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To make your summer even sunnier, Travel Mamas is offering a Golden Giveaway from Club CarlsonSM Premier Rewards Visa Signature® Card. Not one but TWO lucky entrants will win a $500 Club CarlsonSM Visa gift card plus a Club CarlsonSM Gold Status.

Win a $500 Club Carlson Visa gift card!

Club CarlsonSM hotels

Club CarlsonSM is the global hotel rewards program from Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. Members enjoy benefits at more than 1,000 Carlson Rezidor hotels around the globe, ranging from ultra luxury to more affordable options, including: Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson, and Country Inns & Suites By Carlson (SM).

Radisson Aruba Resort Casino & Spa

Radisson Aruba Resort Casino & Spa (Photo provided by Club Carlson)

Club CarlsonSM members tally up points to earn vacations at some dreamy hotels, like the Radisson Aruba Resort Casino & Hotel. Who wants to take a dip in those pools or that stretch of ocean? (This Travel Mama, that’s who!)

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago Lobby

Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago Lobby (Photo provided by Club Carlson)

A city vacation more your thing? Well, check out this swanky lobby at the Radisson Blu Aqua Hotel Chicago. That would be a pretty sweet spot to return after a day of eating deep dish pizza, posing in front of the Bean sculpture and taking in the view from the top of the Willis Tower.
Club Carlson benefits

Club CarlsonSM Premier Rewards Visa Signature® card

A Club CarlsonSM Premier Rewards Visa Signature® card enables travelers to earn points faster and stay longer. Who doesn’t want more vacation nights?! Check out the infographic above to understand just how awesome the rewards benefits are. Learn more at the Club Carlson website.

Win a $500 Club CarlsonSM Visa Prepaid Card & Club CarlsonSM Gold Status!

We will randomly select two winners. If you win and are already a Club CarlsonSM Gold Elite status member, you will receive Club CarlsonSM Concierge Elite status through February 2015 after verification by Club CarlsonSM of your current Gold Elite status. Elite status is subject to all Club CarlsonSM Terms and Conditions (listed below the Rafflecopter entry form). You may only win the Golden Giveaway one time. You must be a Club CarlsonSM member in order to claim your prize.
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Official rules

NO PURCHASE OR PAYMENT OF ANY KIND IS NECESSARY TO ENTER OR WIN THIS GIVEAWAY. A purchase will not increase your chances of winning. Void inPuertoRico andwhere prohibited or restricted by law. To enter, you must be a U.S. resident, age 18 or older. Employees, partners and vendors of TravelMamas and their immediate family members are not eligible to enter. We will disqualify any entries that we believe are generated by scripts and other automated technology. When applicable, the winner may be required to execute and return within five business days an Affidavit of Eligibility and a Liability and Publicity Release to be eligible for the prize or an alternate winner will be selected. Only one comment per person per giveaway post (except as outlined above where the comment is related to an extra entry). Duplicate comments and Anonymous comments will be discarded. Please make sure that the email address in your comment form is valid (email addresses are never public). The comment will not be judged in any way and a winner is selected at random. Odds of winning a prize depend on the total number of eligible Entries received Winners must claim their prize within three business days after the date of notification of such prize. A Giveaway winner’s failure to respond to the prize notification and provide a shipping address within the specified three business days will be considered such Giveaway winner’s forfeiture of the prize and an alternate winner may be selected from the pool of eligible entries. If an entrant is found to be ineligible, an alternate winner may also be selected from the pool of eligible entries. All prizes will be awarded. No substitutions including for cash are permitted,exceptthat TravelMamas reserves the right to substitute a prize of equal or greater monetary value for any prize. Winners shall be responsible and liable for all federal, state and local taxes on the value of their prize. In the case of non delivery of a sponsored prize by U.S. Bank or Carlson Inc. TravelMamas is not liable for delivery of a prize. By submitting an Entry, each Participant (whether declared a Winner or not) agrees (and agrees to affirm such in writing) to (i) abide by and be bound by these Official Rules and thedecisionsof TravelMamas on all matters relating to this Giveaway which decisions are final and binding in all respects, (ii) waive any right to claim ambiguity in the Giveaway or these Official Rules, (iii) forever and irrevocably release, discharge, indemnify and hold harmless the Giveaway Entities, and each of their respective officers, directors, licensors, employees, representatives and agents (collectively, the “Released Parties”) from any liability, claims, demands, and cause of action from personal injury, loss or damage, including death, or property damage, theft, or loss suffered or resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from participation in this Giveaway or the use, misuse or acceptance or possession of the Prize or any portion thereof, or participation in any Giveaway-related activity; (iv)grant TravelMamas (where permitted by law) the right to use their name on a worldwide basis, in all forms of media, in perpetuity without review or further compensation and, (v) warrant and represent that the use of the materials submitted in this Giveaway will not violate the rights of any third parties. Entries must be in keeping with Sponsor’s positive image, as determined by Sponsor and Administrator in their sole discretion. Any materials containing obscenity, crude language, or descriptions of a violent or sexual nature (as defined solely by Sponsor or Administrator) will not be accepted and the associated Entry will be disqualified. Receipt of any of the prize components of this Giveaway is conditioned upon compliance with any and all applicable federal, state and local laws, rules, and regulations. Noncompliance with any of the above will result in disqualification. If for any reason the Giveaway is not capable of running as planned, including infection by computer virus, bugs, tampering, unauthorized intervention, fraud, technical failures, or any other cause beyond the controlofthe TravelMamas which corrupt or affect the administration, security, fairness, integrity or proper conduct of this Giveaway, TravelMamas reserves the right at its sole discretion to cancel, terminate, modify or suspend the Giveaway. In the event that the operation, security, or administration of the Giveaway is impaired in any way for any reason, including, but not limited to, fraud, virus, or other technical problem,TravelMamas may, in its sole discretion, either: (a) suspend the Giveaway to address the impairment and then resume the Giveaway in a manner that best conforms to the spirit of these Official Rules; or (b) cancel the Giveaway and award the Prizes from among the eligible entries received up to the time of the impairment. U.S. Bank, Carlson Inc., and their respective affiliates and employees are released from liability regarding this Giveaway. As compensation for running this giveaway The Travel Mama received two (2) one (1)-night vouchers valid at Radisson® or Radisson Blu® properties in North America.

