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Best Western Rewards

Rewards Program Information

Program Benefits

Best Western Rewards is now offering to match elite levels for customers that have gained elite levels in other hotel loyalty programs!

Best Western Rewards is Best Western’s FREE rewards program.  Earn points towards a variety of product and service awards including:

  • Free nights
  • Dining
  • Shopping
  • Entertainment
  • Gift Certificates
  • Airline miles

Best Western Rewards members will receive:

  • 10 points per USD (or equivalent) spent on eligible room rates OR
  • Airilne/partner rewards with each qualified stay
  • Hotel stay rewards with no blackout dates
  • Exclusive offers
  • Points that never expire

3 Elite tier levels with generous bonus point offerings, and other opportunities to earn points through special promotions, purchases and point balance transfers with the Best Western MasterCard and customized membership programs.

Rewards Without a Credit Card?

Yes

How to Earn

Earn With Best Western:

  • Earn 10 points for every USD spent (or equivalent) on room rate, excluding taxes.
  • Rate paid must be a qualifying rate to receive rewards points or miles
  • Best Western Rewards members can also receive points by shopping and converting their points from other rewards programs or using services from Best Western's preferred partners.
    • Points and earning rules may vary by partner

Airline/Partner Rewards:

  • Best Western Rewards members can choose to receive rewards with one of several global partners
  • Members may earn:
    • 600 Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points
    • 20 AIR MILES reward miles
    • 250 on all other airline/partner rewards for each eligible stay at Best Western hotels
      • To receive airline or other partner rewards, members must:
        • Be certain their Best Western Rewards profile earning preference is set to the airline or other partner reward of their choice
        • provide their partner membership number
        • provide their Best Western Rewards membership card or number at hotel check in

Retail Partners:

  • BWR members can receive points by shopping, converting points from other rewards programs or using services from preferred partners
    • Points and earning rules may vary by partner

Rental Car Partners:

  • From car rentals to ordering flowers, there's always an activity to keep increasing points

 

How to Redeem

Free Rewards Nights:

  • Points add up to free travel
    • Members Enjoy the rewards by earning and spending points towards free room nights at Best Western hotels across the globe
  • Best Western Rewards points can be redeemed for a variety of free night vouchers
  • Advanced reservations are required to ensure room availability
  • Vouchers can either be printed immediately from members home computers or emailed to members or a guest recipient

Points can be used to redeem in the rewards in the following categories:

    • Airline Partner Rewards
    • Travel
    • Charitable Donations
    • Dining
    • Entertainment
    • Hotel
    • Gas & Auto Rewards
    • Memberships
    • Merchandise Rewards
    • Retail Gift Cards

 

Min Points to Redeem

Free Nights Rewards

Reward TitlePoints Required to Redeem
Free Night Voucher 8,000 points8,000
Free Night Voucher 12,000 points12,000
Free Night Voucher 16,000 points16,000
Free Night Voucher 20,000 points20,000
Free Night Voucher 24,000 points24,000
Free Night Voucher 28,000 points28,000
Free Night Voucher 32,000 points32,000
Free Night Voucher 36,000 points36,000
Level Adjustment 4,000 Points4,000

 

Best Western Travel Card Rewards:

  • The Best Western Travel Card allows members to fit more than 4,000 hotels in over 95 countries into their wallet
  • Explore the world with one convenient card
    • Travel Cards are accepted at all of Best Western's properties worldwide and they NEVER expire 
Reward TitlePoints Required to Redeem
$25 USD BW Travel Card6,000
$50 USD BW Travel Card12,000
$50 USD BW Travel Card (Special Offer for Elite Members)11,000
$100 USD BW Travel Card24,000
$100 USD BW Travel Card (Special offer for Elite Members)22,000
$250 USD BW Travel Card60,000

 

Retail Gift Cards:

