Now is the time to start thinking about where to go for the winter sun. Etihad Airways is offering winter escapes to summer in Abu Dhabi and Europe as part of its Winter Offer, with fares starting from AUD $1,200.
Travel outbound from Australia’s capital cities; Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, there is no better time for guests of the award-winning Abu Dhabi-based airline to take advantage of the special offer.
With connections over Abu Dhabi, passengers have a host of European cities to choose from, including Dublin, London, Paris, Amsterdam, Madrid, Rome and Athens.
The promotion is available for booking from 17 – 21 July for Economy Class travel from 10 September, and Business Class travel from 5 August, with the Winter Offer travel dates running until 31 May 2018.
Etihad Airways guests also have the opportunity to enjoy a “holiday within a holiday” and explore its home city of Abu Dhabi through the airline’s popular Stopover programme. These options include 2-for-1 deals on hotels and various activities.
Guests who wish to take advantage of the Stopover programme can book a two-night stay from a choice of over 60 participating hotels in Abu Dhabi, and will receive the second night free. Business Class guests receive a complimentary night’s stay, while First Class guests receive two free nights. Etihad Airways’ guests flying in The Residence cabin onboard the airline’s flagship Airbus A380 from Sydney and Melbourne, will be treated to two complimentary nights at the luxurious Emirates Palace hotel during their stopover.
Danny Barranger, Etihad Airways Senior Vice President Global Sales, said: “We have four gateways from Australia to the rest of the world – from Brisbane, to Sydney, Melbourne and Perth, guests can easily access our global network through 39 weekly flights. Guests can escape the winter Down Under and go straight into European summers, while enjoying a short stop in our home city of Abu Dhabi. The capital of the United Arab Emirates has so much to offer all types of travellers, whether they are after culture, a beach break, or sports and adventure.”
Abu Dhabi’s world-famous leisure and business attractions include miles of beautiful white sand beaches, theme parks such as Yas Waterworld and Ferrari World, unforgettable desert safari expeditions, arts and cultural institutions such as Manarat Al Saadiyat, and the soon to be opened Louvre museum, exquisite local and international dining, world-class golf, and the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and its race track, Yas Marina Circuit.
Abu Dhabi also offers a wide range of shopping opportunities to suit all tastes with a large choice of popular outlets and brands. The city boasts a selection of spacious high-end shopping malls such as the stylish Yas Mall, Abu Dhabi Mall, Marina Mall, and The Galleria – one of the world’s most luxurious shopping centres.
Guests travelling in Economy Class from Australia can take advantage of return fare prices starting at AUD 1,290 to London, AUD 1,202 to Paris and AUD 1,141 to Dublin. Those keen on an unsurpassed flight experience can experience Etihad Airways’ award-winning Business Class from only AUD 5,777 to London, AUD 5,592 to Paris and AUD 5,470 to Dublin.
You better book early and discover Europe!