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.
105 POSTS
408 COMMENTS

Earn $100 Bonus Within Minutes With NorthOne Bank App Offer

Earn a quick and easy $100 Visa card by taking advantage of the MyPoints NorthOne Bank offer and opening a new account. Here are the details:

Are Summer Crowds Making Flying Less Safe During COVID-19?

This is the 3rd time I've hit the skies during the pandemic. Here's what you need to know about coronavirus safety while flying on board and at the airport:

Which Avios Credit Card Is Best? Breaking Down the Three Chase Options

Chase issues three Avios-earning credit cards, each slightly different. Here we compare each and determine which is the best Avios credit card of the bunch!

Shocker: Marriott Approves My Best Rate Guarantee!

Hotel's like to play games with their best rate guarantee terms and conditions, but Marriott surprised my by approving my recent claim!

Highlighting the Cards I Use Everyday: What I Keep in My Wallet & Why

Curious which cards I keep in my wallet each daily? Here is my personal best travel credit card combination and a look at what we pay in fees each year.

Will This Be The End of Qantas’ Famed First Class?

Qantas First Class is one of the premier products among points and miles enthusiasts. But will we ever see this amazing product fly post-pandemic?

Is The Citi Premier $100 Hotel Credit All It’s Cracked Up To Be?

Among other changes to the card, here's what the Citi Premier $100 hotel credit will look like in practice once this new benefit takes effect later in 2020:
BoardingArea