Great deal: book Etihad first class Apartments with miles at a 30% discount

Aug 17, 2020

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Here at TPG, Etihad Apartment is one of our favorite ways to fly. We’ve reviewed it several times and have been blown away each time. If you’re trying to score an Apartment (or business class) seat for future travel, you’re in luck. Etihad just launched a new 30% off sale on award flights.

Here’s what you need to know.

Related: My apartment in the sky: A review of Etihad’s First Class Apartment on the A380, Abu Dhabi to New York

The offer is for GuestSeats on selected routes for Etihad Airways-operated flights using Etihad Guest Miles booked from now until 27 August 2020, for travel until 31 May 2021. You can book seats at or via the Etihad Guest call center. Note that the sale is eligible for travel on Etihad Airways-operated flights only and upgrades are not permitted on GuestSeats. Also keep in mind that one-way tickets are permitted but stopovers & open jaws aren’t.

Related: Flying high: What it’s like to fly Etihad business class on the A380 from New York to Abu Dhabi

We’re seeing some pretty great deals like Abu Dhabi (AUH) to Paris (CDG) and London (LHR) starting at under 62,000 Guest Miles one-way for the Apartment.

Screenshot from Etihad

We’re also seeing the Studio Business seat between Abu Dhabi and Europe starting around 44,000 miles each way, though not all routes are operated by the A380.

Screenshot from Etihad

The most popular route between Abu Dhabi and New York (JFK) starts at under 96,000 miles each way. Keep an eye out for which flight you’re booking, as you may find this route also operated by the Boeing 787, which doesn’t feature the Apartment.

Screenshot from Etihad

In June, Aeroplan announced that members can earn and redeem miles for Etihad Airways flights, including The Apartment. Etihad Guest members can also earn and redeem miles for Air Canada flights, but that aspect of the partnership isn’t nearly as valuable. One-way economy tickets will run you 40,000 Aeroplan miles, while business class will cost 82,500 miles and The Apartment comes in at 115,000 miles.

Etihad Guest are a transfer partner of American Express Membership Rewards at a rate of 1:1 so could be a great use of these transferrable miles for a truly excellent product. Keep in mind the travel restrictions for entry into the U.A.E. and onwards.

If you want to book seats you’d better hurry, as you only have until 27 August 2020 to book!

Featured photo by Zach Honig/The Points Guy

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