Best Western Rewards Premium Card: Rich Rewards at a Reasonable Cost

Best Western loyalists earn rich rewards, automatic Platinum status and the chance to earn anniversary bonus points, for an annual fee of $89.
Aug 17, 2021

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Our Take

3.9

NerdWallet rating 
The bottom line:

It doesn’t offer the free-anniversary-night perk often found on more expensive cards, but those beholden to Best Western can still get a lot of value from it for not a lot of money.

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Best Western Rewards® Premium Mastercard®
Best Western Rewards® Premium Mastercard®
Annual fee
$89
Regular APR
18.24%-25.24%Variable APR
Intro APR
N/A
Rec. credit score
690-850 (Good - Excellent)

Methodology

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