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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 : 2.5x ratio).

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What are the best credit card deals for March? – 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. To be honest, there is more ‘going’ than ‘coming’ at the moment ….. Our directory of the 14 […]

Bits: BA increases minimum age for solo travel, Heathrow Rewards fashion bonus, good LEGO / Tesco deal

News in brief: British Airways increases the minimum age for solo travel from 12 to 14 British Airways is rolling out changes to the minimum age for travel for a child flying alone. From bookings made after 1st May, a child must be 14 before […]

Bits: Virgin Atlantic one day Valentine sale, feedback on Avios from Midpoint, use Lufty miles for Tesco vouchers

News in brief: Save £279 per person in Premium Economy with Virgin Atlantic’s Valentine’s Sale Virgin Atlantic has launched a one day Valentine’s sale in case you find flowers and chocolate too boring. Until midnight tonight you can save up to £279 per person when booking […]

Bits: Get an extra Rewards free night credit, Germania flying for BA, Clubcard to BA competition

News in brief: HFP Exclusive: Get an extra Rewards free night credit on your next stay We wanted to remind you today of the special deal we are currently running with has once again offered Head for Points readers an exclusive promotion […]

Bits: Clubcard to Avios and Virgin transfer offers, excellent Hilton / Lufthansa Miles & More deal

News in brief: What we know about the new Tesco Clubcard conversion offers Tesco Clubcard points from the last collection period should now be showing online at If you are thinking of where to convert, we now have an inkling of what is available […]

Sainsbury is paid £100m by Aimia to take Nectar off its hands – and the lessons to learn

I have been telling anyone who would listen for the last couple of years that it was inevitable – to me – that Sainsbury’s would take control of Nectar from its Canadian owner Aimia. Over the last few years Nectar has lost partner after partner, […]

Bits: 2400 Avios with LEGO, ALDI taking Amex, Plaza Premium lounge in Abu Dhabi re-opened

News in brief: 2400 Avios or 2500 Virgin miles with LEGO City The second LEGO / Tesco Clubcard deal of the year has arrived. Until 4th February, you will receive: 500 extra Clubcard points when you spend £30+ on LEGO City 1,000 extra Clubcard points […]

Bits: 2400 Avios with LEGO Technic, Singapore brings new First to London, 100 free Shangri-La points

News in brief: 2400 Avios or 2500 Virgin miles with LEGO Technic The first LEGO / Tesco Clubcard deal of the year has arrived.  Until 28th January, you will receive: 500 extra Clubcard points when you spend £30+ on LEGO Technic 1,000 extra Clubcard points […]

Bits: £1080 business to Bangkok from London, Tesco cuts hotel partners, Rip Off Britain

News in brief: £1080 Garuda business class deal to Bangkok Garuda Indonesia is currently offering an excellent business class fare to Bangkok via Jakarta.  Unlike many of the deals we feature, this involves departing from Heathrow and not positioning yourself in Europe. The cheapest price […]

Bits: change coming to Amex sign-up bonuses?, change already here at Tesco Clubcard

News in brief: Changes may be coming to Amex’s sign-up bonus criteria Two readers have contacted me in recent days to say that they have been told by the American Express call centre that imminent changes are coming to the way sign-up bonuses are earned. […]

Bits: BA GUF2 changes, Kimpton now bookable on IHG points, Tesco Premium Credit Card deal

News in brief: Changes to BA ‘Gold Upgrade for 2’ vouchers If you are a British Airways Gold Guest List member, you will have received an email from British Airways about changes to the ‘Gold upgrade’ benefit. Earn 2500 BA tier points in a year […]

More petrol – is Virgin’s Texaco deal better for earning Flying Club miles than via a Tesco garage?

Yesterday I ran an updated version of one of the more complex posts I have ever run on Head for Points which discusses how to maximise your Avios points when buying petrol. This is fine for earning Avios, but what about earning Virgin Flying Club miles? […]

PhD Avios: Which is the best way to collect Avios when buying petrol?

If anyone ever tells you that they know a lot about Avios, ask them how you should maximise your Avios earning when buying petrol. It is such a painfully complex calculation that most people will collapse in a gibbering heap before getting to the answer. […]

Get 2400 Avios, 2500 Virgin miles or £30 of Uber credit with £40 of Hasbro board games

We tend to leave Tesco Clubcard offers to our sister site Shopper Points  these days.  This one is particularly generous, however, and by the time Shopper Points returns on Monday (it takes the weekend off) you would have missed the last day for standard delivery. […]