If you’re here, reading the Frequent Traveler University blog chances are you love to travel, or you’re interested in learning how to further the potential for your frequent traveler loyalty points and miles.   Maybe you’re familiar with FTU, maybe you’re not … so allow us to take a moment and further your insights as to what FTU can offer you.

Have you earned points or miles and are no sure how to get more out of those loyalty earnings?  Are you collecting loyalty points and miles and not getting the returns you desire? We’ve all signed up for airline and hotel loyalty programs with the hopes of seeing the world and scoring an upgraded room, without much of an idea of what he hotels and airlines are really offering us in return.   This is what the FTU is for … learning how to Earn & Burn.

Travel loyalty programs are rewarding for knowledgeable travelers who understand the ins-and-outs of the travel loyalty system, understanding how that system is intertwined with other programs and brands and ultimately those who understand maximizing the use of their points and miles greatly benefit.

The goal of the FTU is to teach you, the traveler, how you can earn more miles and points through not only travel, but through special offers as well. These offers are not always travel related, such as credit cards, bankcards and double points promotions through not only travel brands but other opportunities as well.

Through FTU you gain access to travel loyalty experts with an expansive knowledge of earning miles, capitalizing on promotion and effectively converting loyalty miles and points with a positive return on investment.

FTU’s diverse faculty of speakers teach and mentor on a wide range topics, for travelers of all experience and skill levels. From those just starting out on their journey to those who’ve been around the globe and back. Ultimately the goal of FTU is to teach you how to accrue more miles, and how to use those miles to your advantage, by leveraging insights of the best known experts in the industry.

At the conclusion of an FTU event you’ll head home with a better understanding of the travel loyalty programs you participate in, along with an abundance of knowledge, trips and tricks that allow you to make the most of your points and miles.

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