US Bank is sending an exclusive free night certificate to its Club Carlson Visa Card Holders. This free night certificate is valid for approximately one year from the date of issue and can be used at any club Carlson property world wide towards a standard room.
The only positive change is for those who plan to redeem your points for award nights in India, where a lot of hotels have dropped to lower categories, which means you will need less points for award nights.
What to do if you did not receive the free night certificate?
You must be a Club Carlson Visa Card Holder, to be able to receive the certificate from US Bank. Some people have reported receiving the free night even though they cancelled the card and some of the active card holders did not receive the free night certificate.
A possible explanation could be
- Free night certificates are sent out in batches.
- This is a targeted offer (which is hard to explain, as all the card holders would be effected by the devaluation)
If you are a US bank Club Carlson Visa credit card holder and did not receive the free night certificate, I would recommend waiting a few more days and then call US Bank about the “free night certificate”
US Bank may have seen a huge number of Club Carlson Visa Card Holders cancelling their cards due to the recent devaluations. In an effort to control the damage, US Bank may have decided to issue these free nights certificates. If this is a targeted offer to a few card holders, US Bank may do more harm than good – as this would not please the rest of the card holders.
While this free certificate in no way compensates the loss of “complimentary second night” benefit, it is a consolation. If you have not received the offer, I would recommend waiting for a few more days and then contact US Bank.
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