There’s a lot of hype going on for tomorrow’s Club Carlson 100% buy points promotion. Essentially, you can buy 10,000 Club Carlson points for $70 and receive a 10,000 point bonus. So, in the end, it’s 20,000 points for $70.
So, is this really cheap?
Not exactly, and there’s a way to get these points for even cheaper.
The Club Carlson credit card offers 5x the points for every dollar spent. So, I’d need to spend $4,000 in order to earn 20,000 points.
- If I buy (4) $1,000 Visa gift cards for $3,95 each, my total is $15.80 for 20,000 points. These can normally be purchased at a mall.
- If I buy (8) $500 Visa or MasterCard gift cards for $5.95 each, my total is $47.60. These can normally be purchased at a grocery store.
In both circumstances, I’m earning the same 20,000 points for CHEAPER than the $70/20,000 promotion that is occurring tomorrow on Cyber Monday.
Of course, you’ll need a Club Carlson credit card to do this, but most savvy miles and points collectors do since this card provides “buy 1, get 1 free” on award night redemptions.
So, will I be purchasing Club Carlson points tomorrow during their Cyber Monday promotion? Nope, not for me!
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