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UPDATE – JULY 2021:  This article is now out of date, but don’t worry.  We produce a monthly summary of the top hotel bonus point offers – please click HERE or use the ‘Hotel Offers’ menu above. 

Radisson Rewards is not currently running a global bonus points promotion.

Radisson Rewards – the loyalty scheme for Radisson Blu, Radisson RED, Radisson Collection, Park Inn and Park Plaza hotels – has launched its new Spring promotion.

If you can push a lot of business their way over the next 10 weeks it could work out very nicely indeed.

It is a simple one, based on the number of nights you do between now and 31st March:

  • Stay 1 night, earn 1,000 bonus points
  • Stay 2 nights, earn 3,000 bonus points
  • Stay 5 nights, earn 10,000 bonus points
  • Stay 10 nights, earn 50,000 bonus points
  • Stay 20 nights, earn 120,000 bonus points

The bonus posts cumulatively.  You receive 1,000 points after your first night, an additional 2,000 (total 3,000) after your 2nd night, an additional 7,000 (total 10,000) after your fifth night etc.

I value a Radisson Rewards point at around 0.33p.  This means that you are getting a very modest £3.33 return if you do just one night.  If you do exactly 20 nights, however, you will have received a bonus of 120,000 points which is worth around £400 – that is a VERY attractive £20 per night.

Existing bookings WILL count.  Interestingly, points and ‘points and cash’ stays will count too.  This means that if you can find a very cheap 9,000 point hotel (there are none left in the UK but they still exist in other countries) and stayed there for 20 nights, you would get 2/3rd of your points back.

You MUST register in order to take part, which can be done at this page of the Radisson Rewards website.


How to earn Radisson Rewards points from UK credit cards (July 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 (167)

  • BJ says:

    OT Marriott questions: 1. I have been trying to cancel an old MTP cat7 (new cat5) for 105k points with a view to transferring 120k to LH to facilitate a First redemption. Agents yesterday and today both refused saying the certificates can no longer be cancelled. Is this true, something new? Only last month I was assured it was possible. 2. I already merged my MR and SPG accounts. When applying for the amex SPG card do I just quote my Marriott account number when it asks for SPG number?

    • Alan says:

      1. Still possible for old certs AFAIK – worth HUACA or trying a diff call centre? May be more data points in FT thread
      2. Yep

      • BJ says:

        Thanks Alan, I’ll keep trying until I find one that cancels. Hopefully by time I get new SPG card all the points transfer issues will be resolved.

  • Craig says:

    OT: 1st churn, seven months from cancellation date. How long for a progress bar to sign up bonus to appear? Ta.

    • Alan says:

      Don’t think the churn matters, the progress bars just come and go. Maybe try app instead of website to see if appears there?

  • Alan says:

    Activated Radisson offer the same day I checked out after spotting this on Loyalty Lobby when in the airport lounge -was a points stay (Park Inn Oslo Airport, very nice upgrade, would recommend!) – wouldn’t say no to free 1k points though! Shame they didn’t advertise it better in advance of the start date.

  • Nick M says:

    OT – I had to cancel some (non-refundable) FlyBe flights SEN-MAN due to a bereavement last summer and the flights were “put on hold” for me to rebook at a later time – provided I send them a copy of the death certificate, I’ll just need to pay any fare difference. I have just started to look at dates but it appears that FlyBe no longer fly this route… does anybody know what my options might be?

    I imagine I could be offered a refund/credit to use on a different route, but was wondering if there is anything else I could be asking for?

    • Lady London says:

      As they probably technically did not have to make any concession to you I think you’ve done rather well. It was very nice of them to do what they did.

      Personally I think this would be most effective if you find what other route you would want, and call them and explain that as they’ve stopped the route could you please use the one at the date and time you want to book instead.

      Somehow I just feel asking for a “blank” refund/credit to be issued or held for you, is pushing the favour you’ve had just a bit too far…. I would just work out what you want and ask them for it directly. Also don’t expect to be able to change again after that.,

      I may be wrong on this but just my twopenceworth as it’s very nice of them to be so kind to you.

  • Crafty says:

    OT: Considering hotel hopping between the Hilton and Doubletree in Sukhumvit to maximise promotion points and more importantly meet my Diamond challenge. Has anyone done this? Any pitfalls with this? Is there a chance status will be refused despite hitting the stay count?

