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: 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 […]

How to get a 35% bonus on your Membership Rewards balance – but why it isn’t always a great idea

One of the downsides of the fall of Sterling against the Dollar and the Euro since the Brexit vote has been to destroy much – but not all – of the generous arbitrage that used to be available if you held the American Express International […]

What are the best hotel promos for June?

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 […]

Bits: first UK Radisson RED opens in Glasgow, Emirates to launch Edinburgh, Allen & Jain

News in brief: First UK Radisson RED opens in Glasgow Radisson RED has opened its first UK hotel in Glasgow.  This new brand is located in Glasgow’s West End close to music venues, The Hydro and the city centre. This is only the second Radisson RED […]

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 […]

Bits: more Santiago and Washington Avios seats, Radisson sale, Conrad Maldives new underwater room

News in brief: Additional BA services to Santiago and Washington launched British Airways has launched new services to Santiago (pictured below) and Washington for the Winter. From 28th October, a fifth weekly Santiago, Chile flight will be launched.  This will operate on a Sunday. From […]

Bits: Get double or triple Accor points on UK stays, 75% bonus buying Radisson points, Peakpoints closing

News in brief: Earn double or triple Le Club AccorHotels points on UK stays! Accor has launched a good new promotion for stays at their hotels in the UK and Ireland. Classic (base level), Silver and Gold members of Le Club AccorHotels will receive double […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – Radisson Rewards – The Opinion

In my article yesterday, I reviewed ‘the facts’ of the Radisson Rewards loyalty scheme. This post is my personal opinion, highlighting areas where I think you might want to focus. The 10-second summary: Strong points – high earnings rate, free Gold status via Amex Platinum, […]

What is the best hotel scheme? – Radisson Rewards – The Facts

This is the fifth of our overview series of the main hotel loyalty schemes. Each scheme will be covered over two posts. One will list the facts of the scheme, basically, “How does Radisson Rewards work?”, whilst the other – on the following day – […]

Last call to earn up to 120,000 Radisson Rewards bonus points – but with a catch

Time is running out for the current generous Radisson Rewards offer to promote their rebranding from Club Carlson.  I outlined the few differences between Club Carlson and Radisson Rewards in this article. I wanted to run through it again today as – whilst you need to […]

Bits: LHR T1 contents auction, Etihad UK call centre to close?, new Radisson for New York, 10% off LATAM

News in brief: Heathrow Terminal 1 auctions off – everything! Last year we covered an auction where the heavy plant from Heathrow Terminal 1 was being sold off. On 21st April, literally everything else from T1 which could be ripped off the walls or floor […]

Bits: extended BA lounge guesting for Easter, Radisson Blu and Park Inn sale, £15 Lufthansa discount code

News in brief: BA changes lounge access rules for Easter British Airways has changed its lounge access rules over Easter, but only for Gold members.  (Although, oddly, neither my wife nor I were emailed about this although some Gold members were.) Until 15th April, a […]

Earn up to 120,000 Radisson Rewards bonus points with new promotion – but with a catch

As I was expecting, Radisson Rewards has launched a new offer to promote their rebranding from Club Carlson.  I outlined the few differences between Club Carlson and Radisson Rewards in this article. Radisson Rewards is the loyalty scheme for Radisson Blu, Radisson Red, Radisson Collection, […]