COVID-19 global wellness
Introducing our COVID-19 global wellness insurance cover – just one of the ways we promise to keep you protected with Etihad Wellness. Book with Etihad Airways and you'll automatically be covered for COVID-19 medical or quarantine expenses for 31 days from the date of your flight. So wherever you’re flying to, you can travel there with confidence.
Included with every Etihad Airways ticket for travel up to 31 March 2022.
Your wellness is always our priority, and we care about keeping you safe and protected at every step of your journey. From our Wellness Ambassadors to our COVID-19 global wellness insurance cover, we’re doing everything we can to make travelling with us as comfortable as possible
And for even more peace of mind, COVID-19 PCR testing is mandatory before every flight. You'll feel safe knowing that every guest flying with us has tested negative for COVID-19.
Read our health and wellness guide
Flying from Abu Dhabi? COVID-19 PCR testing is available across the UAE. Call G42 on +971 2 205 5999 for Abu Dhabi or visit lifedx.net/etihad to book at a LifeDx clinic.
Our COVID-19 global wellness insurance cover is an extension to your travel insurance, giving you extra peace of mind as you travel the world. If you’re diagnosed with COVID-19 whilst you’re away, we’ll take care of your medical expenses and quarantine costs. No stress, no hassle. Simple.
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Our cover is included with every Etihad Airways ticket for travel up to 31 March 2022.
Simply book your flight with Etihad Airways and you’ll be covered for 31 days from the first day of your trip. You can book direct or via a travel agent or other third party.
If you are diagnosed with COVID-19 whilst you’re away, please contact our Etihad COVID-19 Assistance Team as soon as possible. This is really important as you will not be reimbursed for any services that have not been organised by Etihad COVID-19 Assistance. Please note you will not be covered for the cost of PCR tests.
For English, call: +971 45074007
For Arabic, call: +971 45074002
There’s no need to complete any forms, we’ll simply do the rest for you. Information or assistance relating to Etihad COVID 19 Assistance is not available through our Contact Centre.
Cover is automatically included with every Etihad Airways ticket for international flights travelling up to 31 March 2022. We have partnered with AXA to provide this cover for our guests. This is effective following the first flight outside of your *home country and is valid for 31 days, or upon your return to your home country, if earlier.
If you are diagnosed with COVID-19 during your travels, outside your home country, and would like to receive assistance, you will need to contact AXA as soon as possible, lines are open 24 hours a day.
Medical services which have not been authorised by Etihad COVID-19 Global Wellness Insurance Cover, which is managed by AXA, will not be reimbursed.
*Home country: the country where you reside more than 180 days per tax year.
Please refer to the terms and conditions below.
AXA is the provider and insurance is automatically effective following the first flight outside of your *home country and is valid for 31 days, or upon your return to your home country if earlier. You are not obligated to use this insurance but it’s there for you if you need it.
The Insurance is valid, when outside your home country, for 31 days from the first flight of your journey from the date of departure, whether it is a one-way ticket or return ticket. A second one-way ticket will be treated as a new booking, with a new 31 day period of coverage outside your home country. Your coverage will finish upon return to home country.
If you are diagnosed with COVID-19 during the 31-day period, then insurance will continue to be provided up to the actual duration of medical treatment or quarantine (subject to applicable limits and exclusions) until your return to your home country, even if it continues after the end of the 31-day period.
If you’re diagnosed with COVID-19 whilst you’re away from your home country, we’ll take care of your medical expenses and quarantine costs. Please note you will not be covered for the cost of PCR tests.
Yes it does.
Yes. You must obtain pre-approval from Etihad COVID-19 Global Wellness Insurance Cover by calling AXA for any expenses on the numbers provided bellow. Failure to do this will void any assistance.
No. You are covered wherever you travel, outside your home country – which is the country where you reside more than 180 days per tax year.
No, it covers medical expenses related to Covid-19, following a positive testing.
Yes, you will be covered according to the T&Cs if you continue your journey by car, train or flight to another country outside your home country. Your coverage is valid for traveling outside your home country with a ticket booked with Etihad.
Your coverage will finish after 31 days of your departure with any Etihad Airways ticket, or upon return to your *home country.
Home country: the country where you reside more than 180 Days per fiscal year.
It is mandatory to contact AXA as soon as possible in case you test positive for COVID-19. Failure to comply with this will void any assistance.
The following documents are required when you contact AXA:
You will also need to allow AXA to have access to your medical data in order to arrange assistance.
Yes, we will provide 100 euros per insured person for each full day you have to spend in quarantine, up to a maximum of 14 days. If you need medical treatment for COVID-19, this will also be covered up to 150,000 euros.
No. You would not be covered as you have not been diagnosed with COVID-19 in this case.
Yes, we will provide 100 euros per insured person for each full day you have to spend in quarantine up to a maximum of 14 days.
We cover quarantine expenses for compulsory isolation under legal requirement issued by the local government authority as a result of being identified as a carrier of COVID-19 or being in close contact with confirmed cases of COVID-19.
You will be covered if you bought your ticket from Etihad - whether on Etihad.com or via a travel agent. You will qualify for Insurance whether your flight was operated by Etihad or by one of our codeshare partners. If you purchased your ticket from another airline or a codeshare partner airline, you will not be covered, even if one or more flights of your journey is on an Etihad aircraft.
If requested, we will organise the repatriation of one travel companion and your children traveling with you. If no adult member of your family is present at the trip, we will make sure that your children will be repatriated accompanied by an adult.
Yes. In order get assistance, you will have to share details to AXA who will be arranging assistance and handling your claims. Etihad may also share some of your details to AXA in order to verify your identity and dates of travel.
Yes, as long as you hold an Etihad ticket and have flown on Etihad.
No. Etihad Global Wellness Insurance Cover is automatically effective following your first completed flight of your journey on Etihad from the date of departure and is valid, outside of your home country, for 31 days.
Yes, you are covered as long as you have a valid Etihad ticket booked to travel on an Etihad flight or a flight operated by one of our codeshare partners.
No. Coverage ends after 31 days and extension is not possible under this policy.
The coverage is valid outside of your home country for 31 days following the first completed flight of your journey. It ends when you return to your home country. If you have a ticket to your home country, you will also be covered starting from 4 ( four) hours prior to departure for quarantine and medical expenses due to COVID-19 as result of testing during the boarding process.
If you have further questions not covered here, please call AXA, the provider of Etihad COVID 19 Global Wellness Insurance Cover, on the numbers below.
Yes, you will still be covered irrespective of any such travel advice.
Terms and conditions apply. Cover is included with every Etihad Airways ticket for guests travelling up to 31 March 2022. You will be covered for 31 days from the first day of your trip.
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