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.
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Frustration: MGM Nights Not Crediting to Hyatt For Weeks

Cheap nights in Las Vegas could be an easy way to earn Hyatt elite status. If not for the wrinkle of MGM nights not crediting correctly to World of Hyatt. Here's a look at my recent frustrating experience.

Review: Hyatt Palm Springs – A Hotel In Need of a Facelift

The Hyatt Palm Springs offers an excellent downtown location and nice facilities. However, the age of the building and rooms shows through.

Hotel Review Of Vegas’ Swanky New Hidden Gem You’ve Probably Never Heard Of

Open barely a month, check out our first look at The ENGLiSH Hotel Las Vegas, a brand-new Marriott property in the vibrant Arts District.

My First Turo Rental Experience: The Good, The Bad, and The Ugly

With the sky-high rental car prices this year, I turned to car share for a recent trip. Here is a recap of my first Turo rental experience.

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.