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Your Etihad Guest Gold makes traveling even more enjoyable with a selection of exclusive benefits and rewards in addition to those you enjoy in Etihad Guest. Now that you have reached this tier in our Loyalty Programme, prepare to be pampered, you have earned it after all.

Key Benefits

50% extra Etihad Guest Miles on every flight

For all Etihad Airways flights flown, Etihad Guest Gold members will earn a tier miles bonus of 50% 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 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.

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 Economy seat, if booked 24 hours in advance (2,4)

As an Etihad Guest Gold member, if you make a booking at least 24 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: This benefit is applicable only for new bookings and does not include a date change of an existing booking.

Upgrades using miles (1)

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

Lounge access (2,5,8)

Whenever you and an accompanying guest travel in Economy Class with Etihad Airways you can enjoy the luxury of our exclusive Business class lounge before your flight at all our destinations, However, when traveling or transiting out of Abu Dhabi International Airport with Etihad Airways, you are invited to use the Al Reem Lounge facility in Terminal 1. For your further convenience, you can also use the new dedicated check – in counter in Terminal 1.

Excess baggage allowance (for travel on or after the 4th of October 2016)

In addition to your standard benefits, Etihad Guest Gold members travelling on or after the 4th of October 2016 will receive extra baggage allowance benefits. These benefits are on top of your Fare Choice baggage allowance:

Etihad Guest Gold members travelling to and from weight concept markets will receive an additional 15kg in checked baggage

Etihad Guest Gold members travelling to and from piece concept markets will receivethe following excess baggage allowance:

Weight concept markets: journeys between the Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) and the Indian Subcontinent (ISC)

GCC: the UAE, Bahrain, Kuwait, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia

ISC: India, Bangladesh, Pakistan, Sri Lanka, Nepal

Piece concept markets: all other journeys

Priority check-in and boarding (3)

Etihad Guest Gold members can check in at the Business 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 (3,6)

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 Business & First Class baggage whenever possible.

Earning Etihad Tier Miles / Segments

While Etihad Guest Miles can be redeemed for rewards, Etihad Guest Tier Miles / Segments only contribute towards your eligibility for either of our premium tiers - Etihad Guest Silver, Etihad Guest Gold and Etihad Guest Platinum.

Etihad Guest Tier Miles are earned at a rate of one Tier Mile for every mile you fly with us and any Class Bonus Miles earned also count towards your Etihad Guest Tier.

Etihad Guest Tier Segments are earned at a rate of one Tier Segment for each flight flown in Economy Class, two Tier Segments in Business Class and three Tier Segments in First Class.

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.

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. When traveling in Economy Class, this service may be offered only if the facility is available and permitted by local authorities.
  7. Not applicable on promotional fares (including Business Saver fare Choice). For more information about what products and services are included in your ticket, please check
  8. Due to capacity reasons, lounge access may, on occasion, be limited. Where possible, an alternative lounge operator will be offered.

Attaining Etihad Guest Gold Tier

You need to accumulate 50,000 Etihad Guest Tier Miles or travel 40  Etihad Guest Tier Segments within any consecutive 12 months period to become an Etihad Guest Gold 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/Platinum. 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 40,000 Etihad Guest Tier Miles or travel 30 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 Platinum 125,000 60 100,000 48