How to earn and spend Nectar points with Sainsburys

Nectar is key partner with Sainsburys and you can redeem Nectar points for money off your shopping. You can also earn Nectar points at Sainsburys - although at a reduced rate compared to what was originally available - and these can still be generous during special offer periods. These articles explain how the Nectar and Sainsburys partnership works. Sign up to our FREE email list to receive new articles directly.

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.

Double Nectar points this weekend – If England wins

Sainsbury’s has launched a promotion to celebrate England’s success during this years World cup (I do not want to talk about Germany’s performance!) If you shop with Sainsbury’s today or tomorrow and England wins against Sweden, your earned Nectar points will be doubled up. How […]

96 hour Travel Money Rate Sale at Sainsbury’s Bank – 48 hours left

Just in time for the Summer holidays, Sainsbury’s Bank has launched another Travel Money Sale. For 96 hours only (of which 48 hours have already gone!) you can purchase foreign currencies at discounted rates with 0% commission. This offer is only available online and by […]

Maybe targeted – 5 x Nectar points with Father’s Day gift sets at Sainsbury’s

I really hope this offer is not targeted. I also hope that Sainsbury’s will release more bonus points offers in store and online in the future. Until 17th June you can get 5 x Nectar points with Father’s Day gift sets – if you can […]

Get 5000 Nectar points (with a catch) when you take out the (free) Sainsburys credit card

Sainsbury’s Bank has three different Nectar-earning MasterCard cards. Most of the time, we don’t think much of them here at Shopper Points when looked at purely from a points earning perspective. One version offers a low rate on balance transfers, one version has a low […]

Happy Bank Holiday Weekend – Earn 10 x Nectar points on pretty much everything.

Happy Friday and Hello long weekend! Hope you all got nice plans for this Bank Holiday Weekend. If not, you could go and earn some bonus Nectar points. From tomorrow Saturday 26th May until Monday 28th May everyone will get 10 x Nectar points on […]

Coming soon: 10 x Nectar points next weekend!

I thought I’d give you all a heads up that Sainsbury’s will be running a bonus Nectar points promotion next Bank Holiday Weekend. If you have a few larger purchases to make, you might want to wait one week. From Saturday 26th May until Monday […]

96 hour Travel Money Rate Sale at Sainsbury’s Bank

Summer is around the corner and so are the Summer holidays! If you’re travelling outside the UK, it may be worth having a look at the Sainsbury’s Bank Travel Money Rate Sale.   For 96 hours only (of which 24 hours have already gone!) you […]

£12 off code for your first Sainsbury’s grocery order

Sainsbury’s has launched a code that will give new customers £12 off their first online grocery order. Until 3rd May customers who have never ordered their groceries at Sainsbury’s online will receive £12 off their first order, as long as the order is above £60. […]

Sainsburys trials a massive Nectar shake-up – no more ‘1 point per £1’

We were invited to the Sainsburys head office in London on Wednesday for a presentation on the future of Nectar points. Regular Shopper Points readers will remember that Sainsburys bought the business back in February.  Despite being its biggest client, the scheme had been owned […]