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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Should You Fly Basic Economy With Kids?

Flying basic economy is one of the more distasteful options, especially with kids. Here's how the U.S. carriers handle basic economy family seating:

Ultimate Guide to Using Aeroplan Miles For Max Value [2020]

Air Canada Aeroplan in an excellent award program with great potential. Check out our complete guide to using Aeroplan miles, from searching to best uses.

Which U.S. Airline Offers the Best Basic Economy Experience?

With nearly all U.S. carriers launching basic economy fares, it's time to compare options. Here are the carriers offering the best basic economy experience:

Is The Ink Business Preferred Now The Best Chase Credit Card?

With the recent negative changes to the Chase Sapphire Reserve, I'll argue that the Chase Ink Business Preferred is the best Chase credit card. Here's why:

Max Out Your Citi ThankYou Points With These 5 Amazing Redemptions

Sitting on a bunch of Citi ThankYou points and not sure what to do with them? Here are the five best Citi ThankYou point redemption options on the table:

Max Out Your Amex Membership Rewards Points With These 5 Amazing Redemptions

Sitting on a pile of American Express points? Here are five best Membership Rewards redemption ideas where you can get insane value for your points!

Max Out Your Chase Ultimate Rewards Points With These 5 Amazing Redemptions

Earning points is only half the battle; you must know how to use them. Here I've compiled the best Chase Ultimate Rewards redemption options in the program:
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