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Club Carlson Earning Miles Option Converts Your Entire Account Balance – Beware!

Hundreds of thousands of Club Carlson points that many of us have can fly away with an errant profile selection. I was researching Club Carlson and came across a FlyerTalk thread where toomanybooks read the fine print on Club Carlson >  My Profile – Earning Preferences: Important Information: When you select Miles as your earning…

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Club Carlson Credit Card Monthly Offers (Avis 9,000 and more) – Check US Bank Online Statements

The Club Carlson credit cards from US Bank are my favorite hotel credit cards for the complementary Club Carlson Gold status, generous annual point bonus, and best of all, the last night free on awards, awesome for weekend getaways. Last weeked we used the benefit at the Radisson Hotel Admiral Toronto-Harbourfront, steps away from the…

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My Week in Points: Intercontinental lesson leard the hard way

I had an 8-day stay in Shanghai in early May, to change things up a bit while staying within corporate budget and reasonable distance from the office I stayed at the Intercontinental Shanghai Pudong. The hotel is nice yet unremarkable with a good breakfast. I had not properly researched point earning, though. It turns out…

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My Week in Points March 17-23: maybe Delta can downgrade dead elites in-flight, and whittling through ATL

Just emerged from the Great Firewall of ever-worse internet in China, even with VPN custom gateways from WiTopia it was tough to get things done. Delta: Many commentators have lamented Delta’s decision to revoke mileage balances at death. On my PVG-NRT flight this morning I got to think how far they might take it, for…

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My Week in Points March 3-16: BRG, and churn or wait?

Things sure seem quiet in the miles and points world. I caught up after a 2 week break and my bookmarks for this column are quite thin. Sure there was another round of ‘must act now’ Amex offers that bring the carpet salesman out of the blogger. A few measly facebook bonuses for liking a…

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