Radisson Rewards (Park Inn, Park Plaza)

Radisson Rewards (formerly Club Carlson) is the loyalty scheme for Radisson, Radisson Blu, Park Inn and Park Plaza hotels amongst others. You earn Goldpoints which can be used for free nights or transferred into frequent flyer miles including Avios points.

 

I published an extensive two-part review of Radisson Rewards which can be found here and here. The latest promotions can be found on our 'Hotel Promos' page.

Radisson Rewards family room redemptions …. a good deal or not?

If you have kids, hotel reward redemptions can be a bit messy.  Most programmes only make standard rooms available for redemption and, especially in big cities, these are small with a maximum occupancy of two people. (There are exceptions – in London, Holiday Inn Mayfair, […]

What are the best hotel promos for June?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. Apologies for running this a little later than usual for June.  I was expected a new Marriott Bonvoy promotion to launch – the old one ended on 4th June – but nothing has […]

When your Radisson Rewards points expire, and how to stop it

I receive occasional emails from readers asking ‘How can I stop my Radisson Rewards points from expiring?’ or ‘When do my Radisson Rewards points expire?’. This series looks at the major hotel loyalty programmes and shows you how to keep your valuable points intact. If […]

Bits: get 3000 bonus points per NIGHT with new Radisson promo, Amex Platinum losing the Preferred Golf programme

News in brief: Earn 3,000 bonus Radisson Rewards points per NIGHT Radisson Rewards has announced its Summer promotion. Called ‘Discover More Staying Power’, it is valid for stays worldwide between 27th May and 31st August.  Participating brands are Radisson Collection, Radisson Blu, Radisson, Radisson RED, […]

Bits: ignore Radisson’s 30% points rebate on transfers, earn Hilton points with Lyft, American Airlines / Hyatt status matching

News in brief: Radisson Rewards offering 30% bonus on transfers to miles – ignore it Radisson Rewards is running a promotion to encourage you to transfer your points to airline miles.  You should ignore it. As you can see on this page of their website, you […]

Radisson launches at Zurich Airport – and get free breakfast and bonus points at Radisson this Summer

The second Radisson hotel in Europe has opened near Zurich Airport. ‘Wait’, I hear you say. ‘Surely there are many Radisson hotels in Europe?’.  Not really.  The European hotels are branded as Radisson Blu, Radisson RED or Radisson Collection.  The stand-alone Radisson brand is not […]

What are the best hotel promos for May?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

Big changes on the way at Radisson Rewards

Big changes are coming to Radisson Rewards, it seems. Chinese group Jin Jiang, which you have probably never heard of, is actually the 2nd largest hotel chain in the world. It recently acquired Radisson / Park Inn from struggling Chinese conglomerate HNA and already owns […]

How Amex Membership Rewards members can buy miles for up to 50% off

One of the lesser known features of the American Express Membership Rewards programme is the ability to buy up to 10,000 Membership Rewards points per year for 1.5p each. This facility is mentioned on the Amex website here – scroll down to Clause 3 – although […]

London’s dullest Radisson Blu to become a Nobu Hotel!

The Radisson Blu hotel in Portman Square, just behind John Lewis Oxford Street, is to become London’s second Nobu Hotel! Radisson Blu will be closing on 18th April, re-opening following refurbishment in 2020.  In an attempt to empty itself out earlier, it has put up […]

What are the best hotel promos for April?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running. All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the current offers, together with links to our major articles on […]

How to use small orphan amounts of miles and points – Part 1 (Hotels)

I thought it was about time to revise and update the lists I first published in 2012 about the best way to use up small amounts of miles and points. What I want to explore is ‘What is the smallest or most optimum small reward, and […]

LAST CALL: Get a 30% bonus on hotel transfers to Avios

Here is your final reminder that Sunday 31st March is your last chance to take part in the ‘bonus when you transfer your hotel loyalty points to British Airways Avios‘ promotion. The ba.com page for the offer can be found here. When you transfer hotel […]

Two GREAT value hotel redemptions – in Cape Town and, erm, Buckinghamshire!

Two readers dropped me emails this week to highlight hotel redemptions they had booked which represented exceptional value for money.  I thought I’d share them both today. Family suites at Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront, Cape Town First up is the Radisson Blu Hotel Waterfront in […]

Earn 3,000 bonus Radisson Rewards points when you book their sale rates

Radisson Rewards is running a sale at the moment with an interesting twist. As well as saving up to 30% on standard rates, you will receive 3,000 bonus Radisson Rewards points with every booking. I value a Radisson Rewards point at around 0.35p, based on […]

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