A few days ago I wrote about some must sign-up for offers with Etihad Airways, including one to just sign up for a new account. Time to add one more to the list, if you are able to book any tickets on Etihad by March 22, 2015.

Etihad Airways is offering an opportunity to earn triple miles if you are flying a premium cabin, and double miles if you are flying economy with them by May 31, 2015. You need to register here, and then book here. The registration needs to be done prior to making a reservation, so don’t miss out on that step.

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I love the Etihad products, and their new planes are even more exciting.

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While we discuss Etihad Guest in the context of the ability to redeem Etihad Guest miles for Jet Airways tickets all the time, Etihad is running its own award fare sale between March 13 to March 20, 2015, for redemption on Etihad flights to and from Abu Dhabi to the following destinations:

  • Brussels (BRU)
  • Kolkata (CCU)
  • Paris (CDG)
  • Chengdu (CTU)
  • Dallas (DFW)
  • Moscow (DME)
  • Dublin (DUB)
  • Dusseldorf (DUS)
  • Yerevan (EVN)
  • Frankfurt (FRA)
  • Geneva (GVA)
  • Washington – Dulles (IAD)
  • Jaipur (JAI)
  • Karachi (KHI)
  • Kuala Lumpur (KUL)
  • Los Angeles (LAX)
  • Cyprus (LCA)
  • Lagos (LOS)
  • Madrid (MAD)
  • Manchester (MAN)
  • Melbourne (MEL)
  • Munich (MUC)
  • Milan (MXP)
  • Nairobi (NBO)
  • Toyko (NRT)
  • Perth (PER)
  • Seychelles (SEZ)
  • San Francisco (SFO)
  • Zurich (ZRH)

There are two Indian airports on that list as well, including Jaipur and Kolkata.

While Etihad’s award chart for its own metal is not the best out there, they do provide inventory at saver level, which comes in the bound of being reasonable. For instance, BOM-AUH-JFK in first class on Etihad Metal comes to about 131,000 Etihad Guest miles per head, while on American Airlines AAdvantage it comes to 90,000 AAdvantage miles and Jet Airways it comes to about 165,000 JetPrivilege miles.

If you do intend to redeem Etihad miles for the above sectors, you need to do it before March 20, 2015 and insert the promotion code REDM25. The travel needs to be completed by December 31, 2015.

Here are the prominent T&C:

  • Tickets to be redeemed between 13th – 20th March 2015.
  • Travel must be completed by 31 December 2015.
  • Offer available on specific destinations.
  • Valid on GuestSeats only.
  • All other standard Etihad Guest Flight Terms and Conditions are applicable.
  • If some sectors of trip are not within the offer period or part of the promotional sectors, those sectors will be charged at regular miles. 
  • Not valid in conjunction with any other offer. Only one promotion code can be used at time of booking.
  • Award upgrades are excluded. 
  • Applicable only for award tickets redeemed online.

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Etihad Guest is out there making a lot of waves with big sales (like the 35% off global sale) and also various promotions they launch from time to time. For the moment, these are the promotions you should absolutely sign on for, regardless of the fact that you may have plans to fly Etihad next few months or not.

1000 bonus miles for signup

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If you don’t have an Etihad Guest account, you should sign up for one with this promotion by March 31, 2015 and when you make your first transaction (including sending some credit card points to Etihad), you get 1000 bonus miles.

The Economy & Business Double Bonus Miles promotion (registration till March 3, 2015)

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You will be able to earn double miles on EY operated flights, when you have a revenue ticket for economy or business class, valid for travel between March 3, 2015 to December 12, 2015. Register here.

Earn upto Triple Miles with Etihad Airways Partners (registration till March 10, 2015)

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Etihad is offering up to triple miles on Etihad and Etihad Airways Partners in the premium cabins, for bookings made till March 10, 2015. Here are the details:

  • Triple miles in First Class on Etihad & Jet Airways
  • Double Miles in Business Class on Etihad, Alitalia, Jet Airways, airberlin, Niki, Air Serbia, Air Seychelles

No bonus miles will be offered in Economy Class. Bonus miles are offered for eligible flights booked between 16 February and 10 March 2015 for travel between 25 February until 30 May 2015.

So, if you think you will have any plans in the coming year to fly Etihad, this is a good time to sign up for Etihad Guest. There are good uses for Etihad miles, if you are a resident Indian.

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