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Nick James collected his shopping from his local Tesco Extra in Twickenham, as per usual, but staff told him he could expect to find a 'surprise' among his groceries.
A big thanks this week to @Tesco & @tescomobile. On Wednesday evening we went to pick up our click and collect order and had a little surprise in there - an Apple iPhone SE. Apparently we ordered apples and randomly got an apple iphone! Made my sons week! :grin: #tesco #substitute pic.twitter.com/Mo8rZoAUwD
- Nick James (@TreedomTW1) April 10, 2021
Speaking to The Mirror, 50-year-old Nick said: "I was half expecting the surprise to be an Easter egg or something - I was a little bit shocked to say the least."
Yes, this was no apple-based mix-up by the supermarket giant - it was part of a 'super substitutes' promotion, which runs until Sunday (18 April).
Many of us have been left disappointed by unwanted substitutions in our order, so Tesco Mobile has flipped the paradigm on its head, offering up top tech in place of regular inexpensive items, which sound a bit like said tech.
The complete list of super subs is as follows:
To be in with a chance of winning like Nick, you have to order one of the above items via Click+Collect, with the 80 winners chosen in a random draw.
The full list of participating stores is as follows:
So what you waiting for? Head online and get ordering a s***load of Mini Cheddars from your nearest Tesco Extra.