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    • MSE Rosie
    • By MSE Rosie 17th Jul 17, 3:49 PM
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    MSE News: Tesco Bank to close almost 90,000 Clubcard Plus savings accounts
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    • 17th Jul 17, 3:49 PM
    MSE News: Tesco Bank to close almost 90,000 Clubcard Plus savings accounts 17th Jul 17 at 3:49 PM
    Almost 90,000 customers with legacy Clubcard Plus savings accounts with Tesco Bank will have their accounts shut in October...
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    'Tesco Bank to close almost 90,000 Clubcard Plus savings accounts'

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    • DigForVictory
    • By DigForVictory 17th Jul 17, 5:05 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 5:05 PM
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    • 17th Jul 17, 5:05 PM
    How decent of them to use MSE to let me know. I may have to try to upgrade my bank account, but it isn't what I particularly *want* to do.

    Every little helps, eh?
    • Fella
    • By Fella 18th Jul 17, 5:32 PM
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    • 18th Jul 17, 5:32 PM
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    • 18th Jul 17, 5:32 PM
    Must admit we use Tescos out of convenience/laziness as I know the same stuff would be cheaper if we used Sainsburys / Asda & both are nearly as convenient.

    Maybe that'll change now.
    • Doc N
    • By Doc N 18th Jul 17, 6:48 PM
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    • 18th Jul 17, 6:48 PM
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    • 18th Jul 17, 6:48 PM
    Must admit we use Tescos out of convenience/laziness as I know the same stuff would be cheaper if we used Sainsburys / Asda & both are nearly as convenient.

    Maybe that'll change now.
    Originally posted by Fella
    You'd save considerably more by switching to Aldi or Lidl! And you'd also find that the quality is either the same or better.

    All the old-style supermarkets rely on fear and inertia.
    • John Gray
    • By John Gray 18th Jul 17, 8:41 PM
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    • 18th Jul 17, 8:41 PM
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    • 18th Jul 17, 8:41 PM
    All the old-style supermarkets rely on fear and inertia.
    Originally posted by Doc N
    Or possibly that they have so many outlets that you are closer to them than to an Aldi or Lidl?
    • EssexHebridean
    • By EssexHebridean 20th Sep 17, 3:46 PM
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    • #6
    • 20th Sep 17, 3:46 PM
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    • 20th Sep 17, 3:46 PM
    Just bumping this thread as the account closure date nears and there may be some who still haven't heard about this.

    Our letter from Tesco confirming the closure arrived over a month after MSE broke the news...I was less than impressed.

    Has anyone had their new ClubCard through yet?
    MORTGAGE FREE 30/09/2016
    Sainsbugs 0% card: 22/12/16 £1229.00/£504.92 (29/08/17)
    • Malchester
    • By Malchester 20th Sep 17, 4:46 PM
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    • 20th Sep 17, 4:46 PM
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    • 20th Sep 17, 4:46 PM
    Sainsburys are much more expensive than Tesco, as is our local ASDA. As for saying that Aldi sell quality fresh produce - hhhmmm - in our local ALDI you have to search through packs of fruit and veg that have at least one rotten piece in them.
    • soulsaver
    • By soulsaver 20th Sep 17, 5:18 PM
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    • 20th Sep 17, 5:18 PM
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    • 20th Sep 17, 5:18 PM
    Sainsburys are much more expensive than Tesco, as is our local ASDA. As for saying that Aldi sell quality fresh produce - hhhmmm - in our local ALDI you have to search through packs of fruit and veg that have at least one rotten piece in them.
    Originally posted by Malchester
    Which branch is that?
    Same at Winsford, Cheshire branch when I go there.
    Is it rife? Or certain managers practice, boosting their bonus?
    There are 24 bottles of beer in a crate. There are 24 hours in a day. Coincidence? I think not....
    • Scad
    • By Scad 22nd Sep 17, 9:34 PM
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    • 22nd Sep 17, 9:34 PM
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    • 22nd Sep 17, 9:34 PM
    We're now off topic but I agree, sometimes the fruit at Aldi is rotten. Never understood how they can get away with not printing best before dates on their packed fruits?!?

    As for Clubcard plus ... meh. The best thing about it was the double Clubcard points but you get that with their current account now.
    • Kim_13
    • By Kim_13 22nd Sep 17, 10:19 PM
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    We're now off topic but I agree, sometimes the fruit at Aldi is rotten. Never understood how they can get away with not printing best before dates on their packed fruits?!?

    As for Clubcard plus ... meh. The best thing about it was the double Clubcard points but you get that with their current account now.
    Originally posted by Scad
    Only until April 2019, as I understand it. After that it's only 1 extra point for every £4 spent.
    Sealed Pot 10 #520 ~ ~£66.55/£100
    VSP 2017 #9 ~ £41.40/£250.00
    CCCC 2017 #1 ~ £179.71/£120.00
    EF #170 ~ £500
    Xmas 2017 #25 ~ £5/£365
    365 Day Penny Challenge #4 ~ £17.31/£667.95
    • Doc N
    • By Doc N 23rd Sep 17, 1:52 PM
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    We're now off topic but I agree, sometimes the fruit at Aldi is rotten. Never understood how they can get away with not printing best before dates on their packed fruits?!?

    As for Clubcard plus ... meh. The best thing about it was the double Clubcard points but you get that with their current account now.
    Originally posted by Scad
    Must be some time since you went to Aldi - they've been putting BB dates on their fruit and veg for a very long time now! And I've found no more rotten fruit there than in Waitrose.
    • vikkiew
    • By vikkiew 24th Sep 17, 9:27 PM
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    I figured this was for inactive accounts following years of click bait experience
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