Some news in brief:
30% off Radisson, Park Inn and Park Plaza Summer bookings
The various Club Carlson brands are currently running a short Summer sale which ends on Friday covering their hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.
They guarantee a saving of 30% off the standard flexible rate for rooms booked for stays between June 22nd and September 6th.
If you can squeeze in a stay before June 28th, you would also receive triple Club Carlson points under their current generous promotion.
… and 40% off Melia rooms for the Summer
Melia is also running a similar offer across its brands (Melia, ME, INNSIDE, Tryp etc) with discounts of up to 40% on standard rates.
Whilst it has a strong presence in Spain, Melia also has some decent UK hotels – the trendy ME on The Strand, the Melia White House by Regents Park and the brand new INNSIDE hotel in Manchester which I will be reviewing very soon, as I was there last week.
Triple Avios with Small Luxury Hotels of the World
Small Luxury Hotels of the World, the marketing group behind a number of leading global boutique hotels, is offering a decent deal for stays until the end of September 2015 which are booked by the end of June.
As long as you stay by September 30th, you will receive 1,500 Avios points for every stay. This is triple the standard rate of 500 Avios.
You will need to join The Club, SLH’s loyalty scheme, in order to take advantage of this. You will want to, though, as membership is free and you receive a free upgrade (subject to availability) on your first stay.
Ensure that your avios.com membership number is in your ‘The Club’ profile. You will not be able to receive Avios points by presenting your membership card at the hotel itself.
If you are not an Amex Platinum cardholder, you will be promoted to ‘Loved’ status after your first stay and receive an upgrade AND free breakfast from them on. (Thanks to Neil)