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.

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 […]

The Daily Mail joins Nectar – earn points with every newspaper bought

The Daily Mail has closed their own loyalty scheme MyMail to make room for a new partnership with Nectar. From now on Daily Mail readers can earn Nectar points with every newspaper bought. The closure of MyMail doesn’t mean that previously earned points will go […]

100 Nectar points for re-linking your card to your Virgin East Coast trains account

You can pick up 100 free Nectar points with Virgin East Coast trains. Virgin East Coast has launched a new website and it looks like they could not carry all the data across. Good for us, as they are now offering 100 free Nectar points for […]

72 hour Travel Money Rate Sale at Sainsbury’s Bank

Escaping the cold or planning a ski trip? Wherever life takes you in the nearer future, it may be worth having a look at the Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money Rate Sale. For 72 hours only (of which 24 hours have already gone!) you can purchase foreign currencies at […]

No more Nectar points when booking easyJet flights

easyJet is no longer available in Nectar’s eshop. For a long time easyJet has been one of Nectar’s earning and spending partners. For every £1 you spend on easyJet you would earn 1 Nectar point, which is equivalent to 0.5% cashback.  When redeeming, for every […]