Though the world may be quieter now, we will get through this together. And when we do, we'll be waiting for you in Abu Dhabi.
Vibrant, modern and cosmopolitan, where old meets new and adventure awaits. This is the city we’re proud to call home.
Updated 17 January 2020, 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 and travelling from any of the countries or regions listed below, you’ll be exempt from quarantine requirements when you arrive:
You must take a COVD-19 PCR test on day 6 and day 12 of your arrival into Abu Dhabi. If you’re part of the National Vaccination Programme you’ll only need to take a COVID-19 PCR test on day 6. Read more.
You can enter Abu Dhabi if you are a UAE national or resident, or if you are eligible for a visa on arrival. All other visa services are currently suspended.
When you arrive in Abu Dhabi, you must follow the quarantine guidelines in place and self-isolate for 14 days. 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.
UAE residents and nationals in Phase III of the vaccine trials or taking part in the National Vaccination Programme are exempt from quarantine on arrival to Abu Dhabi. Read more.
If you are a UAE resident, visit uaeentry.ica.gov.ae before you travel to submit your passport number and Emirates ID number. You'll receive instant verification of your UAE entry status in line with your residence visa validity.
COVID-19 PCR testing is mandatory before every flight to give you the confidence to travel the world again. You can feel safe knowing that every guest flying with us has tested negative for COVID-19. Always check the latest travel regulations before you fly.
One of the world’s largest mosques, Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is truly spectacular and a magnificent memorial to the UAE’s Founding Father. A spot to reflect in the hubbub of Abu Dhabi, this is real a must-do in the capital.
Abu Dhabi Corniche is where you’ll get a real taste of the city. Take in the views of the impressive skyline as you walk or cycle along the 8km stretch of sparkling coastline. Sunset here is where you'll really feel the magic of Abu Dhabi.
Louvre Abu Dhabi entwines culture and history, showcasing artworks from throughout the ages. You can even kayak around the surreal steel dome of the museum, seemingly floating on the water beneath.
Six lands, 29 rides. Live entertainment, family friendly attractions. Come face-to-face with the bad guys in Gotham City, enter into a world of animation in Cartoon Junction, or experience old Hollywood in Warner Bros.
Browse high-end and highstreet shops at one of the decadent malls scattered throughout the city. For a more traditional shopping experience, head to the Souk, World trade Center, where you'll find local handicrafts, spices and jewellery.
Head out to the Empty Quarter, the largest uninterrupted area of desert in the world, and ride the dunes in a 4x4. In the luscious mangrove forests that line the coast, grab a kayak and see turtles, crabs and flamingos in their natural habitat.
There’s no doubt that Abu Dhabi is a city for foodies, from lively daytime brunches to street-food-inspired bars. Choose modern Japanese fare at Zuma on Al Maryah Island, get a taste of local Arabic dishes or even dine under the stars in the desert.
No trip to Abu Dhabi is complete without a day at the beach or one of the capital's oppulent spas. Unwind next to turquiose waters and keep your eyes peeled for dolphins, turtles and other wildlife that are so often spotted along Abu Dhabi's shores.
This is a new world, with new rules; and it’s time to shift gears. If you can’t be at the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix, we’ll bring the race to you.Let Damon Hill take you on a 360o virtual tour of Yas Marina Circuit’s iconic grandstands and experience the energy of the F1TM at home.
Perfectly located between east and west, Abu Dhabi is an ideal stopover destination. For a limited time, explore the city with a free two-night stopover when you book a multi-city flight with us.
Fly to Abu Dhabi with Etihad Airways and your boarding pass doubles up as the Extraordinary Abu Dhabi Pass. Enjoy exclusive deals and discounts on days out, dining, adventure activities and shopping.
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