Category: Hotels

Get up to 54,500 Club Carlson Gold Points (up to 6 Free Nights) after a One-night Stay! (Now, 142,500 Points for Almost 16 Free Nights after 3 Stays)

I tweeted on Saturday about the possibly of the return of last November’s “Radisson Big Night Giveaway” promotion (thanks to this flyertalk thread).

The rumor seems to have been confirmed. You can follow the steps in the map below to participate.

Click on the map above to join Club Carlson for the 4,500 bonus points, or follow this link (hat tip to Frugal Travel Guy & The Points Guy).

[Update: 7:50pm PST, 05/07/2012: keep reading to learn how to earn up to 142,500 in this promotion, almost 16 free nights!]

Continue reading


As mentioned in the “How to Get Started” page, the following index will be regularly updated as new content is added.


  1. 04/11/2012: Buy Choice Points to Stay at Paris Hotels for $30/night (including breakfast)
  2. 04/13/2012: 9 Nights of Hotels in Italy for $300
  3. 04/14/2012: Planning for a Trip for Two to London
  4. 04/19/2012: Staying 4 Nights at the Park Hyatt Paris for Free (a $6,000 value)
  5. 04/23/2012: Buy Hyatt Points for 1 Penny to Stay at Luxury Park Hyatt Hotels
  6. 04/25/2012: Pay for the Luxury Park Hyatt Washington DC and Get All Your Money Back
  7. 05/07/2012: Stay One Night and Get Up to 6 Free Nights at Club Carlson Hotels
  8. 06/10/2012: Park Hyatt Paris Vendome for Free – Reader Trip Reports
  9. 06/19/2012: Updated on Club Carlson Free Nights Promotion
  10. 06/20/2012: How to Use Your Starwood Points for Your Trip to Machu Picchu (Stay at the 5-Star Tambo del Inka for a Fraction of Retail Cost)
  11. 06/27/2012: Get Another 50,000 Club Carlson Points by Staying One Night at Any Park Plaza Hotel
  12. 08/14/2012: Wyndham Promotion (August 6 to October 6, 2012) – Stay One Night Get a Free Night (16,000 Bonus Points, Convertible to 6,400 Miles) – Or Buy Miles for a Penny per Mile
  13. 09/05/2012: First-hand Update on the Wyndham 16,000 Bonus Points Free Night Promotion
  14. 09/24/2012: Taking Advantage of an Airport Hotel for a City Tour
  15. 10/01/2012: Leverating 5 Marriott Deals to Get a Rebate of 50-100% + Possible Fast-track Gold/Platinum Elite Status
  16. 10/17/2012: Get 3 Free Nights in Expensive Midtown Manhattan for as low as $50 each
  17. 12/03/2012: Book a Hotel Room for $35 a Night (Including Taxes and Fees)
  18. 12/28/2012: 4-Diamond Renaissance Las Vegas for $79 and Get Almost All Your Money Back in Perks
  19. 01/23/2013: Booking Award Hotel Nights to Avoid Extra-person Charges
  20. 02/18/2013: Getting Fast Free Hotel Award Nights with Minimal Effort
  21. 02/26/2013: Don’t Blow Your Free Hyatt Nights or All Your Points on the Park Hyatt Paris Vendome

Let me know what you think! I respond to all comments.

Don’t want to miss any TravelByPoints tips? Get updates via daily email, RSS feed, Twitter, or Facebook.