  • Best Western Rewards points can be redeemed for a variety of retail gift cards
Reward TitlePoints Required to Redeem
Amazon.com $25 USD Electronic Gift Card6,500
AMC  Theatres Gift Card $15 USD3,900
American Eagle Outfitters Gift Card $25 USD6,500
Barnes & Noble Gift Card $25 USD6,500
Best Buy Gift Card $100 USD26,000
Best Buy $25 CAD Gift Card (CANADA ONLY)6,500
Best Buy Gift Card $25 USD6,500
Canadian Tire Gift Card $50 CAD (Canada Only)13,000
HBC Gift Card $25 CAD (Canada Only)6,500
Indigo $25 CAD Gift Card (Canada Only)6,500
iTunes Gift Card $25 USD6,500
JCPenney Gift Card $25 USD6,500
Kmart $25 USD Gift Card6,500
M&M Meat Shops $25 CAD Gift Card6,500
Macy's Gift Card $25 USD6,500
NIKE Golf Gift Card $50 USD11,000
NIKE Golf Gift Card $50 USD (ELITE ONLY)10,000
Sports Authority Gift Card $25 USD6,500
Staples Gift Card $25 USD6,500
Staples Gift Card $25 CAD (CANADA ONLY)6,500
Sears $25 USD Gift Card6,500
Sears Gift Card $25 CAD (Canada Only)6,500
Target Gift Card $100 USD26,000
Target Gift Card $25 USD6,500
The Golf Gift Card $50 USD (Elite Only)10,000
The Golf Gift Card $50 USD11,000
The Home Depot Gift Card $100 USD26,000
The Home Depot Gift Card $25 USD6,500
Walgreens Gift Card $25 USD6,500
Walmart Gift Card $25 CAD (Canada Only)6,500
Walmart Gift Card $25 USD6,500
Walmart Gift Card $50 USD13,000
Walmart Gift Card $100 CAD (CANADA ONLY)26,000

 

Dining Rewards

  • Best Western Rewards points can be redeemed for gift cards to members favorite restaurants
Reward Title  Points Required to Redeem
 Applebee's Gift Card $25 USD VALID IN USA AND CANADA6,500
 Brinker Gift Card $25 USD (Chilis-Macaroni Grill- On The Border)6,500
 Darden Rest $25 USD-Red Lobster-Olive Garden6,500
 Darden $25 USD Gift card (ELITE ONLY)6,500
 OSI Rest. Gift Card $25 USD (Outback,Carrabbas,Flemings)6,500
 Red Lobster Gift Card $25CAD (CANADA ONLY)6,500
 Red Lobster/Olive Garden $25 CAD Gift Card (ELITE ONLY)6,500
 Starbucks Card $25 USD6,500
 Starbucks Card $25 CAD (Canada Only)6,500

 

Gas and Auto Rewards:

  • Best Western points can be redeem ed for a AAA or CAA Membership, gas cards, and car rentals
Reward TitlePoints Required Needed to Redeem
AVIS Gift Certificate $50 USD13,000
BUDGET Gift Certificate $50 USD13,000
Exxon/Mobil Gas Card $25 USD6,500
Exxon/Mobil Gas Card $50 USD13,000
Petro-Canada Gift Card $25 CAD (Canada Only)6,500
Shell Gift Card $50 USD13,000
Shell Gift Card $25 USD6,500

 

Airline Partner Rewards:

  • Best Western points can be redeemed for airline/partner rewards
Reward TitlePoints Required to Redeem
1000 Aeroplan Miles5,000
1000 Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan miles5,000
1000 American Airlines AAdvantage miles5,000
1000 Continental Airlines OnePass Miles5,000
1000 Delta Air Lines SkyMiles5,000
1200 Southwest Airlines Rapid Rewards Points5,000
1000 US Airways Dividend Miles5,000
1000 Asiana Club Airline Miles5,000

 

Merchandise Rewards:

