Radisson Hotel Corpus Christi – Review


This past weekend we drove from San Antonio to Corpus Christi to check out the city. It was our first visit there. I booked the Radisson Hotel Corpus Christi right on the beach, and got the first night for 38,000 …

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Club Carlson Gold Status Reminder


Here are two quick and easy ways to achieve Club Carlson Gold status. Club Carlson Visa If you have the Club Carlson Premier Premier Rewards Visa card you automatically get Gold Status.  This is by far the easiest way which also gets …

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Purchase Club Carlson and get up to 50% bonus points

Club Carlson is offering up to 50% bonus points when purchasing points in the following increments: – 5,000 to 10,000 points, 20% bonus – 11,000 to 30,000 points, 30% bonus – 31,000 to 40,000 points, 50% bonus If you pay …

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My current credit card spending allocation

In the miles and points game, sometimes you have to play the cards that you’re dealt, and you have to modify or tailor your spending based on your current situation. Take my particular situation, for instance: I’m in the middle …

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My most recent credit card churn


A few days ago I did another credit card application round.  My main plan was to target hotel rewards as I am in need of hotel points for some stays I have coming up. My plan was to get more …

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What credit cards should I get on my next App-O-Rama?

I’m getting ready for my next App-O-Rama, and I’m trying to formulate a strategy for what credit cards I will be getting next. The one thing I know is that barring any insane last minute offers like this January’s American …

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Radisson Woodlands Hotel, Flagstaff, Arizona – Review


We stayed at this property for one night using the free night certificate we earned during Club Carlson’s “Stay One, Get One” promo. I have to say that Club Carlson has really come through in the past couple of years …

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Club Carlson Transfers and Status Match

A few additional perks of Club Carlson include the ability to transfer points and their status match. Unlike with other programs, point transfers to other members are completely free with Club Carlson.  Additionally, unlike SPG, you can transfer to any member …

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Club Carlson Visa Free Night


A few days ago we received the Club Carlson VISA from U.S. Bank. One huge perk of this card is the free night when you book 2 or more nights.  Leverage the points right and stay for a weekend at …

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