Win huge travel prizes as TPG UK turns 3 years old!

Apr 28, 2022

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It seems like a lifetime ago now, but on 24 April 2019, The Points Guy U.K. took off. It’s been an incredible ride ever since and we are more excited than ever about our future as travel rebounds.

To celebrate our birthday, we share some of the successes that each one of you contributed to. To show our appreciation, we have some incredible prizes to give away throughout our birthday week, including a very special grand prize for one lucky winner. More on that later, but first here is what year 3 at TPG U.K. looked like:

  • We published a huge 2,500 articles on in our third year;
  • 5 million unique people came to visit our site over the past year;
  • In total, these people read 12 million pages on the site;
  • Our YouTube channel continued to grow to over 300,000 subscribers;
  • We’ve hit a milestone of almost 42 million views on YouTube;
  • The cumulative watch time on our videos is now 525 years; and
  • Our U.K. social media channels now have 160,000 followers.

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The prizes!

Now on to the big prizes:

  • Six people will win 10,000 Virgin Points
  • One of these people will win the “Grand Prize”

The Grand Prize includes:

  • 2 x Return Malaysia Airlines flights from London to Langkawi
  • 1 x Two-night stay at the London Marriott Hotel Regents Park
  • An additional 90,000 Virgin Points (coming to a total of 100,000 Virgin Points!).

How to win

  • On the morning of Wednesday 4th May, three words in a different font and colour to the rest of the surrounding text will appear on three different TPG UK channels.
  • One will be hidden in an article published that morning on, one in an Instagram post, and one in the body of the TPG UK daily newsletter. Make sure you are reading the site, subscribing to our newsletter and following us on Instagram. You must subscribe to the TPG UK newsletter by 12pm on 3rd May 2022. These words will make up a common phrase.
  • To enter the online section of the Competition, users must send this phrase in the body of an email to with the subject line ‘Happy Birthday TPG UK’
  • On Thursday 5th May 2022, three golden envelopes will be hidden in one location in London. Clues to the location will be released on @thepointsguyuk Instagram account on the morning of Thursday 5th May 2022.
  • To enter the in-person section of the competition, you must locate the golden envelope and travel to that location to claim it from a member of The Points Guy UK team.

How will the winners be selected?

  • The three online winners of 10,000 Virgin Points each will be the first three eligible entrants to send the correct phrase to within the specified time period after the three words have been released.
  • The three in-person winners of 10,000 Virgin Points each will be the first three eligible entrants to locate the golden envelopes in London.
  • The Grand Prize winner will be announced on Cuppa TPG Instagram Live on @thepointsguyuk between 12.30-1pm on Friday 13th May 2022 via a random number generator.

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You can find the full terms and conditions here.

Good luck!

Short terms:
GB residents 18+ only. Online competition stage open 7am to 11.59pm on 4 May 2022. Physical competition stage open 7am to 5pm on 5 May 2022. Max 1x entry per person per stage. Max 1x stage prize per person. 3x online stage winners and 3x physical stage winners win 10,000 Virgin Points and enter draw to win 1x grand prize: return flights for two to Langkawi, 2x nights room/breakfast at London Marriott Hotel Regents Park, 90,000 Virgin Points. Date restrictions apply. Virgin Red account required to claim Points. Points must be added to account by 29/6/22. Flights must be booked by 30/6/22. T&Cs. Promoter: Red Ventures Services Ltd, The Cooperage, 5 Copper Row, London SE1 2LH.

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