Sainsbury’s Travel Money gives preferential rates to Nectar cardholders
Sainsbury’s Travel Money is rewarding Nectar Card holders with preferential exchange rates on foreign currency purchases made in Sainsbury’s in-store Travel Money Bureaux.
The offer, which will run throughout the summer, will for example, allow a customer holding a Nectar Card and buying Euros to, on average, receive up to approximately €9.09 more when exchanging £450 (based on in-store rates on 1st July 2010.
Scott Gorman, Head of Sainsbury’s Travel Money, said: “This recent offer is just one of the many benefits of our Travel Money. Holidays can be expensive, especially when you add up all the little extras such as sun screen and spending money. We’re pleased to be able to give our customers preferential exchange rates when they use their Nectar card so that their holiday money will go a little further.”
Sainsbury’s Travel Money offers a range of benefits including very competitive exchange rates, commission free foreign currency, travellers cheques and the Cash Passport prepaid currency card. In addition, free next-day delivery to your billing address, if ordered by 12pm, is available for orders over £500.
On Tuesday we reported that BP is offering double Nectar points to UK customers who use its petrol stations as it seeks to repair the huge damage to its image from the disastrous Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
In an e-mail to customers, BP said: “This exclusive offer is to say ‘thank you’ for being a BP customer and is available on BP fuel.”
Nectar is the UK’s largest loyalty card scheme with a 18.6 million members. In addition to BP, participating retailers and organisations, include Sainsbury’s, the AA, Homebase, EDF Energy and the AA.
Members get two points worth 0.5p each for every £1 they spend at Sainsbury’s and one point for every litre of fuel bought at BP service stations.
Points can also be collected at 450 online retailers including Amazon and eBay.