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.

The Best International Marriott Hotels That Cost 50K or Less & How to Get 5 Free Nights Right Now!

Have Marriott free night awards to burn? Check out some of the best international 50K Marriott hotels for using points or awards to book!

How to Get 5 Free Marriott Nights & Get Inspired with 7 of the Best 50K Marriott Hotels in the U.S.

Trying to decide where to use a free night award from the Bonvoy Boundless or Brilliant card? Check out some of the best 50K Marriott hotels that make our short list.

5 Amazing Ways To Maximize The 75K Capital One Venture Card Welcome Offer

Check out the best ways to use 75,000 Capital One miles you could earn from a new elevated welcome offer on the Venture card.

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...

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.

Exploring Hyatt’s Almost 100 New All-Inclusive Resorts: 10 Properties I’m Excited About

Check out some of the best options among the Hyatt ALG all-inclusive resorts, properties that will soon be joining the portfolio!

Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant vs Hilton Aspire: Which Premium Amex Hotel Card is Better?

Looking for a premium hotel credit card? Here we compare the Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant vs. Hilton Aspire, two compelling Amex cards that have high annual fees, but loads of perks.