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How to earn Nectar points for internet searches with the Nectar Toolbar – and receive 100 points immediately

As there are a number of little unknown ways of earning free Clubcard and Nectar points I’m currently doing a mini series of ‘How to earn free points’.

You can find all previous articles here.

Today I’m looking at earning points with the Nectar internet toolbar.

Nectar Toolbar

Not many know that Nectar has its own internet toolbar which you can install into your internet browser.

Why would want to do this, you may ask?

Fair point! There are two main benefits:

1. You get paid for your internet searches

The toolbar contains an in-built search bar, powered by Yahoo! / Bing.

You receive 0.5 Nectar points for every search you make which means you are earning a grand total of 0.25p per search! There is a maximum of 200 points (£1) per month to be earned. To be honest, this is not desperately exciting and I don’t want to give up the superior Google functionality for a quid!

The toolbar supports Chrome, Firefox, Internet Explorer and Safari.

2. You will be notified when you visit a retailer which offers Nectar points for online shopping

You will also be notified when you visit a website which earns Nectar points via the Nectar e-stores shopping portal. In this respect it is no different to the toolbars offered by cashback sites. For example, if you visit the Argos website you will be encouraged to log in to Nectar e-stores and then go back to Argos, in order to pick up a few Nectar points for the transaction.

nectar toolbar

You will get 100 easy Nectar points for giving it a try

If this all sounds like too much hard work, you can pick up an easy 100 Nectar points simply for installing the Nectar Toolbar.

Go to this page on the Nectar website on your PC or laptop and install.

If you have downloaded the previous version of the toolbar in the past, you may be able to earn the 100 points for a second time. Until the terms and conditions it says:

If I already downloaded the old toolbar will I get points when I download the new one?
Yes, we are offering 100 points for installing the new toolbar, regardless of whether you were using the old one previously or not, to thank you for taking the time to switch.

You don’t need to do anything after downloading the toolbar although you might as well do a couple of searches to test it out. Your 100 points will arrive by the 28th of the following month, so if you did it today they would arrive by 28th February at the latest. At which point, of course, you can delete it ….

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  1. OT. Does anyone else have trouble getting Nectar to post their 20,000 points from a Nectar Amex promotion. It took me 4 months last time and last Autumn’s promotion is going the same way it seems !

  2. Doesn’t support IE which I use at work and no computer at home! Oh well

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