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Via View From the Wing, 20 Club Carlson hotels are changing categories as of tomorrow, March 1, 2017.
That’s not much notice from Club Carlson! So it’s worth checking to see if a hotel you were planning on booking will soon cost more points. Because if so, you need to book it by tonight!
Let’s take a look at which Club Carlson hotels are changing categories.
Club Carlson Hotel Category Changes
The latest Club Carlson category changes will go into affect tomorrow, March 1, 2017.
I’m not happy this news is so last minute! But folks should look over the list to see if a hotel you were planning on booking is going up in category. Because you need to book it by tonight to save points!
That said, most of the hotels on the list are off the beaten path. So it’s unlikely these changes will affect most peoples’ travel plans. 😉
Here’s a list of the 2017 Club Carlson hotel category changes:
The hotels in the US and Asia are going up. And for the most part, the hotels in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa are moving to lower categories.
Like the highly rated Radisson Blu Hotel, Istanbul Pera, that’s moving from a Category 7 hotel to a Category 5. So it will cost 44,000 Club Carlson points instead of 70,000 Club Carlson points per night after March 1, 2017.
Earning & Using Club Carlson Points
If you live in the eastern US, there are plenty of Club Carlson hotels (there aren’t nearly as many out west). And there are lots of locations in Europe.
But here aren’t many ways to earn Club Carlson points. You can sign-up for the:
- Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa – Earn 85,000 Club Carlson points after spending $2,500 on purchases within the first 90 days of opening your account
- Club Carlson Business Rewards Visa – Earn 85,000 Club Carlson points after spending $2,500 on purchases within the first 90 days of opening your account
- Club Carlson Rewards Visa – Earn up to 30,000 bonus points after you spend $1,000 on purchases in the first 90 days of opening your account
You can also stay at Club Carlson hotels and earn at least 20 Club Carlson points per $1.
Tomorrow, March 1, 2017, 20 Club Carlson hotels will change categories. And they didn’t give much notice!
The hotels in the US and Asia that are on the list will all cost more points per night. And most hotels included in the changes that are in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa, will cost fewer points .
So if you were planning on booking a Club Carlson hotel soon, check the list to see whether you’ll save points by booking before these changes go into effect!