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Whether your leaving the state or leaving the country, be sure to contact Beacon with your travel plans. We monitor your accounts regularly for fraud and if we're not aware that you're traveling to a state or country where fraud is common, we could mistake your dinner at that 5 star restaurant in Atlanta, Georgia for an attempt by a criminal to steal your money.

Simply call us at 434.237.1566 or visit a branch before you go and set up a Travel Exception. Before you call or visit, be sure to have the following information available...

  • Date when you're leaving
  • Date when you'll return
  • All locations you'll be traveling to or through

Protecting our members is our number one priority and we want your vacations to be experiences that you will remember forever. Be sure to add us to your travel checklist!

In seeking the best deal on your next car, you might've stumbled upon advertisements or offers to get a 0% interest auto loan. As great as this sounds, you may not save as much as you expect with this type of incentive.

Since auto loans can come through either a dealer or a lender, such as a bank or credit union, it's important to note that a 0% interest loan generally, if not always, is obtained through a dealer. Automakers offer them to attract buyers to certain car models, especially ones that aren't selling well. Here are a few things to consider about 0% financing and why it might not be in your best interest to use it.

July is Beacon Month with the Lynchburg Hillcats... check the video below to find out how to get in free with your Beacon membership.

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Kick off summer with 3 Months with NO AUTO LOAN PAYMENT!*
Plus we'll give you $100 Cash Back** and rates as low as 2.78% APR*** when you refinance with Beacon! 

If you refinance your non-Beacon auto loan with us today we’ll give you 90 days with no payments*...plus…as a thank you for bringing your loan to Beacon we’ll also give you $100 Cash Back**.  With rates as low as 2.78% APR***, you can save money, get some breathing room on your payments and put some cash in your pocket.

Call us today or...     Apply Online here!


*90 Days No-Payment programs adjust the end date of the loan term to reflect the postponed payments and may affect changes to final interest paid.
**Rebate, if applicable, is given back at time of financing and is equal to $100. Rebate offers limited to vehicle loans equal to or greater than $10,000. If the vehicle loan is paid off within 12 months the rebate must be repaid.  Current Beacon Credit  Union loans are not eligible for rebate offer. Cash rebate offer cannot be combined with other Beacon specials.
***APR = Average Percentage Rate. Rates are subject to change at any time and are based on creditworthiness, so your rate may differ. Terms are subject to credit qualifications and some limits may apply.