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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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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 […]

Tesco Bank makes big changes to the Tesco Premium credit card – will it re-open to new applicants?

The Tesco Premium credit card was closed to new applicants in June.  Tesco Bank has just announced major changes to the benefits package for existing cardholders which makes me think that it may be reopened to new applications at some point. The Tesco Premium credit […]

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 […]

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 sites so it was not clear if it was targeted. It […]

Tesco Clubcard to Virgin Flying Club conversion bonus secretly launched?

There may, or may not, be a conversion bonus running from Tesco Clubcard to Virgin Flying Club this quarter. I received an email offering me a 10% bonus on conversions between 25th October and 14th December.  This would get me 275 Virgin Flying Club miles […]

British Airways launches TARGETED Tesco Clubcard conversion bonus

Some – but only some – British Airways Executive Club members who have previously converted from Tesco Clubcard to Avios have received an email with a special offer if they convert their upcoming October vouchers. There are two versions: 1,000 bonus Avios when you convert […]

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 […]

New American Express cashback deals for Tesco and Peninsula Hotels

New American Express cashback deals have appeared 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 the […]

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 […]

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