Etihad Airways has launched new stopover campaign for travel between April 21 – July 15, 2019.
Flyers are eligible for two night complimentary stopover at select Abu Dhabi hotels for tickets issued April 7 – June 15, 2019.
You can access this offer on Etihad’s website here.
Note that stays over Islamic holiday of Eid between June 4 -9, 2019 are excluded from this offer.
Here are the booking instructions:
Here are the participating hotels:
Etihad Airways here has copied brilliant idea from its rival in Doha (Qatar Airways). The hotel selection that members can choose from is rather limited, however.
Good way for those that fly on Etihad this summer to have a look at Abu Dhabi rather than just transiting if they haven’t visited the city yet.
Here are the terms and conditions of this offer:
The “Free Stopover” program is available to guests from all origins on the Etihad global network when transiting via Abu Dhabi to any destination on the Etihad global or Etihad Airways Partner network.
The offer is only valid for guests holding confirmed Etihad Airways ticket starting with 607XXXXXXXXXX.
The offer is only available for transiting guests with a minimum stay of 24 hours in Abu Dhabi.
The “Free Stopover” program is only valid for bookings paid and confirmed Online only – no bookings will be accepted via email or via the Etihad Call Centers.
The stopover conditions of the applicable fare of your ticket will apply, including additional charges for adding a stopover plus any applicable taxes. Please read the terms and conditions on your ticket carefully.
The offer is valid for bookings made in any Fare Choice within any Class on Etihad Airways, except for frequent flyer redemption bookings, award upgrades or cash plus miles promotions.
All Etihad Airways tickets issued from 07 April 2019 – 15 June 2019 will be eligible for “Free Stopover”.
The Hotel booking period for “Free Stopover” is from 07 April 2019 – 15 June 2019 and is applicable on new bookings only. No hotel reservations will be permitted beyond this date, regardless of flight ticket issuance date or actual travel dates
The Hotel stay period for “Free Stopover” is from the 21 April 2019 – 15 July 2019, excluding Islamic Public Holidays (i.e Eid Holidays from 04 June 2019 to 09 June 2019).
All hotel stays must be pre-booked 96 hours prior to arrival based on the promotional sales period only (07 April 2019 – 15 June 2019 ), no hotel reservations will be permitted beyond this date, regardless of flight ticket issuance date or actual travel dates
“Free Stopover” is subject to daily hotel allocation and as a result, all accommodation is subject to availability at time of booking online only.
The offer is only valid for adults traveling on return tickets and is applicable on one direction only via Abu Dhabi. The lead person on the booking must be at least 21 years old
Hotel booking will be confirmed for up to maximum two adults. Accommodation for any additional Child/Adult to be arranged and paid directly at the hotel.
It will not be possible to upgrade to a higher class of room/suite once booked on the “Free Stopover” Promotion
Bookings cannot be separated to avail multiple free accommodation offers.
If a booking includes multiple booking classes (e.g. partly in First Class and partly in Business Class), the offer will be based on the booking class on the longer flight sector.
Partially completed travel will result in the commercial value of the complimentary night’s offer being deducted from any refund claimed on the remaining unused airfare.
For hotel bookings in Abu Dhabi, an additional fee of AED 10 per room/ night is applicable and has to be paid directly by the guest at the hotel.
“Free Stopover” is a voluntary promotion run by Etihad Airways and can be withdrawn at any time at the discretion of the airline(s).
Any reservations made directly with a hotel do not qualify for the offer and cannot be amended by Etihad/Etihad Holidays without exception.
This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion run by Etihad or the participating hotels. No liability will be accepted where flight bookings have been made and/or tickets issued if no hotel availability exists.
All extra charges incurred during the stay (e.g. breakfast, meals, laundry, room service, telephone etc.) are responsibility of the guest and need to be paid directly to the hotel upon check-out and a credit card will be requested upon check-in as security against other services which are offered at an additional charge.
Guest to provide credit card details to secure their hotel stay. Your credit card will not be charged at this stage.
In the event of cancellation, please contact the “Stopover” team on AbuDhabiStopover@etihad.com no less than 72 hours prior to check-in to avoid no-show charges. In case of no-show, the guest will be charged 100% cancellation fee of the hotel stay.
In case of flight cancellation or disruption, guest to contact “Stopover” team on AbuDhabiStopover@etihad.com.
The offer is not valid for any bookings done via the Etihad Call Center or via Email
The offers are not available for guests whose final destination is the United Arab Emirates.
The offers are not valid for guests originating their journey from the United Arab Emirates.
The offers are not valid for unaccompanied minors or children travelling without an adult over 21 years of age.
The offers are not valid on staff tickets, travel industry-discounted tickets or group bookings.
Visas are not provided for Abu Dhabi Stopover within this promotion. UAE Visas can be purchased directly by the guest via the website http://www.etihad.com/en-ae/before-you-fly/visas/
No liability will be accepted where flight bookings have been made and/or tickets issued if no hotel availability exists.
The offers are not valid in conjunction with any other promotional offer.
The offer does not include airport transfers
The offer does not include hotel stay in Dubai or any other emirates in the United Arab Emirates.