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Oct 25

Club Carlson: Your Best Bet For A Hotel Program

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Before we start: I’ve gotten some questions by email recently. I’m happy to send a personal answer if you want one, but you MUST include your email in the body of the message. The Contact form does not automatically send it to me. Thanks! And now, back to our regularly scheduled programming. Whenever I write …

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Sep 08

Two Fun Hotel Contests

The World Series with Starwood Contest #1: Win a trip to the first game of the 2016 World Series. Either enter at the contest site or by staying in a Sheraton hotel between now and October 4. One entry per night, with a couple of entries per night at selected properties. You’ll receive 100,000 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 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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Oct 09

Club Carlson, and the case of the non-participating hotels

Among the hotel programs, Club Carlson ranks as one of the underrated ones, possibly because of a name that makes it sound like a golf course.  Still, it has what I consider to be the best hotel rewards perk, brands you’ve at least heard of (including Radisson and Country Inn & Suites) and a nice …

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Sep 18

A few airline promotions: American, United

Here’s a few of the better promos that are currently on the market.  You may or may not benefit, but it’s worth registering, just in case. Club Carlson isn’t my primary hotel program, but I do consider it to be one of, if not the, most generous.  There is a very easy promotion going on now. …

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Aug 12

Club Carlson and how to get the best hotel perk out there*

*some restrictions apply Club Carlson is your average hotel program.  Earn points based on spend, get free nights.  Stay more free nights, get elite status.  Etc.  You may not have heard the name “Club Carlson,” but you’ve heard of its brands, which include Radisson, Park Plaza (not that Park Plaza), Park Inn, Country Inn and …

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