Microsoft will shortly be retiring Messenger (Windows Live Messenger/MSN Messenger) and recommends all users to switch to Skype now for their instant-messaging fix. To help you on your way, or if you already have Skype, MSN UK is offering you 60 minutes of calls for use on the service, all for absolutely free. All that required is make MSN your Homepage and then enjoy up to 60 minutes* of free UK and international calls to landlines and mobiles with Skype. But please not that this promotion is limited to customers/users of United Kingdom & Ireland only.
Follow the steps below to claim your free Skype credit
Step 1: Visit the promo page and submit the name of the person who you would most like to call on Skype.
Step 2: Make MSN your homepage by clicking on the claim your credit button. Upon changing your homepage to MSN UK, Skype will provide you with a voucher that entitles you up to 60 minutes of UK or international calls to landlines and mobiles.
Step 3: Change your homepage back to what you previously had it set to 🙂
Step 4: Redeem the voucher on the skype website as detailed here:
This promotion runs until 23.59:59 GMT on Wednesday 2nd April 2013 (inclusive). Voucher must be redeemed by August 31, 2013