Avios via Clubcard when filling up at Esso

Most of our Tesco Clubcard commentary now goes on over at Shopper Points.  Over there we are free to discuss every single Tesco bonus points promotion and we can reach a broader audience beyond the frequent flyer community.  That said, Tesco promotions are VERY thin on the ground […]

Should you convert Clubcard, Amex, Heathrow or HSBC points to Avios on receipt?

This article is another of the ‘how to’ pieces we have been running over August for the benefit of newer readers, although hopefully everyone will get some value from them. A regular email question I receive from readers is about ‘convertible’ points.  There is a […]

Bits: Virgin’s Tesco conversion offer, more on Hilton / Lufthansa, 20% off Friends & Family Railcards

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic launches a Tesco conversion inducement 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. Instead, Virgin is running a competition. Each time you […]

What are the best credit card sign-up deals for August? – 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’ […]

Bits: ‘3’ mobile deal on easyJet, double Clubcard points (Avios / Virgin miles) at Esso, Heathrow Fast Track for sale

More news in brief as we do a quick tidy up: ‘3’ strikes an interesting deal with easyJet Mobile network ‘3’ has launched an interesting promotion with easyJet for its ‘pay monthly’ customers. It is giving its customers free use of easyJet’s ‘hands free’ service.  […]

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