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Best Western Rewards has come out with an elite status promotion for Front Line Workers. If you work in the medical field, the hospitality industry, the restaurant industry, shipping and e-Commerce, retail, and others you are eligible to receive free Best Western Rewards Gold Elite status until January 31, 2022. If you already have status that was earned by meeting tier requirements over the previous 12 months you’ll be upgraded to the next level and if you happen to have Diamond Select status you will be awarded Diamond Select for Life status. The terms don’t state how BWR confirms you are an essential front line worker but they do state it can take 2-3 weeks to get the upgrade so it may be possible they will reach out for confirmation.

Offer details
Receive Gold Elite Status or an upgrade to the next elite status level in Best Western Rewards for being an essential Front Line Worker. Full details & online registration. Register by Jul 31 to receive status until Jan 31, 2022 except for Diamond Select for Life

  • New BWR members will receive an upgrade Gold Elite status
  • Current Elite BWR members will receive an upgrade to next Elite status
  • Current Diamond Select Elite tier members will receive a Diamond Select for Life status

Full terms:

Individuals who (a) serve in essential roles* on the front lines for the COVID-19 response; (b) are Best Western Rewards® (“BWR®”) members or enroll in BWR; and (c) register for the Program by Friday, July 31, 2020, 11:59 pm MST; will receive one of the following benefits:

  • Newly enrolled BWR members will receive an upgrade to Gold Elite level
  • Elite level members will receive an upgrade to the tier above their current Elite level
  • Diamond Select members will receive a “Diamond Select for Life” Status**

There is a limit of one (1) upgrade that may be earned through this Program. There is a limit of one (1) upgrade in a 12-month period. Members who earned an upgrade by meeting tier requirements during the past twelve (12) months are eligible to earn an upgrade through the Program. Newly upgraded Elite members will maintain their Elite tier status until January 31, 2022, without meeting tier requirements. Program registration and BWR enrollment/membership required prior to Friday, July 31, 2020, to earn the upgrade. BWR enrollment and registration may be completed by visiting

No extensions, substitutions, or replacements available. Program may not be valid with certain other offers, promotions, or discounts. Program is subject to cancellation or change without notice. Please allow for approximately two to three weeks (2 to 3) weeks for the upgrade to occur. All BWR program rules apply. Visit for complete program terms and conditions.

*Essential roles are defined as any employee in the medical field, the hospitality industry, the restaurant industry, shipping and e-Commerce, retail, and others.

**“Diamond Select for Life” status is a VIP Diamond Select status where annual downgrades do not occur to the “Diamond Select for Life” Elite members’ tier.

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