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Radisson Rewards – the loyalty scheme for Radisson Blu, Radisson RED, Park Inn and Park Plaza – has launched a double points offer.

It runs from yesterday until 31st August.  There are two snags:

the rules say that stays must be booked and consumed between 9th July and 31st August, so existing bookings may not qualify

you need to stay a minimum of TWO nights

You must register for the offer – but that is easily done by clicking here.

If you can work around the minimum stay and new booking restrictions, this could work out nicely.  You would usually receive 20 base points per $1 spent, which would double to 40 base points per $1.  Given that I tend to value a Radisson Rewards point at around 0.33p (0.44c) you are getting a return of 17.5% on your spending.

If you have Radisson Rewards status – and American Express Platinum cardholders get Gold status in Radisson Rewards for free – you would earn 45 points per $1 in total, meaning a return of almost 20%.

The registration page for the double points offer is here.

You can learn more about Radisson Rewards on the Radisson website here


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

How to earn Radisson Rewards points and status from UK credit cards (February 2024)

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 (116)

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  • AT says:

    OT: Does anyone know what’s happening with the Miles&More hotel booking site? It says unavailable “until further notice” due to a “technical change”. It’s been like that for over a week so it’s not a normal maintenance issue. By any chance does anyone have any further info on how long this might last? (PS if you don’t have any further details there’s no need to reply with a sarcastic comment)

  • Rob says:

    Ah, he was yours! I just put a pic of the baby on Instagram.

  • Nick says:

    Nice to see HFP reflects modern diversity… ahem. Long live the middle aged white man!

    • Combat Johnny says:

      According to the 2011 census the UK is 87.1% white, hardly surprising the event largely reflective of that. Maybe next time Rob can give tickets to some inner city school children to help with the diversity quota

      • the real harry1 says:

        ‘some participants thought the “use of colour (White and Black) to define ethnicity is confusing or unacceptable” ‘

        +1

      • Catalan says:

        @Combat Johnny…or maybe to some white working class types that frequently appear on Jeremy Kyle?
        (for complete diversity(

    • Kathy says:

      HFP is reflects the UK frequent flyer community – which is mostly going to be frequent business travelers, which is mostly going to be those in well-paid/senior job roles, which we know is mostly white and male.

    • Rob says:

      In all seriousness these are far more diverse events than I imagined they would be. Virtually the only middle aged white bloke there was me 🙂

      • Sundar says:

        Thanks Rob and Anika for the excellent organization of the event.
        Great to meet many like-minded folks and I would say it was a mixed group of people.

    • Kevin says:

      I was there and it seemed pretty diverse to me. It was very nice to meet some fellow readers. Thanks for organising it.

      I didn’t meet the baby but the baby was very cute!

  • Combat Johnny says:

    Iron maiden \m/

  • Craig says:

    OT: Is anyone else having trouble converting HSBC points to Avios, I click the redeem button and nothing happens.

    • James M says:

      I’ve had the occasional issue but it works again later.

      It’s never worked on a phone, but the call centre can process transfers.

      • Craig says:

        Turned out to be a pop up blocker on my iPad. Never had a problem before mind.

  • Jon says:

    OT: In a similar vein to the previous post: haven’t seen it mentioned here but you can convert your Natwest MyRewards money to Avios. Works out as effectively buying each Avios at 0.77p, so cheaper than many other options, although the obvious downside is that supply is limited by your Rewards balance.

    • Rob says:

      This is a targeted trial and we have been asked not to cover it. Good value if you are targeted though.

      • Stu N says:

        Yes – worked for me. Converted at <0.7p after factoring in a bonus and redeemed at 2.15p on AA domestic flights we planned to take anyway. £166 cash or 7,500 Avios plus £4.80 charges. Just need availability on return leg now…

  • Faithy says:

    OT. Amex plat. Do you retain gold status on hotels after you cancel?

    • Rob says:

      Yes, until it naturally expires which will be a different date for each scheme – eg all Hilton status changes occur on 31st March.

      • Anna says:

        That’s quite a compliment on HFP’s influence if they’re asking you NOT to publicise something!

    • Olly says:

      Yes you do Faithy, but not PP or insurance.

    • Anna says:

      I took out the Platinum card in April, cancelled it in June but got HH gold status till March 2020 which was a good result.

  • Tom Devonshire says:

    OT: Amex Plat Travel Insurance. I had my phone stolen on holiday and want to make a claim. The claim form is asking for cost and I presume next step they will want a receipt. The phone is a pay monthly phone which I probably paid £50 upfront for, what cost do I put as obviously £50 wont replace the phone.

    • CountryKerry says:

      The cost to replace the device!

    • Andy says:

      Maybe if you explain it’s on contract and show a copy of the contract receipt and a screenshot + web address of this type of phone being sold on a website? When I dropped my phone on holiday and claimed they paid up very quickly after I sent the repair receipts.

    • the_real_a says:

      You need to prove ownership, and then prove the replacement value. All perfectly reasonable. You can send your contract invoice and a print from Amazon for replacement.

    • xcalx says:

      I water damaged my phone on holiday it was only 3 week old I got 2 quotes from Iphone store. One for new one for refurbished. Amex paid out for new phone due to shorter guarantee on refurbished. great service.

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