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.

Welcome to 2021! Here’s Your Massive Virgin Atlantic Devaluation

Starting off 2021 is a massive Virgin Atlantic Delta chart devaluation. Here's what you need to know about where value remains.

Best IHG 40K Point Hotels in the U.S. for Free Night Certificates

Looking to burn your free night certificates from your IHG credit card? Here are the best IHG 40K point hotels in the United States.

Best Category 6 Marriott Hotels For Using Your Free Night Certificates

Check out all the best Category 6 Marriott properties where you can use your free night certificates. At least on hotel on each continent!

You Can Still Book Any IHG Hotel With Your Free Night Cert – If The Price Is Right

With IHG's move to dynamic pricing, you need to be aware of the IHG free night restrictions and 40K cap. But there is a way around this...

Places Americans Can Visit Without Needing to Quarantine

Looking to head abroad this winter? Here is a list of countries that do not require quarantine. Some don't even require COVID testing!

The 2021 Travel News I’m Least Excited About

The big news this week is about Alaska Airlines joining oneworld, a global airline alliance. But I'm a bit nervous about this change.

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.