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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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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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Jan 27

Carlson Hotels is up for Sale

Merger-mania is coming back to the hotel space, as Carlson Hotel Group, known for its Radisson brands, has put itself up for sale. Carlson, the former owner of TGI Fridays,* ran the eponymous “Club Carlson” rewards program. The program itself was a pretty good one and was known for running frequent promotions. It’s going to …

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Jan 19

A Club Carlson Bonus and When Not To Get Miles

Club Carlson One of the things that I really like about the Club Carlson hotel program is that they run lots of little bonus offers. It’s the type of thing that can really add up over time, and they’re never particularly difficult to complete. The newest one is no exception: Stay at two different brands …

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Jan 13

Club Carlson Bonus and Another Reason Not to Check Bags

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Club Carlson While I tend to concentrate on the five largest hotel programs, there are a number of smaller chains that have excellent programs. In fact, their promotions often have to be better than their larger counterparts because they have to compete. Club Carlson, owner of Radisson and several other brands, is one of those …

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Dec 01

Club Carlson Cyberbonuses and Dirty Secrets (of Flying)

Club Carlson Bonuses Club Carlson, owner of the Radisson (and other) brand, is the little program that could. Despite having a small network of hotels, the deals are generally good and, when they offer a bonus, it tends to be on the high end. This week, they’re doing a bunch of deals, each good for …

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