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Three words: on board bar…

You’ve probably heard the rumors: Etihad flies some seriously nice planes. Etihad is the airline with apartments in first class, a bar in business class and neighbor free seat zones in economy. The airline is celebrating 15 years in business not only with a sale, but a cool side trip opportunity as well. During the “15th Birthday” Sale, anyone who books a ticket is eligible for two free nights in Abu Dhabi en route, which turns a good deal into a great deal.

a group of cosmetic bags and a flowerThe Deals

Etihad’s big birthday sale actually brings some great offers from the UK and nearby European countries. There are UK flights starting at £399, which include up to two checked bags and some business class deals which are worth jumping on. No one likes having their time wasted, so we’ll cut to the chase of all the best offers, like…

The Dates

These deals are on for seven days, and seven days only. You can book them for travel from January 15th through June 15th of 2019. Many of these deals have limited availability, so if you want in – you’ll want to book sooner than later. Of course, it could be worth waiting what other Black Friday & Cyber Monday travel sales will entail, but some of these offers are exceptional.

47030252 - view of melbourne skyline at dusk australiaMelbourne In Business Class

If you’re going to take a 16+ hour flight, proceeded by a 6+ hour flight, you’ll really want to do it in business. The most standout deal of the Etihad 15 year sale wasn’t a published offer. For £1815, you can jet off from sunny Madrid to sunny Melbourne, enjoying 787 Dreamliner business class for the entire duration. That’s an exceptionally good price, especially in a time where there’s been a long standing drought on Australia deals.

a row of seats in an airplaneHow To Book The Etihad Sale

Easy! Scroll back up to the individual deals listed above and click on your favorite offer. You’ll be taken directly to the sale page and can search from there. You’ll be able to book in your free Abu Dhabi stopover offer as well, which even includes up to two nights of hotels in the deal. Yes! Free Abu Dhabi side trip with every ticket pretty much. What’s not to love?

Gilbert Ott

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  1. Struggling to get the Madrid to Melbourne Business flights to work. Any ideas. Looking for 5 weeks in Oz starting January or February next year.

  2. This is great however I notice with great disappointment that flights to and from Lagos are excluded from this sale. I always fly Etihad to the UAE. Also I write to request a review of the 23kg baggage allowance limitation on flights from London to Lagos. Flights to further destinations cost much less and are assigned much higher baggage allowances.
    It would be great to review this observation by quite a few Etihad loyalists.
    I thank you kindly.

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