News in brief:
Etihad launches UK sale from £1,179
Etihad is running a short sale which carries on until 24th July.
If you can’t find the dates you want in the ‘Avios 25% discount’ promotion (see my other article today) then this is a decent alternative. You may also want to consider whether paying cash to fly to Abu Dhabi at these prices is a better deal than Avios, even with 25% off.
Full details can be found on the Etihad UK website here.
Economy and Business deals are available. The pick of the Business Class deals is Abu Dhabi, which is available for £1,179 return from London.
This is an OUTSTANDING deal if you can get it to book onto the A380 services which feature the Etihad Business Class Studio product which I reviewed here. It is, I believe, the best business class product on the market at the moment. You can book for dates until 31st May 2017.
You can also fly from Edinburgh and Manchester for an extra £100 albeit not on an A380. Apart from Abu Dhabi, the fares are ‘good but not great’. Typical prices include Bangkok for £1526, Tokyo for £2013 and Shanghai for £1860.
You can credit Etihad flights to Etihad Guest (and top up with American Express Membership Rewards points or via Etihad’s own UK credit card). Alternatively, you could credit to American Airlines or to airberlin and then use the miles to redeem for a British Airways flight.
Full details of all the available routes are here.
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