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Got Avios you won't use for flights? Swap them to Nectar before 11 March as their value is being slashed

If you collect Avios – the reward currency of the British Airways 'Executive Club' loyalty scheme – and you're planning to covert them into Nectar points, you should make the swap before Monday 11 March. From this date, the value of Avios being converted will be slashed.

27 February 2024

Sainsbury's Nectar 'double-up' promo returns for some shoppers – how to check if you can get it

Sainsbury's has quietly relaunched its popular Nectar 'double-up' promotion for some shoppers.

20 November 2023

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