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Calculator: What's The Value of Best Western Rewards Points?

Best Western Points are worth around 0.4p per point for free nights. This means 10,000 points are worth £40 on average.
By Robert Flowers III - 2024-02-12
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Best Western Rewards UK points can be redeemed towards free nights at Best Western brand hotels, gift cards, charity, and transfers to partner programs. You will get the best value out of your points when redeeming them for free nights.

Best Western points value

Based on our valuations, Best Western Rewards points are worth about 0.4p apiece on average meaning that 10,000 Best Western Points is roughly equal to £40 in value. This is the easiest value you can obtain with little to no research before booking your award stays at Best Western brand hotels.

Here's our complete valuations for Best Western Rewards points in the UK:

Redemption option Redemption value
Free nights at Best Western hotels 0.4p
Best Western travel rewards card 0.38p
Charity 0.29p
Gift cards 0.25p

How to calculate the value of Best Western points

You can calculate the value of Best Western points by dividing the cash cost of your redemption by the amount of points required to book it.

Best Western Points Value = Cash Cost of Redemption ÷ Points Required To Book.

Use our Best Western points or pay cash calculator to easily calculate the value of any Best Western redemption.

Redeeming Best Western points for the best value

Best Western points will have the best value when redeemed towards free nights at Best Western hotels or when redeeming points for free room night vouchers. Other redemptions will give your points lower value.

Free night awards

The best value you can obtain from Best Western Points will come from redeeming them for free nights at Best Western brand hotels. This should easily give you an average value of around 0.4p each without too much effort.

As with most hotel programs, the ability to get a lower or higher value is always present. It's not hard to get more value than 0.4p, but it will usually take a little bit of back and forth action along with some minor comparing.

Best Western travel card

Best Western points can be redeemed for a travel card starting at 1,300 points for £5 in value which gives your points a value of 0.38p per point. These cards can be used to pay for charges made at Best Western brand hotels.

Since these cards can be used towards stays at Best Western hotels, it pretty much puts a floor value on Best Western points at 0.38p each. So if any free night redemption gives you less than that, you can just redeem your points for a Best Western travel card instead.

Card value Cost in points
£5 1,300 points
£10 2,600 points
£16 4,200 points
£25 6,500 points
£32 8,400 points
£50 13,000 points
£100 26,000 points

Global free night voucher

Best Western Rewards Points can be redeemed for Global Free Room Night Vouchers at a 1:1 ratio in 12 different increments ranging from 5,000- to 70,000-point vouchers. This voucher allows you to enjoy a free room night at any Best Western hotel in Asia, Australia, Europe, Central America, North America and South America.

When using this vouchers, you'll want to call the hotel in advance to ensure availability. Advance hotel reservations are required to use Global Free Room Night Vouchers.

Gift cards

Best Western Points can be redeemed for more than 50 gift cards starting at 20,000 points for a £50 gift card. This will give your points a value of 0.25p each.

Gift card amount Cost in points
£50 20,000 Points
£100 40,000 Points
£200 80,000 Points

Points can also be applied towards U.S. and Canada Amazon gift cards and Best Western Mastercards via the rewards portal on bestwestern.com (US).

Best Western Points can be donated to Shelter which fights to give everyone somewhere safe, secure, and affordable to live. Redemptions starts at 1,700 points for a £5 donation.

You can also donate to several other charities via bestwestern.com (US) starting at 500 points for a US$2 donation.

Point transfers to airline partners

The UK version of the Best Western website does not offer the ability to transfer points to partners. This option is only available through bestwestern.com (US).

The transfer ratio for most partners are 5,000 Best Western Points for 1,000 airline miles. This isn't the best ratio nor is it the best use of points, so you're not missing out on anything by not being able to transfer points.

Calculator: Convert Best Western UK points to pounds

Use the Best Western Rewards Points Value Calculator to determine the average cash value of points when used for free nights, gift cards, and more. This will give you an idea of how much your points are worth.

Best Western Points Value Calculator

Enter any amount of Best Western points to calculate the cash value.
Points
Redemption Average cash value
Free nights at Best Western hotels £0
Best Western travel rewards card £0
Charity £0
Gift cards £0

Calculator: Use Best Western points or pay cash?

Use our Best Western points or cash calculator to determine the cash value of a redemption based on the cost in cash versus the cost in points. This tool is useful when trying to decide whether to use cash or points for any redemption.

Cost of Redemption In Cash
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Cost of Redemption In Best Western Points
Enter how much the redemption would cost you in Best Western points along with any taxes, fees, or additional cash cost you would have to pay.
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Redemption Value
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FAQ

How many points do you need for a free room at Best Western?

You can use your points to redeem a room at Best Western for as low as 8,000 points per night.

How do you earn Best Western Reward points in the UK?

Best Western Reward Points can be earned from staying at Best Western hotels and spending with Best Western travel partners.

What the best value you can get out of Best Western points?

The average value hovers around 0.4p, but it's possible to get higher values with some redemptions.

Can you use Best Western Points to book car rentals?

No. Best Western Points can not be used to book car rentals.