Customers can snap up to £15 in Waitrose or John Lewis vouchers when they take out a John Lewis Partnership credit card – but it’s only open to new applicants.

You must apply by August 1 and spend at least £500 by September 22 to earn £15 in John Lewis/Waitrose vouchers.

We’ll help you suss out whether or not the deal is worth plumping for.

What does the card offer?

Earn one point for every £1 you spend in-store or online at John Lewis and Waitrose and one point for every £2 spent everywhere else.

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You’ll also nab a £5 John Lewis & Waitrose gift voucher for every 500 points you earn.  

It’s got 0% interest on balance transfers and purchases for the first six months.

I only shop at John Lewis or Waitrose occasionally   

As there’s no annual fee on it, the Partnership card might be worth taking out if you sometimes shop at John Lewis or Waitrose. 

However, if your loyalty lies with another shop or you’re after other perks from your credit card, save the weight in your wallet and go for another card.  

The M&S Shopping Plus Offer Credit Card dishes out reward points every time you shop on your card. It’ll give you one point for every £1 you spend at M&S or one point for every £5 spend elsewhere. You’ll also bag a welcome bonus 500 M&S points voucher, worth £5 to use on food, clothing and home when you sign up to your new credit card.    

The Sainsbury’s Bank Purchase Credit Card gives you an impressive 5,000 bonus Nectar points for spending £250 at Sainsbury’s in the first month from account opening, as long as you apply before 28 August 2017. Beyond that, you get two Nectar points for every £1 spent on Sainsbury’s shopping or fuel or one Nectar point for every fiver spent elsewhere.

The Tesco Bank Purchase Card gives you the opportunity to earn Clubcard points wherever you use your card on top of your usual points in Tesco. You’ll get one Clubcard point for every £4 spent in Tesco and one point for every £8 spent outside Tesco.

For longer 0% balance transfer periods, airmiles, cashback or other features, check out our credit card comparison centre.