8,000 Starpoints for $70 (and two nice hotel nights), Club Carlson Rewards to be re-branded to Radisson Rewards

– if you need a new Starwood Preferred Guest account you can go through this public link and get 4,000 bonus points with your first two stays

Airline Credit Cards

If you do a successful BRG with the first two stays you’ll have 8,000 Star points.

This handy link will show some of the cheapest SPG properties worldwide (the list isn’t complete but gives you a good idea where you can find them).

The Sheraton Sharm Hotel, Resort, Villas & Spa in Egypt has rates as low as $32 on other websites (higher on spg.com).

Airline Credit Cards

You’ll get two nights (separated by one night by a hotel across the street) for $32+tax and 8,000 Starpoints. Not a bad vacation!

– Club Carlson is dropping the Carlson name and will start using Radisson Rewards from on next month

This decision is triggered by the new ownership structure and was long overdue anyways. Radisson is the much bigger brand and always had a bigger name recognition.