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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 Apartment on the A380, 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.

Bits: first oneworld-operated lounge to open, 50% off Corinthia Hotels, last day for 30% bonus buying Etihad miles

News in brief: oneworld to open its first directly managed airport lounge One of the announcements from the oneworld 20th anniversary event in London earlier this year was the announcement of branded and operated lounges. This is already common practice with SkyTeam – which has […]

Bits: Etihad takes back its T4 lounge, Etihad & Flying Blue buy miles bonuses, IAG and LATAM abandon their JV

News in brief: Etihad to take back control of its London lounge According to Executive Traveller, Etihad is taking back control of its lounge at London Heathrow Terminal 4 on 20th December. Earlier this year, the lounge was renamed ‘The House’ with management handed over […]

Bits: 3000 bonus Hyatt points with SLH, Finnair business Oslo-Singapore for £1100, good Etihad deals from Scandi

News in brief: Earn 3,000 bonus World of Hyatt points with Small Luxury Hotels of the World As we have covered a few times this year, World of Hyatt has been slowly drip-feeding properties from the Small Luxury Hotels of the World consortium into its […]

Bits: Virgin Atlantic’s new A350 routes, Etihad Guest stops expiring miles, ski holiday discount with SNO

News in brief: Virgin announces four new A350 routes and an extra daily to Delhi Virgin Atlantic has now confirmed its Summer 2020 schedule, which will begin on the 29th March. Virgin has been slowly ramping up its UK-India routes, which suffered a loss when […]

How I earned 7,000 Heathrow Rewards points (= 7,000 Avios) with a £135 Rocketmiles hotel booking

Back in September, we wrote about an excellent hotel promotion. Hotel booking site Rocketmiles was (and still is) offering ‘first time users’ 5,000+ easy Avios or other airline miles for a one night booking. I tried this offer out myself last week when I was […]

News: congratulations to BA’s IT team, 20% bonus on Etihad transfers

News in brief: Congratulations to BA’s IT department The British Airways IT department generally has very little to celebrate, but it has managed to hit a remarkable milestone this week. The new British Airways iPad app has just received its 1,000th one-star review.  Since virtually […]

We have our Etihad competition winner!

Last month we ran a great competition in association with Etihad Airways giving away one of the most valuable prizes we have ever offered. One lucky Head for Points reader was going to win two Business Class return tickets from London or Manchester to Abu […]

SWISS, Lufthansa and Etihad launch UK sales – here are the best deals

There is a lot of sale activity going on at the moment.  Qatar Airways has launched a sale with some interesting deals from elsewhere in Europe, which I will look at tomorrow.  The British Airways sale which we covered here is also continuing, as is […]

LAST CHANCE: Win 2 x Business Class tickets from London or Manchester to Abu Dhabi with Etihad!

We wanted to remind you that Saturday 31st August is your last opportunity to enter a great competition we are running in association with Etihad Airways.  It is one of the most valuable prizes we have ever given away. One lucky Head for Points reader […]

Get 20%-30% bonus when you buy Etihad Guest miles – and don’t forget our great Etihad competition!

Etihad Guest is current running a bonus when you buy Etihad Guest miles, but it is ending soon. For once, the bonus is not staggered.  As long as you buy at least 6,000 miles, you will receive the full 20% bonus. Some status members get […]

Why you should sign up your business to Etihad’s BusinessConnect incentive program

This article is sponsored by Etihad Airways We have covered several different airline loyalty schemes for small and medium sized businesses on Head for Points, primarily BA’s On Business programme. What many don’t know is that Etihad also runs its own scheme, called BusinessConnect. With […]

EXCLUSIVE COMPETITION: Win 2 x Business Class tickets from London or Manchester to Abu Dhabi with Etihad!

Starting today, and running for the rest of the month – until 31st August 2019 – we are running a great competition in association with Etihad Airways.  It is one of the most valuable prizes we have ever given away. One lucky Head for Points […]

Etihad adds a permanent 4th Heathrow service – but with a Boeing 787

Etihad is adding a permanent fourth daily service at London Heathrow, using slots it gained from the demise of India’s Jet Airways. EY26 will depart Heathrow Terminal 4 at 21.05, arriving in Abu Dhabi at 08.05. The return flight, EY25, will leave Abu Dhabi at […]

Etihad offering 20% off Abu Dhabi Grand Prix packages

Etihad is currently offering a 20% ‘early bird’ discount on its flight, hotel and race ticket packages for the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.  This is over the weekend of 29th November. There are packages as low as £967 per person based on Economy flights from London […]

An Etihad Business Class deal to Singapore – for the committed!

Yesterday we looked at an attractive Qatar Airways deal to Hong Kong out of Sweden. Etihad also has a very interesting deal from Stockholm – in this case, it is to Singapore, for just £1091 (SEK 12800) in Business Class. There is a snag though.  […]

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