How to shop at Tesco - Grocery Shopping on a Budget
It is always a struggle to decide what supermarket to go with for your weekly food shop as each has its own individual rewards, deals and savings. We have not only provided you with all of the Tesco voucher codes and deals on offer right now but we have also done the research for you and have broken down all of the best bits about doing your grocery shopping on a budget at Tesco. Whether you are a sucker for a reward scheme, are already a Tesco fan and are looking for a way to cut down on your delivery costs or simply want to know which sandwiches you can add to your daily Tesco meal deal. We have put together 20 things that we think you need to know before shopping. Don’t forget we always have an additional handy video guide which you can watch below:
Want the ultimate guide to the famous tesco clubcard and how to use it? Here are some helpful FAQs on the supermarkets voucher reward scheme:
What is Tesco Clubcard?
The Clubcard is a scheme at Tescos that rewards you for frequent shopping. The more you shop the more points you collect which can be turned into savings.
Are Tesco Clubcards Free?
Yes, the clubcard is a free rewards service. All you need to do is register online, on the app or in store.You can visit the customer service desk and get a temporary clubcard. Just fill out the form provided and Tesco will pop your permanent Clubcard in the post. If you do want to add to your clubcard benefits with 10% off two shops a month, 10% off Tesco brands and more, you can upgrade to the Clubcard Plus which costs £7.99 a month.
How Does Tesco Clubcard Work?
Once you have signed up for the Tesco clubcard, all you need to do is scan your card or app every time you shop. This adds points to your account which will be turned into vouchers for you to spend on future Tesco shops. Every 150 points is the equivalent to £1.50 worth of vouchers to spend in store. Whats more, Tesco offer clubcard holders exclusive deals only for members so it is well worth signing up if Tesco is your go to for your weekly shop.
How to Use Tesco Clubcard App?
You can use the app in the same way as you would use your physical clubcard with the added convenience of not having to carry your card around with you. To collect your points just scan the barcode on your app when shopping in store or paying for petrol. If you spend £1, you can collect 1 point which all adds up to more vouchers.
Tesco Delivery Options
If Tesco is your weekly go to for food shopping, it is useful to know the ins and outs of all of the Tesco delivery options and which one will save you the most money. Find out now with our delivery FAQs:
How Does Tesco Click and Collect Work?
Click and collect is a convenient option for shoppers who would prefer to collect their shopping from store rather than get it delivered to their home. All you need to do is sign into your Tesco account and select click and collect as your delivery option. Choose your slot time and then order your Tesco groceries. When you arrive at Tesco, you can collect your pre-ordered shopping and receive an electronic delivery note.
How Do I Get a Click and Collect Slot?
When you place an online order, you need to choose your slot first, before starting to add food to your basket. Choose from express delivery at £3.50 where you can collect your order within 4 hours of ordering, same day collection for £1.50 or next day collection for 50p.
How Much Do I Need to Spend to Get Tesco Delivery?
When placing an online order at Tesco there is a minimum basket amount for both home delivery and click and collect. For home delivery it is £40 and for click and collect it is £25. Don’t worry if you haven’t spent £40, you will only be charged an extra £4 for your smaller basket.
Tesco Where is My Delivery?
To track your Tesco home delivery all you need to do is log into your account or use the Tesco app and follow the progress right to your door.
How Much Does Tesco Saver Delivery Cost?
The Tesco saver delivery is an amazing deal for those who shop at Tesco every single week. Signing up costs just £7.99 and allows you to order one collection or delivery every single day if you want one. You can also get access to prime time slots which is great for busy periods like ordering your Christmas dinner or Easter roast. With the delivery saver guarantee Tesco will ensure that if you have spent more on your saver delivery than you would have done ordering your food deliveries as normal they will email you an eCoupon for the difference.
Will Tesco Deliver to a Different Address?
You can add as many different addresses to your Tesco account for food deliveries as you like as long as you keep to the one order per day limit.
Ways to Save at Tesco
The more you shop at Tesco, the more rewards you can earn. Find out below about all the different offers you can take advantage of to cut the costs on your weekly food bill:
Can Tesco Vouchers be Used Online?
Yes, if you want to use one of your vouchers for a Tesco online shopping order you simply need to type in the 12 digit code on the back of the voucher and the discount will be deducted from your order.
Can Tesco Vouchers be Used for Petrol?
Tesco vouchers can be used in store, online and for Tesco fuel. You can also use them in Esso fuel garages that have a Tesco express attached to them.
How to Get Money off Next Shop at Tesco?
If you are looking for the latest Tesco voucher codes and deals to save money on your Tesco order, check out our Tesco voucher codes page. Here you will find the most up to date vouchers which are absolutely free to use as well as some more tips and tricks on making your money go further shopping at Tesco.
What is the Tesco Christmas Saver Scheme?
The Christmas saver scheme is designed to take the stress out of your Christmas food shopping. Just sign up through the voucher schemes page and you can save up bit by bit for your Christmas shop. All you need to do is top up with your money and the more top ups you make, the more bonuses will come your way. All of your vouchers and bonuses will be sent to you in November just in time to cut back the cost of your big Christmas shindig.
How to Find Tesco Offers This Week?
Head to the tesco groceries website and click special offers. Here it will show you all of the latest offers you can shop that week.
Which Tesco Credit Card is Best?
There are 5 different Tesco credit cards to pick from to make sure that you choose the one that will work best for you and your lifestyle. If you need a breakdown of each card to make the most informed decision, take a look at the Tesco card comparison page.
More Tesco FAQs
Want some more reasons to shop at Tesco? Here’s some more information on what Tesco has to offer, where to shop the F&F clothing range and getting a delicious lunch every day for less:
What is Included in Tesco Meal Deal?
If you are stuck for lunch ideas or are looking to grab a quick tasty meal on a budget, the Tesco 3 pound meal deal is for you. Tesco includes a wide range of options so you can completely customize your meal and even go for a different combination every day if you wanted to. All you need to do for the deal is pick a selected wrap, sandwich, roll, pasty or salad, a snack and a tesco meal deal drink. Even if the items you have picked individually cost more than £3, the deal means that the extra charge will be deducted and it will only ever cost you £3.
Can You Shop F and F Online?
On the Tesco website you can browse the F&F womens, mens and childrens range however if you want to purchase items this needs to be done in store. F&F however is stocked on the Next website where you can purchase and order for home delivery.
Which Tesco Sells Clothes?
You will find F&F clothing in 607 Tesco stores
What is Tesco Free From?
Shop the food you love and enjoy with the Tesco free from range. Get your foodie basics as well as treats and food for every occasion all tailored to shoppers with dietary requirements. This includes free from; gluten, wheat, egg and milk. Tesco also stock branded alternatives for free from items such as Alpro oat milk and much more.
We hope that this guide to shopping with Tesco has given you all of the information you need to save on your all important food bill every single week. Don’t forget to watch our YouTube video guide for more tips on how to shop at Tesco.