  • Best Western Rewards points can be redeemed for a variety of merchandise rewards
Reward TitlePoints Required to Redeem
CRAFTSMAN 50-pc. Screwdriver Set (CANADA ONLY)10,400
CRAFTSMAN /MD 5-pc.Plier Set (CANADA ONLY)13,000
Oster Indoor Grill (CANADA ONLY)15,600
CRAFTSMAN 7.2 V. Cordless Screwdr 20P (CANADA ONLY)16,400
Hamilton Beach Panini Press Sand Maker(CANADA ONLY)18,000
CRAFTSMAN Circular Saw (CANADA ONLY)26,000
Nintendo Wii Fit Plus with Balance Board (CANADA ONLY)27,300
Bissell Turbo-Brush Carpet Cleaner (CANADA ONLY)35,000
Kodak PlayFull Pocket Video Camera(CANADA ONLY)36,000
Samsung Blu-ray Player (CANADA ONLY)38,000
TomTom Via 4.3'' Screen GPS (CANADA ONLY)49,400
Fuji XP20 Digital Camera(Blue) (CANADA ONLY)53,300
Skullcandy Chops Earphones - Black (USA Only)5,000
Wine Electric Blue Push-Button Corkscrew (USA Only)7,500
Dirt Devil Gator 10.8V Cordless Hand Vacuum (USA Only)9,100
Hamilton Beach 6-Cup Food Processor (USA Only)10,500
Logitec 2.1 Speaker SystPwr Cont Pod (USA Only)12,100
Skullcandy Pipe iPod Dock (USA Only)15,300
Hamilton Beach Set 'n Forget 6 Qt. (USA Only)16,500
Black & Decker 18v Smart Select Drill (USA Only)20,100
Black & Decker 14.4V Cordless Drill Kit (USA Only)22,100
Farberware RED 13-Piece Cookware Set (USA Only)22,800
Norelco Men's Speed-XL Shaving System (USA Only)23,500
Portable 7" DVD Player Wireless Game Controller (USA Only)25,700
Logitech Rechargeable iPod Dock (USA Only)34,500
LG Blu-Ray Player (USA Only)35,900
Beats by Dr Dre Tour Mob In-Ear Headphones38,200
Apple 8GB iPod Nano (USA Only)38,400
Coby 4GB Kyros 7" Android Tablet (USA Only)42,000
Apple 16GB iPod Nano (USA Only)45,700
Samsung 14.2 MP Digital Camera 5x Zoom- 2GB Memory Card46,000
Garmin Nüvi GPS NA-Hoodie @ Case (USA Only)48,800
Apple 8GB iPod Touch (USA Only)58,300
Nintendo Wii Bundle - Console and 1 Extra Game) (USA Only)62,300
LG 32" LCD 1080P 60 Hz (USA Only)105,900

 

Theme Park Rewards:

  • Best Western poitns can be redeemed for a variety of theme park rewards
Reward TitlePoints Required to Redeem
Adventure Island-Tampa Bay 1 day Adult9,500
Adventure Island 1 Day Child (Ages 3-9)8,700
Busch Gardens-Tampa Bay 1 day Adult17,000
Busch Gardens Tampa Bay 1 Day Child (Ages 3-9)15,000
Busch Gardens Williamsburg 1 Day Adult12,500
Busch Gardens Williamsburg 1 Day Child (Ages 3-9)10,000
SeaWorld Orlando & Aquatica Length of Stay Ticket-Adult25,000
SeaWorld Orlando & Aquatica Length of Stay Ticket-C-Ages 3-922,700
SeaWorld Orlando 1 Day Adult18,000
SeaWorld Orlando 1 Day Child (Ages 3-9)15,700
SeaWorld San Antonio 1 Day Adult13,600
SeaWorld San Antonio 1 Day Child (Ages 3-9)11,500
SeaWorld San Diego1 Day Child(Ages 3-9)12,000
Sea World San Diego 1 Day Adult12,000
Sesame Place 1 Day Adult12,000
Sesame Place 1 Day Child (Ages 2 & Up)12,000
Water Country Williamsburg USA 1 Day Adult8,300
Water Country Williamsburg 1 Day Child (Ages 3-9)6,500

 

Charities & Contributions:

  • Best Western points can be donated to a variety of charity and contribution organizations
Reward TitlePoints Required to Redeem
World Vision - Bed Net To Prevent Malaria5,000
World Vision - Backpacks for Underprivileged Children7,500
World Vision - Farmer Tools and Training8,750
World Vision - Immunizations10,250
Futura Rewards $50 CAD11,000
World Vision Emergency Safe Water Tablets12,500
Make-A-Wish Foundation 2,500 Pts2,500
Make-A-Wish-Foundation 5,000 Pts5,000

 

Redeem for Memberships:

  • Redeem Best Western Rewards points for AAA, CAA or H.O.G Memberships
Reward TitlePoints Required to Redeem
AAA Basic New Membership12,500
CAA Membership New Basic 1 Year16,000
H.O.G. Membership - U.S. Associate Member 1 yr6,250
H.O.G. Membership - U.S. Associate Member 2 yr11,250
H.O.G. Membership - U.S. Associate Member 3 yr16,250
H.O.G. Membership - U.S. Full Member 1 yr11,250
H.O.G. Membership - U.S. Full Member 2 yr21,250
H.O.G. Membership - U.S. Full Member 3 yr30,000
H.O.G. Membership - CAD Associate Member 1 yr8,500
H.O.G. Membership - CAD Associate Member 2 yr13,500
H.O.G. Membership - CAD Associate Member 3 yr20,000
H.O.G. Membership - CAD Full Member 1 yr13,500
H.O.G. Membership - CAD Full Member 2 yr25,870
H.O.G. Membership - CAD Full Member 3 yr37,120

