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Etihad launches its Winter flight sale – Seychelles at £1,999

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Etihad has launched a short sale, valid for bookings made by 20th January. You can travel for any period up to 10th October 2023.

As normally happens with the Middle Eastern airlines – however illogical this may seem – the cheapest fares are to destinations beyond their hub and not to the hub itself.

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The headline sale fare between London and Abu Dhabi is £2,699, which is definitely pushing the boundaries of what you’d call a ‘sale’.

The Seychelles, on the other hand, is just £1,999 return from London via Abu Dhabi.

Dublin to Zanzibar is just €1,799, if you don’t mind starting your trip in Ireland, even though the sale fare from the UK is far higher.

You can have a look at the offers, which also includes economy deals, on the Etihad website here.

If you are interested in earning Etihad Guest miles from UK credit cards, this article shows you how.

How to earn Etihad Guest miles from UK credit cards

How to earn Etihad Guest miles from UK credit cards (February 2024)

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 cards.

Cards earning Membership Rewards points include:

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.

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