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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.

What are the best hotel promos for December?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  This has run slightly later than usual this month, but it does not make major difference as most of the offers featured are continuing from November. All of the information in this article […]

Radisson and Park Inn ‘Dream Deals’ are back

Radisson Blu and Park Inn have launched their latest ‘Dream Deals’ sale.  The sale covers 350 hotels across the Europe, Africa, America and the Middle East. Participating brands are Radisson Blu, Park Inn, Park Plaza, Quorvus Collection and Radisson RED. The home page for the sale is here. The […]

Earn double points AND double status night credits on Radisson stays

If you are planning an upcoming stay at a Radisson Blu, Radisson RED or Park Inn, you can earn double Radisson Rewards points AND double status credits until 28th December. This is especially interesting if you are close to earning or retaining your status. The […]

What is the best use of American Express Membership Rewards points?

I have written numerous articles before about using American Express Membership Rewards points and a few pieces on how I value airline miles and hotel points. I have pulled together both of these strands in this updated 2018 article on how to make the best […]

Black Friday 2: 50% credit from Shangri-La, £100 off BA Holidays, £175 Air New Zealand to LA, 30% off Radisson rooms

Some more Black Friday deals! Get 50% cash credit at Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts This is possibly the most original Black Friday deal we’ve covered this year.   It is well worth thinking about if you are heading to Asia or the Middle East next year, […]

What are the best hotel promos for November?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  This has run slightly later than usual this month, but it does not make major difference as most of the offers featured continue into December. All of the information in this article can […]

Which? looks at the UK’s best and worst hotel chains

I was sent a copy of Which? Travel magazine this month because I’m quoted in it.  I very rarely see it otherwise since it is a subscription-only title. The November issue includes the annual Which? Travel reader survey into the best and worst UK hotel […]

Good Park Plaza Waterloo £139 deal now available

The Park Plaza hotel group has launched a special promotion for its new London Waterloo hotel.  We covered the opening here – it is very close to the Imperial War Museum, is basically opposite Lambeth North tube station and is a short walk from the South […]

What are the best hotel promos for October?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  We didn’t run this feature during September as all of the main chains were switching their offers during the month, but now we have a clear run where you can plan more easily. […]

Why transferring hotel points to a friend is good (but airline miles are bad)

Most frequent flyer schemes allow you to pay to transfer miles to a friend.  It is usually a terrible deal.  The price is often only modestly cheaper than buying miles outright but no new miles are being created – you are paying a high fee simply for […]

Bits: join Virgin’s pub quiz [or not], up to 6000 Emirates miles with a Sixt car rental, £30 Radisson cashback via Amex

News in brief: Win free flights in Virgin’s pub quiz tonight! [or not] [EDIT 8am: apparently the quiz tonight is for pre-invited groups so you should not turn up purely for that] On Friday we covered the opening of Virgin Atlantic’s pop-up pub, “The Joint […]

What are the best hotel promos for July?

Welcome to our regular round-up of the best hotel promotions currently running.  Apologies that this edition is a little later than usual. All of the information in this article can also be found on our ‘Hotel Promos’ page which contains details of all of the […]

Bits: HFP Summer party, new SPG / Marriott O2 concerts, double Radisson Rewards points to 31 August

News in brief: Party …. Thank you to everyone who came to the HFP Summer party last night.  It was amazing to see over 200 people in one space, all sharing stories – see the photo below (click to enlarge) taken during the raffle draw.  […]

Holiday Tips 1 – earning Avios and other airline miles from car rentals

The sun is 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 at earning miles from credit cards abroad, from foreign currency and when booking airport car parking. For […]

Bits: LAST CALL for Amazon / Amex Gold £15 discount, Lufthansa to buy Norwegian?, 50% bonus buying Radisson points

News in brief: £15 Amazon discount code for Amex Gold and Platinum cardholders ending soon For the last 20+ months, Amazon has been offering an exclusive £15 discount code for Amex Gold, Green and Platinum charge card holders when they spend £25 or more.  This offer […]

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