If you are traveling with Etihad Airways, you have a great opportunity to discover Abu Dhabi, the capital of the United Arab Emirates and one of the most exciting and diverse destinations in the world. Abu Dhabi is a city that combines tradition and innovation, culture and adventure, desert and sea, offering something for every traveler. And with Etihad Airways, you can enjoy a stopover in Abu Dhabi between flights and explore this amazing city at your own pace.
Etihad Airways, the national airline of the UAE, offers a range of stopover packages for travelers who want to experience Abu Dhabi. You can choose from different options depending on how long you want to stay, what kind of hotel you prefer, and what kind of activities you want to do. You can also book your stopover online at etihad.com, making it easy and convenient.
Here are some of the stopover packages that you can choose from:
Best of Abu Dhabi stopover package
If you want to experience the best of Abu Dhabi, you can book the Best of Abu Dhabi stopover package and get up to 40% off Abu Dhabi’s most exclusive hotels for two to four nights. You can choose from a variety of 5-star hotels, such as the Jumeirah at Etihad Towers, the St. Regis Abu Dhabi, or the Ritz-Carlton Abu Dhabi. These hotels offer luxurious accommodation, stunning views, and world-class facilities and services. You can also enjoy 24-hour check-in, complimentary in-room Wi-Fi, and free breakfast.
With the Best of Abu Dhabi stopover package, you can explore the city’s attractions, such as the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque, the Louvre Abu Dhabi, the Yas Island theme parks, and the Abu Dhabi Corniche. You can also indulge in the city’s dining and nightlife scene, with a wide range of cuisines and venues to suit your taste.
The Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque is one of the largest and most beautiful mosques in the world, with 82 domes, 1,000 columns, and 24-carat gold gilded chandeliers. It can accommodate up to 40,000 worshippers and visitors, and is open to people of all faiths and cultures. You can join a free guided tour and learn about the mosque’s architecture, history, and significance.
The Louvre Abu Dhabi is a stunning museum that showcases the artistic and cultural exchange between civilizations from ancient times to the present day. It features a collection of artworks from around the world, as well as temporary exhibitions and events. The museum’s iconic dome, designed by Jean Nouvel, creates a mesmerizing effect of light and shadow, inspired by the date palm leaves of the desert.
The Yas Island theme parks are a must-visit for thrill-seekers and families alike. You can experience the world’s fastest roller coaster at Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, the world’s first Warner Bros. branded indoor theme park at Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, and the world’s largest indoor skydiving chamber at CLYMB Abu Dhabi. You can also enjoy the water slides and rides at Yas Waterworld, or the live shows and attractions at Yas Marina Circuit.
The Abu Dhabi Corniche is a scenic waterfront promenade that stretches for 8 kilometers along the Arabian Gulf. It offers a variety of activities and amenities, such as cycling, jogging, skating, picnicking, playing, or relaxing. You can also enjoy the sandy beaches, the landscaped gardens, the children’s playgrounds, and the cafes and restaurants along the way.
The Abu Dhabi dining and nightlife scene is vibrant and diverse, with a wide range of cuisines and venues to suit your taste. You can enjoy the local and regional specialties, such as shawarma, falafel, hummus, tabbouleh, and dates, or the international flavors, such as Italian, Indian, Chinese, Japanese, and more. You can also enjoy the nightlife, with live music, DJs, bars, clubs, and lounges.
The Best of Abu Dhabi stopover package is available until 20 December 2023 for stopovers between two and four nights in Abu Dhabi. You must have a pre-arranged visa to enter the UAE or be eligible for a visa on arrival. You must also book at least three days before you plan to arrive at the hotel.
Stopover on us package
If you are looking for a more budget-friendly option, you can book the Stopover on us package and get a free stay at selected 3-star and 4-star hotels in Abu Dhabi for one or two nights. You can choose from hotels such as the Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport, the Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown, or the Novotel Abu Dhabi Al Bustan. These hotels offer comfortable accommodation, convenient location, and friendly service. You can also enjoy 24-hour check-in, complimentary in-room Wi-Fi, and free breakfast.
With the Stopover on us package, you can still enjoy the city’s highlights, such as the Qasr Al Watan, the Emirates Palace, the Ferrari World Abu Dhabi, and the Abu Dhabi Mall. You can also sample the city’s local and international flavors, with a variety of restaurants and cafes to choose from.
