You can get free flights to St Lucia if this is your name

*Changes name by deed poll*

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*Changes name by deed poll*

Aside from that half a week when the sun decided to shine down on us here in the UK, the weather has been windy, grey and pretty bloody miserable. No wonder most of us are frantically Googling 'best cities 2019' and looking wistfully at the most Instagrammable Airbnbs.

But once you've worked out how to double your holiday allowance this year, one thing remains: you need the funds to jump on a plane outta here.

However, if you're lucky enough to have this name, you could get yourself on a flight to St Lucia for absolutely nothing.

That's right - a free ticket to the beautiful Caribbean, soaking up the sun and swimming in crystal waters. Sounds too good to be true.

Unless your name is Lucy (or Lucia), that is, then it is in fact doable. How? Virgin Holidays is offering flee flights to the island if that's your moniker, in celebration of International Women's Day due to the fact that it's the only country in the world named after a woman.

From now until 11th March (that's Monday) you can enter the competition for free travel as long as your name is Lucy or Lucia on your passport.

Joe Thompson, Managing Director of Virgin Holidays, added: 'We wanted to celebrate St Lucia’s place in the world – the one country named after a woman – by empowering St Lucie’s namesakes, Lucys and Lucias across the UK, with the opportunity to visit this tropical island paradise.'

It'll take just a few minutes to sign up, and if you win it'll be totally worth it.

Good luck!

Jadie Troy-Pryde
News Editor

Jadie Troy-Pryde is News Editor, covering celebrity and entertainment, royal, lifestyle and viral news. Before joining the team in 2018 as the Lifestyle and Social Media Editor, she worked at a number of women’s fashion and lifestyle titles including Grazia, Women’s Health and Stylist, and now heads the Marie Claire UK news desk.