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.

Hotel Review: Grand Hyatt Nashville Corner Suite

Looking for an upscale place to stay in Music City USA? Check out our review of the Grand Hyatt Nashville and all it has to offer.

Best Ways to Book American Airlines Transcon Flagship First Class

Hoping to fly American Flagship First on a transcon route before the carrier ends this product? Here are the best ways to book an award.

Hotel Review: Marriott Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa

Looking for accommodations in hopping Honolulu? Here is a full review of our experience at the Marriott Waikiki Beach Resort & Spa.

Hotel Review: Holston House Nashville, in the Unbound Collection by Hyatt

Check out the Holston House Nashville, a stylish boutique hotel in an excellent Music City location, where art deco meets modern comfort and great food.

2023 Elite Status Round-Up: Which I Qualifed For, Which I Dropped

Are you unwaveringly loyal to specific airlines or hotel chains? Here is where I landed on qualifying for 2023 elite status.

That Time I Left My Car Rental Stranded On The Side Of The Road To Catch My Flight

I've rented quite a few cars over the years, and there's one common car rental mistake I've made on nearly every reservation. Here it is.

Excellent Choice In The Canadian Capital: Andaz Ottawa Byward Market Large Suite Review

The Andaz Ottawa Byward Market is an excellent choice for a stay in the Canadian capital. The hotel upgraded me to their large suite, which was a pleasant surprise. Here's my full review.