I applied for the Starwood Preferred Guest American Express in order to earn the all-time high sign-up bonus of 35,000 Starpoints! I filled out the application, pressed send, and held my breath… and as I expected: My application went into a pending status! While I would have much preferred instant approval, I knew that I … More My Starwood Preferred Guest American Express Application
The island country of Cuba has been the topic of a number of headlines recently. Not only did the Tampa Bay Rays baseball organization recently make a trip down to Cuba for an exhibition game against the Cuban National team (the first MLB team to play in Cuba since 1999), but President Obama was there … More Travel News – Cuba Edition
Latest Update – March 28, 2016 – China’s Anbang Insurance Group tops Marrott with an increased offer of approximately $14 Billion. It seems unlikely that Marriott will be able to match this most recent Anbang offer, but stay tuned for more! Previously reported: We heard a few months back that Starwood Hotels & Resorts struck a … More Who is Acquiring Starwood Hotels?
In the world of points and miles, it is important to stick to the basics. It is easy to get carried away with all the deals and promotions out there and often I find myself circling back here to these basic principles. If you are interested in this hobby then I think that this is a … More The Starter Guide
Hey it’s Derek and AcCounting Your Points has officially launched! And by launched, I mean I went on this website, clicked a couple things and then BAM! I am a blogger… or travel blogger or travel writer or points and miles enthusiast or whatever you would like to call it. The reason for starting this … More Hello…it’s me…