Etihad Guest miles are a unique currency because they can be redeemed for flights on 24 partner airlines. Etihad's partner airlines span all three airline alliances. There are also many partner airlines that aren't in an alliance, and therefore aren't otherwise easily accessible to Australians. Buying Etihad Guest miles can be lucrative if you plan to redeem them for … [Read more...]
Etihad Airways is a popular topic at the Australian Frequent Flyer. As a partner of Virgin Australia, you can use Velocity frequent flyer points to travel on Etihad.
When travelling with Etihad Airways, you may be able to upgrade to business or first class. If upgrading, try grab a trip on their reward-winning First Class Apartments to experience some real indulgence! Read our guide how to get a flight upgrade with frequent flyer points for more information.
Last week it was announced that Royal Air Maroc will join the Oneworld alliance in 2020. This means that, eventually, Qantas Frequent Flyer members (and members of other Oneworld airlines' frequent flyer programs) will be able to redeem their points for Royal Air Maroc awards. The ability to redeem Qantas points for Royal Air Maroc flights will open up some interesting … [Read more...]
Etihad Airways has introduced a new fare type which doesn't include checked luggage. Etihad's new hand-luggage only fares are being sold as "Economy Deal" tickets and include only up to 7kg of carry-on luggage. Economy Deal fares also cannot be cancelled or upgraded, and Etihad Guest miles are earned at a reduced rate. Economy Saver tickets continue to include 30kg of … [Read more...]
AFF member agentgerko has lost a substantial amount of Amex points after attempting to transfer them to the Etihad Guest program. This member transferred the points on 26 January this year. Despite numerous complaints and follow-up phone calls, the miles are now nowhere to be seen. Etihad Guest transfers from Amex are supposed to take "about 7 business days" but so far it has … [Read more...]
Etihad offers "apartments" in First class on all A380 flights between Abu Dhabi & Sydney, London, Paris and New York. Find out how you can book a seat using Virgin Australia Velocity points, Etihad Guest miles or American Airlines AAdvantage miles. The Opportunity The Etihad Airways First Class Apartments are an amazing product. Found on all Etihad A380 aircraft, … [Read more...]