Points for Award Night

4,000 - 36,000 Points

Elite Qualifications

Elite Status

# Of Quaified Nights

Stayed per Calendar Year

# of Points Need to Achieve

Gold1010,000
Platinum1515,000
Diamond3030,000

 

 

 

Elite Benefits

Program BenefitsBest Western RewardsGold ElitePlatinum EliteDiamond Elite
Number of nights OR Best Western Rewards® points†† earned per calendar year needed to qualify* 10 Nights Or 10,000 Points15 Nights or 15,000 Points30 Nights or 30,000
Elite bonus points per stay* 10%15%30%
Earn 10 points for every U.S. dollar spent or airline/partner rewards with each stayYesYesYesYes
Points never expire*YesYesYesYes
Hotel stay rewards with no blackout datesYesYesYesYes
Rewarding seasonal promotionsYesYesYesYes
Dedicated customer service lineYesYesYesYes
Point purchasing for award redemption ($10 per 1000 points)*YesYesYesYes
Best Western Rewards branded key packet upon arrival***YesYesYesYes
Best available room** YesYesYes
Welcome snack and beverage OR 250 bonus points†  YesYes
Exclusive elite only offers YesYesYes

 

*Applies to residents of the U.S., Canada, Caribbean, Asia, South America, Central America, the Middle East and South Africa only
** Specialty rooms or suites may not qualify for room upgrades
† As determined at the sole discretion of the hotel
††Only points earned on hotel stays will count toward elite qualification

Arrival Gift?

Yes*
Base
Gold
Platinum
Diamond

Arrival Gift Info

Platinum and Gold Elite members receive:

  • Welcome Beverage/Snack OR
  • 250 bonus points

Bonus Offers Info

  • Special Offers and promotions via email are available.
  • New Special Offers are frequently updated @ bestwestern.com
  • Click on the "Special Offers" tab

Free Continental Breakfast?

Yes

Free Continental Breakfast Info

  • Best Western hotels offer continental breakfast for their customers regardless of status in the Best Western Rewards Program*

*All Best Westerns around the globe provide a guaranteed standard of 17 (14 internationally) of the most frequently requested guest amenities and services.They include:

  • Free high-speed Internet access
  • Continental or hot breakfast
  • Free local phone calls (up to 30 minutes) and long distance access
  • Data port connections in all guest rooms
  • Iron and ironing boards
  • Hair dryers
  • Coffee/tea makers in all rooms
  • 50 percent designated non-smoking rooms (20 percent international)
  • Complimentary toiletries available upon request (razors, toothpaste, shaving cream, sewing kits)
  • Bottled or canned water available on-site
  • Photo copies available on-site during business hours
  • King-sized beds in a minimum of 10 percent of rooms (queen-size bed international)
  • Clock in all guest rooms
  • In-room music
  • Upgraded shampoo size and at least one English speaking TV channel at international locations

Free Internet Access?

Yes

Free Internet Access Info

  • All Best Western hotels in the United States, Canada and the Caribbean offer free high-speed Internet access to guests.

Guaranteed Availability?

No

Guaranteed Availability Info

Best Western accepts first come first serve reservations.

Late Checkout?

Yes*
Base
Gold
Platinum
Diamond

Late Checkout Info

  • Early check-in and late check-out is reserved for Platinum and Diamond members (when available).

Lounge Access?

No

No Expiration of Points?

Yes

No Expiration of Points Info

  • Best Western Rewards points do not expire for members of the North American club which includes members who reside in Central and South America, Canada, Asia and the Caribbean.
  • Points may expire for members who reside in other countries not mentioned above.

Online Account Management?

Yes

Room Upgrade?

Yes*
Base
Gold
Platinum
Diamond

Room Upgrade Info

  • Platinum and Diamond members will receive the best room available*

 

*Specialty rooms or suites may not qualify for room upgrades

Current Promotions

Currently No Promotions

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