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.

Get a 60% bonus when you buy Etihad Guest miles

Etihad Guest has launched a 60% bonus when you buy miles.  This offer is only available until 18th June. Ths is SUBSTANTIALLY more generous than any other Etihad deal I’ve seen.  Looking back over past articles, the bonus is usually 20% to 30%. The bonus […]

Bonuses: get 10% on lastminute.com gift cards and 500 points with a UK Accor hotel booking

Get a 10% bonus on Lastminute.com gift cards Lastminute.com is the latest company to try to bring in some much needed revenue by selling gift cards with a bonus. Until 30th June, you will receive a 10% bonus on the purchase of any £50, £100, […]

Get 5,000 Avios or other miles with your first Rocketmiles hotel booking

Hotel booking site Rocketmiles has brought back its EXCELLENT ‘first user’ promotion which can earn you 5,000+ easy Avios, Virgin Flying Club or other airline miles from just one night. The offer runs until the end of 2020.  If you don’t have any plans to […]

Get a 50% bonus when you buy an Etihad gift voucher!

In an attempt to get you to choose it for your future bookings, Etihad has announced it is offering a 50% bonus when you buy a gift voucher. This means that you would be getting a 33% discount on whatever flights you buy with it. […]

What are the sweet spots in Etihad Guest’s new earning and redemption deal with Air Canada Aeroplan?

Etihad Guest and Air Canada have launched a new partnership. From a frequent flyer point of view, the key benefit is that: you can now earn Etihad Guest miles when you fly Air Canada you can now earn Air Canada Aeroplan miles when you fly […]

Which airlines will let you book now with flexibility for late 2020 and early 2021?

A reader recently got in touch to suggest we write an article on how you are protected if you book cash flights now for later this year or early 2021. It was a good idea.  After all, you may wish to book with the airline […]

EXTENDED AGAIN!: Get British Airways lounge access for 12 months via a (limited) Qatar Airways status match!

The Qatar Airways status match has been extended ….. again! It was due to end on Saturday but has now been pushed back to midnight UK time on Wednesday 27th May.  The list of participating airlines has not changed again and remains at five. Here is […]

BACK TO 5 AIRLINES & EXTENDED!: Get British Airways lounge access for 12 months via a (limited) Qatar Airways status match!

The Qatar Airways status match has changed ….. again! They have added back South African Airways and Singapore Airlines.  Virgin Australia remains missing.  It has also been extended again, to midnight UK time on Saturday 23rd May. Here is our original article on the match, […]

Etihad is now selling Economy passengers empty seats on its flights!

A friend of mine who is about to fly Etihad sent me an interesting offer he had received. Etihad is offering him the ability to bid to ‘buy’ empty seats around him.  The minimum bid, for an Abu Dhabi to Heathrow sector, was: £50 to […]

Get a 10% discount on Etihad flights with your American Express card

Etihad is currently offering a 10% discount code for American Express cardholders. This is a long-term offer which is valid for travel completed by 30th June 2020.  You can book as late as you like, so in theory the code will still be working on […]

Etihad to take back control of its London Heathrow lounge from No 1 Lounges

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 to No 1 Lounges.  Etihad continued to use the lounge for its […]

Two ‘buy miles’ bonuses currently running – with Etihad Guest and Flying Blue

Etihad is currently offering up to 30% discount when you buy Etihad Guest miles.  This is a chance to top up your account if you are a little short of a redemption. The discount is staggered: Buy 6,000 – 20,000 points = 10% discount Buy […]

Attractive long haul flight deals from Scandinavia from Finnair and Etihad

Finnair – a British Airways partner – is currently selling Business Class flights from Oslo to Singapore for as low as NOK 13,360 (£1,100) return. As well as Finnair’s excellent service, this is also a way of picking up some British Airways Executive Club tier […]

News: Etihad Guest stops expiring miles, ski holiday discount with SNO

Back in 2017, Gavin Halliday resigned as CEO of Avios Group to move to Abu Dhabi, to run all of Etihad’s loyalty businesses. He has had a lot on his hands since then.  First there was the collapse of Air Berlin and its Etihad-owned topbonus […]

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