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Boots Shoppers Warned To Check Their Advantage Cards ASAP

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Boots Shoppers Warned To Check Their Advantage Cards ASAP

Boots customers have been warned of an update to their Advantage Cards that could potentially see them lose their points.

The health and beauty retailer's points system is beloved by many across the UK and beyond, with customers using their purchases to build up their points to snag major discounts on the products they love.

Warning them of the incoming change to the Advantage Card, Boots recently sent out emails to customers to inform them on how to keep their precious points safe.

Boots' Advantage Card policy is changing. (Credit: Alamy)
Boots' Advantage Card policy is changing. (Credit: Alamy)
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Sharing a screenshot of her email to the Facebook group 'Extreme Coupons and Bargaining UK', one customer named Diane spread the word to other potential Boots customers, writing: "Boots are changing their advantage card rules. At the moment if you haven't used it in 2 years it's deactivated..... they have reduced this to 1 year. Don't lose your points."

Until now, Boots Advantage Card points could be stored on an inactive customer account for up to two years.

However, if an Advantage Card was not used for more than two years, all collected advantage card points would be removed.

Inactive Boots Advantage Cards will store points for one year. (Credit: Alamy)
Inactive Boots Advantage Cards will store points for one year. (Credit: Alamy)
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From mid-June, this time limit will be brought down from two years to one, meaning if you haven't scanned your Boots Advantage Card in a while, your points could vanish from your account sooner than expected.

The email to Boots customers reads: "From June 20th 2022 we will remove Boots Advantage Card points from accounts that haven't been used for one year, instead of the current two year period.

"As long as you shop with your Boots Advantage Card at least once a year, your points will always be there ready for you to use them."

The policy will change from June 20th 2022. (Credit: Alamy)
The policy will change from June 20th 2022. (Credit: Alamy)
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To be clear, there is no pressure on customers to spend their well-earned points. Rather, to prevent losing those points, customers must remember to get their club card scanned every time they shop.

Speaking to Tyla, a Boots spokesperson confirmed: "As long as you shop with your Boots Advantage Card at least once a year, your points will always be there ready for you to use them."

Any regular Boots customer will know that it's pretty standard for cashiers to remind you to scan your Boots card any time you make a purchase at one of their stores. But on the off-chance you might not have been reminded in recent months, it might be a good idea to pop in to your nearest store sooner rather than later!

Featured Image Credit: Alamy/Boots

Topics: News, Shopping, Boots

Ali Condon
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