Feb102010

Best Western Rewards Triple Airline Miles per stay to March 28

Best Western throws out a promotion worth considering hotel stays and an opportunity for BW frequent guests to get a high value mileage rebate on the cost of rooms. Earn triple miles beginning with second stay for reservations booked online at bestwestern.com during the February 7 – March 28, 2010 promotion period. Only double miles are earned if stay is not booked online. This promotion is also good for triple points, or 30 points per $1.

Maximum of three bonuses after four Best Western hotel stays for general members.

Best Western Rewards elite members may earn unlimited triple miles bonus rewards through March 28. Best Western Rewards members who become elite during the promotion period (Gold elite = 10 nights) may also earn unlimited rewards.

Must be a Best Western Rewards member residing in the U.S., Canada, the Caribbean Islands, South America, South Africa, Asia, Israel, Egypt or Ukraine.

Set your member profile earning preference to airline miles. Request airline miles and provide your frequent flier number at check-in.

Promotion registration is required before first stay. Registration and promotion page link.

Best Western Triple Miles Promotion Terms & Conditions link.

Best Western Rewards Airline Partners

Best Western Rewards has 16 airline partners and the AirMiles program. The best miles earning ratios are with Lufthansa Miles & More at 500 miles per stay and Southwest Airlines earns 0.5 credit per stay. Triple miles are 1,500 miles or 1.5 credit, respectively.

All other 14 airline partners earn 250 miles per stay; 750 miles for triple miles per stay with second stay.

Airline partners include:

  • Air Canada Aeroplan
  • Air Berlin TopBonus
  • Air France/KLM Flying Blue
  • Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan
  • Alitalia Millemiglia
  • American Airlines AAdvantage
  • Asiana Club
  • China Southern Sky Pearl Club
  • Continental OnePass
  • Czech Airlines OK Plus
  • Delta/Northwest Skymiles
  • Hainan Airlines
  • LanPass
  • Luthansa Miles & More (also Swiss, Austrian, LOT Polish)
  • Southwest Airlines
  • US Airways Dividend Miles

AirMiles program normally earns 20 miles per hotel stay. Triple miles = 60 miles per stay.

Best Value Miles 

Miles & More frequent flier miles are the same program used for Lufthansa, Swiss, LOT Polish, and Austrian Airlines. Miles are good for any Star Alliance airline including United, US Airways, and Continental. Each stay will earn 1,500 miles. A Miles & More intra-Europe flight or intra-North America is 30,000 miles in economy class.

Miles & More Award Chart

Southwest Rapid Rewards frequent fliers normally earn ½ credit per hotel stay. This triple miles promotion earns 1.5 Rapid Rewards credits per eligible Best Western stay through March 28, 2010.

Southwest flights earn 1.0 credit per one-way flight. A free Southwest reward ticket is earned upon accruing 16 credits within 24 months. Southwest Airlines Free Award Ticket link.

A free Southwest Airlines ticket could be yours after 12 Best Western stays by March 28.

Best Western Monterey Inn, Monterey, California

About Ric Garrido

Ric Garrido of Monterey, California started Loyalty Traveler in 2006 for traveler education on hotel and air travel, primarily using frequent flyer and frequent guest loyalty programs for bargain travel. Loyalty Traveler joined BoardingArea.com in 2008.

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