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Overview

Club Carlson
Honored by more than 1,000 hotel properties around the world, the Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group's loyalty program, Club Carlson, caters to travelers who regularly stay at Radisson, Radisson Blu, Radisson RED, Park Inn by Radisson, Park Plaza, Quorvus Collection or Country Inns & Suites By Carlson properties. The program is best for those who frequently travel to large cities in the United States and Europe. As a Club Carlson member, you will earn rewards – called Gold Points – with every stay and on food and beverages charged to your room. Signing up for a Club Carlson Visa credit card will allow you to earn rewards on everyday expenses. You can use Gold Points to cover future stays and other hotel expenses, such as room upgrades and movie rentals, as well as flights with more than 20 airline partners and gift cards for Club Carlson restaurant, travel and retail partners.

Pros & Cons

  • More than 1,000 participating hotels
  • Carlson Rezidor brands accommodate a wide range of budgets
  • Rewards can be used for hotel stays and flights
  • Member benefits may not be available in all Carlson Rezidor hotels
  • Blackout dates may apply for select room categories
  • Gold Points expire after two years of account inactivity
3.66

Overall

Scorecard

  • Property Diversity
    5.0
  • Geographic Coverage
    2.0
  • Ease of Earning Free Night
    4.0
  • Additional Benefits
    3.5
  • No. of Hotels
    1,000 - 3,999

Rankings

Club Carlson is ranked No. 8 in the Best Hotel Rewards Programs. U.S. News evaluated 17 loyalty programs associated with major hotel brands across several indicators of excellence. Read more about how we rank rewards.

Club Carlson is ranked as:

Points

Club Carlson rewards you with Gold Points every time you stay or dine at a Carlson Rezidor hotel. You can use those points to cover the cost of future hotel stays and airline tickets, as well as for gift cards or prepaid Visa cards to use at participating partners.

Points Can Expire

Can Earn Points On:

  • Credit Card
  • Hotel Stays

Can Use Points On:

  • Room Upgrades
  • Booking Hotels
  • Air Travel
See details about how to earn and use points

Membership Levels

The Club Carlson rewards program is broken up into four membership tiers: Red, Silver, Gold and Concierge.

See details about how membership works

The Fine Print

  • Gold Points do not cover taxes or other charges.
  • Reward stays are subject to availability.
  • The conversion rate of Gold Points to frequent flyer miles varies by airline.
  • Rewards cannot be redeemed for rooms reserved on third-party websites.
  • Certain elite status benefits, such as early check-in and late checkout, are subject to availability, and some benefits are only offered when the member is the registered guest for an eligible stay.

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