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We’re turning Blue Monday Red

Red Monday

With Christmas memories fading and the January blues well and truly setting in for some, we find ourselves approaching ‘Blue Monday’ – the third Monday of January and now widely known as the glummest day of the year. At Virgin Money – we’re passionate about the optimism January holds and so this Monday January 15 we’re turning Blue Monday ‘Red’. …

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Win a place in the London Marathon

2018 Virgin Money London Marathon

Think you’ve missed your chance to run in the 2018 Virgin Money London Marathon? Think again. Among the 386,050 people who applied for this year’s race, we’re giving our Virgin Money Credit Card customers the chance to win a place on the start line. You can claim this for yourself, or donate the place to a registered Virgin Money Giving …

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We’ve reached one million school meal donations!

The World Food Programme is the leading humanitarian organisation fighting hunger worldwide, providing food to some 80 million people in around 80 countries each year. As part of this work, the World Food Programme provides school meals to about 20 million children annually through its School Meals Programme. In 2016, Virgin Money ran an initiative whereby for each contactless payment made …

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The #PackItIn45 LIVE final

We’ve have been on the hunt for the country’s best packers. The #PackitIn45 tour has been working its way around the country visiting Virgin Money Lounges in Norwich, Manchester, Glasgow and London. And even popping up at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. They’ve been looking for 4 finalists to battle it out on a Facebook Live final to attempt to claim …

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Are you a speedy suitcase packer? Join our attempt to beat the World Record

Do you stuff your t-shirts in your shoes? Roll all your clothes up into one bundle? Or just chuck it all in and sit on top to squish it down? If you’re an expert suitcase packer (or not, how would you know without this awesome challenge?!) then come and join us in our Lounges and compete to be a Guinness …

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Make your Hero feel super this Father’s Day

Make your Hero feel super this Father's Day

With Father’s Day just around the corner, we want to help you make your Hero feel as super as he makes you feel. We had a fantastic time celebrating Random Acts of Kindness day recently, and with Father’s Day coming up we’re asking our Credit Card customers to nominate a father figure they think deserves to be spoilt. Is there a …

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Left handed? There’s a card for that!

Left handed? There’s a card for that!

We’re working on a brand new credit card – exclusively for left-handers! Are you a leftie? If you are, you’ll probably have experienced at least one of these frustrations: The signature strip on the back of a card smudging when you’re signing it for the first time Card readers at Tube, Train and Metro stations being set up for right-handed …

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10 things you need to know about ISAs

10 things you need to know about ISAs

Here’s everything you need to know about Individual Savings Accounts (Isas), and why they can be the best home for your savings. 1. Your money will grow tax-free The key benefit is that any money you hold within an Isa can grow without incurring a tax bill. That means that any interest you earn isn’t liable for income tax. Plus, if you …

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