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Get a free upgrade, free breakfast and a free Easter egg with Radisson Blu

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Radisson Blu is running a special Easter promotion across 15 of its hotels in the UK and Ireland.

Between 21st March and 10th April, they are offering special Easter packages .  These will get you:

free breakfast

a guaranteed room upgrade

a free Easter egg

If you are taking your family, children will also eat free.

The only participating London hotel is the Portman just behind Selfridges.  Manchester Airport and Stansted Airport (the Radisson is connected to the terminal) are also included if you need somewhere to stay before flying off for Easter.

The Radisson booking page is here.

A similar offer is also available at 15 Park Inn hotels across the UK and Ireland – see here.

Radisson and Park Inn are both part of the Club Carlson loyalty scheme.  You can top up your account after your stay with an American Express Membership Rewards transfer at the generous rate of 1:3.

Alternatively, you can earn Avios directly instead of taking points – see here. You can earn 500 Avios per stay by showing your British Airways Executive Club card at check-in.  You do not need to be a member of Club Carlson to do this.

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

How to earn Radisson Rewards points and status from UK credit cards (September 2023)

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 cards earn Membership Rewards points:

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 Premium 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 (16)

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  • Metatone says:

    I haven’t been to the Portman in years. Anyone have a recent experience there?

    • General Mayhem says:

      Had a stay last year. It was perfectly fine but a bit out of the way for me. But for me the upgrade and free breakfast woukd not tempt me away from the mercer street or Hampshire. Mind you, The Easter egg might……

  • Talay says:

    Don’t know the hotel but certainly know the area. However, I saw this last week when researching for a room for 3 adults to share after a night out in London. They are not charging more for the third adult (possibly due to auto upgrade ?) which makes them a potential choice for my wife and non point collecting friends when heading into the capital later this month.

    Likewise if you have kids, free food and no surcharges might be persuasive if the hotel and location are acceptable.

    Chocolate of course is a great persuader……….especially if you tell the kids first !

  • mark2 says:

    How can everyone get an upgrade? Will all the standard rooms be empty?

    • Rob says:

      You need to book the Easter rate, which not many will do. I’m sure it is capacity controlled too.

  • Yuff says:

    Has anyone stayed in any of the Radisson hotels in Oslo? Need a hotel for a stopover to catch a Qatar flight 🙂

    • Mec says:

      Both park inn and radisson at OSL are connected to the terminal (100-200 m walk). I find park inn newer and slightly better than radisson.

    • MB says:

      Currently sitting in the OSL lounge having just checked out of the Radisson this morning. The public spaces are in good condition; the rooms themselves felt a little tired. Food is expensive (£65 for two burgers, two small glasses of wine and a tip) but decent quality. There’s building work going on until mid-March so the 100m walk is out of action.

    • Akira says:

      Stayed at the Radisson Blu at OSL in Dec, there were construction works around the area but at the time the walkway was still accessible (just about). SIlver status upgraded to business room, room was located in a different building so felt like a 5 min walk just to get from reception to room. Room felt spacious, WEIRD african themed with equally weird decor (plastic chilli on wall, some leopard prints here & there) but only 1 set of cup, water glass and 1 single decafe nespresso capsule was a joke for a double room with 2 bathrobe laid out on bed. iPhone App control everything from ordering extra shampoo to express check out was a nice touch. We actually walked to airport, checked in and dropped bags before heading back to hotel for breakfast. Breakfast buffet was above average. Not a huge range to choose from but what’s laid out was of great quality.

    • James says:

      Stayed at the Radisson last year, it was good if somewhat pricy. Connected by a covered walkway so bring a coat if you are staying in winter 😛

  • Pid says:

    OT – If you book two rooms for the same night, do you get the points for both?

    • Rob says:

      You need to check the rules. Some schemes allow, it some don’t. Some have small print – Hilton gives points for 2 rooms but only if they are merged into one bill.

  • ankomonkey says:

    OT: My wife has just upgraded Amex Gold to Amex Platinum chargecard. For those who’ve recently done this and applied for Hilton HHonors Gold status, when does your Gold status expire? We want it for May/June 2017, so would consider delaying if people are only getting it until end of March 2017. Thanks!

    • Craig Paolozzi says:

      My wife’s upgrade to platinum was done 2 weeks ago and her Hilton gold is valid thru June 2018

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