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MSE News: Get double points at Sainsbury's, but you'll have to act fast

Sainsbury's Nectar card customers can exchange their points for vouchers of twice their usual value from today...
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Get double points at Sainsbury's, but you'll have to act fast


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  • Roger1Roger1 Forumite
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    Redeem only at Customer Services desk at participating stores?

    Huh! The Customer so-called Service desk at our local participating SB was already poor but has been 'enhanced' to sharing the lottery/tobacconist/newspaper area with its consequent queue.

    No, thanks! This offer was already poor and limited compared with Tesco's offer. Making it difficult to redeem makes it a non-starter for us.
  • PasturesNewPasturesNew Forumite
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    It's taken me two years to get my Nectar points up to about £5 or so (might be less) ..... so not even got the minimum for the hoop jumping circus. Additionally, I don't buy stuff from the list of stuff you can buy with the vouchers.
  • Just been to my local store and it is currently not working!!

    I.T are working on it now and are hopeful that it will be fixed by lunch time.
  • PincherPincher
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    Oh no, what have I done!

    After more than ten years of swiping the damned card, I blew 5,000 points on fuel in June this year, because I thought I should use it up before I died.
  • I'm going to try that this week as I have about £11.00 odd so will get hopefully a £20.00 voucher .My eldest wants TU PJs for Christmas so I'll see if I can get the voucher which will help no end I have just coughed up an arm and a leg for a heating repair !!!
  • SystemSystem Community Admin
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    You need to update the returns policy on the FAQ as you can return anything before 31st Jan.
  • VfM4meplseVfM4meplse
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    I've been Money Tipped!
    Additionally, I don't buy stuff from the list of stuff you can buy with the vouchers.
    Non-essentials, you mean?

    "No man is worth, crawling on the earth"- adapted from Bob Crewe and Bob Gaudio

    Hope is not a strategy :D...A child is for life, not just 18 years....Don't get me started on the NHS, because you won't win...I love chaz-ing!
  • bylromarhabylromarha Forumite
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    I've been Money Tipped!
    Finally something decent to spend the build up of points on. Got about £80 of points after joining the scheme when it started.
    Who made hogs and dogs and frogs?
  • My partner has £20 worth of points so he can double up to £40 voucher. I have the same. My question is, can we use both our vouchers together? Ie to get £80 off a kindle or something?
    Total Quidco earnings - £547.98

    Everyone is scared of someone or something, everyone loves someone or something, and everyone has lost someone or something! BE NICE!
  • bevleigh.atkinsbevleigh.atkins Forumite
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    Really disappointed - this is the first time that I have doubled up with Sainsbury's and its very confusing. You have to 'choose' a department and must spend the whole amount.
    I went for 10 in clothing to get 20 voucher, really long queue in customer services everybody in queue to double-up and only one till on which to do this. Staff not clear what is included in departments.
    Bought some clothes and childrens jewellery - some of which was in, some not - classed as toys!?! Other jewellery was classified as clothes. Got to the till to pay - and beacuse the whole amount was not all 'clothes' then the voucher would not work - I stated that Sainsburys could have the £3 I hadn't spent! But no - I had to pay for the lot or leave it - I left it.

    Sainsburys - shame on you - confusing and not good that you have designate departments.
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