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Explore Abu Dhabi with a free stopover

15 years young

It’s our 15th birthday and we’re really proud of where we’ve got to. Like any 15-year-old, we’re even more excited about where we’re heading. Enjoy a free 2-night stopover in Abu Dhabi for free. To book, follow the process below.



Booking: Book between 5 – 12 November 2018
Travel: Travel between 15 January & 15 June 2019

Hotels available: 

  • Radisson Blu Yas Island
  • Holiday Inn Downtown
  • Crowne Plaza Yas Island
  • Courtyard by Marriott World Trade Centre.
  • Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi
  • Le Royal Meridien
  • Ramada Corniche

Credit card details are not required to complete the booking. Although requested during the booking process, please leave payment fields blank.

Terms and conditions

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General Terms & Conditions: 

  • The Free Stopover” program is available to guests from all origins on the Etihad global network when transiting via Abu Dhabi to any destination on the Etihad global or EAP network. The offer is only available for transiting guests.
  • The stopover conditions of the applicable fare of your ticket will apply, including additional charges for adding a stopover plus any applicable taxes. Please read the terms and conditions on your ticket carefully. The offer is valid for bookings made in any Fare Choice within Economy or Business Class on Etihad Airways only, except for frequent flyer redemption bookings, award upgrades or cash plus miles promotions.
  • The  offer is valid for travel & hotel accommodation all year-round, excluding Blackout dates during major events (e.g. Formula 1) and conferences. Please check at the time of booking.
  • The offer is only valid for adults traveling on return tickets and is applicable on one direction only via Abu Dhabi. Occupancy up to a maximum two adults only will be offered on bed and breakfast basis for the qualifying number of nights and will include all municipality fees and service charges. It will not be possible to upgrade to a higher class of room/suite.
  • Travel companions must travel on the same dates and flights with the guests eligible for the offer to be eligible to share accommodation.
  • Bookings cannot be separated to avail multiple free accommodation offers Partially completed travel will result in the commercial value of the complimentary night's offer being deducted from any refund claimed on the remaining unused airfare.
  • "Stopover programs" are subject to daily hotel allocation and as a result, all accommodation is subject to availability.
  • For hotel bookings in Abu Dhabi an additional fee of AED 15 per room/ night is applicable and has to be paid directly by the guest at the hotel.
  • Abu Dhabi Stopover is valid for travel & hotel accommodation from 14 January 2019 to 14 June 2019, excluding Blackout dates during major events (e.g. Formula 1, ADIPEC) and conferences. Please check at the time of booking.
  • The offers are only valid for adults traveling on return tickets and the lead person on the booking must be at least 21 years old.
  • "Stopover programs" me a voluntary promotion run by Etihad Airways and can be withdrawn at any time at the discretion of the airline(s).
  • All accommodation must be pre-booked prior to the arrival date at the hotel. Hotel reservations must be made a minimum of 72 hours (3 days) prior to arrival for the request to be processed. This is not a guarantee of confirmation. Any reservations made directly with a hotel do not qualify for the offer and cannot be amended by Etihad/Hala Abu Dhabi without exception. This offer cannot be used in conjunction with any other promotion run by Etihad or the participating hotels. Hotel accommodation is subject to availability and we reserve the right to offer an alternative hotel of a similar standard. No liability will be accepted where flight bookings have been made and/or tickets issued if no hotel availability exists.
  • A maximum occupancy of two adults and one child below 12 years on existing bedding is applicable for Abu Dhabi Stopover. Extra beds are available upon request and will be payable directly with the hotel. It is not possible to upgrade to a higher class of room/suite as part of the Stopover program.
  • All extra charges incurred during the stay (e.g. meals, laundry, room service, telephone etc.) me the responsibility of the guest and need to be paid directly to the hotel upon check-out and a credit card will be requested upon check-in as security against other services which me offered at an additional charge.
  • In the event of cancellation, please contact the "Stopover" team on AbuDhabiStopver@etihad.com within a minimum of 2 working days to avoid cancellation charges. Cancellation charges apply where a full 2 days' notice has not been received prior to arrival at the hotel. Specific and more restrictive cancellation charges will apply during peak periods e.g. public holidays, exhibitions, conferences, special events, Eid Holidays, Christmas and New Year. The cancellation charges for the respective hotel will be informed at the time of booking. Exceptions might apply.

Offer exclusions: 

  • The offers are not available for guests whose final destination is Abu Dhabi or Dubai.
  • The offers are not valid for guests originating their journey from the United Arab Emirates.
  • The offers are not valid for unaccompanied minors or children travelling without an adult over 21 years of age.
  • The offers are not valid on staff tickets, travel industry-discounted tickets or group bookings.
  • Visas are not provided for Abu Dhabi Stopover within this promotion. UAE Visas can be purchased directly by the guest via the website http://www.etihad.com/en-ae/before-you-fly/visas/
  • No liability will be accepted where flight bookings have been made and/or tickets issued if no hotel availability exists.
  • The offers are not valid in conjunction with any other promotional offer.