How to earn and spend Nectar points with Avanti Trains

Nectar is partner with Avanti Trains and you can redeem points for money off your trips (Advance tickets only). You can also earn Nectar points when booking Avanti Trains tickets and this can be generous when there are bonus promotions running. These articles explain how the Nectar and Avanti Trains partnership works.

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.

Earn Nectar points with Avanti West Coast, the new train franchise holder – and get a bonus

Virgin Trains is no more.  From this week, the West Coast rail franchise has been handed over to Avanti West Coast. The good news is that Avanti West Coast is continuing the successful partnership with Nectar that started under Virgin Trains. As a launch offer, […]

A way to hack Nectar’s Virgin Trains ‘1,000 bonus points’ offer

If you take a look at the Nectar app or the Nectar website, you may find that you have been targeted for a new Virgin Trains offer. It offers 1,000 bonus Nectar points – worth at least £5 – if you book a Virgin Trains […]

Bits: One Million Bonus Nectar Points giveaways with GWR and Virgin Trains, 7x points with Europcar

News in brief: Win 1 Million bonus Nectar points with Virgin Trains Until 26th December you have the chance of winning 1 Million Nectar points when booking Virgin Trains tickets. There is a total of 5 prizes of 1 Million points each to be won […]

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 […]

3,000 bonus Nectar points with Virgin Trains (widely targetted)

Are you travelling for Easter? If you do and decide to travel by train, you could earn 3,000 bonus Nectar points. This is a widely targetted Nectar offer and valid on Virgin East Coast and Virgin West Coast trains. The rules are that you need […]

5 x Nectar points on all Virgin East Coast and West Coast train routes

Need to visit family or book a festive get away?  Your train journey can help you improve your Nectar points balance. Until 16th November you will get 10 Nectar points for every £1 spent on Virgin Trains for travel between 11 November 2016 – 8 January […]

Special deal: get 1p per Nectar point when redeeming with Virgin Trains East Coast

As Nectar offers are often targeted, we can’t always cover them on Shopper Points. However this Nectar offer seems to be for pretty much everyone based on an unscientific survey we did! Until 12th October, you will get 50% of your Nectar points back when […]

How to earn Nectar points when booking train tickets

Over the last couple of years, various train operators have signed up with Nectar to offer points when booking rail tickets through their official sites.  I thought it would be worth summarising the various Nectar rail offers in one place. The first thing to say […]

Earn triple Nectar points with Virgin Trains

Most of the time Nectar card offers are only targeted at certain individuals and writing about them on Shopper Points would be a bit pointless – literally. However, every once in a while an offer for everyone appears on the radar, like the current one […]