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Radisson Hotels, owner of the Radisson Blu, Radisson RED, Park Inn and Park Plaza brands, has launched a special promotion on suites.

If you book and stay before 31st October, you can get up to 25% off suites and junior suites.  This covers hotels in Europe, the Middle East and Africa.

Full details are on this special page of the Radisson Hotels website.


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

  • American Express Preferred Rewards Gold (review here, apply here) – sign-up bonus of 30,000 Membership Rewards points converts into 90,000 Radisson Rewards points. This card is FREE for your first year and also comes with two free airport lounge passes. 30,000 points is a special offer which runs to 9th November 2021.

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 (42)

  • eli says:

    OT Strike related:
    about to take off on-time from LCA with BA673. not sure everyone else on BA will be so lucky.
    ground stuff announced that there isn’t a scrap of food on board and handed out food vouchers before the flight.
    feel pretty lucky to be honest, as being in Economy there’s anyhow no free food.
    connecting at Heathrow to Manchester, let’s see if it’s all falling apart at Heathrow.
    really surprising how empty the flight is after 2 days after disruption.
    Also, over the last hour i”ve received a ton of RFF notifications, implying that BA is releasing loads of redemption seats

  • Mits10 says:

    I also have a £15 statement credit on my Gold Amex when spending £100 with Lufthansa or Swiss.

    • Liam says:

      I have this on my Platinum but not on my Gold credit card or Rewards card. Worth saying that it’s only valid on flights departing from the UK which must be booked by November 9.

    • RB says:

      Can confirm this was on my Gold yesterday

  • Michael says:

    With the Etihad free stop over. Do you have to book direct with them to get it or can you book the Etihad flights anywhere?

    • Rob says:

      At a guess, some travel agents would be able to do it but not Expedia etc OTAs. Only a guess though.

  • Mikeact says:

    £485 Premium Economy Madrid to New York on Iberia…amazing, and you can route through London.
    Hunt around on the Iberia site..(good luck !)

  • Aston100 says:

    The Qatar ‘sale’ does not seem to have any noticeable decreases in prices for UK departures next summer.

  • Kevin C says:

    Hotel bits. Email in for Membership Rewards Hilton points bonus. 50% extra when you transfer 1000 or more. Until 31st October.

    Don’t know if it’s targeted.

    • Doug M says:

      Me too.

      • The Urbanite says:

        First time I’ve ever had the offer. Plat holder.

        • Doug M says:

          It ran something like just over a year ago I think. I asked Rob about likelihood a week or so ago and he I think said that was the only UK Amex hotel bonus offer. So I’m really please it’s popped up. I generate Avios and FC miles, but hotel points few and far between for me.

  • Yuff says:

    OT: have to stay at Heathrow, for 1 night, during October half term as BA cancelled a flight to Palma.
    I have 2 rooms booked at both the Hilton T5 and the new Crowne plaza with points.
    Diamond and spire ambassador, obviously lounge and breakfast is a big pull towards the Hilton but I’ve heard good reviews about the Crowne plaza.
    It’s 2 adults, my daughter and her friend who are year 8.
    Any advice? 🤷🏻‍♂️

    • Shoestring says:

      not on the hotels but don’t forget you are entitled to duty of care, ie BA will pay for the hotel & food, provided that your flight got cancelled and they rebooked you on an earlier/ later flight

      if they cancelled & refunded you, no duty of care

      • Yuff says:

        They cancelled our flight from Gatwick and re-booked us on the next available flight, which was the following day via Madrid from Heathrow, which is irritating. I had used Avios so not sure if that makes a difference…

        • Shoestring says:

          then they’ll pay your hotel & food, £200/ person per room, meals about £25 per meal each is your budget (but they prefer 2 to share room where feasible)

          • Shoestring says:

            & don’t forget all the paperwork for your daughter’s Year 8 friend, her parent has to sign BA consent forms + obvs ask them for her EHIC

          • Andrew says:

            Brexit alert (hopefully factual and not political!). Don’t forget IF there’s no deal then EHIC likely won’t be valid from 01 November (the second Saturday of half term in some parts of the country) – so consider insurance even more carefully.

          • Yuff says:

            Thanks Shoestring,
            Any idea how I claim and also I assume I need to have receipts therefore using points is wasted.
            The Sofitel is the most convenient hotel if I am being compensated.
            Thanks for the reminder about the EHIC 👍🏻😄

          • Yuff says:

            Thanks shoestring 👍🏻😄
            What a lucky post, I had no idea…..
            I owe you a drink if we both ever make an HFP party, which I do hope to one day 😉

          • Yuff says:

            The form says I can’t claim compensation if they cancelled the flight more than 14 days in advance and offered me a suitable alternative, I assume a flight the following day from a different airport wasn’t suitable in terms of convenience?

          • Lady London says:

            Forget compo as it was more than 14 days notice plus you accepted the reroute.

            But having accepted BA’s offered reroute, as it requires an overnight stay and a delay then regardless of compo situation they owe you duty of care under EU261 which is separate from compo. So hotel costs, transport extra costs to get you to new departure airport, and food and drink (not alcohol) appropriate to timing of your delay.

            @shoestring can ba object to this depending on what leg it is?

          • Shoestring says:

            they can potentially ask why you didn’t stay at home and pay for your own food! but the law is very clear: they owe you duty of care.

            just say that you had no option than to travel to London because x, y, z, eg you’d airbnb’d your house/ asked your friends to stay & look after the dog etc

            it won’t come to that & they’ll just process the duty of care claim (with receipts) provided you stick within the budget guidelines £200 hotel room/ £25 per meal

          • Yuff says:

            Thanks shoestring & Lady London, I’ll give it a go as it is inconvenient and the Sofitel is way more convenient

    • Lady London says:

      Isn’t the Hilton T5 actually a long way from T5? And which Crowne Plaza? The new one I hope and nor the one on the way to Stockley Park.

      If you want to stay with Hilton why not try the new HGI T2?

      BA’s budget might also run to Sofitel T5.

      For me if I wanted IHG would be Staybridge even though as Liz found out, apparently no easy road crossing.

      • Yuff says:

        Lady London

        Replied to shoestring before I read your post.
        Yes Sofitel would be ideal/
        I have booked the new Crowne plaza, the new t2 Hilton was the most expensive Hilton on the dates I was looking at

  • Zara says:

    OT- my hubby has a corporate stay in New York next week but I have the elite statuses for Hilton and ihg. Is there any way he can benefit from my statuses or is that a stupid question? He has to book under his name as it’s under his corporate travel arrangements. TIA

    • Jonathan says:

      Not if he needs his name as primary guest. I tried this once booking in my wife’s name with me as named guest & it got spotted & queried by finance. If his firm use a travel agent then he may not get points/perks regardless.

      • Zara says:

        Thanks for the reply. Won’t risk it in that case

      • Zara says:

        Also I think they use HRG so can get perks etc just that he won’t get status benefits in the same way and he has some pretty expensive NYC hotels coming up that he could benefit from perks/ I would welcome the points! Ones actually an intercontinental and Sod’s law it’s part of my accelerate targets!

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