Free Samsung Galaxy J3 phone after one Best Western stay June 1-Aug 31

Best Western has a summer 2019 promotion offering a free Samsung Galaxy J3 phone for USA resident members who register for the promotion, stay at a Best Western in USA or Canada June 1-August 31, 2019, pay phone shipping and handling and pre-pay $50 per month for two months cellular service after ordering the phone. The service has no annual contract and can be cancelled without charge after two months and you keep the phone.

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Best Western Rewards® 2019 Complete One Stay, Free Smartphone (“Promotion”) FAQs

Best Western Rewards members (“Members”) who (a) reside in the United States; (b) register for the Promotion; (c) complete one (1) eligible stay at any Best Western® branded hotel in the United States or Canada between June 1, 2019 and August 31, 2019 (“Promotion Period”); (d) pay for shipping and handling; and (e) prepay for two months of service at $50.00 per month upon ordering the phone will receive a new Samsung® Galaxy J3 (or equivalent) AndroidTM Smartphone while supplies last. Purchase requires a valid credit card or debit card with verified billing address. Gift cards cannot be used.

What is an eligible stay?
An “eligible stay” for the purpose of this Promotion is defined as one or more consecutive nights at the same Best Western branded hotel in the United States or Canada, at a rate eligible for earning points or airline/partner rewards, with the exception of a stay booked through an online travel agency, a stay booked through a tour operator, or a stay booked at a special discounted rate (see Best Western Rewards program rules for further information on eligibility criteria). Multiple check-in/check-out at the same property with less than 24 hours between check-out and check-in will count as one eligible stay. Eligible stays which occur during the Promotion Period, but which have a check-in date that overlaps the beginning of the Promotion Period, will be counted towards the Promotion. An eligible stay which takes place during the Promotion Period must be completed on or before August 31, 2019 to be counted towards the Promotion.

Is the Smartphone really “Free”?
The Smartphone is free, however, you are required to pre-pay for shipping plus two months of unlimited voice, text, and 5GB of data service at $50.00 per month upon claiming the Smartphone. No annual contracts or credit check required. Regulatory fees and applicable sales taxes are included in the $50.00 per month service fee.

What kind of Smartphone will I receive?
After registering and meeting promotion qualifications you will receive a new Samsung® Galaxy J3 (or equivalent) AndroidTMSmartphone while supplies last.

Can I keep my current cellphone number?
Yes, if you currently have a cellphone, you may keep that number or choose to be assigned a new number.

How many Smartphones can I earn during the promotion period?
You can receive as many Smartphones during the Promotion Period as you qualify for (while supplies last). Promotion is subject to cancellation or change without notice.

Do Best Western Rewards members need to be registered for this promotion to be eligible to receive the Smartphone?
Yes. Best Western Rewards members must be registered for the Promotion prior to their first eligible stay to qualify for the Smartphone. Best Western Rewards members can register for the promotion online by logging into their Best Western Rewards account profile and registering through their profile.

How long does it take to receive the Smartphone after I have completed my eligible stay?
Upon completing the Promotion requirements an email containing a link to claim your new phone will be sent to the email address in your account profile approximately five (5) business days after you have completed the qualified stay. You must have a valid email address on file. After claiming your phone, please allow approximately one (1) week for delivery.

It has been more than five business days, and I haven’t received the email so that I can claim my Smartphone, what steps should I take?
Sometimes an email can get caught in your spam filter. Please check and make sure you’ve added Best Western to your accepted emails. If you need us to re-send the email, please contact Best Western Rewards Customer Care at 1 (800) 237-8483.

It has been more than one week since claiming my Smartphone, and I haven’t received it yet, what steps should I take?
Please contact boom! MOBILE Customer Support at 1 (800) 767-5599.

Are there geographical or property limitations to this Promotion?
This Promotion is available to Best Western Rewards members who reside in the United States. Eligible stays can be at any Best Western branded hotel in the United States or Canada.

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. IMO, this deal is not worth it, especially when you compare it to the awesome “2 stays gets you 1 free night” that they recently had. We used them on 300+ $ rooms in West Yellowstone, Montana earlier this week.

    This one gets you a $70 phone, but you have to pay $100 in service fees. I can’t imagine who would go for this. (?)

  2. @Bluecat – I considered adding commentary about how these phones can be purchased for $100 or less. Opted simply to present the deal rather than analyze the value of the phone and 2 months of cellular service.

    I can imagine people who might want a basic smartphone for elderly parent or a child. Whether the $100 plan for two months of service is a worthwhile condition is up to the hotel traveler.

  3. Actually, I respect your analysis and, when I come to your website, I expect it to be something that you think is worthwhile for your readers—otherwise, why talk about it?

    I think your comment above is a good qualifier/caveat/filter “people who might want a basic smartphone for elderly parent or a child” .

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