Best Western makes elite status in its Best Western Rewards program easier to attain for 2021. Requirements have been halved for 2021,
so you get there twice as fast!
|New Qualifications for 2021*
|10 5 |
|15 7 |
|30 15 |
|7 3 |
|10 5 |
|20 10 |
|10,000 5,000 |
|15,000 7,500 |
|30,000 15,000 |
There will be no downgrades in elie tier levels through January 31, 2022.
If you attain a new elite tier level in 2021, you will maintain that tier level through March 31, 2023.
The perks for elite tiers in Best Western Rewards
aren't the most compelling (although breakfast is included). However if you stay primarily in budget/family oriented accommodation it
can work well for you.
The program does work very well for Australian travellers staying outside the major city centres. Regional centres usually offer
at least one option, whereas the major chains may not offer anything (different in the US I know). For these travellers and similar,
it can make a lot of sense to accumulate BWR points.
You can always later leverage your BWR tier status into a similar tier in another program. See here for more details on what you might
achieve with a status match from your current
BWR tier status