Another Look At The Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa

I figured that I would take another look at the Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa, and specifically compare it to the American Express Starwood Preferred Guest card.  Currently, I am using my Starwood Preferred Guest card for non-bonus category purchases since Starpoints are worth so much.  Of course with the Marriott purchase of Starwood, the future of the SPG program is unknown at this point.  For this reason, I’m taking a look at what card I could use to replace my Starwood Preferred Guest card in case future changes in the SPG program make it a bad deal for everyday spending.

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10,000 Bonus Points With Club Carlson Mega Points

Earn 10,000 bonus points with Club Carlson Mega Points at Radisson and Radisson Blu locations in the US, Canada and Latin America.  There have been a lot of hotel bonus offers lately, and Club Carlson has offered quite a few as well.  Check the list of participating locations linked below before making your next booking.

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Club Carlson Weekend Discount and Bonus AAdvantage Miles With Avis

There are two travel deals worth noting that can save you money and also earn you some extra bonus miles!  Club Carlson is offering a weekend discount, and you can also earn extra AAdvantage bonus miles with Avis car rentals.  If you have any trips coming up soon, these promotions may be of interest to you.

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Targeted Club Carlson Offer For 20,000 Points

Just yesterday I wrote about a public Club Carlson promotion where you can earn 5,000 bonus points, but there is also a targeted Club Carlson offer for 20,000 points.  I’m not sure whether both offers are stackable, but this is obviously the better offer.  Make sure to check your email to see if you were targeted.

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5,000 Bonus Points With Club Carlson

You can earn 5,000 bonus points with Club Carlson just by staying at two different Carlson Rezidor brands anywhere in the world.  The Club Carlson program has not been talked about much lately after the rewards program was gutted last year, but there is still a lot of value in their rewards program.  Make sure to register for this promotion, and if you have been putting off getting a Club Carlson credit cards, you might want to apply before booking your stays.

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How To Book 5 Free Nights In A Club Carlson Category 7 Property

Since the Club Carlson devaluation, not much has been mentioned about their rewards program.  Although the Club Carlson program was MUCH more competitive and valuable before, I still believe that there is value in their program, and having points in their program gives you some diversity when trying to find hotels for your travels and should be a part of any family strategy for travel.  In this post, I’m going to show you how to book 5 free nights in a Club Carlson Category 7 property, and we are also going to look at some of their Category 7 properties in Europe.

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Hotel Strategies For Families: Part 4-Club Carlson

It can be much more challenging to accumulate points and certificates for free hotel stays, especially in a family situation where you may be booking more than one room per night.  Because of the limitations of certificates, I recommend a points strategy for families in this situation.  In this series, I’m going to break down different strategies in each of the major programs to build your points balances.  Part 4 of this series will focus on Club Carlson. Continue reading Hotel Strategies For Families: Part 4-Club Carlson

Why the Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature Is Still Worth It

This past spring, Club Carlson gutted their rewards program.  The main benefit that was lost was the second night free on any award stay.  Essentially, you could get two nights for the price of one on any award stay, and that made earning points in the program all the more valuable.

Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature card

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