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 is the best Avios credit card? (Part 2: on-going earning rates)

Yesterday I did my best to begin answering the question commonly asked by beginners to this hobby – ‘What is the best credit card for earning Avios points?’.  Today I wanted to update, in light of recent card closures, my list of the best on-going earning rates. […]

What is the best Avios credit card? (Part 1: comparing sign-up bonuses)

What is the best credit card for earning Avios points?  This is not as easy an answer as you might think and beginners to this hobby may not be aware of the full range of cards which are available.  You have more options than you […]

What are the best credit card sign-up deals for July? – 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. The market is slowly coming to terms with the interchange fee caps and is moving forward.  The key […]

Bits: what can we learn from Vueling’s new French Avios credit card?, 35% off SPG points, Tesco Premium IS dead

News in brief: Vueling launches an Avios credit card in France – but is it any good? In an interesting move, Vueling – IAG’s low cost short-haul carrier – has launched an Avios Visa credit card in France.  This is, I think, only the second […]

How to earn top-tier IHG Rewards Club status by transferring Virgin miles – and when it makes sense

(EDIT:  IMPORTANT – as of July 2018, IHG is no longer treating transfers from Virgin Flying Club as status qualifying.  Do NOT make transfers into IHG if you are purely interesting in earning status quickly.) Over the last few years, IHG Rewards Club has made […]

Bits: Great Virgin US deals, No 1 Clubrooms coming to Birmingham, Tesco Premium Credit Card reprieved

News in brief: Excellent Virgin Atlantic US deals in Upper Class from Amsterdam Virgin Atlantic has filed some excellent Upper Class fares from Amsterdam to North America. These are valid for travel from late July / early August up to 3rd September and between 17th […]

Credit card bits: Tesco to refund Curve fees, Tesco closes its Premium card, Lufthansa closes its card

Credit card news in brief: Tesco Bank backtracks on charging Curve customers As we noted a few weeks ago, Tesco Bank had started to treat purchases made using a Curve Card as a cash advance.  Which, of course, makes no sense.  This meant that Tesco […]

Can you get a better travel deal with Clubcard points than Avios or Virgin miles?

Tesco is making changes to the Clubcard scheme on Monday. This does NOT impact Avios or Virgin Flying Club redemptions. It does impact all other redemptions which are based on a multiple of the face value of the voucher.  All ‘4 x face value’ redemptions […]

Bits: last day to buy Hilton points with a bonus, 1p Avios Groupon deal update, Curve / Tesco credit card problem

News in brief: Last day to buy Hilton Honors points with a bonus TODAY (Thursday) is the last day to get a 100% bonus when you purchase 5,000+ Hilton Honors points.  This is the highest bonus we have seen for quite a while. The Hilton […]

If you have the Tesco Premium Credit Card, should you be asking for a fee refund?

Last Wednesday we told you that Tesco Direct, the Tesco non-food website, is to be closed on 9th July following years of losses. This is disappointing for Avios and Virgin Flying Club collectors as Tesco Direct was a regular source of good, often exceptional, bonus […]

Bits: 40% off Accor Super Sale, Tesco Bank says Revolut is a cash advance, Charles Tyrwhitt discount, win 35000 Avios

News in brief: Accor Super Sale – up to 40% off and free breakfast Accor has launched its latest Accor Super Sale, featuring discounts at 2,700 Novotel, Sofitel, Ibis, Mercure, M Gallery etc hotels worldwide Currently the sale rates are only available to Le Club AccorHotels […]

Bits: using Aer Lingus lounges with BA status, BA announces new Marrakech route, Tesco Direct closes

News in brief: Using Aer Lingus lounges with British Airways status A reader asked me about this topic a couple of days ago, so I thought I would quickly run through the longe access rules for Aer Lingus if you have British Airways status, just […]

BREAKING: No more easy Avios or Virgin miles via Tesco Direct as its closure is announced

Tesco has surprised the market today by announcing that it is closing Tesco Direct on 9th July. Whilst some products will continue to be sold via the Grocery website, it is very likely that we have seen the end of the generous points bonanzas of […]

Bits: IAG ‘to make third €1.5bn Norwegian offer’, new Club World ads, 720 Avios with a NOW TV stick

News in brief: IAG ‘to make a third €1.5bn offer for Norwegian’ Spanish newspaper Expansion reported yesterday (see here, Chrome can translate) that BA’s parent company, IAG, is to make a third offer for Norwegian. This will value the airline at 330 NOK per share, […]

Bits: 75% off a £20 mytaxi voucher with Groupon, Tesco / LEGO Avios deal, back at Hilton Bournemouth

News in brief: Good Groupon deal: 75% off your next mytaxi ride There is a good deal on Groupon at the moment from London taxi app mytaxi.  For £5, new and existing customers can get £20 of mytaxi credit. The website description is not very well […]

Get 2,400 Avios or 2,500 Virgin miles with the FREE Tesco Mastercard

If you are looking for a way to give your Avios or Virgin Flying Club account a little free boost this Spring, this deal is worth a look.  I mentioned it briefly in my Avios credit card write-up yesterday but I thought it was worth […]