Best Western Premium Mastercard Calculator

Card Details & Best Western Points Calculator
10x Best Western
Best Western Platinum Elite Status
Annual Anniversary Points

Review the benefits of the Best Western Premium Mastercard, calculate how many Best Western Points you can earn based on your spend, and compare results.


The Best Western Premium is the primary card for those looking to earn some serious Best Western Points on stays with their brand. Along with earning additional points, cardholders will also receive a bunch of useful benefits thanks to the complimentary Platinum Elite Status the card offers. If you consistently find yourself at Best Western brand hotels, you will want to consider picking this card up.

Bonus Categories

The Best Western Premium Mastercard features one bonus category which is spending done at Best Western brand hotels. There is no cap on this bonus category and there is no limit to the amount of Best Western Points you can earn in general with the card.

  • 10x Best Western
  • 2x Non-Category

Perks & Benefits

The Best Western Premium Mastercard comes with complimentary elite status and annual anniversary points.

  • Best Western Platinum Elite Status
  • Anniversary Points
    • Spend $5,000 during the card anniversary year and receive 20,000 bonus points.
  • 10% Discount
    • Must book through bwrcarddiscount.com.
    • Discount based on Flexible Rate.
  • Travel and Purchase Coverage
    • Travel Accident Insurance
    • Auto Rental Insurance
    • Extended Warranty
    • Purchase Protection

Sign Up Bonus (SUB)

The standard sign up bonus for the Best Western Premium Mastercard is 50,000 Best Western Points after spending $1,000 within the first 3 billing cycles. This is a relatively easy sign up bonus to hit worth about $350 in cash value or around 3 free nights at a Best Western hotel.

Fees

Annual Fee

The annual fee for the Best Western Premium Mastercard is $59. If you're able to hit the $5,000 in spend on this card annually to earn the 20,000 bonus points, that will easily wipe out the fee. The fact that it comes with Platinum Elite status on top of a 10x earning rate is also a big plus.

Authorized User Fee

The Best Western Premium Mastercard does not have an authorized user fee. If you have family or friends that spend at Best Western, adding them can push you closer to redeeming free nights and more.

Foreign Transaction Fee

The Best Western Premium Mastercard has a 0% foreign transaction fee. This allows you to make international purchases with your Best Western Credit Card without worrying about charged a fee. While it's great that you can earn Best Western Points internationally without penalty, the card doesn't really feature any bonus categories outside of spending at it's own chain.

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You can use this rewards calculator to calculate how many points, miles, or cash back you can earn based on your spend per category. This calculator will also give you the dollar value of the card based on rewards earned and how much each benefit is worth to you minus the fees. You can click the Compare A Card button to compare this card against another card in the same calculator.

All category spend entered in the primary card's column will carry over to all credit card pages on the site so you don't have to re-enter the same information over again.

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