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Radisson Blu and its sister chain Park Inn have both launched ‘40% off’ sales for the quieter Summer period.

You need to book by 31st July for stays up to 7th September.

Radisson 40

The Radisson Blu offer is based on Bed & Breakfast package rates and rooms must be prepaid and are not refundable.  A few hotels are excluded – Manchester Airport, Jersey, Edinburgh, Glasgow, London Portman, Sligo and three Dublin properties.

The special booking site for Radisson Blu can be found here.  One of the upsides of Radisson properties is that free internet is included for all guests.

Park Inn 50

The cheaper budget chain Park Inn is running a similar deal.

Discounts at Park Inn run as high as 50%.

As with the Radisson deal, you need to book a Bed & Breakfast package.  A few hotels are excluded – Glasgow, York, Cork Airport, Shannon Airport – although I noticed that the Southend on Sea hotel is participating!

The special booking page for Park Inn is here.

Don’t forget to join Club Carlson if you decide to book one of these deals.  It is one of the most generous hotel loyalty schemes around (20 points per $1 spent) and you can top up your account with American Express Membership Rewards points from a Gold or Platinum card at the rate of 1 to 3.

How to earn Radisson Rewards points and status from UK credit cards

How to earn Radisson Rewards points and status from UK credit cards (November 2021)

Radisson Rewards does not have a dedicated UK credit card. However, you can earn Radisson Rewards points by converting Membership Rewards points earned from selected UK American Express cards.  These include:

Membership Rewards points convert at 1:3 into Radisson Rewards points which is a very attractive rate.  The cards above all earn 1 Membership Rewards point per £1 spent on your card, which converts to 3 Radisson Rewards points.

Even better, holders of The Platinum Card receive free Radisson Rewards Gold status for as long as they hold the card.  It also comes with Hilton Honors Gold, Marriott Bonvoy Gold and MeliaRewards Gold status.  We reviewed American Express Platinum in detail here.

(Want to earn more hotel points?  Click here to see our complete list of promotions from the major hotel chains or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ link in the menu bar at the top of the page.)

Comments (13)

  • Lloyd says:

    I joined Club Carlson recently and got a status match to Gold and then made a large number of forward bookings mainly with Park Inn. I have only stayed at Park Inn thus far, all in UK and outside of London. My experience thus far is:

    – Upgrades have not been offered so far even at what is obviously an empty hotel at a weekend.
    – No welcome gift offered thus far.
    – When presenting the Club Carlson card at the bar, most staff seem perplexed and dont know what to do with it. On the plus side one member of staff knocked off 25% off the bar bill rather than the advertised 15%. Some staff have asked ‘is that gold?’ as the card does not say (though the colour of the background should be a give away!)
    – Have experienced 15% knocked off at the bar when charging to my room and then had another 15% deducted upon checking out.
    – To date no points have been automatically credited to my account. All have required chasing.
    – Advanced payment bookings have not been requested from my credit card for some reason.

    Clearly some of the above is to my favour and some isnt – I actually really like the Park Inn, suits my needs very well, plus the best benefit being pay one night, get two nights at weekends at limited locations. Its always fun trying to find somewhere new to go at a weekend!

    • nick says:

      Just curious, but was this experience on cash stays or redemptions? I generally find that I get the good stuff if I’m paying cash, but not if I’m pushing points.

      • Lloyd says:

        All cash!

        It seems to me at least that where I seem to be staying that Club Carlson status is a bit unusual and are not even aware of the benefits that are supposed to be given. I also get the impression that most of the hotels are just franchises, so why give something away for free that will cost the hotel?

        • Rob says:

          ‘cos they have to, it is in the rules. Almost all branded hotels these days are franchises or management contracts.

          My last Radisson stay as a Gold was a good result. Got upgraded to a business class room, which de facto meant I also got free breakfast, free pay TV films and a Nespresso machine in my room.

  • Armo says:

    I stayed in the Park Plaza in Vauxhall last Saturday. I got an upgrade to a suite. I had a drink in the bar and forgot to ask about the 10% discount on the bar bill. (I should have as that grey goose was bloody expensive.)

  • James says:

    Nooo the Manchester airport blu is my favourite due it’s amazing views over the apron 😉

  • Susan says:

    OT-ish Just back from 2 nights in (very decent) Radisson Blu in Bratislava – w/e 2-4-1 and CC-gold upgrade to business room which included breakfast so under £80 for 2 nights B&B for 2 people. Didn’t remember about 15% in bar – dagnabit – but can’t really complain at that price! Bratislava’s absurdly pretty if anyone’s looking for a cheap getaway.

  • Andy says:

    Do you think those who have got Club Carlson Gold via a status match or the promotion for Amex Gold cardholders are treated any differently in respect to perks offered? For example, would they look at the fact that I have no points or stays under my belt and then maybe decide not to offer an upgrade? I am planning to book a Club Carlson hotel and wondering what the chances of getting the gold benefits are? Thanks.

  • timezonehopper says:

    In answer to Andy’s question – I’ve been CC Gold for a couple of years now, the first year off a status match, the second year due to stays. I definitely do not have the impression that status-matched golds are treated any differently. I think that Lloyd has maybe been a little unlucky, I am almost always upgraded as a CC gold and have had some pretty impressive welcome gifts including a huge bowl of fruit and chocolates in both rooms that I booked with a 2-4-1 (CC Gold benefit) in Stockholm.

    • Lloyd says:

      Yes hopefully unlucky – is it possible that it could be because of staying at Park Inn rather than the more luxurious brands in the group?

  • Andy says:

    Thanks timezonehopper, great to hear your positive experience. I planning to book a 4-4-2 with the CC Gold card I got free for having an Amex Gold and would love to get an upgrade as I can only book a standard room with this promo.

  • Simon says:

    There is another bonus 20,000 points for a 2 night weekend stay offer on at the moment, you need to register first not every property is included but some UK ones are.

    I signed up for the last offer and did a 2-4-1 stay at the Radisson in Sofia and got the bonus.

    I’ve only done 4 Club Carlson stays since I’ve had their Gold card, I’ve never had an upgrade yet, I got a piece of cake and bottle of water in my room in Sofia, which I guess was my welcome gift.

    • Rob says:

      Yes, covering this later in the week. Some London hotels included this time.

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