Ian Snyder

After igniting his passion for award travel while planning his honeymoon, Ian now enjoys using points and miles to see the world with his wife and three internationally adopted kiddos. He loves dissecting loyalty programs to find maximum value. His goal is to demonstrate that extraordinary travel is possible for the ordinary family.
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I hate devaluations. They are the worst part of this hobby. This one is interesting, the Alaska Singapore devaluation via unexplained chart changes.

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Chasing the siren call of elite status again this year? This is out complete guide to mileage run planning and deciding if its worth it:

Complete Guide to Hyatt Guest of Honor Bookings

A great perk of top-tier Hyatt Globalist status is the ability to make Hyatt Guest of Honor bookings for others. This guide covers everything you need to know.
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