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Award-winning travel writer and economist Paul Rubio is a credit card enthusiast, whose sophisticated use of points and rewards has helped him travel to 125 countries for free. Paul is a Harvard graduate with a master’s degree in public administration and a master’s degree in economics. He also holds a bachelor’s degree from Boston University with a double major in economics and environmental policy and a minor in conservation biology. He attended both undergraduate and graduate schools on full scholarships. Paul worked in the field of wildlife conservation before embracing his writing talents full-time in 2008. Since then, he has won more than two dozen national awards for his exemplary work in travel journalism. The prolific writer contributes to a number of top-tier international, national, and regional publications including Condé Nast Traveler, Fodors.com, Palm Beach Illustrated, Private Clubs, and Robb Report.

Royal Air Maroc to Join Oneworld Alliance in March 2020

It was announced in December 2018 that Royal Air Maroc (RAM), the largest unaligned carrier in Africa, would become the 14th member of powerhouse...

Major Changes Made to Chase Sapphire Reserve® Card

The Chase Sapphire Reserve Card is starting 2020 with quite a few changes to its fees and benefits—some for the better, some for the...

American Express Implements Major Changes to Card Benefits

Back in October 2019, we reported that American Express had announced an overhaul to its card benefits, scheduled to take effect January 1, 2020....

How to Put Credit Card Travel Credits to Good Use in...

One of the many perks of top-tier credit cards is an annual travel credit to help soften the blow of a large annual fee....

Credit Card Pro 2019: The Year in Review

We hope you’ve enjoyed our 2019 articles tailored to elite credit card holders and affluent travelers (who love their points and miles). Here are...

Complete Your Global Entry Interview After Your Next Flight

In early 2018 U.S. Customs and Border Protection (CBP) launched Enrollment on Arrival to help alleviate the problem of long wait times for Global...

Some of Our Favorite Points Redemptions of 2019

We write quite a bit about the power of earning and redeeming airline miles and credit card points, and we get that sometimes the...

Turn Credit Card Points into Donations This Holiday Season

As much as the holidays entail a tradition of material gift-giving, there’s also an important element of giving back associated with the festive season....

Six Free Travel Apps To Download ASAP

Our iPhones, Androids, and iPads have become primary means for surviving the expected and unexpected elements of travel. Below are six of our favorite...

Alaska Mileage Plan Ends 2019 with Its Best Mileage Sale

Alaska Mileage Plan is sweetening the deal for a different kind of holiday gift. By putting its miles on sale for as low as...

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