Bolton mum becomes M&S points millionaire
on: October 3, 2008, 7:53 am
Release Author: M&S
Release Summary: M&S Money announce winner of M&S travel
money loyalty points competition prize
Release Body: M&S Money has announced the
winner of M&S travel money prize. The Bolton
mum-of-four is celebrating after winning one million M&S
loyalty points worth £10,000 to spend in store.
Smith was delighted when she received a call to tell
her she was the lucky winner of the competition organised by M&S
buying M&S travel money using their M&S
credit card or chargecard
between 1 May - 30 June 2008 was entered into a prize draw to
win one million M&S points. There were also five prizes of
100,000 M&S loyalty points worth £1,000 each.
was entered into the draw after buying Canadian Dollars from the
bureau de change at the M&S store in Bolton.
Janet and her husband Paul used the currency during a trip to
see their daughter Jennifer, who emmigrated to Canada two years
said: "I was in the shower when I got the call to tell
me I had won - I couldn't believe it. It's a wonderful prize and
I'm looking forward to spending the money at my local store. I'm
going to start by treating my mum for her 88th birthday next week.
I'm so glad I bought my travel money at M&S."
Millar, M&S Head of Travel Services, said: "We
had a tremendous response to the competition with over 100,000
entrants. We hope Janet enjoys spending her points in M&S."
Money offers the same currency
exchange rates across all services including telephone and
online ordering ensuring that customers get the same deal however
they decide to purchase their currency. The bureaux also offer
a commission-free currency buy back service with a wide range
of currencies available.
Money has been continually expanding the availability of the Travel
Money service. Currently Travel Money is available at bureaux
de change in over 100 M&S stores, as well as by telephone
and online through the M&S
M&S Money (originally called Marks & Spencer Financial
Services) was founded in 1985 as the financial services division
of Marks and Spencer Group plc. The company is now a top-ten credit
card provider and the second-largest travel money retailer in
the UK. M&S Money also offers insurance for homes, cars, travel,
pets and weddings, as well as loans, savings and investments.
November 2004, Marks & Spencer sold M&S Money to HSBC,
one of the world's largest banking and financial services organisations
with over 9,500 offices in 76 countries and territories. The business
continues to operate under the M&S Money brand, with an executive
committee comprising an equal number of representatives from HSBC
and Marks & Spencer.
company employs 1,200 staff at its headquarters in Chester, delivering
personal financial services to its customers, reflecting the core
values of Marks & Spencer - quality, value, service, innovation
Details: For further information call the M&S Money press
Marks & Spencer Money
01244 686 068
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