Sports retailer Decathlon is closing its loyalty scheme meaning any leftover points will be wiped in nine days' time.

The scheme, which gives customers a £5 voucher for every 250 points they collect while shopping at Decathlon stores, is ending on Thursday 30 November.

You can collect points in-store until closing time on 30 November, and if you reach 250 points a voucher will be automatically emailed to you. Any vouchers you have will still be valid until the expiry date on the voucher - even after the scheme closes.

Any points left on your card after 30 November will be wiped.

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How does the scheme work?

The scheme allows Decathlon cardholders to earn points on purchases made at UK Decathlon stores.

You collect one point for every £1 spent on most items, and every 250 points you earn will automatically be swapped for a £5 voucher, to spend in Decathlon stores.

The voucher, which can only be spent in-store, is emailed to you within 48 hours of you reaching 250 points.

If you're close to the 250 point mark and plan to make a purchase at the store anyway, it may be worth you making sure you do this by the end of Thursday 30 November, so that you get a voucher.

What does Decathlon say?

On its website, Decathlon says: "We will continue to focus our energy on keeping our great prices and quality, carrying on our expansion to become closer to even more British sports users, and improving your sporting and shopping experience in our stores and online.

"However, we have decided to discontinue our customer loyalty points scheme."