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.

Bits: Groupon selling Avios from a mileage broker!, The House and Clubrooms lounge deal, 25% off Radisson and Park Inn

News in brief: Groupon UK selling Avios – and undercutting the current BA sale – but buyer beware For the first time, Groupon UK is selling Avios points.  We have seen this on Groupon Spain and Groupon Ireland before, but not here. Full details of the […]

Bits: BA blinks first in pilot dispute?, Radisson adds a Las Vegas hotel, IHG offers a bonus on your bonus!

News in brief: Has British Airways blinked first in BALPA pilot dispute? Whilst details are slim, my understanding is that British Airways may have blinked first in the on-going dispute with pilots union BALPA. After talks broke down on Thursday, BALPA was on the brink […]

Radisson Rewards launches a new partnership with Europcar

Europcar and Radisson Rewards have teamed up with a new points-earning joint venture. When you hire a car, it is usually most profitable to credit the rental to an airline.  Avios / British Airways has an exclusive deal with Avis and Budget, whilst Virgin Flying […]

Are the six Amex Platinum hotel status cards worth having?

If you’re looking to get yourself some hotel status cards quickly, there is no easier route than getting The Platinum Card from American Express. It comes with SIX hotel status cards.  Five of these are given to you directly and one requires you to complete […]

What are the best hotel promos for July and August?

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 […]

Get a 50% bonus when buying Radisson Rewards points

Radisson Rewards, the loyalty scheme for Radisson, Park Plaza and Park Inn, is offering a bonus of up to 50% when you buy points. The link is here.  It runs until 28th July 2019.  The bonus works like this: 10% bonus on purchases of 3,000 to […]

Holiday Tips 1 – Earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals, and saving on insurance

This article looks at how to earn Avios and other airline miles from car rentals. The schools are nearly out, so  I thought it was a good time to update our ‘Holiday Tips’ series in preparation for the Summer season.   Future articles will look […]

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 […]

Get 3000 bonus points per NIGHT with new Radisson Rewards promo

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, Park Plaza, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inn & Suites […]

Ignore Radisson’s 30% points rebate on airline mile transfers

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 will get a 30% points rebate if you transfer your points to miles before 26th […]

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 via its new Chinese owners

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 […]

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