Best Western Rewards® Premium Mastercard®

For People with
Good Credit



The Best Western Rewards® Premium Mastercard® provides automatic Platinum Elite Status which gives you bonus points for every eligible stay, room upgrades, early check-in, late check-out, and more perks.

You’ll be able to earn a total of 20X points per dollar spent on Best Western stays (10X from the card and 10X from your member status) plus 2X points per dollar everywhere else.

You’ll also get 50,000 bonus points if you spend $1,000 in the first three billing cycles, and another 20,000 bonus points when you spend at least $5,000 during each 12 billing cycle period.

There’s a $59 annual fee that’s waived for the first year, and you’ll be able to access one of your FICO® Credit Scores for free, based on your Experian credit report.

Card Quick Facts

Card Quick Facts

  • 20X points per dollar spent on Best Western stays (10X points as a BestWestern Rewards member, 10X points from the card)
  • 2X points per dollar spent everywhere else
  • Earn 50,000 bonus points after you spend $1,000 in first 3 billing cycles
  • Earn 20,000 bonus points when you spend at least $5,000 during each 12 billing cycle period
  • 10% discount for eligible Best Western purchases
  • No foreign transaction fees
  • Free FICO® Credit Score
  • $59 annual fee

For People with
Good Credit



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Card Details



  • 20X points per dollar spent on Best Western stays
    • 10X points as a BestWestern Rewards member
    • 10X points for using the Best Western Rewards Premium Mastercard
  • 2X points per dollar spent everywhere else

Introductory Bonus

  • 50,000 bonus points after you spend $1,000 in the first 3 billing cycles

Yearly Bonus

  • 20,000 bonus points when you spend at least $5,000 during each 12 billing cycle period
Card Stats

Card Stats

Annual Fee $59, $0 first year
Additional Cards Annual Fee -
Regular Purchase APR 18.99%–24.99% Variable
Intro Purchase APR -
Foreign Transaction Fee None
Chip Technology Chip-and-Signature
Minimum Credit Limit -
Maximum Credit Limit -
Free Credit Score Yes
Penalty APR None
Late Fee Up to $39
Returned Payment Fee Up to $35
Balance Transfers

Balance Transfers

Intro Balance Transfer APR -
Regular Balance Transfer APR 18.99%–24.99% Variable
Balance Transfer Fee 5%, $10 minimum
Cash Advances

Cash Advances

Cash Advance APR 27.49% Variable
Cash Advance Fee 5%, $15 minimum

Card Benefits

Check your card’s Guide to Benefits to learn the specific benefits your card offers and how to access them.

  • Best Western Platinum Elite Status

    Platinum Elite status comes with a 15% bonus on base points earned, a gift upon arrival, and automatic room upgrades when available.

  • 10% Discount on Eligible Best Western Purchases

    Get a 10% discount when selecting the Best Western Rewards Rate at

  • Free FICO® Credit Score

    Access your FICO Bankcard Score 9 online at any time, for free, based on your Experian credit report.

  • Zero Fraud Liability

    24/7 guarantee that you won’t be held responsible for fraudulent charges made with your card or account information.

  • Purchase Protection

    Will replace, repair, or reimburse you for eligible items of personal property up to $1,000 per claim for 90 days from the date of purchase for covered reasons.

  • Extended Warranty Protection

    Extends an eligible manufacturer’s warranty up to one year. If covered damage or breakage occurs, the item will be repaired or replaced.

  • Travel Accident Insurance

    Get coverage for accidental death or dismemberment at no extra cost when you charge your entire travel fare to your card.

  • Auto Rental Collision Damage Waiver

    Provides coverage against theft and collision up to the actual cash value of eligible rental vehicles, as long as you decline the rental company’s own insurance.

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