News in brief: Recent court judgement on how you receive compensation when downgraded I ran an article about EC261 downgrade compensation on Wednesday. I said in that piece that some parts of the regulations were unclear. Reader Coby sent me a link to this court […]
Etihad and Etihad Guest
Etihad Guest is the loyalty scheme for Etihad Airways. The articles below outline the best ways of earning and spending your points if you are based in the UK. I also review the First Class Suite on their Boeing 777, the Business Class Studio on their A380 and the Etihad lounges at Heathrow Terminal 4 and Abu Dhabi Terminal 3.
For further information on Etihad and Etihad Guest, visit their website here.
News in brief: Accor Autumn Sale ends Wednesday The Accor Autumn sale ends on Wednesday. This slipped through the HFP net when it launched and there are only two days left to book. You need to book at least 30 days in advance to get […]
News in brief: 15,000 free Avios from American Express I got a very pleasant surprise when I ran my AwardWallet update yesterday morning to refresh the balances of all my loyalty accounts. My British Airways Executive Club balance had gone up by 15,000 Avios! When […]
News in brief: Save 30% on Etihad business and economy fares Etihad is currently running a new ‘friends and family’ promotion for bookings until 12th November. Code STFECO save 30% on the base fare of an economy ticket whilst STFBUS saves 30% on the base […]
This is my review of the Etihad Guest UK credit card. This article was updated on 18th January 2017 and is correct as of that date. It is part of my series of articles looking at the major UK loyalty credit cards and discussing whether or not […]
News in brief: New Etihad Global Sale launched Etihad has launched a new long-haul sale. You need to book by 31st October for travel between 15th January and 30th June. Prices seem to be ‘OK but not outstanding’, to be honest, starting at £345 return for […]
Back in July we wrote about Agoda. It is a hotels.com-style hotel booking website, originally launched in Asia. It was acquired by Priceline and is now a sister company to booking.com. The reason that Agoda had become interesting is that it had started to offer frequent […]
Etihad announced on Tuesday that it is launching the long-awaited alignment of the frequent flyer schemes of eight of the Etihad Airways Parners airlines: Etihad Airways, airberlin, Alitalia, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles, Etihad Regional, Jet Airways and NIKI. Virgin Australia is not included, at least […]
EDIT: This deal has been extended and now ends on 28th December 2016 MBNA has launched its first enhanced credit card sign-up bonus of 2016 – and it is only October! (I am excluding the Virgin cards here, which tend to move around to match […]
News in brief: Heathrow anti-expansion protest today may cause delays British Airways has issued an advisory warning due to a protest against Heathrow Airport expansion which will take place today, Saturday. To quote: A peaceful demonstration against airport expansion is expected to take place at […]
(EDIT: Etihad codes now fixed!) News in brief: British Airways believed to be launching buy-on-board catering in 2017 There are a steady stream of rumours at the moment that British Airways is poised to announce the launch of buy-on-board short-haul catering from early 2017. My […]
News in brief: Etihad sale extended but now ends today Etihad has added 72 hours to its September sale on Tuesday which will now end this evening (Friday). Here are the highlights that I picked out in earlier articles if you want to sneak in […]