New Nectar points boost if you connect your payment plastic to it – earn up to 30 points (15p) per £1 spent
Loyalty giant Nectar has launched a new scheme that allows you to link your account to a debit or credit card and earn bonus points when spending at selected partners
11 August 2023
Sainsbury's 'technical error' leaves disgruntled supermarket shoppers without bonus Nectar points worth up to £25
Unhappy Sainsbury's shoppers say the supermarket failed to issue them with vouchers for bonus Nectar points worth up to £25 over the weekend - despite them meeting the minimum spend required.
8 February 2023
Sainsbury's shopper? You can get up to £25 in bonus Nectar points – but there are some catches
Nectar cardholders can get between 50 and 5,000 extra points, worth 25p to £25, when shopping at Sainsbury's this Saturday (4 February). But you'll need to spend at least £20 at a larger story to qualify.
7 February 2023
Swap Avios to Nectar before 16 November as the value of points is set to plummet - here's what you need to know
Avios collectors planning to convert their rewards currency into Nectar points should do so before 16 November when the value of the conversion is set to plummet.
3 November 2022
Sainsbury's Bank slashes Nectar points earned on credit card spending from 1 November - here's what's happening
Sainsbury's shoppers who use its credit card to earn Nectar points will soon get less bang for their buck. From 1 November, the supermarket will slash the number of Nectar points card users can earn when spending at the retailer.
24 October 2022
Nectar shoppers disappointed after Sainsbury's sends misleading info about its 'Big Points Swap' scheme – here's what's happened
Sainsbury's has admitted it sent misleading information to many of its Nectar card users that wrongly promised it would double the amount of reward points people had accumulated if they cashed them in for vouchers.
22 April 2022
British Airways glitch sparks anger as customers unable to convert Avios frequent flyer miles into Nectar points
Swathes of frustrated British Airways customers have been unable to convert their Avios frequent flyer points into Nectar rewards because of a glitch with the airline's systems, which has resulted in an outpouring of anger online.
8 December 2021
Sainsbury’s opens its first checkout-free store joining Aldi, Amazon and Tesco
Sainsbury’s has opened its first checkout-free store where shoppers can pick up their groceries and leave without needing to scan items or pay at an in-store till.
30 November 2021
Sainsbury's new Nectar offer 'discriminates against the elderly and the vulnerable', says 75-year-old shopper
A Nectar card holder MSE reader was left disappointed to see that Sainsbury's latest feature to get discounts using the SmartShop app was not available to those who can only shop online or through Click & Collect. He felt this discriminated against those customers, particularly ones who cannot shop in store for health reasons.
22 October 2021
Nectar card-holders could save '£200/year' by downloading the Sainsbury's SmartShop app
Nectar card-holders can now get personalised discounts of up to 30% off certain items in their Sainsbury's shop when they use its 'scan and go' service in store. But you can't currently get the offers when you shop online at the supermarket.
28 September 2021
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E.on Next to cut winter bills by up to 50% for some customers on low incomes – here's what's happening29 September 2023If you're an E.on Next customer, look out for a message from the firm offering you up to 50% off your bills this winter, as the supplier is launching a new support scheme.
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26 September 2023
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21 August 2023
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