“Convention dictates that a company looks after its shareholders first, its customers next, and last of all it worry about its employees. Virgin does the opposite. For us our employees matter most, it just seems common sense to me that if you start off with a happy, well-motivated workforce, you’re much more likely to have happy customers. And in due course the resulting profits will make your shareholders happy!”

Richard Branson, Founder of Virgin Group

We’re with Richard – look after your employees and business will look after itself.

It’s not rocket science but you’d be amazed how often businesses get it wrong.


Back in the early years, as experience day gifts first captured the public imagination, more and more businesses asked if we could work with them too.

They saw the benefit of incorporating leisure activities into their reward programmes. People love the idea of spending time doing something different and associating those feel good vibes with the business.

And so Acorne Rewards began. Enriching lives by offering the chance to take time out and do something different. We’ve built the business by putting the employee and customer needs of our clients at the forefront of everything we do. And we constantly innovate to make sure we (and that means you too) stay ahead of the game.


Who knew all these top brands lived happily together under one roof? It’s a great line up and we’re pretty proud of how our family has grown. You could say we’re a one-stop-shop. Whatever your reward or engagement challenge might be, we are confident we’ve got the ideal solution to suit your audience.

All brands benefit from Acorne’s fantastic support system of buying, marketing, business, sales, customer service and finance teams. Let us introduce you…

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Virgin Experience Days

From driving an Aston Martin to enjoying Afternoon Tea, Virgin Experience Days is crammed with a never-ending choice of experience days, handpicked by our dedicated buying team. Available as stylish gift packs or evouchers, choose a specific experience gift or keep it flexible with a Gift Card or Options Voucher. A great choice for helping meet your reward and recognition needs, Options Vouchers offer a vast selection of experiences to choose from and are collated by experience category, recipient or price.

All Virgin Experience Days products can be activated online, making it a simple process for your staff and customers too.

Leisure Vouchers

The original and the best lifestyle voucher. Fact.

Leisure Vouchers is bursting with an outstanding choice of things to do around the UK from eating and drinking, family days out at top attractions and memorable holidays. And because we only partner with leading leisure brands, you can be confident of a warm welcome at more than 5,000 locations across the UK.

Available in denominations starting from £5, Leisure Vouchers make perfect ‘on the spot’ rewards when you simply want to say ‘thank you’.

Virgin Gift Card

Exclusive access to the wonderful world of Virgin.

It’s a particular favourite with business customers who want to inject the Virgin qualities of passion and innovation into their campaign and be associated with one of the UK’s most respected brands.

The Virgin Gift Card is the perfect travel companion, welcomed at Virgin Holidays, Virgin Holiday Cruises and Virgin Holidays + Hip Hotels and Virgin Limited Edition, including access to Necker Island – a money can’t buy experience you CAN buy!

This full-bodied little card is also accepted at Virgin Wines, Kensington Roof Gardens, Virgin Balloon Flights, Virgin Pure and of course the lovely Virgin Experience Days.

Also available as paper vouchers or evouchers.


For lots of reasons. We’re open, honest, straightforward and like to do things a little differently. We’re proud that Virgin Experience Days has constantly topped the poll for great customer service within the Virgin Group – so you’re assured great service.

We don’t think your rewards programme should be complicated and that’s why we are by your side every step of the way. As well as a dedicated business manager, you’ll have access to top-notch marketing support to add creativity and impact to your scheme. And you won’t get a whiff of a mangagement fee, so you don’t have to worry about hidden costs.

With a fantastic choice of experience and gift card brands under one roof, we will help you to keep your incentives and recognition schemes fresh, so you don’t have to go through the effort of changing partners to find new rewards.

Oh and did we mention we’ve been around a while? You’ll benefit from 25 years of experience if you partner with us. You could say we’re playing for keeps!


Below are our friendly sales team. You can find out more about them by clicking on them!

Jess Hankers


Elizabeth Fountain


Iain Beardsley

Partnerships Team Leader

Amy Townsend

Partnerships Executive

Andrew Keating

Sales Executive

Sophie Ridgley

Sales Administrator