Virgin Red Christmas gift guide: 10 beautiful gifts to buy with your Virgin Points
Put that tote bag down and relax – because Virgin Red has your Christmas shopping covered. Rather than elbow your way through crowds this December, you can do all your present buying online using your Virgin Points.
The new rewards club from Virgin is packed with one-off gift ideas, many of which come from independent labels supported by Virgin StartUp. Whether you’re looking for sustainable skincare or an unusual booze brand, we’ve got inspiration galore with present suggestions starting from 2,100 Virgin Points.
Want some extra sparkle? You can earn points for presents via everyday spending, including train tickets, taxi rides, the Tesco Clubcard and lots more. Simply by going about your daily life, you’ll save points to lavish on your loved ones, as daily tasks become Christmas treats – all via the magic of Virgin Red.
So, grab the champers and get set to celebrate with our pick of beautiful gifts.
Scent of solace
Saint Fragrance London specialises in unique and elegant candles, with scents ranging from Rose Whispers to Balearic Isle. The perfect pick-me-up, and a touch of luxury on cold winter nights. 6,250 points.
In the spirit
Vodka virtuosos will delight in the Black Cow label – recently crowned the UK's Best Drinks Producer by the BBC Food Programme, and home to the world's first Pure Milk Vodka. Made in West Dorset from the milk of grass grazed cows, this creamy tipple is the definition of seasonal cheer. 5,750 points.
Ready for some fab-u-lous moves? A pair of tickets to the Strictly Come Dancing Live Arena Tour is spot-on for diehard Strictly fans. Better still, the reward comes with access to the Virgin Red Room: the new VIP suite at Manchester’s AO Arena. 30,000 points.
A smart leather card holder for the style maven in your life. Billy Tannery products are sustainably made at a micro tannery in the Midlands, creating a new standard in British craftsmanship – and a dashing design statement to boot. 9,500 points.
Wild and floral
Seilich is the first company in the UK to gain Wildlife Friendly® certification. Its skincare ranges are sourced from a wildflower meadow in East Lothian, Scotland, including this handmade cleansing set with bamboo flannel. 4,100 points.
All made up
Richard Branson’s late mum Eve founded the Eve Branson Foundation, a small non-profit that supports craft communities in the Atlas region of Morocco. Their artisanal products include this one-of-a-kind Babouche makeup bag with red silk accents. 2,100 points.
Rebel Book Club is a global community that shares inspirational nonfiction reads. Treat your loved one to a three-month membership to unlock a world of motivation including virtual meet-ups with guest speakers and three nonfiction titles on a new theme per month. 6,400 points.
Potion London’s Beauty Formula is an elixir for healthy hair, skin, and nails, with the capsules containing 19 vitamins and minerals developed specially for the job. The ideal stocking filler *and* feel-good supplement. 3,500 points.
Time for tea
When life gets tough, keep calm and make tea. This lovely THEENK Tea gift box gives a nod to the nation’s favourite drink with Ayurveda inspired teas and a 21-day program to help relieve stress. It also contains praline chocolates, a candle and a raw amethyst crystal. 12,000 points.
Fun with rum
Party like you live on a Caribbean island with a bottle of Neptune Rum – a deliciously smooth Bajan liquor that tastes as good as it looks. This golden nectar contains notes of vanilla, apricot, coconut and honey for the cocktail equivalent of sunshine. 6,250 points.
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