Congratulations! You have now reached a level that most only aspire to attain. With more exclusive service benefits in addition to those you have already been accustomed to, your Gold Elite card is your passport to a world of luxury and unparalleled services!

Key Benefits

75% extra Etihad Guest Miles on every flight

For all Etihad Airways flights flown, Etihad Guest Gold Elite members will earn a tier miles bonus of 75% additional Etihad Guest Miles* on the base miles as a way of saying thank you for their loyalty.

* 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.

Exclusive Gold Elite 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.

Exclusive Offers with Programme Partners

Take pleasure in special offers and privileges with our programme partners.

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.

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.

Waitlist priority (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 Business seat, if booked 48 hours in advance (2,8)

As an Etihad Guest Gold Elite member, if you make a booking at least 48 hours in advance we will guarantee you a Business Class seat on the Etihad Airways flight for your chosen route and on your chosen date - even if the flight is fully booked. The seat will be confirmed on any available flight on the chosen date and chosen route but not necessarily on the requested flight.

Note: For a guaranteed Business Class seat you must book your seat in the highest Business Class fare (Corporate fares or ADGETP discounts not allowed). This benefit is only applicable to the Gold Elite member, not including friends and family.

Guaranteed Economy seat, if booked 12 hours in advance (2,4)

As an Etihad Guest Gold Elite member, if you make a booking at least 12 hours in advance we will guarantee you an Economy Class seat on the Etihad Airways flight of your choice – even if the flight is fully booked.

Note: For a guaranteed seat in Economy Class you must book your seat in the highest Economy Class fare.

Upgrade Using Miles

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

Lounge access (2,5,9)

You and an accompanying guest are invited to our World-Class First Class Lounge in Abu Dhabi International Airport as well as to our luxury lounges exclusive for First Class guests at all other airports by simply presenting your Etihad Guest Gold Elite card regardless of your class of travel on Etihad Airways.

Excess baggage allowance (2,6)

Take advantage of our free excess baggage allowance of 20 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 (3)

Etihad Guest Gold Elite members can check in at the First 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 (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 Business & First Class baggage whenever possible.

Gold Discretionary Nomination

Invite another member to enjoy the enhanced benefits and rewards of Etihad Guest Gold.

3rd Party Nomination

As your time is valuable to you, nominate one other person to act in your behalf and look after your account transactions.

Chauffeur Service (2,3,10)

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

Key points

  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.Multiflyer tickets are not eligible for this benefit.
  5. Accompanying guest should be traveling on Etihad Airways.
  6. Not applicable on routes where the piece concept operates.
  7. When traveling in Economy Class, this service may be offered only if the facility is available and permitted by local authorities.
  8. Bookable in the highest Business Class fare.
  9. The First class Lounge in Abu Dhabi is closed for redevelopment.
  10. Not applicable on promotional fares (including Z RBD). 

Attaining Etihad Guest Gold Elite Tier

You need to accumulate 125,000 Etihad Guest Tier Miles or travel 60 Etihad Guest Tier Segments within any consecutive 12 months period to become an Etihad Guest Gold Elite 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.

Once you have attained a higher tier, your status is valid for the rest of that calendar year plus one year for Silver and 2 years for Gold/Gold Elite. In addition you will enjoy the benefits of the tier for a bonus three months.

For members who are re-qualifying for their existing tier, the membership will be valid for a further 12 months.You need to accumulate 100,000 Etihad Guest Tier Miles or travel 48 Tier Segments within a qualifying year, from 1st  January to 31st  December of the renewal period.

Tiers Attaining a Tier Maintaining a Tier
Tier Miles Tier Segments Tier Miles Tier Segments
Etihad Guest Silver 25,000 20 20,000 15
Etihad Guest Gold 50,000 40 40,000 30
Etihad Guest Gold Elite 125,000 60 100,000 48