How to book or upgrade your Etihad ticket using Etihad guest miles credit card

How to book or upgrade your Etihad ticket using Etihad guest miles credit card

Book or Upgrade your Etihad Airways ticket using Etihad Guest Miles Credit Card

In this blog, I will take you through a step-by-step process of how you can book and upgrade you Etihad Airways using Etihad Guest miles card or with the Etihad Guest miles loyalty card (without credit card).

For booking or upgrading your Etihad ticket using your Etihad Guest miles card or Etihad guest miles credit card, either way you will need to register yourself for Etihad Guest miles loyalty program in order to get your Loyaly card number.

Pro tip: Always try to save this number and the email address which you have used.

Step # 1 – How to get your Etihad Guest miles card number

  • Visit the site www.etihadguest.com.
  • You will see the homepage below. Click on the highlighted JOIN button.

Homepage of Etihad Guest miles progam

  • Next, you will be taken to the below page where you will need to enter your personal information. This is mandatory.

  • And that’s it! Your Etihad Guest card miles number will be generated.

 

Step # 2 – How to integrate your Etihad guest miles card number into your Etihad Guest Credit Card.

Over here, you need to advise the Guest miles number to the respective bank at the time of registering the credit card. This will allow the bank to integrate the card number in their system.

Step # 3 – How to earn Etihad guest miles?

Well, there are the following ways where you can earn Etihad Guest Miles:

  • Primarily, you can earn miles by flying Etihad airways where you earn miles as well as tier miles, where you move up the tier levels such as Bronze, Silver, Gold and Platinum.

Step # 4 – How many miles required to book free ticket or upgrade to higher cabin class?

This is the question that everyone asks, “how many miles are required to book free tickets and upgrade to higher cabin class”.

The answer is simple but can be a bit tricky at the same time. So, please pay attention!

Let’s see the below image to understand more about the process of earning points.

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Now let’s take the above example, Abu Dhabi to London. You can see that you will earn 1702 value points under Economy, but that’s only if you are at the Bronze tier level.

Now let’s see how many Value Miles can be generated at Silver tier level for the same, Abu Dhabi to London journey.

How much Silver level miles you will earn if you fly from Abu Dhabi to London

 

As you can see, you would earn 2552 value miles if you are on the Silver tier level.

How to earn tier levels on your Etihad Guest miles card?

To earn tier levels on your Etihad Guest miles, the one and only way is to fly regularly using Etihad airways. There is no other substitute to earn tier miles. Thats how airlines make revenue in order to sell you the tickets, so that you can earn tier miles.

So the higher your tier level, the more points you can attain on any cabin class when you fly Etihad Airways.

 

How can you earn Etihad Guest Miles using Etihad Guest Credit Card?

The best way to earn more Etihad guest miles regularly is to get an Etihad Airways Guest Miles Credit card which you can use for your regular day to day purchases and earn miles from it.

However please note that, you will not earn Tier level points for your Credit card purchases. You will only earn them from flying via Etihad airways.

To know more about which bank credit card offers the best Etihad Guest miles, please read my blog “Top 3 Etihad guest miles credit cards in the UAE”

And to learn more on all the bank’s card which provide several offers for Etihad guest miles. please go through the Bank card comparison by Yallacompare.

 

Now let’s try to see how you can book and upgrade Etihad tickets using your Etihad Miles

So, let’s see how many miles are required to buy free ticket from Abu Dhabi to London.

As per the below screenshot, you can see how many miles are required to buy ticket from Abu Dhabi to London in all the three classes.

Etihad guest miles spend miles calculator

 

And in the below screenshot, you can see how many miles are required to upgrade to the higher cabin.

Etihad guest spend miles calculator to upgrade

 

Step # 5 – How to book and upgrade your Etihad Airways ticket.

By clicking the link, you will be taken to the login page for Etihad guest below

 

Etihad Guest login page

 

In the above page you need to enter the mandatory fields and press “Please complete all fields to continue” button

And you will see the below dashboard.

Etihad guest miles dashboard

 

So, to book a flight using miles you can click the below link, which you can navigate by clicking the Spend miles > Flying button from the top menu bar.

For buying a brand-new ticket by redeeming the miles ticket, you can enter the FROM city and TO city.

And for upgrading your revenue Economy ticket to Business or from Business to First class cabin, you can click on “Manage your booking” button just below the “Book a flight” button.

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To conclude, the above is the process to book or upgrade Etihad tickets using your Etihad Guest miles credit or Etihad Guest Loyalty card.

Do let me know if you’ve any questions in the comments section below.

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