Maximise your Avios, air miles and hotel points

Etihad to launch Acqua di Parma amenity kits in Business and First Class

Links on Head for Points may pay us an affiliate commission. A list of partners is here.

I am rarely excited by amenity kit news which is why we don’t cover them much on Head for Points.  Although Anika is in love with her British Airways Liberty print First Class bag she got on a press event last year ….

However, as a guy who spends a disproportionate amount of money on Acqua di Parma products, I was delighted to see it forming the basis of Etihad’s new Business Class and First Class amenity kits.

This is what you will get.  First Class passengers clearly get the better deal:

Etihad new Acqua di Parma amenity kits

“Yellow, the colour synonymous with the Italian brand, is used for all First Class bags, while Business Class bags are offered in the same yellow, and also in black.

The First Class unisex cylinder bag contains a miniature bottle of Colonia, a 40ml body lotion and lip balm. First Class toiletries include Colonia hand wash and hand cream, and Colonia bathroom amenity kits feature shower gel, body lotion, hair shampoo, and hair conditioner.

The Business Class unisex wallet bag, which can be buttoned to create a stylish and useful valet tray, contains a Colonia sampler and hand cream, which will also be dispensed in the Business Class washrooms.”

They launch on 23rd August so I hopefully should be able to pick one up on our Middle East holiday at half-term.

In addition, if you are not already an Etihad Guest member, you can sign up here and receive 500 bonus miles.


Earning Flying Blue miles from credit cards

How to earn Etihad Guest miles from UK credit cards (November 2020)

Etihad Guest does not have a UK credit card.  However, you can earn Etihad Guest miles by converting Membership Rewards points earned from selected UK American Express cardsThese are:

Membership Rewards points convert at 1:1 into Etihad Guest miles which is an attractive rate.  The cards above all earn 1 Membership Rewards point per £1 spent on your card, which converts to 1 Etihad Guest mile. The Gold card earns double points (2 per £1) on all flights you charge to it.

Etihad Guest is also a partner with the HSBC Premier Mastercard (0.5 miles per £1 spent, reviewed here) and HSBC Premier World Elite Mastercard (1 mile per £1 spent, reviewed here).