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Bah Humbug John Lewis

Are you one of the one million John Lewis loyalty scheme customers who loves popping in to your local store for a free Christmas cup of tea and a free cake?

If so, it might be a good idea to ensure you enjoy a cuppa and a snack before leaving home as this Christmas John Lewis have announced that as it’s cafes and restaurants get busier on the run up to the festive season it plans to reduce its hot drink and cake offer.

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In a statement John Lewis said:  “As we approach our busy Christmas period, we will be reducing the number of hot drink and cake vouchers issued to customers as our cafes and restaurants become extremely busy during this time and we want to make sure our customers experience the high standards of service they expect from us.

“All My John Lewis member rewards are continually reviewed and the rewards our members receive in future do depend on a variety of factors.”

As many shoppers continue to feel the pinch, the offer of a free cuppa and a cake was most welcome and many loyal customers will now feel disappointed and let down.

MoneySavingsExpert.com’s managing editor Gary Anker said:“There will be many disappointed loyal John Lewis customers. Our users have told us they feel let down that the offer’s been changed.

“People are really feeling the pinch, and in the run up to Christmas they are more likely to have popped into the store for a free cuppa and slice of cake.”

How do you feel about losing your free tea and cake from John Lewis?  Get in touch below and tell us who your top Christmas Scrooge is and why.

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