As of October 2019, Best Western Rewards points are worth approximately $0.006 USD each. This means 1,000 Best Western Rewards points are worth about $6.00 USD, and 50,000 Best Western Rewards points are worth about $300.00.

This also makes Best Western Rewards points equivalent in value to Choice, Hilton, or Radisson points, but less valuable than Accor, Hyatt, or Marriott points.

Since guests earn 10 points for each dollar spent at Best Western, before any elite status bonuses, this means you get an effective rebate of 6.0% — in the form of Best Western Rewards points — on spending with Best Western. This rebate percentage is similar to those for Hilton and IHG and slightly trails Hyatt and Marriott.

Those with the highest elite status level, Diamond Select, get a 50% points bonus, meaning they earn an effective rebate of 9.0% on spending with Best Western. This elite status rebate rate significantly trails Hilton and Marriott but is on par with most other hotel loyalty programs.

The co-branded First Bankcard Best Western Platinum Mastercard, with $59 annual fee, earns 10 points per dollar spent at Best Western properties and 2 points per dollar spent on all other purchases.

This works out to an effective rebate of 6.0% at Best Western and 1.2% on all other purchases.

The co-branded First Bankcard Best Western Mastercard, with no annual fee, earns 3 points per dollar spent at Best Western properties and 2 points per dollar spent on all other purchases.

This works out to an effective rebate of 1.8% at Best Western (one of the worst rebates on co-branded spending for any major hotel loyalty program) and 1.2% on all other purchases.

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