    • BJ says:

      Simple, go for it. Hotels are next door to each other so it’s easy. Biggest problem might be whether rooms are ready. If not, just leave your bags and come back at end of the day.

    • Kevin says:

      I did that on Hilton & DT in Sukhunvit last year without any issue.

  • John says:

    OT but think the new white colour scheme gives a retro feel to the rebranding.

    https://www.rte.ie/news/business/2019/0117/1023822-aer-lingus-rebrand/

  • Tracy says:

    Totally O/T just looking for some advice really. Thinking about my summer 2020 holiday (i know its ages away lol). I have a BA 241 and enough avios for most places. I also have about 150k virgin miles between me & OH. We usually head to the US but are considering Asia this time. I would like to do Beijing and Xi’an, first timers to China so just the usual tourist stuff. We are hoping 14-16 days in total but would like to start or preferably end the trip with a relaxing beach holiday too. Any flight itinerary suggestions?

    • Richard says:

      Beijing and Shanghai are very good for availability in F for two (and more) seats on BA to use the 2-4-1. Hong Kong isn’t terrible but is less open.

      • Tracy says:

        Thanks Richard, any ideas about the beach part?

        • Tilly says:

          Take a flight to Malaysia and either go to Penang or Kota Kinabalu (Rasa Ria or Tangung Aru). Have stayed at all 3 Shangri La hotels. Penang is my personal preference as food is best but if heading to th east coast I prefer Rasa Ria resort.

        • Tracy says:

          Thanks Tilly, already been to Penang many moons ago as a side trip from Kuala Lumpur. Dis enjoy it but want to try somewhere else…..

    • BJ says:

      Time as usual will be the problem but if it allows consider Guilin area, or perhaps Shaolin by train from Xian.

      • Genghis says:

        We went to China for 3 weeks in 2016. Highlights included Hua Shan (near Xi’an), the Great Wall at sunset at Jinshaling, walking around the Ping’an rice terraces (north of Guilin) and seeing a viewpoint at Xianggong (Yangshuo) at sunrise.

        The country in places is beautiful. We didn’t like the people much – many were actively racist, but prob OK if all in party are white. We wouldn’t return for this reason alone. And food was a disappointment on the whole.

        • Tracy says:

          Thanks Genghis, very honest opinion. Will bear it in mind. For me it’s more the ticking off the bucket list of the Great Wall of China. As we will be taking two teenagers it will have to be a mix of culture and relaxation, hence the push for a few days at the beach too.

    • Jake Mcloughlin says:

      Hey.

      We did exactly this last summer. Into Shanghai on virgin miles (good availability in upper), bullet train to Beijing (wall, tiananmen sq etc), fly to zhangjiajie on air China (amazing cloud forest), overnight train to Guilin (go to the countryside in yangusho- best part of the trip). There is a lovely hotel called Aliya in yangusho. Would highly recommend. Then fly to Hong Kong (can use Avios to book expensive internal flight. We saved about ~£700 for 5 people)! If you want beach you could go to Sanya. Didn’t go myself but called “Chinese Hawaii” so could be fun!

      Flew back from Hong Kong also on virgin in upper. Remember to book separately to save £££ on “taxes”

      • Tracy says:

        Some good ideas, thank you. Did look at Sanya, seems like it would be nice…..

        • Binks says:

          Both Beijin and xian are great places to visit with lots to see and do. Flights to Shanghai with Virgin – than you can take the 2hr express train to Beijing. I’ve been Beijing in several occasion and had the pleasure of spending 4 days in Xian. I personally found Chinese very friendly and nice people. Have been there many times and have a number of native Chinese fiends from my time at University in the UK. The culture is very different however that is part of the beauty of going to a different country. Highlights in Xian include the TErracota Warrior, cycling around the old city wall, drum and bell tiers and one of my favourite the Muslim street full of amazing restaurants serving lamb dishes and street food stalls. There is also a beautiful historic mosque built in Chinese style architecture – one of the highlights of my trip to Xian. In Beijing I recommend the Forbidden City, Summer Palace along with the Great Wall. Watch out for the tours that take you for a pit stop to “silk museums” where the tour guides make a cut in any purchases.

    • Kevin says:

      Whenever visit China you better to avoid their public/national holiday, otherwise you will end up in queuing an hours wherever you are going to visit!

  • Chelseafi says:

    O/T I have a stay in Brussels in FHR to pay for next week is there any extra points when paying with any of the following amex? Between us we have Plat, Gold, BAAP & SPG. Thanks

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