Best Western Points Calculator

Best Western Calculators for earning, transferring, and calculating the cash value of Best Western Rewards Points based on redemption.

Program Details

Best Western is an American hospitality company headquartered in Phoenix, Arizona. They are one of the top 10 biggest hotel chains in the world with 4,190+ locations across 13 different brands. Those brands are:

  • Best Western
  • Best Western Plus
  • Best Western Premier
  • Vīb
  • GLō
  • Executive Residency by Best Western
  • BW Signature Collection
  • BW Premier Collection
  • Sadie
  • Aiden by Best Western
  • SureStay
  • SureStay Plus
  • SureStay Collection

Best Western is also the parent company of WorldHotels as of February 2019.

Credit Card Rewards Calculators

The Best Western Rewards Credit Cards Calculator will calculate how many Best Western Points you can earn based on your monthly or yearly spend across categories. Each Best Western calculator will also output the cash value of the card based on your spend, elite status, how much you value the card benefits, and annual fees.

Compare credit cards side by side based on spend, elite status, benefits and fees.

You can compare the results side by side any credit cards featured on the site to find out which earns you the most rewards and the best return. If cookies are enabled, all spend entered (primary/first column only) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the website.

U.S. Best Western Rewards Credit Card Calculators

Best Western has two credit cards available from First Bankcard. The Best Western Premium Mastercard earns the highest amount of Best Western Points on hotel stays and also offers complimentary elite status and annual anniversary points. The no annual fee Best Western Mastercard offers a lower return on hotel spend with complimentary status.

Redeeming Rewards & Cash Value

You have a good amount of options to choose from when it comes to redeeming your Best Western Points. Redeeming your points for free night awards at Best Western hotels will give your points the best value of around 0.5 to 0.7 cents per point. In addition to free stays, you can also use your points towards travel awards and gift cards. You can also donate your points to charity.

Transfer Partners

Best Western has more than 15 transfer partners that allows you to top off your favorite frequent flyer programs. This includes many popular airlines such as Southwest Airlines and American Airlines.

Earning Rewards

Best Western Rewards Points are primarily earned booking hotels with Best Western. You'll earn a certain amount of points per $1 spent based on the cost of the hotel and your Best Western elite status. You can add to your total points by paying for your stay using a Best Western credit card.

In addition to booking hotels, you can also earn Best Western Points renting cars and shopping online. You can get the full list of partners on the Best Western - Earn Rewards page.

Best Western Car Partners

You can earn Best Western Points booking rentals with several car partners. You will either earn points per $1 spent or earn points per rental. You will also typically receive a discount off the base rate.

Car Partner Book/Earn
Alamo Book via Best Western Car Partners Link
Avis Book via avis.com and use Avis Worldwide Discount (AWD) number: K850800
Budget Book via budget.com and use Budget Customer Discount (BCD) number: U187000
Enterprise Book via Best Western Car Partners Link
National Book via Best Western Car Partners Link
SIXT Book via SIXT-Best Western Link

Best Western Preferred Programs

Best Western two preferred programs which can earn you additional benefits and perks staying at their brands. These programs are Best Western Business Advantage and Best Western Service Rewards.

Best Western Business Advantage

The Best Western Rewards Business Advantage Program offers exclusive discounted member rates for business that qualify. On top of these rates, the account owner will be given complimentary Best Western Diamond Status and employees will be given complimentary Best Western Gold Status which is a fantastic offer.

Best Western Service Rewards

The Best Western Service Rewards Program offers discounts of 10% or more for veterans, military, and government personnel (federal, state, provincial, and territorial) on stays at Best Western Brands located in North America for both U.S. residents and Canadian residents.

Best Western Preferred Partners

Best Western partners with AAA and AARP to provide additional benefits such as hotel discounts bonus points when you join Best Western Rewards through these programs.

Best Western FAQ

How many Best Western Points can I earn on hotel stays?

You will earn 10 base points per $1 spent at Best Western hotels. You can earn up to 5 additional points with elite status and up to 10 additional points using Best Western credit cards for a max total of 25 Best Western points per $1 spent.

What is the value of Best Western points?

The Point Calculator values Best Western Points at an average of 0.5 to 0.7 cents when used for free nights.

Can you transfer Best Western Points?

Yes. You can transfer Best Western Points to over 15 different rewards programs.

How do you earn Best Western elite status?

Best Western elite status can be earned with nights, qualifying stays, or base points earned during the calendar year. They have a 5-tier rewards program which consists of Blue, Gold, Platinum, Diamond, and Diamond Select.

Can you earn Best Western Points on car rentals?

Yes. You can earn points renting with Avis, Budget, and several other car rental agencies.

Does Best Western offer military benefits?

Yes. Military members receive complimentary Gold status and discounts on bookings.

What is Best Western Business Advantage?

Best Western Business Advantage offers discounted member rates for businesses that qualify. Account owner receives Diamond status and employees receive Gold status.


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