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Club Carlson has revealed the details of its upcoming summer promo where members can earn 10,000 bonus points for each stay of two nights or more. You must register for the promo on the registration page prior to the checkout of your first stay (so if you’re already in the middle of a stay you can still register!) and then starting today, May 13, 2013, through July 21, 2013, when you complete a stay of two nights or more at any Club Carlson property – including Radisson, Radisson Blu, Park Inn by Radisson, Park Plaza and Country Inns & Suites – you’ll earn 10,000 bonus points in addition to the 20 base points per $1 you normally earn and any elite bonuses. There’s no cap on the number of bonus points you can earn.
Award stays and Points + Cash stays are not eligible for the bonus, so these must be paid stays. While decent, this isn’t one of Carlson’s more exciting promos and doesn’t really compare to last year’s Big Night Giveaway where you could have earned up to 50,000 bonus points on a single nights’ stay and up to 138,000 bonus points by stacking three promos together. 10,000 bonus points is enough for a free night at a Category 1 property such as the Park Inn Fresno, but in order to earn a free night at a top-tier Category 6 property like the Radisson Blu Cape Town or the May Fair Hotel in London, you’d need to stay at least 10 nights to earn the 50,000 points necessary.
Still, if your upcoming hotel plans include the possibility of Club Carlson stays, might as well earn 10,000 bonus points per two-night stay for the next couple of months.
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Here are the rest of the promo T&C:
Terms and Conditions You must be a Club CarlsonSM member to participate in the “Two Nights 10,000 Points” promotion (“Promotion”). To be eligible to earn 10,000 bonus Gold Points® (“Bonus Points”), members must register online for the Promotion at clubcarlson.com/10000points, provide their Club Carlson number at the time of reservation or at check-in, and pay for a stay of two or more consecutive nights on a Gold Point eligible rate at participating Radisson Blu, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn by Radisson and Country Inns & Suites By Carlson℠ hotels worldwide beginning on or after May 13, 2013, and completed by July 21, 2013 (“Eligible Stays”). Bonus Points are awarded on a per stay basis regardless of the number of check-ins or check-outs during the stay. Stays or nights paid for using Points + Cash are not eligible for this Promotion. Members only need to register once before July 21, 2013, but registration must be received before checkout of the first Eligible Stay to qualify. Only one Club Carlson member account will be credited with Gold Points for each Eligible Stay. Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.
Even after the introduction of the Chase Sapphire Reserve, the Chase Sapphire Preferred is still a fantastic choice if you want to avoid the Reserve’s $450 annual fee, earn 2x on all travel & dining and earn a 50,000 point sign up bonus.