Yesterday Robin King, 33, shocked his girlfriend in what’s believed to have been the “world’s first” VR proposal. With a virtual reality brief movie entitled “Love Virtually,” produced and funded by Santander’s UK 1I2I3 Present Account, King shocked his girlfriend of seven years, Kate (additionally 33), with the VR experience of a lifetime that ended with a diamond engagement ring and a cheerful couple.
As if that’s not overwhelmingly thrilling sufficient, the proposal was not the only twist. Santander ambassador, former Olympic gold steel winner Jessica Ennis-Hill visitor starred on the proposal, serving to Robin pop the query, and bestowing a beneficiant test to the couple.
“I noticed the decision out from Santander whereas procrastinating on social media and thought ‘what a daft idea’, which is precisely why I needed to do it. I knew I needed to pop the query, however I used to be racking my brains to think about one thing actually memorable and enjoyable. I informed Kate simply sufficient of the reality to get her within the automotive and as much as Sheffield; I mentioned we had been off to check a VR experience for Santander in return for £250. Clearly, there was a large twist on the finish, and he or she had completely no thought it was coming. We’re each thrilled with the consequence, and massive because of everybody who helped organize it. Now we simply must agree on a date.”
This isn’t the primary model engagement stunt from Santander. ‘Love Virtually’ follows on the heels of the latest ‘Suntan-der’ viral, which positioned unsuspecting UK Santander clients in Gear VR headsets on a thriller discipline journey, which ended with them surrounded by an actual seaside, palm timber and Ennis-Hill presenting checks for £5,000 to spend on their dream holidays. Examine that out here.
The 1I2I3 Present Account, which has four.7 million UK clients, presents 1.5% curiosity on balances of as much as £20ok and as much as three% cashback on their family payments, permitting everybody to spend on the issues they actually need– like an engagement ring, or a marriage!