MINNEAPOLIS - June 6, 2016
Club CarlsonSM, the global rewards program from Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group today announced it is the first hotel rewards program to offer TSA Precheck® as a redemption option. TSA PreCheck provides expedited security screenings to travelers at airports in the U.S. Beginning July 1, 2016 Club Carlson members will be able to redeem 65,000 points to receive an authorization code which can be used towards the $85 application fee for five years of hassle-free security screenings with TSA Precheck.
“It is exciting to be the first hotel rewards program to offer TSA PreCheck as a redemption option. As one of the most rewarding hotel loyalty programs, we pride ourselves on offering new and unique ways to redeem points,” said Alissa Montbriand, vice president, Global Integrated Marketing Communications, Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. “This enhancement is also timely as summer travel ramps up and security lines at airports increase.”
TSA Precheck members traveling through airport security checkpoints do not need to remove their shoes, light jacket or belt, and can leave laptops and liquids in their carry-on bags.
“Partnerships of this nature allow more travelers to experience the benefits of TSA Precheck while reducing checkpoint wait times,” said John Sammon, Chief Marketing Officer TSA.
For more information, please visit www.clubcarlson.com/tsaprecheck.
About Club CarlsonSM
Club Carlson is the global hotel rewards program from Carlson Rezidor Hotel Group. Club Carlson redefines hotel rewards with a collection of exceptional benefits, services, and privileges at more than 1,000 hotels worldwide, including: Quorvus Collection, Radisson Blu®, Radisson®, Radisson RED, Park Plaza®, Park Inn® by Radisson, and Country Inns & Suites By CarlsonSM. The program was recently named one of the 2015 – 2016 “Top Three Hotel Rewards Programs” by U.S. News and World Report. Club Carlson offers its members:
Club Carlson Terms and Conditions
The Club CarlsonSM Visa® Card provides an even faster way to a free night stay, allowing card members to earn Gold Points on everyday purchases and eligible hotel stays worldwide. Member benefits include up to 85,000 points to start and Gold Elite status. For more information and to apply, visit www.clubcarlsonvisa.com. Connect with Club Carlson on social media: @ClubCarlson on Twitter and Facebook.com/ClubCarlson.
About TSA Pre✓®
TSA Pre✓® is an expedited screening program that allows travelers to leave on their shoes, light outerwear and belt, keep their laptop in its case and their 3-1-1 complaint liquids/gels bag in a carry-on, in select screening lanes. Those eligible for TSA Pre✓® can participate at more than 180 airports when traveling on any of the following participating airlines: Aeromexico, Air Canada, Alaska Airlines, Allegiant Airlines, American Airlines, Cape Air, Delta Air Lines, Etihad Airways, Hawaiian Airlines, JetBlue Airways, Seaborne Airlines, Southwest Airlines, Sun Country, United Airlines, Virgin America and WestJet. TSA has also opened more than 370 application centers nationwide, allowing more U.S. citizens and lawful permanent residents the opportunity to participate in TSA Pre✓®. Interested travelers can pre-enroll at tsa.gov/tsa-precheck/apply.