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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.

Exclusive 48-hour competition: Win tickets to see Muse or Metallica at Etihad Stadium, Manchester

Today and tomorrow we are running a flash two-day competition which will be of particular interest to HFP readers outside London, who always tell us they feel neglected 🙂 Four lucky HFP readers will win tickets to see Muse or Metallica at the Etihad Stadium […]

Bits: 300 free RED by Dufry points – but Avios confusion, 20% bonus buying Etihad miles, new Hyatt in Venice

News in brief: Get 300 free RED by Dufry points in 30 seconds We did a long piece yesterday on RED by Dufry, the loyalty scheme which covers the duty free stores at 27 UK airports – plus Eurostar and Eurotunnel – as well as […]

Bits: Etihad goes to FIVE per day from Heathrow, changes at Radisson Rewards, Malaysia Airlines sale

News in brief: Etihad goes to FIVE flights per day from Heathrow The battle between Qatar Airways, Emirates and Etihad for traffic from the UK has just taken an extra twist. As we covered recently, Etihad gained three additional slots at London Heathrow when India’s […]

How Amex Membership Rewards members can buy miles for up to 50% off

One of the lesser known features of the American Express Membership Rewards programme is the ability to buy up to 10,000 Membership Rewards points per year for 1.5p each. This facility is mentioned on the Amex website here – scroll down to Clause 3 – although […]

Bits: Etihad grabs three Heathrow slots from Jet, Virgin sale update, new No 1 Lounges / Virgin miles deal

News in brief: Jet Airways abandons Heathrow, and Etihad gets the slots I flagged the financial crisis at India’s Jet Airways yesterday.  It looks like the airline is into its final hours, with the Heathrow services to India now suspended and – more critically – […]

How to use small orphan amounts of miles and points – Part 2 (Airlines and Shopping)

This is the second part of the updated article I began yesterday, discussing the best ways to ‘zero out’ loyalty card accounts which you want to abandon.  You need to remember that you may first need to ‘top off’ an account by earning a few more […]

Bits: 15% Etihad discount code and 20% transfer bonus, Opodo discounts, new Hilton Curio in London

News in brief: New Etihad discount codes released Etihad has launched two new discount codes, worth up to 15% off the cost of a flight booked over the next two weeks. The codes are: 15% off Economy Class flights – EYECO15 15% off Business Class […]

Excellent business class deal to Asia using Etihad miles on Czech Airlines

Etihad Guest, the frequent flyer programme of Etihad Airways, has a rather eclectic mix of airline partners on which you can redeem your miles. I wrote about these partners here.  At the time, the sweet spot was a 36,000 miles business class return trip on […]

Bits: ignore Amex’s 20% MR bonus, excellent Marriott redemption in Corfu, Etihad’s new sale

News in brief: Don’t redeem your Membership Rewards points for cash credit with a 20% bonus American Express has been emailing Gold and Platinum cardholders this week with a ‘special’ offer. If you redeem your Membership Rewards points for statement credit by 31st March, you […]

Bits: Virgin Atlantic credit cards get an app, Etihad adds 4th Heathrow service, Haynes Manual on Heathrow

News in brief: The Virgin Atlantic credit cards get an app (at last) Yes, finally …. you can now manage the two Virgin Atlantic credit cards via a smartphone app. I know that a few HFP readers have been put off from applying due to […]

Bits: BA launches its BOAC 747, Osaka deal, £100 Emirates / Amex credit, 20% bonus buying Etihad miles

News in brief: BA’s repainted BOAC Boeing 747 takes off British Airways launched its first repainted aircraft yesterday, one of a handful of classic liveries that will be applied to selected planes this year as part of BA’s 100th birthday celebrations. It uses the livery […]

Bits: BA 2-4-1 Premium Economy deal to Jo’burg, Etihad’s 2-4-1 sale, Helsinki gets a new Priority Pass lounge

News in brief: British Airways 2-4-1 Premium Economy deal to Jo’burg As part of its occasional ‘Dream Tickets’ promotions, British Airways is running a 2-4-1 offer on Premium Economy tickets to Johannesburg. Full details are on ba.com here.  You must: book by 17th February travel […]

Cheap business class deals: Australia / NZ from Sweden and lots of places from Amsterdam (via Cairo!)

I’ve no idea what happened to the Qatar Airways mega-sale this year.  The airline hasn’t had a sale at all, yet alone a very aggressive one.  I have no excuse for not knowing as I shared a lift with the Qatar Airways CEO last Friday! […]

Bits: £20 Eurowings Amex cashback, Etihad sale, double Qatar miles, Avios / Charles Tyrwhitt offer

News in brief: £20 Eurowings cashback American Express has launched a cashback deal with Eurowings.  Eurowings is the Lufthansa-owned low cost carrier which now flies all of Lufthansa’s UK flights which do not go to its Frankfurt or Munich hubs – Berlin, Hamburg etc. If […]

Get 5,000 Avios (or other miles) sign-up bonus with the free HSBC Premier credit card

HSBC Premier has launched a special sign-up bonus on its free HSBC Premier credit card. Until 2nd March, you will receive 10,000 HSBC Premier points – the usual bonus is nothing – when you take out the free HSBC Premier credit card and spend £1,000 […]

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