Winners Of Free FTU Ticket For Tampa September 27 – 29 Event

Our site may contain affiliate links. Read Advertiser Disclosure policy here.

Update: Backups are in play, the original winner has a conflict.

Backup Winners (In Order):

  • Ryan  – I am a frequent traveler for work: Mon- Thurs from the west coast to the east coast. I am just starting a stint of work in Tampa and would love to be able to attend this. The session I would enjoy the most would be hearing Randy Peterson talk to: General Session: Launchpoint: Resources for Road Warriors/Frequent Flyers. Thanks, hope I have a shot at winning.”
  • Ramsey – “I would love to hear The World Less Traveled: North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Haiti and Other Places to Consider with Stefan Krasowski (Rapid Travel Chai)”
  • Jenn – “I’ve never been, but I’ve just gotten into miles and this would be a great break from law school! I am interested in absolutely everything! (except maybe traveling with families…don’t have one yet!)”
  • YOU – leave a comment if you are interested and can go to the event

The Frequent Traveler University will bring together top loyalty program executes along with a brain trust of travel bloggers and mileage gamers. It’s the chance to learn more about miles and points in one jam packed weekend that you could learn in a year…if you play your cards right. Attend the sessions that make sense for you, network, meet people, share your stories, ask others for theirs. That’s what it is all about.

We had the chance to give away a ticket so we shared a our small giveaway entry details the other day. We asked readers to leave a comment with the answer to this question:

Question: What session are you most looking forward to at the Frequent Traveler University?

Friday Schedule


Saturday Schedule

  • General Session: Opening Remarks and Event Directions
    with Gary Leff
  • Beginner’s Workshop: Introduction to Miles and Points
    with Summer Hull (MommyPoints) & Edward Pizzarello (Pizza in Motion)
  • Mileage Runs 101
    with Ben Schlappig (One Mile at a Time)
  • Earning Unlimited Miles Through Shopping Portals
    with Hans Mast
  • General Session: Launchpoint: Resources for Road Warriors/Frequent Flyers
    with Randy Petersen
  • All about Miles, Points and Credit Cards
    with Daraius Dubash (Million Mile Secrets)
  • Family Travel Made Easy(ier)
    with Summer Hull (MommyPoints) & Edward Pizzarello (Pizza in Motion)
  • Introduction to IntChai)ernational Travel
    with Stefan Krasowski (Rapid Travel Chai)
  • A: Beyond 5X Everywhere: Earning More Points & Miles Than You Ever Dreamed Possible
    with Greg Davis-Kean (Frequent Miler)
  • The World’s Best Airline Products You Can Get with Your Miles
    with Ben Schlappig (One Mile at a Time)
  • DYKWIA? Successful Strategies, Pitfalls To Avoid, Getting What You Want
    with Nathan Rau & Michael Rubiano
  • Inside the Program: American AAdvantage
    with Edward Pizzarello (Pizza in Motion)
  • Free Online Tools to Make Travel Easier
    with Seth Miller (The Wandering Aramean)
  • Award Booking Basics: Making the Most of Your Miles
    with Gary Leff (View From the Wing) & Ben Schlappig (One Mile at a Time)

Sunday Schedule

  • Beginner Q&A: Your Questions Answered
    with Edward Pizzarello (Pizza in Motion)
  • Advanced Q&A: Your Questions Answered
    with Gary Leff (View From the Wing) & Ben Schlappig (One Mile at a Time)
  • Travel Photography
    with Hans Mast
  • Inside the Program: United MileagePlus
    with Seth Miller (The Wandering Aramean)
  • Million Mile Madness: The Story Behind the Attempt to Earn 1 Million Miles in 1 Month
    with Greg Davis-Kean (Frequent Miler)
  • How to Book Rental Cars for Less
    with Daraius Dubash (Million Mile Secrets)
  • Time to Walk Away? The End of Elite Status
    with Steve Belkin
  • A Waste of Money? the Case Against Hotel Chains & Loyalty
    with Seth Miller (The Wandering Aramean)
  • Theory to Practice: How to Find Award Space and Construct Your Booking
    with Gary Leff (View From the Wing) & Ben Schlappig (One Mile at a Time)
  • How To Earn 40 million miles and Not Go Bankrupt, Get Divorced or Get Arrested
    with Steve Belkin
  • The World Less Traveled: North Korea, Saudi Arabia, Haiti and Other Places to Consider
    with Stefan Krasowski (Rapid Travel Chai)
  • Weekend Jet Setting: Maximizing Miles and Rewards to the Caribbean, Hawaii
    and North America
    with Inna Borisova (The Miles Professor)
  • General Session: Closing Remarks and Prize Draws
    with Tommy Danielsen

Congratulations to the Winner

Congratulations to Alan who shared that he is most looking forward to:

Resources for Road Warriors/Frequent Flyers– I’ve already traveled 140K miles this year for work, and it would great to get some tips on how to both enjoy it more and get more value from my hotel and airplane tickets.

FTU Giveaway Winner

Alan, you have 24 hours to claim your prize. If not claimed within 24 hours from now, we’ll give the ticket away to the next random number. If you didn’t win, but were hoping to go, please leave a comment in this post, I may have another ticket to giveaway in addition to the one that Alan just won.

What event are you most looking forward to?

Grand Hyatt Tampa Casita View of Take off 2

Related Posts

Sign up for Email || Twitter || Facebook || Tips & Tricks

Hotel Offers || Airline Offers || Bank Offers || Cash Back Offers

Editorial Note: Opinions, analyses, reviews or suggestions expressed on this site are those of the author’s alone, and have not been reviewed, approved or otherwise endorsed.

About The Weekly Flyer

The Weekly Flyer writes about travel from a business traveler perspective. He travels the world every week accumulating points and miles along the way.

Sign up for Email || Twitter || Facebook |Tips & Tricks
Hotel Offers || Airline Offers || Bank Offers || Cash Back Offers


  1. I really want to visit uncommon destinations around the world and would to hear Stefan’s accounts on doing so!

  2. I am new to mileage points and am eager to learn as much as I can. Plus I have never been to Tampa and would like to check it out.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *