Your Etihad Guest Gold  makes traveling even more enjoyable with a selection of exclusive benefits and rewards in addition to those you enjoy in Etihad Guest. Now that you have reached this tier in our Loyalty Programme, prepare to be pampered, you have earned it after all.

Key Benefits

50% extra Etihad Guest Miles on every flight

For all Etihad Airways flights flown, Etihad Guest Gold members will earn a tier miles bonus of 50% additional Etihad Guest Miles* on the base miles as a way of saying thank you for their loyalty. More...

* This bonus is only awarded to the Etihad Guest Miles earned by the member and not for the Etihad Guest Tier Miles.

Dedicated website with secure online account access

Keep a track of how many Etihad Guest Miles you have earned by registering for a secure online account.  You can update your personal profile, claim missing miles, view your latest statement and find out more about special offers from Etihad Airways and our partners. More...

Exclusive Gold Tier Rewards and access to our dedicated Partner Network

Earn Etihad Guest Miles when you shop, drive or stay with one of our growing number of programme partners.  Enjoy a host of benefits, from exclusive partner offers and unique spending offers to an array of generous rewards tailored just for you. More...

Family Membership

Etihad Guest lets you pool all the Etihad Guest Miles earned by anyone in your family into one single account and benefit from the added flexibility of a Family Membership - to be shared and enjoyed by everyone. More...

Online redemption at our Reward Shop

Etihad Guest Miles can be redeemed for much more than flight rewards - from indulgent weekend breaks to a wide choice of shopping and fashion. Experience how valuable your Etihad Guest Miles can become using a combination of miles and cash to redeem for any reward.

Travel preferences recorded online

Record your travel preferences online using the 'Your Profile' feature and help us provide you with the recognition you deserve.

By giving us your seat preference and any special meal requests, for example, you save yourself the time and effort  of providing these details the next time you book a flight quoting your Etihad Guest Number. More...

Waitlist priority (see point 1)

Enjoy waitlist priority on all our busy routes.  Simply quote your Etihad Guest Number when you book a flight and we will make every effort to ensure you can fly whenever you wish to travel.

Guaranteed Coral Economy seat, if booked 24 hours in advance (see point 2, 4)

As an Etihad Guest Gold member, if you make a booking at least 24 hours in advance we will guarantee you a Coral Economy class seat on the Etihad Airways flight of your choice – even if the flight is fully booked.

Upgrades using miles (see point 1)

Spoil yourself by getting an upgrade using miles to next higher cabin. More...

Lounge access (see point 2, 5)

Regardless of you class of travel whenever you fly with Etihad Airways you can enjoy the luxury of our exclusive Pearl Business class lounge with an accompanying guest. When traveling or transiting out of Abu Dhabi International Airport in Coral Economy Class, you and your guest are invited to use the Al Reem Lounge facility in Terminal 1.

For your further convenience, you can also use the new dedicated check – in counter in Terminal 1.

Excess baggage allowance (see point 2, 6)

Take advantage of our free excess baggage allowance of 15 kg above the amount shown on your ticket. Your excess baggage allowance is guaranteed regardless of how full your flight is.

Priority check-in and boarding (see point 3)

Etihad Guest Gold members can check in at the Pearl Business class counter regardless of the class of travel and enjoy priority boarding at the aircraft.  Simply present your Etihad Guest Card at check-in to benefit.

Fast-track immigration and baggage (see point 3,7)

Take advantage of our fast-track immigration regardless of your class when you travel on an Etihad Airways flight. Your baggage will also receive priority and arrive at the baggage carousel with the Pearl Business & Diamond First class baggage whenever possible.

Chauffeur Service (2, 3)

Etihad Guest Gold members can enjoy this service at all points throughout their journey when traveling in our Pearl Business or Diamond First Class.

Earning Etihad Tier Miles / Segments

While Etihad Guest Miles can be redeemed for rewards, Etihad Guest Tier Miles / Segments only contribute towards your eligibility for either of our premium tiers - Etihad Guest Silver, Etihad Guest Gold and Etihad Guest Gold Elite.

Etihad Guest Tier Miles are earned at a rate of one Tier Mile for every mile you fly with us and any Class Bonus Miles earned also count towards your Etihad Guest Tier.

Etihad Guest Tier Segments are earned at a rate of one Tier Segment for each flight flown in the Coral Economy class, two Tier Segments in the Pearl Business class and three Tier Segments in Diamond First class.

See how Etihad Guest Tier Miles and Tier segments build up in just one trip depending on your Tier and the cabin you fly in.

Etihad Guest Gold

Key point

1. Applicable on revenue tickets for Etihad Airways operated flights.
2. Only when traveling on Etihad Airways operated flights.
3. Only where service is offered.
4. Bookable in the highest economy class fare.
5. Accompanying guest should be traveling on Etihad Airways.
6. Not applicable on routes where the piece concept operates.
7. When traveling in Coral Economy Class, this service may be offered only if the facility is available and permitted by local authorities.


For Travel from Abu Dhabi to London Heathrow flown distance = 3409
Cabin Fare class Tier miles for all tiers Tier segments for all tiers
Coral Economy Class E, U, V, L, Q 3409 1
Coral Economy Class M, K 3409 1
Coral Economy Class H, B, Y 3409 1
Pearl Business Class W, D 5114 (50% cabin bonus) 2
Pearl Business Class C, J 5114 (50% cabin bonus) 2
Diamond First Class R 6818 (100% cabin bonus) 3
Diamond First Class A, F 6818 (100% cabin bonus) 3

Attaining Etihad Guest Gold Tier

You need to accumulate 50,000 Etihad Guest Tier Miles or travel 40  Etihad Guest Tier Segments within any consecutive 12 months period to become an Etihad Guest Gold Member.

Etihad Guest Tier Miles/Segments are tracked in any rolling 12 months period to measure a particular Etihad Guest Tier, or upgrade to a higher Tier.
Tiers Tier miles Tier segments
Etihad Guest Silver 25,000 20
Etihad Guest Gold 50,000 40

Maintaining a tier

Tiers Tier miles Tier segments
Etihad Guest Silver 20,000 15
Etihad Guest Gold 40,000 30