Available to all members with a membership account. You can protect your savings whilst still taking out money with our Savings Secured Loan. Simply choose an amount you wish to take out on loan from the available balance held in your Membership Account. Secure this amount in your Membership Savings until your loan is cleared. As you repay the loan you will also continue to build up your membership savings, meaning you will have a greater savings balance once the loan is cleared. This is very handy if you have no immediate plans to withdraw all of your savings. This product can only be applied for by phone or email.
Borrowing £250 over 1 months will cost £255.20/month. Total amount repayable is £255.20 which includes interest at 28%.
The figures given above are for illustrative purposes only and may not be the APR you receive. The actual interest rates and repayment amounts may vary subject to loan amount and status.
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Your Credit Union loan is protected in the event of your death1 – helping protect your family from the financial burden of bereavement.
When you take out a loan with us you also get Loan Protection. If you were to die before your Credit Union loan is repaid, this protection can help towards settling the debt, so that it isn’t passed on to your loved ones.
Of course, it won’t take away the pain but it’ll certainly help with the financial strain of bereavement. This benefit is included at no extra cost to you as part of your Credit Union loan arrangement2 so just for once, peace of mind doesn’t cost the earth; it’s just another benefit of being a Credit Union member.
As a Credit Union member, you’re not only borrowing for the things you desire to make life more comfortable for you and your family; by choosing your Credit Union to borrow from, you’re helping your Credit Union provide better value loans for all Credit Union members. With the added peace of mind provided by Loan Protection, loans from your Credit Union can offer better financial security for you and your family.
1Subject to terms and conditions. Cover limits vary and certain restrictions apply based on age and cover.
2Please ask at your Credit Union for more details about the individual limits and restrictions of Loan Protection or click here to view online.
* Member criteria: The Savings Secured Loan is only available to members with surplus savings in their Membership Account. Surplus savings refers to the amount of available savings held in your Membership Account and does not include any savings already tied in with other loan products, for standing order transfers or any other such regular payments.
Members must have made at least 1 regular payment through either payroll deduction or direct debit before any loan can be considered.
We ask all members to make NO more than 1 application for a loan within 6 months of each request.
** Same day loan transfer: Members with a Credit Union Current Account can benefit from our same day transfer service including share withdrawals and loan payments. The loan will be issued to your Credit Union Current Account on the date stated at the top of your Loan Agreement and is not transferred on the date of your application. Members must first complete their loan agreement, which states all terms and conditions of the loan, and return this to Voyager Alliance Credit Union before any loan will be released.
*** Free Loan Protection Insurance: As a Member of Voyager Alliance Credit Union you will be automatically covered by our Life Insurance Policy at no direct cost to you. In the event of your death, any outstanding loan balance you may have with Voyager Alliance Credit Union is cleared and not left to your Next of Kin. This is offered to all members up to the age of 69.
Life Insurance on loan balances does not cover members over the age of 69.
For full terms and conditions or more information about the policy, please click here.
Or for a summary please click here.
Loan Protection is underwritten by Sterling Life Limited.
Data protection statement
In accordance with the principles of the Data Protection Act 1998, we will use your personal details for the purposes of managing your accounts with Voyager Alliance Credit Union.
Under the Distance Marketing Directive, you have the right to cancel your savings account within 14 days of opening without incurring financial or other penalty.
Voyager Alliance Credit Union use Experian as our credit reference agency, and the ways in which they use and share personal information is explained in more detail via the Credit Reference Agency Information Notice (CRAIN) document which can be accessed via any of the following link:
If you're already a member of the credit union click here to apply for a loan.
If you're not a member, you will need to apply to become a member first, which you can do so by clicking here.
Once you've done this we will create your Membership Savings account and you will be eligible to apply for any of our other savings products.
Once you have paid into your savings account for a minimum of 1 month for payroll deductions or 3 months by Direct Debit, you will then be eligible to apply for our loans products.