Supermarket chain Asda has said that from Thursday, all Blue Light Card holders will be able to access their 10% discount through its Rewards app.

The retailer currently offers a Blue Light Card to workers in the NHS, emergency services, social care sector and armed forces with a range of discounts.

However, from May 4, rather than using the card, members will be able to access their 10% of in-store discount by scanning their Asda rewards app at the checkout.

For the month of May, Blue Light members who use the app will also receive a £2.50 bonus in their Cashpots, deposited in June.

Asda Rewards offers customers the chance to earn pounds, rather than points, on purchases of certain products or completed product milestone missions.

Asda senior director for loyalty Mark Baxter said: “The Blue Light community does a fantastic job at keeping us all safe, healthy and supported, so we’re happy to be able to offer them exclusive offers through our popular Asda Rewards app.

“As well as benefiting from everyday low prices, Asda Rewards users earn pounds through the app, and by building their Cashpot, are rewarded for simply shopping with Asda.”

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