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.

So, How Bougie Does A $400 A Night Days Inn Feel?

Seeing the Days Inn Palm Springs go for over $400 per night a few weeks ago was a moment of crazy. But what do you actually get at this price?

How To Unlock Aspirational Properties With IHG Free Night Plus Points Bookings

After adding the option to combine your annual Premier Card IHG free night plus points to book higher priced IHG properties, IHG has made the booking process seamlessly easy. Here's our quick booking walkthrough.

9 Jaw-dropping Properties You Can Actually Book With IHG Points

IHG Rewards has integrated Six Senses into their portfolio. You can now book Six Senses IHG awards, some of which offer excellent value at these select unique, luxurious properties around the globe.

Point.me Overview: A New One-Stop-Shop for Finding Award Flights

Want to take the hassle out of award travel? Check out Point.me, a new award travel service that lets you search inventory across over 30 loyalty programs and 150 airlines in a single search!

New Airline Tries To Shake Things Up: Program, Livery & Flight Details

Check out the livery and interior of the first Northern Pacific Airways 757, a new Anchorage-based airline that will launch later this year.

Every Single Thing You Need To Know About Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan

One of the best U.S. airline loyalty programs, Alaska Airlines Mileage Plan offers great value. Here's how to best earn & redeem miles.

3 Reasons Why I’ll Be Keeping My United Quest Card

With a $250 annual fee, is the United Quest card worth it? Here's how the perks it offers stack up to offset it's reasonably high cost.