How to earn more Nectar points

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Don't forget that you can earn 20,000 FREE Nectar points by signing up for the American Express Nectar credit card. This is free for the first year and you can cancel it for before the £25 fee for the second year comes along.

Get 3,000 bonus Nectar points when you send a parcel with DHL

Did you know that you can earn Nectar points when sending a parcel with DHL? If not you should take a look at the current offer for new customers. You will get 3,000 bonus Nectar points when sending a parcel internationally with DHL this November. […]

Don’t exchange your points! Nectar Christmas Double Up is coming soon

Don’t go spending your Nectar points! At least not until 8th November when Nectar and Sainsbury’s are launching their Christmas Double Up promotion. From 8th November until 21st November you can exchange your Nectar points for Double Up vouchers which you can redeem from 15th […]

Nectar Swipe and Win is back! Guaranteed bonus points from today

Swipe and Win is back. Sainsbury’s ‘you can’t lose’ prize draw starts TODAY and runs all weekend. So make sure you’ve got your Nectar card in your wallet when you go shopping (I must confess that mine isn’t always in my wallet…). From today until […]

Get 30,000 Nectar points for taking out the (first year free) Amex Nectar credit card!

(EDIT:  There was a mistake in the first draft of this article.  EVERYONE gets the first year of card membership for free now.  It is no longer restricted to people who have no other Amex cards. ) Nectar has launched a generous sign-up bonus with […]

Targeted: Earn 5 x Nectar points (10 per £1) when you donate your used goods to Oxfam

Until we moved two years ago, we had an Oxfam shop at the top of our road (photo below). We often used to drop off second hand items there, especially as our children grew. Oxfam has an excellent scheme called ‘tag your bag’ which uses […]

Up to 10,000 Nectar points with the Sainsbury’s Bank credit card

A good way of improving a loyalty points balance is via a credit card. Sainsbury’s Bank has three different Nectar-earning MasterCard cards. Most of the time, we don’t think much of them when looked at purely from a points earning perspective. One version offers a […]

Win 100.000 Nectar points per week and 1,000 a day

Nectar has launched a competition giving away thousands of Nectar points. Until 6th September Nectar card holders have the chance to win 1,000 Nectar points daily and 100,000 Nectar points weekly by simply swiping their card at selected Nectar partners. (If anyone wins 100,000 points […]

Hello Bank Holiday Weekend, Hello Notting Hill Carnival and Hello current Tesco offers

If you live in the London area, you might have been looking forward to this Bank Holiday because it’s the Notting Hill Carnival. (Though in my 7 years in London I’ve only been once ……) If you live elsewhere or, like me can’t be bothered […]

NEW: How to get Nectar points with South Western Railway

You can now earn Nectar points when travelling from London Waterloo to the South West and back. South West Trains has been taken over by First Group and MTR, which runs the Hong Kong metro, and trains will from now on run under the South […]