Jan272012

Club Carlson 2-for-1 Gold elite rates EMEA

Club Carlson offers 2-for-1 and 4-for-2 paid night weekend special rates at hotels in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) for members with Gold elite status (35 nights or 20 stays in a calendar year).

EMEA – 2 for 1 generally requires arrival Thursday, Friday or Saturday night.

http://www.clubcarlson.com/2for1

EMEA – 4 for 2 generally requires arrival Wednesday or Thursday night.

http://www.clubcarlson.com/4for2

Basic Rules for these discount rates:

  • Must book 2 days in advance.
  • Guest must present Club Carlson Gold Tier card at check-in.
  • Maximum 2 rooms per ID and Gold member must be one of the guests.
  • Rates earn Gold Points.
  • Flexible hotel cancellation policies, up to day of arrival with no penalty.

Status Match to Club Carlson Gold Tier

Club Carlson has been offering easy elite status matches for the past year to Silver and Gold elite membership tiers. The Club Carlson program does not match to the top tier Concierge level.

Hotel loyalty elite levels reportedly matched to Club Carlson Gold per this FlyerTalk thread:

  • Hilton HHonors Diamond or Gold
  • Hyatt Gold Passport Diamond
  • Starwood Preferred Guest Platinum
  • Priority Club Platinum
  • Marriott Rewards Platinum or Gold
  • some members report being declined a status match from Accor Platinum and HHonors Gold, while others were matched.

Request a status match goldpointsplus@carlson.com or use the Club Carlson contact page to speak with an agent to learn what is required. Simply state your current hotel loyalty status and how to arrange a status match to Club Carlson Gold elite. Usually an email or fax showing elite status in the other hotel loyalty program is sufficient.

 

2-for-1 Gold Elite Weekend Rates Examples

Radisson Blu Hotel at Disneyland Paris at 66EUR per night.

Radisson Blu DisneyParis

Friday March 16 – Sunday March 18 rate is 66EUR per night or US$88.46. This 2-for-1 Gold elite weekend rate saves over US$60 per night over the otherwise lowest rate. Cancellation with no penalty up to 6pm local time March 16.

 

Radisson Blu Hotel, Dubai Media City, United Arab Emirates

Radisson Blu Dubai Media City

4-for-2 rate discount for March 15-19, 2012 brings the rate down to $99 per night (plus 20% tax) from $190.44 per night. This is a $400 savings or $480 after tax for a four-night stay in Dubai.

 

Radisson Blu Hotel Nice, France

Radisson Blu Nice

2-for-1 weekend rate Saturday April 21 – Monday April 23 brings the rate down 50EUR per night on the nonrefundable advance purchase offer.

The Club Carlson booking page allows flexible dates search for these discounts when your selected dates are not available.

Radisson Blu Nice flex

 

Radisson Blu Berlin

Radisson Blu Berlin

4-for-2 discount at Radisson Blu Berlin reduces the rate nearly $80 per night for a $320 savings on a 4-night stay.

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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  1. I have Hilton Honors Gold and called twice about status matching to Carlson Gold with no luck, even after faxing screenshots and paperwork. They left me at Silver Elite. Oh well…

  2. Do I need to book the max 2 rooms at the same time ? If not, would I earn 2*2.000 = 4.000 online booking goldpoints when I book them on different days for the same date ? I am planning to stay at the Radisson Blu Cesme Resort & Spa in Turkey. Just 40 Euro per night breakfast included.

  3. @Murat – Good question about online booking bonus for two rooms, same date different reservations and I do not know the answer.

    Seems to me that booking two rooms at different times would earn two online booking bonuses.

    Any readers have experience with booking two rooms and online booking bonus?

  4. I am Priority Club platinum and HHonors Gold, but Club Carlson on matched me to silver. Oh, well, can’t complain since I am getting something for free.

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