Radisson Blu Chicago 2

Radisson Rewards Visa Card 120K Bonus (Best-Ever)

For the first time ever, the Radisson Rewards Premier Signature Visa Card has a welcome bonus of up to 120,000 Radisson Rewards points. You can earn those points by spending $3,000 within the first 90 days. While the application link was sent out to…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson, Credit Cards
Radisson

Radisson Rewards 2019 Hotel Category Changes

It’s pretty common for the major global hotel chains to adjust hotel categories annually. We’re not talking about them actually adjusting the number of points required for a stay at a particular category of hotel, but rather adjusting which hotels are…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson, Hotels
American 777 Business Class

What Airline & Hotel Status Did I Earn In 2018?

With 2018 now behind us, I thought it would be interesting to reflect on what status I've earned in the past year with both airlines and hotels. I love miles and points every bit as much as I did a decade ago. What has changed for me over the years is…

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Filed Under: Alaska, American
Radisson Blu

Radisson Rewards Offering 100% Bonus On Purchased Points

Through November 27, 2018, Radisson Rewards is offering a 100% bonus on purchased points. Radisson Rewards lets you buy up to 40,000 points per account per calendar year, and the 100% bonus applies even if you buy just 1,000 points. Factoring in the…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson, Great Deals
Radisson Blu Chicago 2

Earn 2,500 Bonus Aeroplan Miles Per Radisson Stay

Radisson Rewards has just rolled out a great promotion for anyone who is making any upcoming stays in the US or Canada. Specifically, Radisson Rewards members can earn 2,500 bonus Aeroplan miles per stay, up to a total of 5,000 bonus Aeroplan miles after…

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Filed Under: Air Canada, Club Carlson
Radisson Blu Chicago 2

HNA Group Sells Stake In Radisson (And It’s Not To Hyatt)

HNA Group is a massive Chinese conglomerate that has stakes in all kinds of travel brands. This includes about a dozen Chinese airlines, as well as major international hotel brands. For a while they were investing like crazy, and now they're selling…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson
Radisson Blu

Radisson Rewards Offering Double Points For Stays This Summer

Radisson Rewards - formerly known as Club Carlson - has just launched a promotion for summer stays. Radisson Rewards members can earn double points on stays of two or more nights between July 9 and August 31, 2018. Registration is required prior to your…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson, Great Deals
Radisson Blu Chicago 2

The Radisson Rewards Visa Card Adds Bonuses For Spend

Earlier I wrote about how Club Carlson is being rebranded as Radisson Rewards. This is part of a bigger shift, as Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is being rebranded as Radisson Hotel Group, to better leverage the Radisson name. The brand has quite a bit…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson, Credit Cards
Radisson

Club Carlson Rebrands As Radisson Rewards

A few weeks ago I wrote about how Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group is rebranding as Radisson Hotel Group. This seems like a logical move. I see how it got that name, since Curtis Carlson was one of the founders of the company. The problem is that while the…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson
Radisson Blu

Club Carlson’s 2018 Hotel Category Changes

It’s pretty common for the major global hotel chains to adjust hotel categories annually. We’re not talking about them actually adjusting the number of points required for a stay at a particular category of hotel, but rather adjusting which hotels are…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson
American Flagship Lounge Lax – 33

What Airline & Hotel Status Did I Earn In 2017?

December 31 and January 1 are big days when it comes to elite status qualification. On December 31 all your accounts look as good as they'll ever look, as all the activity from the past year has posted. Meanwhile come January 1, it's time to start all…

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Filed Under: Alaska, American
Radisson Blu

Club Carlson Is Offering A 100% Bonus On Purchased Points

Through tomorrow (November 28, 2017) Club Carlson is offering a 100% bonus on purchased points. Club Carlson limits you to purchasing 40,000 points per account per calendar year, and the 100% bonus applies even if you purchase just 1,000 points. Factoring…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson, Great Deals
Radisson Blu Chicago

Club Carlson Is Offering 2,500 Bonus United Miles Per Stay

Club Carlson has just announced an extremely generous promotion for earning bonus United miles for upcoming stays. Club Carlson members who register by December 18, 2017, and book and complete an eligible stay at a participating hotel by December 31,…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson, United
Radisson Blu

Super Easy: Earn 3,000 Bonus Points With The Club Carlson App

At the moment Club Carlson has a super easy promotion to earn 3,000 bonus points through their app. I conservatively value Club Carlson points at ~0.3 cents each, so to me those points are worth ~$9. So I wouldn't recommend this promotion if it weren't…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson, Free Miles/Points
Radisson Blu Longyearbyen

The Trick To Using Club Carlson “Free Fridays” Rewards

Club Carlson is currently running a pretty good promotion called "Free Fridays" in which you can earn your choice of 10,000 bonus Gold Points or a free stay on a Friday night after two stays. The promotion started in July and ends on September 30, 2017.…

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Filed Under: Awards, Club Carlson
Radisson Blu Royal Copenhagen 12

Club Carlson’s Summer 2017 Promotion, “Free Fridays”

Club Carlson has just announced their summer promotion for 2017, which is called "Free Fridays." The promotion is valid for stays between July 1 and September 30, 2017, and offers your choice of a free stay on a Friday night, or 10,000 bonus Gold Points,…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson, Great Deals
Radisson Blu Longyearbyen Svalbard – 19

Buy Club Carlson Points With A 75% Bonus

Through May 15, 2017, Club Carlson is offering a 75% bonus on purchased points. At least I think that's the bonus most people are getting. The terms suggest that the offer is the same for everyone, while the email I got about the offer suggested that…

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Filed Under: Club Carlson