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).

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

4 WEEKS TO GO: Last chance to pay your tax with a credit card – what should you use?

Time is running out to earn large chunks of very cheap airline miles and hotel points from HMRC via your credit card. As we first announced in early October (but the newspapers only caught up last weekend!), HMRC will no longer accept personal credit cards for […]

What is your credit card ‘end game’ strategy?

People who drift into this odd hobby of ours often apply for a couple of credit or charge cards almost at random, perhaps because they were on promotion or because they didn’t know any better. They don’t have a long term strategy at that time, […]

Bits: Nutmeg / Avios deal for existing clients, 20% off National Express, up to 4800 Avios with LEGO

News in brief: Avios bonus from Nutmeg for existing customers Last Monday we wrote about the very lucrative offer of up to 50,000 Avios from Nutmeg if you open an ISA or SIPP with them. You can read more about that offer in this article.  […]

LAST CALL: 1,200 Avios or 1,250 Virgin miles with £12 NOW TV box – plus a Sky Entertainment / Kids / Cinema pass

We try to keep Tesco Direct deals on our sister site Shopper Points these days, but this offer is so good that we thought it was worth a bigger audience over here.  I am giving it another mention today as it is about to end. […]

1,200 Avios or 1,250 Virgin miles (or £15 Uber credit) with a £12.50 NOW TV box – plus a Sky Entertainment / Sky Kids / Sky Cinema pass

We try to keep Tesco Direct deals on our sister site Shopper Points these days, but this offer is so good that we thought it was worth a bigger audience over here. Tesco Direct has dropped the price of Now TV boxes to £12.50 and […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (15): Tesco Premium MasterCard

This is my review of the Tesco Premium MasterCard credit card. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not they are worth applying for.  These articles will be linked to the relevant sections of […]

BA or Virgin (or Uber?) – comparing the Clubcard conversion incentives this quarter

It is that time of quarter again when both Avios / British Airways and Virgin Atlantic wheel out incentives to persuade you that you should convert your Tesco Clubcard points into frequent flyer miles. The British Airways conversion incentive launches today, so I can now […]

Bits: Very impressive £39-£99 IHG Flash Sale now on, get 240 Avios with ‘Wimpy Kid’

News in brief: Good IHG Flash Sale now on IHG has launched a flash sale covering Holiday Inn, Holiday Inn Express, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo and Staybridge Suites. This is ONLY for hotels in Europe.  600 properties are included. Rooms are priced at either £39, £59, £79 […]

Credit & Charge Card Reviews (14): 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 or not they are worth applying for. These articles will be linked to the relevant […]

Bits: BA launches airberlin match, 1200 Avios with £20 NOW TV box, Ski and Snowboard Show

News in brief: British Airways status match for airberlin Topbonus members If you had airberlin status, British Airways has joined the list of airlines offering a status match. The BA offer is poor.  Anyone who was oneworld Sapphire or Emerald equivalent with airberlin should take […]

Bits: HMRC miles alternative?, Groupon / Avios deal back, ‘Credit Card Reviews’ returns

News in brief: The only alternative to HMRC’s credit card ban? Earlier in the week I explained how HMRC is banning tax payments on personal credit cards from 13th January (click here). For those of us who make direct PAYE, VAT, corporation tax or self-assessment […]

HMRC to stop accepting credit cards on 13th January – no more cheap miles

HMRC has announced that it will no longer accept personal credit cards for income tax, PAYE, VAT or any other payments after 13th January 2018. You can see the announcement on this page of the HMRC website. This is clearly a blow for those people, […]

Valuing my points – what I REALLY got over my last year of redemptions

Valuing miles and points is a thankless task.  I wrote this long piece on valuing Avios points but all it does is show you how complex it can be.  I also tend to throw out valuations of hotel points in articles – 0.4p-0.5p for IHG, […]

HFP ‘Credit Cards’ page updated for October – what are the best deals this month?

It is time for our monthly round up of what is coming and what is going in the world of UK airline and hotel credit card sign-up deals. Our updated directory of all 23 UK travel credit cards can be found by clicking the ‘Credit Cards’ […]

Bits: About last night ….., 2.4 extra Avios per £4 at Tesco, Heathrow’s ‘food Instagram ambassadors’

News in brief: About last night …. More on this tomorrow: 1 extra Clubcard point (2.4 Avios, 2.5 Virgin miles) per £4 with Pay+ at Tesco Tesco is running a good promotion with Pay+ (formerly PayQwiq) which will earn you extra miles over the next […]