About Colleen Lanin

Colleen Lanin is the founder/editor-in-chief of As the author of her book, "The Travel Mamas' Guide," she teaches parents not only how to survive a trip with children, but also how to love exploring the world with their offspring. Her stories have appeared online and in print for such outlets as the "Today" show,, Parenting Magazine, Orlando Sentinel, Chicago Tribune, Expedia, San Diego Family Magazine, and more. Colleen gives tips on television, radio, and as a public speaker. She has a master’s degree in business administration with a background in marketing. She lives in Arizona with her husband and two kids.

  1. http://Allison says

    So many great choices, but I’d love to return to San Francisco!

  2. http://Lori says

    would love to stay in Minneapolis/st. Paul

  3. http://Ken%20ruhland says

    New York

  4. http://Heather%20Hayes%20Panjon says

    I’d Stay At The Radisson Martinique On Broadway

  5. http://anna%20pry says

    i would most like to stay at the RADISSON BLU RESORT FIJI DENARAU ISLAND

  6. http://Stephanie%20Gossett says

    I would stay at the Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Miami (Kendall), FL. I would stay here to see the other coast, and get to spend quality time with my family. Thank you so much for this chance. We have been through a lot this year, with the loss of a parent, and this would be so nice!

  7. http://Cami says

    I have a trip planned to Scandinavia next year and would love to stay at a Radisson Blu in Stockholm. Thanks for the giveaway!

  8. http://paige says

    san Francisco. thanks for the great giveaway!

  9. http://Amanda%20D says

    I would choose the Radisson Blu in Paris! I will be traveling there for the first time in September for my cousin’s wedding. I do not have a hotel yet, though, and this one looks absolutely gorgeous!

  10. http://Amanda%20Sakovitz says

    I would love to use it at the Radisson hotel in Nasuha!

  11. http://Nataly%20Carbonell says

    I’d like to use my card and stay at Radisson Hotel in Orlando!

  12. http://Diane%20B says

    Radisson in New York!! OMG would LOVE it!

  13. http://Bradley%20B. says

    Rome Blu es. Hotel in Rome looks good to me!

  14. http://Lisa%20G says

    Wouldn’t mind going to Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Miami (Kendall), FL looks fabulous but they all look awesome!!

  15. http://Megan says

    Radisson Blu Plaza Sydney – prime location, fabulous rooms/suites and ace staff.

  16. http://Thomas%20Murphy says

    I would use it at Country Inn & Suites By Carlson, Tampa East, FL

  17. http://Jordan%20S says

    I would use it at the Radisson Hotel Los Angeles Midtown at USC

  18. http://Nataly%20Carbonell says


    Thanks so much ♥

    I just replied to the email 😀 yay!

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