I have written before about a new promotion being run by Tesco to persuade you to try its mobile payments app PayQwiq. I found it at random in my local store!
The problem was that there was no proof I could show you that the promotion was running. I saw a sign in my local Tesco Express but that wasn’t much use.
The good news is that Tesco has now launched a page on its website dedicated to Payqwiq and it DOES discuss the ‘earn 500 free Clubcard points’ promotion in detail.
In summary, PayQwiq is a new Tesco innovation which is being trialled in London, Edinburgh, Plymouth and Northern Ireland.
It is, basically, Apple Pay with a bigger transaction limit! And you don’t need an Apple phone.
PayQwiq is an app which you can ONLY use for paying for shopping in Tesco. This obviously makes it very restrictive. The way it works is relatively simple although I am not fully convinced it is simpler than cash or credit card:
You install the PayQwiq app on your smartphone (Android or Apple)
You link your Clubcard number and one or more credit cards to PayQwiq
When in a participating Tesco store, you pay by scanning a barcode in the PayQwiq app. This automatically credits your Clubcard account with the relevant points and charges your linked credit card for the purchase.
There is no additional cost, or saving, to paying with cash or a credit card.
A generous bonus for giving PayQwiq a try
As the Tesco Payqwiq site explains, Tesco is offering an extra 100 Clubcard points with each of your first 5 PayQwiq transactions until the 16th October 2016.
The only two bits of small print you need to remember are:
- you must keep the app installed for 14 days
- the 100 bonus points for each of your first five transactions will be added in arrears
If you live in London, Edinburgh, Plymouth or Northern Ireland, take a look at the details of this offer online, download the app and give it a go. It will be a very easy 500 Clubcard points.Want to earn more Clubcard or Nectar points? Click here to visit the Shopper Points home page for the latest news and offers. Come back every day for new deals or join our email list.
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