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.

I Rented Out The Entire Hotel For The Cost Of One Room

Have you ever been the only hotel guest at a property? Here is my funny experience from this week in Istanbul.

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...

Earn $100 Bonus Within Minutes With NorthOne Bank App Offer

Earn a quick and easy $100 Visa card by taking advantage of the MyPoints NorthOne Bank offer and opening a new account. Here are the details:

Are Summer Crowds Making Flying Less Safe During COVID-19?

This is the 3rd time I've hit the skies during the pandemic. Here's what you need to know about coronavirus safety while flying on board and at the airport:

Which Avios Credit Card Is Best? Breaking Down the Three Chase Options

Chase issues three Avios-earning credit cards, each slightly different. Here we compare each and determine which is the best Avios credit card of the bunch!

Shocker: Marriott Approves My Best Rate Guarantee!

Hotel's like to play games with their best rate guarantee terms and conditions, but Marriott surprised my by approving my recent claim!

Highlighting the Cards I Use Everyday: What I Keep in My Wallet & Why

Curious which cards I keep in my wallet each daily? Here is my personal best travel credit card combination and a look at what we pay in fees each year.