Category Archive: Club Carlson

May 01

American Offers Hotel Point Conversion Bonus

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American Airlines is offering you bonus points to convert your hotel points into miles. But is it worth it? 25% Bonus to Convert to American Converting hotel points to airline miles is rarely a great deal, but it can be a fast way to pick up some miles that you need for a trip.* Every …

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Apr 15

Club Carlson: 3,000 Points For A Mobile Booking

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It’s not big, but it’s something. Club Carlson is offering a one-time, 3,000 point bonus to book a stay through their mobile app. You have until the end of the year to do so and no registration is required, so there’s no rush. 3,000 Club Carlson Gold Points It’s not a well-known program, so the …

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Apr 03

Club Carlson Offering Triple Points (And Then Some)

I’ve often referred to Club Carlson as “the little program that could.” Club Carlson, the owner of brands such as Radisson, Park Plaza and Country Inn & Suites, does not have the world’s best-known hotels, but they tend to make up for it with some fantastic promotions. Their second quarter promotion for 2017 is no …

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Feb 10

Two (Smaller) Hotel Cards That Pay for Themselves

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I spend a lot of time talking about Hilton, Marriott, Starwood and Hyatt because of the breadth of their programs but, the truth is, if you want the best rewards programs, you often have to look elsewhere. The same may hold true for credit cards. Two Cards That Pay for Themselves I view credit cards …

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Jan 14

Club Carlson Bonus: Up to 100,000 Points

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Club Carlson, the little program that could (Carlson owns several brands, the best known of which is the Radisson.), is offering a promotion for up to 100,000 points. But it comes with a catch. Earn Bigger Rewards The cleverly named “Earn Bigger Rewards” promotion offers you the opportunity to earn up to 100,000 points. But …

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Nov 28

Cyber Monday Sale: Club Carlson, JetBlue

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No doubt your inbox is getting pounded by all kinds of Cyber Monday deals and offers. Here are a couple that might get overlooked. Club Carlson: 15-30% off Let’s start with Club Carlson, the little program that could. Club Carlson, owner of the ¬†Country Inn & Suites and Radisson hotel chain (among others), offers bonuses …

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Nov 02

Club Carlson: Double Points Or Double Nights

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I’ve always felt bad for Club Carlson. It’s a good program that offers excellent value and numerous promotions. Unfortunately, they don’t have the brands that others do but, if you don’t need to stay at the Westins of the world to be happy, the owner of Radisson¬†could be the right plan for you. Double Points …

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Oct 13

Why Expedia (And Other OTAs) Is Not Your Friend

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It’s always a bummer when I have almost completed a post and then have to put it on hold as new information becomes available. But hey, the world of travel is busy. Don’t Book Your Hotel through An Online Travel Agent (OTA) OTAs such as Expedia are an excellent source to search for hotels. One …

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Aug 03

Club Carlson Promotion: Double Or Triple Points

Now through October 31, you can earn either double points or triple points at Club Carlson, delpending on when you check in. Sunday through Thursday? Double points. Friday through Saturday? Triple points. Book with the mobile app? That’s an additional 1,000 points. The terms and conditions look pretty simple, although you’ll want to register here …

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Apr 21

Club Carlson: A Decent Promotion from An Underrated Program

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Club Carlson, the owner of the Radisson brand (among others), tends to run excellent quarterly promotions. This quarter is no exception. You’ll start off with 5,000 points after two nights, but that number quickly ramps until you hit 15 nights during the promotion period of April 18 – July 31. At 15 nights, you max …

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