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You can get a 75% bonus when you buy Club Carlson points by 11:59 am EST on June 19, 2014.
75% Bonus on Club Carlson Points by 11:59 am EST on June 19, 2014
Until 11:59 am Eastern Time on June 19, 2014, you can buy up to 40,000 Club Carlson points and get a 75% bonus. So if you bought the maximum number of points allowed a year (40,000 Club Carlson points), you would pay $280 and get 70,000 Club Carlson points.
Club Carlson normally sells points for 0.7 cents per point (sign in required). With this deal, you’re buying Club Carlson points for 0.4 cents per point.
Most expensive Radisson hotels costs 50,000 Club Carlson points a night. So you could buy 29,000 Club Carlson points and get 50,750 Club Carlson points for $203 (29,000 Club Carlson points x 75 % bonus Club Carlson points).
For example, 1 night at the Radisson Blu Style Hotel, Vienna on January 21, 2015, costs 50,000 Club Carlson points or ~$233 on the Radisson website and ~$230 on Kayak.
If you have the Club Carlson credit card, you get the last night free when you use points to book 2 or more consecutive nights. So for 50,000 Club Carlson points you would get 2 nights at the Radisson Blu Style Hotel, Vienna.
So you’re paying $203 for 50,000 points which get you 2 nights (if you have the Club Carlson card) at a hotel which costs $233 a night or $466 for 2 nights!
So you’re saving $263 ($466 cost of 2 nights in Vienna – $203 cost of buying 50,000 points). That’s a pretty good deal!
You can use Club Carlson points at any Club Carlson brand hotel:
Club Carlson points can be transferred to certain airlines at a 10:1 ratio (sign in required), but this is expensive and not a good deal.
Because Club Carlson point purchases are processed through Points.com, buying Club Carlson points doesn’t count as a travel purchase. So you won’t get extra points if you use the Chase Sapphire Preferred.
If you bought Club Carlson points during the Daily Getaways, you would not be able to buy Club Carlson points through this offer because you can only buy (or transfer) a maximum of 40,000 Club Carlson points per year.
If you’ve already bought Club Carlson points this year, you might not be able to take advantage of this deal.
But be sure to do the math to see if buying points makes sense for you.
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