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Earn 20,000 points with the Best Western Rewards Mastercard (no annual fee)!

To the point Earn 20,000 Best Western points or at least one free hotel night with your first purchase with this no-fee card.

The Best Western Rewards® Mastercard is the only no-fee credit card available in Canada associated with a hotel loyalty program: Best Western Rewards.

Whether or not you are a regular guest at Best Western hotels, having Best Western points allows you to diversify your points & miles portfolio. With its welcome offer, you can earn a free hotel night.

20,000 Welcome Bonus points

With the Best Western Rewards® Mastercard, you earn 20,000 Best Western Rewards points after your first purchase; that’s a free hotel night.

Points are earned 8-10 weeks after the first transaction. Usually when the 2nd or 3rd statement is issued.

Here is, for example, the Best Western Plus – Plattsburgh hotel located near the Plattsburgh airport (NY), an airport well known by Quebecers for saving on their flights, but whose flights are often at dawn (which requires spending a night on site the night before).

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Here, this night would be free with this card! In this case, you can save US$ 135,99 (+taxes) or about CA$170! We’ve reviewed this hotel here.

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In Europe, you could get even more nights with your 20,000 Best Western points! Look at this example at the Best Western Amedia Praha in Prague (Czech Republic):

prague best western

In this case, each night costs only 8,000 points, that’s a saving of 68 euros (+ taxes) or about CA$100 per night!

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Or in Paris, where there are many Best Western hotels (often of outstanding quality):

paris best western

Or in other places in the world like Bali!

Best Western Premier Agung Resort Ubud
Best Western Premier Agung Resort Ubud

Check out our Best Western hotel reviews for inspiration.


Earn Best Western Rewards points

With this credit card, you can earn Best Western points on everyday expenses:

  • 5 points per dollar at Best Western hotels
  • 1 point per dollar everywhere else

And since it’s a Mastercard credit card, it’s accepted at Costco! So you can earn 1 point for every dollar you spend at Costco.

Transfer your points to Aeroplan

You can transfer your Best Western Rewards points to Aeroplan. The transfer rate is 5:1.

For example, 20,000 Best Western points = 4,000 Aeroplan points.

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Transfer your points to anyone (spouse, friends, etc.)

In the milesopedia Facebook group, many members have used this technique: it is indeed possible to transfer Best Western Rewards points from one account to another by contacting customer service.

Joëlle, a member of the Facebook group, confirms this possibility! And Gil underlines that Best Western’s customer service is “efficient and friendly”!

We even transferred points via the Best Western Rewards online form!

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No expiration

Unlike other programs, Best Western Rewards points do not expire and are valid for life.

On the other hand, we always advise you to earn AND burn: you don’t let points sleep in a program for years at the risk of suffering the devaluations that often occur!

Best Western Rewards Gold Elite Status

When you sign up for this card, you immediately receive Gold Elite status in the Best Western Rewards program, which offers you

  • Upgrade to superior room
  • Choice between a thank-you gift or loyalty points on arrival
  • 10% bonus points for each stay

And after $10,000 in Card purchases, you get Diamond Elite status! So you can earn 30% bonus points on each stay, in addition to upgrades and welcome gifts on arrival.

Once you have an Elite status in one hotel program, it is straightforward to “match” it to another program. See our article on the subject.


This is a card that every points and miles hunter has had in their wallet at least once.

You only have to make one purchase (even just $1) to unlock the 20,000 Welcome Bonus points is clearly an advantage over other cards that require you to spend $3,000 in 3 months, for example. Plus, there are no annual fees, so there’s no reason to hesitate to apply for it!

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