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Always remember to check the latest travel regulations before you fly. 

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Book a quarantine-free break in Abu Dhabi

Updated 16 January 2021, if you’re travelling on a direct flight from any of the countries or regions listed below, or you’re taking part in the National Vaccination Programme in the UAE, you’ll be exempt from quarantine requirements when you arrive:

  • Bahrain
  • Brunei
  • Mainland China
  • Hong Kong region
  • Isle of Man 
  • Kuwait
  • Macao region
  • Mauritius
  • Mongolia
  • New Caledonia
  • New Zealand
  • Oman
  • Qatar
  • Sao Tome and Principe
  • Saudi Arabia
  • St. Kitts and Nevis
  • Taiwan region
  • Thailand

You must take a COVD-19 PCR test on day 6 and day 12 of your arrival into Abu Dhabi. Read more.

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Regulations for flying to Abu Dhabi

Always check the latest travel regulations before you fly. You must have a COVID-19 PCR test 96 hours before your flight, or 72 hours before if you’re flying from the UK, and you may be required to self-isolate for 10 days. If you're transferring in Abu Dhabi, the maximum connection time is 12 hours. 

Flying to Abu Dhabi 

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Travelling to Dubai or another emirate

If you are travelling to another emirate, including Dubai, you will simply need to follow the quarantine rules of that emirate. You will only be permitted to travel to another emirate by Etihad Chauffeur, Etihad Express Coach or Airport Taxi.

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COVID-19 insurance included with every booking

Global COVID-19 insurance is included with every Etihad Airways ticket up to 31 March 2021. And for extra peace of mind, COVID-19 PCR testing is mandatory before every flight.

COVID-19 insurance 

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Etihad Wellness 

We’re taking extra steps to make sure you feel safe and well when you travel; like our dedicated Wellness Ambassadors, available 24/7 to answer your questions.

Your wellness guide

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Book a stop over in Abu Dhabi

Turn your stopover into a holiday and take a break in Abu Dhabi.

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