Best Western Rewards Elite Status Match…No Catch

Best Western Rewards is offering an elite status match for current elite members in any other hotel loyalty program. You must be a resident of the US, Canada, or Caribbean Islands to be eligible for this offer. Existing and new members of Best Western Rewards are eligible.

Best Western Rewards will upgrade member’s current or new elite tier/status level to a comparable level in any other hotel loyalty program.

You must call Best Western’s Customer Care Department at 1-800-444-7646 or email BWRelite@bestwestern.com. You will need to FAX proof of your competitor hotel loyalty program current elite status to 623-780-6988.

Terms of this promotion state the Best Western Customer Care Department will determine comparable Best Western Rewards elite status based on the number of nights required for elite status in the competitor hotel loyalty program.

Best Western Elite Status Match link.

Best Western Rewards elite levels

Gold Elite (awarded after 10 qualified nights in one (1) calendar year)

Platinum Elite (awarded after 15 qualified nights in one (1) calendar year)

Diamond Elite (awarded after 30 qualified nights in one (1) calendar year).

And just in case you were wondering… “Only Elite tier/status level will be matched, competitor point levels will not be matched.” 


Best Western Elite Level Benefits 

Gold Elite

  • 10% Point Bonus (base points are earned at 10 points/US$1)
  • Purchase points for award redemption at $10 per 1,000 points

Platinum Elite

  • 15% Point Bonus
  • Complimentary room upgrades; early check-in and late check-out
  • Exclusive elite offers

Diamond Elite

  • 30% Point Bonus and privileges listed above.

There are over 4,000 Best Western hotels globally making this one of the top 5 hotel chains by number of hotels and number of countries with Best Western Hotels.

Free Night Rewards are categorized in eight levels from 8,000 points to 36,000 points with each hotel reward level in 4,000 point increments.

Best Western offers 250 air miles for most of its 17 airline partners. 500 miles per stay with Miles & More or 0.5 Southwest credits. United Mileage Plus is the only major US airline not partnering with the Best Western Rewards program.

Be sure to check out the triple points promotion if Best Western hotel stays are in your near future.

Best Western Monterey Inn, Monterey, CA

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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  1. I was successful in getting matched by sending in a screenshot of my Hyatt Diamond status so that may work as well.

  2. I do agree with all the ideas you have introduced in your post. They’re really convincing and will definitely work. Still, the posts are very short for beginners. May you please prolong them a bit from next time? Thanks for the post.

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