The Qasr Al Watan is a majestic palace that showcases the culture, heritage, and governance of the UAE. It features a library, a museum, a hall of gifts, and a great hall. You can also witness the spectacular light and sound show that illuminates the palace every night.
The Emirates Palace is a luxurious hotel that reflects the Arabian style and hospitality. It features 394 rooms and suites, 14 restaurants and bars, a spa, a private beach, and a marina. You can also enjoy the gold and caviar treatments, the camel rides, or the helicopter tours.
The Ferrari World Abu Dhabi is a theme park that celebrates the spirit and passion of Ferrari. It features the world’s fastest roller coaster, the Formula Rossa, that reaches speeds of up to 240 km/h. It also features other attractions, such as the Flying Aces, the Scuderia Challenge, and the Ferrari Gallery.
The Abu Dhabi Mall is a shopping and entertainment destination that offers more than 200 stores, a cinema, a bowling alley, and a food court. You can find a variety of brands, products, and services, from fashion, beauty, electronics, to books, toys, and more.
The Stopover on us package is available until 20 December 2023 for stopovers between 24 hours and two nights in Abu Dhabi. You must have a pre-arranged visa to enter the UAE or be eligible for a visa on arrival. You must also book at least three days before you plan to arrive at the hotel.
Transit connect package
If you are connecting in Abu Dhabi for 10 – 24 hours, you can book the Transit connect package and get a complimentary accommodation close to the airport. You can stay at the Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport, which offers a free shuttle service to and from the airport, as well as a rooftop pool, a gym, a restaurant, and a bar. You can also enjoy complimentary in-room Wi-Fi and free breakfast.
With the Transit connect package, you can relax and refresh yourself before your next flight, or take a quick tour of the city if you have enough time. You can visit the nearby attractions, such as the Yas Marina Circuit, the Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi, or the Yas Mall. You can also enjoy the airport’s facilities, such as the Etihad Wellness Lounge, the duty-free shops, or the spa.
The Yas Marina Circuit is a world-class racing track that hosts the Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix and other motorsport events. You can also experience the thrill of driving or riding a supercar, a go-kart, or a dragster, or join a behind-the-scenes tour of the circuit.
The Warner Bros. World Abu Dhabi is a theme park that brings to life the iconic characters and stories of Warner Bros. You can explore six immersive lands, such as Gotham City, Metropolis, Cartoon Junction, Dynamite Gulch, Bedrock, and Warner Bros. Plaza. You can also enjoy 29 rides, shows, and attractions, featuring Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Bugs Bunny, Scooby-Doo, and more.
The Yas Mall is a shopping and entertainment destination that offers more than 400 stores, a cinema, a family entertainment zone, and a food court. You can find a variety of brands, products, and services, from fashion, beauty, electronics, to books, toys, and more.
The Transit connect package is available until 20 December 2023 for stopovers between 10 and 24 hours in Abu Dhabi. You must book at least five days before your arrival in Abu Dhabi. You must also connect to and from an Etihad operated flight.
How to book your stopover package
Booking your stopover package with Etihad Airways is quick and easy. You just need to follow these steps:
- Step 1: Book a flight in Economy, Business or First, connecting through Abu Dhabi.
- Step 2: Select your stopover package based on how long you’re stopping in Abu Dhabi for.
- Step 3: Check availability of our hotel partners and pick your hotel.
You can book your stopover package online at etihad.com, or contact Abudhabistopover@etihad.com for any queries or amendments.
Plan your adventure in Abu Dhabi
Abu Dhabi is a city that has something for everyone. Whether you are looking for a short city break or a longer beach retreat, a stopover in Abu Dhabi definitely won’t disappoint. You can experience the city’s rich culture, history, and heritage, as well as its modern and futuristic attractions. You can also enjoy the city’s natural beauty, from the desert to the sea. And with Etihad Airways, you can enjoy a stopover in Abu Dhabi between flights and explore this amazing destination.
So what are you waiting for? Book your stopover package with Etihad Airways today and get ready for endless adventure in Abu Dhabi. You can also check out our website for more information and tips on how to plan your trip, such as visa requirements, weather, currency, and more. You can also contact our customer service team for any assistance or queries.
We look forward to welcoming you to Abu Dhabi, the city where anything is possible.