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Goldpoints Offers 2,000-Point Sign-Up Bonus

Earlier this week, I reported on a US Airways bonus for new Dividend Miles members.

Suggesting what may or may not turn out to be a travel-industry trend, today’s review is of yet another program sign-up bonus, this time for Carlson Hotels’ goldpoints plus program.

Offer Details

Through November 2, first-time enrollees in the goldpoints plus program will earn 2,000 bonus points.

If the enrollment form is not pre-populated with it, enter promotion code 2K2010CIS to receive the bonus.

Deal or No Deal

Free nights in goldpoints plus start at 15,000 points, so the sign-up bonus is just a small step in the direction of a meaningful reward.

The Carlson portfolio includes more than 1,000 hotels, including the following brands: Regent, Radisson, Radisson Blu, Radisson Edwardian, Park Plaza, Country Inns & Suites, and Park Inn.

So if those hotels work with your current or future travel patterns, you should be a member of the program. And taking advantage of the bonus to enroll is a no-brainer.

Otherwise, save your energy for more productive relationships.

Reader Reality Check

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