Family Flys Free

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. When he's not chronicling his latest adventures with his kids, you might catch him musing over the ever-changing travel industry or complaining about the woes of regional flights.

CDC Continues to Put the Brakes on Travel, Even for the Vaccinated

Just as the CDC rolled out guidance that rubber-stamps mask-less gatherings for vaccinated individuals, the agency still won’t endorse non-essential travel. This surprised me at first, as I’d thought that travel would get back on track as vaccination rates rise. But this appears to not be the case, even as immunity passports may become a thing. I’m honestly staunchly opposed to them, for various reasons, but that is a different discussion. The Odd Efficacy of COVID-19 Vaccines The main issue is that the CDC doesn’t know whether the COVID-19 vaccines will result in a reduction in disease transmission. Unlike...

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