Sainsbury’s Nectar Card

As part of its loyalty scheme Sainsbury offer Nectar Card points every time you shop at the store and online.

The Nectar Card isn’t exclusive to Sainsbury which means you can use the card to collect points from many outlets including Argos, Homebase, Easyjet, Eurostar, Amazon and Blockbusters to name but a few.

How to collect points

You can earn 2 Nectar points for every £1 you spend in Sainsbury’s store and 1 Nectar point for every litre of fuel purchased in Sainsbury’s fuel stations.

To start earning points all you need to do is visit to register your details or alternatively pick up an application form instore.

You can even add details of friends and family to your account so that all the points are accumulated into one account.

To keep tabs of your points you can check your balance online or check your Sainsbury’s till receipt.

Your receipt will show the opening balance on your account plus the points earned on your current purchases and the closing balance.

What’s more, you can keep a track of your points online.

How much are the points worth

Nectar Points Standard Value Double Value
500 £2.50 £5.00
1,000 £5.00 £10.00
2,000 £10.00 £20.00
5,000 £25.00 £50.00
10,000 £50.00 £100.00
50,000 £250.00 £500.00
100,000 £500.00 £1,000.00

How to redeem points

Once you have collected the minimum amount of point you can spend them in 3 ways. Firstly you can redeem them against your purchases instore.

Just hand your card over when paying and the points will be converted to a cash value against your transaction. You can chose to pay for all your purchases with your Nectar points or just part of the final bill.

You can use your Nectar Card in Sainsbury’s stores plus Legoland, Alton Towers, Thorpe Park, Chessington World of Adventures, Warwick Castle and Madame Tussauds and many more.

Secondly you can redeem your points online by browsing the site for the brand you wish to spend your points with and the treat will be emailed or mailed to you.

Finally to redeem your points against Eurostar, Expedia, Orient Express and the Merlin Annual Pass you can call the Nectar hotline, where the agent will assist you with checking availability and finding the best fare and completing your booking.