Frequently asked questions: spending your Nectar points

All you need to know about spending Nectar points at Sainsbury's and other places.

Where can I spend my Nectar points?

Can I spend my Nectar points in any Sainsbury's store?

Yes. If you've swiped instore recently you'll be able to spend your Nectar points automatically. If you want to spend your Nectar points somewhere you've not swiped before you can still spend your points, just tell a Sainsbury's colleague and they can help out.

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How do I spend my Nectar points?

There are lots of different places and ways you can spend your points.

You can spend straight from your card too by swiping it at Sainsbury's, Homebase, Vue Cinemas and Argos or you can spend them online at on great things like holidays, hotels and days out. Visit for details.

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Can I earn points when I shop with Sainsbury's online - and is it possible to spend points online too?

You can earn 1 points per £1 spent online - but don't forget to register your Nectar Card when you shop.

You can also spend your Nectar points online. Redeem your points on an Evoucher first and then use this at the checkout. Visits for more details.

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Can I pay for my entire shop with Nectar points?

Nectar points can be spent in 500 points blocks, so you can spend up to the nearest £2.50 of your shop using your Nectar points.

More places to spend your Nectar points

Did you know...

  • 1

    You can spend your Nectar points on an Oxfam Unwrapped gift and you'll be helping to change the world.

  • 2

    You need to register your Nectar card before you can start spending your Nectar points.

  • 3

    You can only spend Nectar points in store at Argos, yet you can collect points with online transactions made through Nectar eShops.

How many Nectar points do I need before I can spend my Nectar points instore?

The minimum amount of points you'll
need before you can spend your
Nectar points instore is 500, which is
worth £2.50.