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Whether you are travelling as a family, or looking for some luxury, Etihad ensures you can tailor your flight to meet your precise needs.  Flying out of Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne choose Etihad to the best European cities  and ensure that you arrive at your holiday destination relaxed and ready to go, whoever you are.

Free 2 night luxury Abu Dhabi stopover

Flying to Europe? Right now, with Etihad you can break up the journey in style in their home, Abu Dhabi.  Take up their offer of 2 free nights stopover and travel before 31 December to experience this incredible destination at no cost for your accommodation. Your hotel is your choice with 23 on offer including five star options like Dusit Thani Abu Dhabi, Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi and Intercontinental Abu Dhabi.

Abu Dhabi is a destination that can cater to everyone, where families can take it easy down by the pool at your hotel or at one of the amazing beaches on offer, or enjoy some thrills at attractions like Ferrari World, Warner Bros World or Yas Waterworld. Those looking for cultural excitement can be amazed at the Abu Dhabi Louvre or the world famous Sheik Zayed Mosque, or you can hit the malls for some high end shopping at The Galleria.  Either way, it is a great way to start the trip and ensure you ease nicely into your European adventure.

Travelling as a family

Looking after the little ones on the long flight is a big consideration for any parent booking a holiday to Europe, and by choosing Etihad you’ll be sure you are in good hands. Their famous Flying Nannies are available on all long-haul flights, and come bearing goody bags of arts and crafts, games, and more. All children over the age of three will get their own children’s pack of games and stickers to keep their hands and minds busy. For the slightly older kids, tweens and teens can enjoy a world of their own with in-flight entertainment catered to them, whilst parental controls allow you to keep tabs on what they watch without compromising their feeling of independence.  You can even book the brand-new Economy Space seats out of Australia to give you and your family extra leg room to spread out without fear of disrupting other guests.

Etihad children with Flying Nanny

Looking for luxury

Settle in to the The House, the stunning new lounges available in London, Sydney & Melbourne for First and Business guests. The House offers a place of respite before departing for the long haul, complete with full waiter service and space to relax for up to three hours before your flight.

Before, between, or after flights, however, Etihad's Lounges offer the opportunity to relax at Etihad First Class Lounge & Spa, Etihad Business Class Lounge, Etihad US Premium Lounge, and the special Etihad Arrivals Lounge. With an international buffet, coffee station, concierge service, shower rooms, and more, guests can make the most of their time in transit. Guests in Abu Dhabi International Airport can even choose a treatment at the Six Senses Spa in the Abu Dhabi First Class Lounge & Spa or a private lounge within the lounge in the Business Class Lounge. Etihad Premium Lounges are found in Abu Dhabi, Dublin, Los Angeles, New York, Paris, and Washington, D.C. and are available for free for Business guests or Etihad Guest Gold Members. 

Luxury begins onboard as you choose your seat in Business or First and receive a specially designed amenity kit from Acqua di Parma, including their signature fragrance, hand cream, and comfort items to make your sleep its most luxurious.

As a guest in Business, you’re able to pick your preferred seat and make it transform into a bedroom in the sky.Business seats come with a fully flat bed, full-size comforter and pillows, back support and other accommodations for total comfort. When you’re awake, you can tailor your meals at any time with the Dine on Demand program. The Food & Beverage Manager will talk you through the menu and make sure that you’re completely satisfied.

In First, your very own in-flight chef will be available to cater to your every with an a la Carte menu, as you relax in your own private apartment, equipped with wide leather armchair, separate 6 foot 10 inch bed and full-length wardrobe.  Take advantage of the full height shower before changing into your luxury sleepwear and reclining in your fully flat bed.

If you travel with Etihad frequently, don’t forget that their Etihad Guest loyalty program offers fantastic benefits, plus as a partner of Virgin, you can even earn and redeem your Velocity points.

The journey is what you make it onboard Etihad.

So… where are you flying Etihad to first?

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