Money | The Waterstones Card

Novels pictured: The Golem & The Djinni - Helene Wecker, The Boy In The Striped Pyjamas - John Boyne, The Tales of Beedle the Bard - J.K. Rowling

Continuing on from my review of The Body Shop's loyalty card, I decided next to review that of Waterstones, as part of my loyalty card review series. This card has been a vital addition to my purse for a few years now and I think it's a great loyalty card to have, both for points and for other perks.

There are two Waterstones cards to choose from - the regular loyalty card that rewards 3 points for every £1 spent, and the student card that rewards 10 points per £1 (with each point worth a penny to spend online or in-store). It's free to join and the generous points system means you can easily build up points to treat yourself with. There are also bonus points up for grabs by not taking a carrier bag with your purchase, or by buying novels by certain authors.

Beyond points, the card also allows you to get a free upgrade from a regular hot drink to a large hot drink at any Café W. The Waterstones website has a whole section for cardholders, offering great discounts on day outs, craft and recipe ideas and plenty of competitions.

As it's free, I really see no reason not to pick up a loyalty card from your local store and start saving straight away!

What loyalty cards couldn't you live without? Do you have the Waterstones loyalty card? Please feel free to drop a comment below!