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$30 Amazon Gift Card, Free Friday night with 2 Club Carlson Promos

Club Carlson has a couple of good summer offers out – one to get a $30 Amazon Gift Card and another to earn your choice between a free Friday night or 10,000 points. Both promotions are very straightforward and they should be semi-stackable. The latter requires registration — see below for a registration link. Promotion 1: $30 Amazon Gift Card Through September 4th, you can earn a $30 Amazon gift card for booking two consecutive nights at a Country Inn & Suites…

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HUGE stackable point earnings through Club Carlson

Club Carlson is offering several overlapping promotions that can lead to huge stackable point earnings if you happen to want or need a stay at a Country Inns & Suites hotel on a Sunday and Monday night: Get Triple (plus 7K for Sunday or Monday): Earn triple points through June 30, 2017. Plus get 5,000 bonus points per Sunday and Monday night. Spring Getaway: Save 15% plus get a 7K point bonus for a 2…

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How to book US Bank Club Carlson e-cert free nights (it may be harder than you think)

Club Carlson e-cert

The Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa and its business card twin used to be among my favorite cards.  In fact, I have one of each, and my wife has the personal card.  Until May of this year, the cards offered a wonderfully generous benefit called Bonus Award Nights: book two or more nights with points and get the last night free.  This meant that two night stays cost the same as one night stays (since…

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Bet You Didn’t Know: An overlooked no-fee Club Carlson credit card and an experiment

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By Julian, author of Devil’s Advocate…   Ever since Greg the Frequent Miler first reported last month that Club Carlson was doing away with the Bonus Award Nights benefit of their Visa cards, the question in many people’s minds has been “how quickly can I dump this card?” I’ve felt the same way. I’ve actually got two Club Carlson Visas, one personal and one business. I already paid the annual fee on the business version and…

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Club Carlson’s 30,000 point bonus may be easier to get than expected

As a reminder, Club Carlson is dumping the Bonus Award Nights feature of their credit cards as of June 1, 2015.  Shortly after I reported this change, Club Carlson sent emails to cardholders titled “Information regarding your Club Carlson Visa Benefits”.  To help ease the blow, they told many (but not all) cardholders about a one time 30,000 point bonus: And, to thank you for your continued loyalty, you can earn 30,000 bonus Gold Points®…

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Prestige 4th night free benefit, take 2

Prestige 4th Night Free

The last time I wrote about the Citi Prestige card’s 4th night free benefit, my review was lukewarm.  I complained a bit about the cumbersome booking process and the fact that booking through Citi means forgoing several options for savings.  As a result, your total savings may not be as large as expected.  I’ve now made a second 4th night free booking and my view of this benefit has changed a bit – for the…

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Yes, you can cancel your Club Carlson card after booking Bonus Award Nights

Quick background: Club Carlson recently announced that Bonus Award Nights, the best feature of their co-branded credit cards, would no longer be available as of June 1 2015.  Instead, they are offering: A one-time 30,000 point bonus for a one night stay (for current cardholders, only); Triple points on stays through the end of August; and a new credit card benefit of a free night at a US property after $10K spend.  Details can be…

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How to maximize Club Carlson point earnings: 30,000 points plus 92 points per dollar

Club Carlson is currently offering a couple of overlapping promotions which make it lucrative to book Club Carlson stays despite the fact that they have announced a huge devaluation to their credit card benefits.  For those just catching up, you can find all of the background info here: Club Carlson Visa dumping Bonus Award Nights Top 7 ways to milk the Club Carlson card before and after June 1 Club Carlson offering triple points between…

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