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Club Carlson is having a one day only flash sale on purchased points where you can buy up to 40,000 points and get a 75% bonus. I took full advantage of this offer and bought 40,000 point (70,000 after the bonus), for only $280. This sale only lasts until June 19, 2014 at 11:50am EST so act fast!

Club Carlson Flash Sale

Buying 70,000 points for $280 allowed me to purchase points at .4 cents a piece which can be an incredible deal based on where you redeem those miles. Points usually cost .7 cents each, so 70,000 points at the standard points would have run me $490.

Paying for a room at The May Fair would cost 455 GBP per night.
Paying for a room at The May Fair would cost 455 GBP per night.

I’m going to put these points to good use and redeem them for a two night stay at The May Fair in London. Normally you would need to redeem 70,000 points per night at this property but since I will be using my Club Carlson Premier Visa, the second night is free when redeeming Gold Points for 2 or more consecutive award nights. What makes this deal even sweeter is that if I were to make the same reservation at The May Fair and pay for the room it would cost 455 GBP per night or $1,545.96. So my $280 purchase got me two nights at a swanky London hotel that would have cost $1,545!

Terms & Conditions to keep in mind:

  • Prices are in U.S. dollars and do not include applicable taxes.
  • Allow 2-5 days for the purchased points to be posted to your account.
  • Transactions are limited to a combined maximum of 40,000 points, per receiving account, per calendar year.
  • Bonus points will not be counted toward the annual 40,000 point purchase maximum
  • Gold Points purchased using this option are non-refundable

Club Carlson tweeted yesterday that flash sales will be taking place over the next two weeks (from today until June 27, 2014) so keep an eye out for more by following them on  Twitter or Facebook

Capital One® Savor® Cash Rewards Credit Card

This cash back card has a focus on dining and entertainment where you can earn unlimited 4% cash back in those spending categories. You can also earn 2% cash back at grocery stores and 1% cash back on all other purchases.

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More Things to Know
  • Earn a one-time $500 cash bonus after you spend $3000 on purchases within the first 3 months from account opening
  • Earn unlimited 4% cash back on dining and entertainment, 2% at grocery stores and 1% on all other purchases
  • No rotating categories or sign-ups needed to earn cash rewards; plus cash back won't expire for the life of the account and there's no limit to how much you can earn
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Access to premium experiences in dining, entertainment and more
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year, $95 after that
Intro APR on Purchases
N/A
Regular APR
16.24% - 25.24% (Variable)
Annual Fee
$0 intro for first year; $95 after that
Balance Transfer Fee
$0
Recommended Credit
Excellent, Good

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