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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How to Use the Delta Companion Certificates: Step-by-Step Guide

Who doesn't love 2-for-1 flights? Here's how to use a Delta Companion Certificate to save on travel for yourself and a companion using this awesome credit card perk.

Prefer Flying Lie Flat Around The US? Here Are Several Domestic Routes To Consider

Do you enjoy flying larger aircraft? I sure do! Here are some domestic widebody routes with major carriers to consider booking this summer.

Shocker (Sarcasm Font)…United’s ‘Permanent’ Change Fee Waiver Was Actually Temporary?

When you read that an airline permanently eliminates change fees, you think that the change is here to say. But maybe not with United.

Was a Mostly Free Trip Worth 3.5 Hours on the Phone with Chase Travel?

Imagine you have to spend 3.5 hours ticketing a flight. Sound terrible? It is, and I question whether the Chase travel portal is worth it.

Guide to Airline Award Change and Cancellation Fees

Guide to Airline Award Change and Cancellation Fees You save, you plan, you book that award you've been eyeing for a long time. But then...

My Experience Getting COVID-19 Tested to Return to US

Intimidated by the requirements for COVID testing returning to the US? It's not as bad as it sounds. Here is my recent travel experience:

What It Was Like Visiting Colombia During COVID-19

Interested in planning a trip to South America? Here are the COVID entry requirements for Colombia, which is currently welcoming tourists:
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