Best Western

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Earning Points: You receive 10 points for every dollar spent on the room rate.

Lower Rate Guarantee- If you find a lower rate, Best Western will match it plus give you a $100 Best Western gift card. 

Points Expiration: Never

Using Points

Hotel Nights- Best Western has eight different categories for hotels at the following levels: 10,000 points (Category 1), 12,000, 16,000, 20,000, 24,000, 28,000, 32,000, and 36,000 points (category 8). Best Western does not publish a master list of hotels in each category, but you can search specific hotels on their website. You should expect to get about 0.55 cents per point in value on average. 

Airline Transfer Partners- (5,000 BW to 1,000 Airline)- Lufthansa,  British Airways/Aer Lingus/Vueling/Iberia Avios, Alaska, American, Cathay Pacific/Asia Miles, Asiana, LifeMiles/Avianca, Aeroplan

  • Other Ratios: Air France (6,000 BW to 1,000), Southwest (5,000 BW to 1,200 SW), AeroMexico (5,000 BW to 1,600 AM)

 

Elite Status

Elite Status Match- You can match your elite status from another hotel program by filling out this form and following instructions. 

All Levels: (1) Points never expire, (2) no blackout dates, (3) free night redemptions count towards elite status.

Blue (base level)

  • 10 points per US dollar spent

Gold 

  • Earning: 10 nights, 7 qualifying stays or 10,000 points
  • Points Earn Rate: 11 points per US dollar spent
  • Benefits:  room upgrade, and choice of thank you gift or points upon arrival

Platinum 

  • Earning: 15 nights, 10 qualifying stays or 15,000 points
  • Points Earn Rate: 11.5 points per US dollar spent
  • Benefits: Room upgrade, choice of thank you gift or points upon arrival, and 10% point discount on free night redemptions

Diamond 

  • Earning: 30 nights, 20 qualifying stays or 30,000 points
  • Points Earn Rate: 13 points per US dollar spent
  • Benefits: Room upgrade, choice of thank you gift or points upon arrival, 10% point discount on free night redemptions, and guaranteed free night availability.

Diamond Select

  • Earning:  50 nights, 40 qualifying stays or 50,000 points
  • Points Earn Rate: 15 points per US dollar spent
  • Benefits: Room upgrade, choice of thank you gift or points upon arrival, 10% point discount on free night redemptions, and guaranteed free night availability.