Etihad Airways’ award-winning loyalty programme, Etihad Guest, has settled a frequent flyer programme agreement with Booking.com, one of the world’s leading digital travel platforms, which enables Etihad Guest customers to earn Etihad Guest Miles when booking accommodation through Booking.com on a special co-branded version of the website.
As of August 1, 2019, when booking their desired accommodation, customers will avail of between three and six Etihad Guest Miles for every $1 spent.
Vice president commercial partnerships, Etihad Airways, Yasser Al Yousuf spoke on the news: “We are always looking for new ways to add value to our loyalty programme and now, through this partnership with Booking.com, we are delighted to give travellers the ability to earn Etihad Guest Miles not only when booking flights, but their accommodation as well.”
Etihad Guest Miles will automatically be awarded eight to 12 weeks after the guests complete their stay and can be redeemed for flights and upgrades with Etihad Airways, over 20 airline partners globally, as well as electronics, fashion items and gifts from a range of over 3,000 leading brands available at Etihad Guest’s Reward Shop.
“We are constantly exploring new collaborations that enable us to help connect even more travellers with their ideal stay, whether that’s a five-star resort, a cosy B&B or chic city apartment,” said vice president, partnerships, Booking.com, Ripsy Bandourian. “We’re delighted to be partnering with Etihad Guest and providing additional value to our mutual customers that truly enhances their overall shopping and trip experience.”