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Make Memories By The Lakes with your ‘Spend Local’ £100 prepaid card

Northern Ireland High Street Scheme

The rollout of the Northern Ireland High Street Scheme (HSS) will begin from Monday 4th October (2021) when the first applicants will begin receiving their £100 Spend Local Prepaid Cards.

As a local family run hotel for 45 years, we are proud to confirm that Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges are taking part in the High Street £100 Scheme and will be accepting the pre-paid cards throughout the hotel including accommodation, dining, Kalm Spa and for purchasing Hotel Gift Cards until 30th November 2021.

'Make Memories By The Lakes’ and use your £100 Spend Local prepaid card towards a Lakeside Staycation in our luxury 4* hotel accommodation or experience our NEW Woodland Lodges complete with private hot tubs or enjoy a Self Catering Stay in a Lakeside Lodge

Experience our Lakeside Dining and use your voucher in Kove Restaurant or Lakeside Grill or Afternoon Tea with family and friends. Restore your Kalm, ease away your tensions and pamper yourself with a luxury Elemis treatment.

Alternatively give yourself something to look forward to and purchase a Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges Gift Card from Hotel reception using your Spend Local Pre-paid Card.

A hotel Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges gift voucher for can be redeemed on many different experiences throughout our hotel, such as our lakeside hotel accommodation and Self Catering Lakeside Lodges, food and drink experiences including Kove Restaurant, Lakeside Grill and Afternoon tea overlooking Lough Erne or a relaxing treatment at Kalm Spa.

There is a lot to celebrate and plenty to experience at Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges in Enniskillen. 'Make Memories By The Lakes' with your £100 Spend Local Pre-paid card and look forward to a relaxing Lakeside experience this Autumn, and enjoy this limited time offer before 30th November 2021.

Frequently Asked Questions

As part of the NI Executive’s Coronavirus (COVID-19) recovery programme, if you are resident in Northern Ireland and aged 18 or over, you are eligible to apply to receive a £100 Spend Local prepaid Mastercard to spend in local businesses across Northern Ireland, including Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges.
Who is entitled to claim the £100 Spend Local prepaid card? If you are resident in Northern Ireland and aged 18 or over, you are eligible to apply to receive a £100 Spend Local prepaid Mastercard to spend in local businesses across Northern Ireland, including Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges.

How to apply

Online - You can apply via an online portal on NI Direct

You will need an email address and your National Insurance number to apply online.

When you hit the green button below you will be asked to enter your email address. Please check your junk mail or spam folders. You will then be sent an email with a link to continue the application.

To apply, you will be asked for your:

  • National Insurance number
  • name
  • address
  • date of birth
  • sex
  • disability status (specifying if you have a visual impairment)
  • email address (this will be pre-populated)
  • telephone number
  • driving licence number (this is optional but will help speed up the checking process)

By phone

If you cannot apply online, telephone applications will open on 11 October and close on 25 October.You will need to give the same personal information to an agent who will make the application on your behalf.

The portal will be open for applications for 4 weeks from Monday 27th September 2021.

Key dates
  • 4 October - first Spend Local prepaid cards issue 
  • 11 October - telephone service opens for applications 
  • 25 October - online portal and telephone service for applications closes 
  • 25 October - the last qualifying date for those turning 18 to be eligible to apply for a Spend Local card 
  • 30 November - High Street Scheme closes and the Spend Local prepaid cards will cease to be valid
Card expiry date
All cards will expire 30th November 2021. You will not be able to use the card after this date.

Any balance remaining on the card after this date will be returned to the Department for the Economy.
Once your information has been verified, your card will be posted to you or whoever you have applied on behalf of.

The scheme is open until 30 November.

It will take up to five weeks for all the cards to be delivered, giving everyone a minimum four weeks to spend the £100.
The Spend Local prepaid card, which will be delivered pre-loaded with £100, works just like any other bank/building society debit or credit card. The card can be used to purchase Hotel & Lodge Breaks, Dining Experiences and at Kalm Spa as well as Gift Vouchers. 

Before you can start using the card, you must take the following steps:
  • Sign the signature strip on the reverse of the card; 
  • Activate the card by via an automated telephone helpline or via SMS. Detailson how to activate the card will be provided in a letter that you will receivewith your card; 
  • Once the card has been activated you will receive a PIN number.
You can make an online booking for a hotel /Self Catering Lodge stay however your Spend Local Card cannot be used for online bookings, alternatively you can use it to pay towards your stay when you are settling your bill on departure.
Gift Vouchers can only be purchased from Hotel Reception using your Spend Local Card, it is not valid for online or telephone gift voucher sales.
Card activation - For security purposes, when your £100 Spend Local Credit card arrives it will not be activated, so you will need to activate it using the interactive voice response (IVR).
Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges are pleased to accept Spend Local Pre Paid Cards, which will be valid to spend through the hotel on short stays, dining and at Kalm Spa.
Everyone who has received the Spend Local card, will have a period of time before the scheme closes on 30th November 2021 in which to spend the £100. Some people will have longer than others due to their cards being issued sooner.

Killyhevlin Lakeside Hotel & Lodges will be accepting cards up until 30th November 2021.
It’s used in the same way as a debit card, but loaded to a predefned amount (£100). The pre-paid card works just like any other bank debit or credit card. If you wish to buy a product or service you can use the card in person, or via the telephone. You cannot go overdrawn on your pre-paid card. You will only be able to make purchases with the card when there are suffcient funds on it, and you will not be able to spend more than this amount.
In this case you can pay the outstanding balance with alternative means i.e., cash or credit/debit card.I have received my pre-paid card, now what do I do? Using the card is very simple, however, before you start you must complete the following steps:

  • Sign the signature strip on the reverse of the card
  • Activate the pre-paid card via the website or telephone number included with your card 
  • Obtain your PIN through the telephone via IVR