How to Earn an Easy 3,000 Hotel Points in a Few Minutes

You can earn 3,000 bonus Club Carlson points by making just one purchase with a Club Carlson partner through the Club Carlson app by the end of this year.
How to Get the Points

Download the Club Carlson app on your iPhone or Android device.

2. Click on the Extras section.


Buy Club Carlson Points for 0.4 Cents Until Sunday. Good Deal?

Until Sunday (October 30, 2016,) you can buy Club Carlson points and get a 75% bonus on the points purchased. (I've been getting an error after signing in through that link. On the error page, add an "o" to the end of the URL, and it should take you to the correct page.)

Club Carlson points normally cost 0.7 cent each.

Club Carlson Promotion: Up to 50,000 Bonus Points for Stays

Club Carlson is offering up to 50,000 bonus Gold Points on eligible stays completed through July 31, 2016.

Club Carlson is the loyalty program of these brands.

You earn bonus points for two, five, ten, and fifteen eligible nights:

Eligible nights are basically paid nights.

Club Carlson Removes Last Night Free for Cardmembers Effective 11 PM CT Today (June 1, 2015)

Update June 1 at 9:12 AM ET: Club Carlson has tweeted that the benefit will still be bookable until 11 PM CT tonight, so book, book, book. I burned all my points yesterday on speculative two night stays in Lithuania and Chennai. I can cancel them and get the points back if my plans change.

Earn 30,000 Club Carlson Points for Free, Turn Them Into Six Free Nights

The Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature Card currently has the best benefit of any hotel credit card by far: you get the last night free on award stays of 2+ nights. Two night award stays are effectively half price.


Unfortunately the benefit was too good to last.

Today Only: Hotels In Europe for $20

Update at 2:47 PM on 3/25/15: These packages sold out before I could buy one.

Today is the third day of five weeks of discounted travel packages from the US Travel Association called Daily Getaways.

How the Last Night Free Benefit on the Club Carlson Card Works

The Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature Card offers 85,000 bonus points after spending $2,500 on the card in the first 90 days.

Club Carlson Card with 85,000 Bonus Points

The Club Carlson Premier Rewards Visa Signature Card offers up to 20 free hotel nights after spending $2,500 on the card in the first 90 days.

The basic idea is:

50,000 Club Carlson Gold Points after first purchase
35,000 more Club Carlson Gold Points after spending $2,500 on the card in the first 90 days
Earn 5 points per dollar on all purchases (and 10 on purchases at Carlson Rezidor hotels), so you'll earn at least another 12,500 points from meeting the minimum spending requirement.

Buy Club Carlson Points for 0.4 Cents, $18 Hotel Rooms

Club Carlson has a Flash Sale that lasts until 8:59 AM ET tomorrow (June 24, 2014) during which you can buy up to 70,000 Club Carlson Gold Points for 0.4 cents per point.

The sale is billed as a 75% bonus on Gold Points, so you can only buy points in increments of 1,750.

Today's Flash Sale is about 11% cheaper than the Daily Getaways deal last week that sold out instantly.

I plan to buy the maximum number of 70,000 Gold Points for $280 today because I didn't get around to it during the last

Club Carlson Points for Sale for 0.45 cents means $20 Hotel Rooms

Today is the second day of the last week of five weeks of discounted travel packages sponsored by the US Travel Association and American Express called Daily Getaways. Every weekday at 1 PM ET, a discounted travel package or packages will go on sale and will usually sell out in a few minutes.