In regards to the Stopover program, please see the below;

  • 2 for 1:   Standard Stopover Refund policy applies and we have and continue to support all the refunds and or re-bookings for our customers throughout this time.
  • Free Stopover:   Bookings in which flights/tickets have been cancelled, we have automatically cancelled the hotel booking. The free proposition is valid until end of 2020, therefore any re-bookings under this product type can be re-booked as well for sure by the guests under their new travel dates this year (if any)

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Stopover in Abu Dhabi         

The crossroads between east and west, Abu Dhabi is perfectly located as a stopover destination for city breaks.                                                                                                                                               



From small groups to large scale events, Hala Abu Dhabi will take care of all your meeting, incentive and conference group requests in the UAE.                                                           

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Hala Abu Dhabi is the destination management division of Etihad Airways and experts at creating once-in-a-lifetime experiences in Abu Dhabi and the UAE. From accommodation and tours, visa processing, venue selection and conference logistics, they’ll take care of everything so that your guests can enjoy what matters most – enjoying their trip.

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FREE Abu Dhabi stopover until December 2020


To help secure your stopover bookings for guests, we are introducing a virtual credit card for all bookings made by agents and trade partners.

Your guests can enjoy a free two-night stopover in Abu Dhabi until 20 December 2020. Book now by following the three simple steps below. 

Check the availability of our participating hotels, then book a multi-city flights via Abu Dhabi.



How to book


Step 1:

Book a multi-city flight through your GDS system, selecting your guest’s travel dates.


Step 2:

After the flight has been booked, click here to arrange your guest’s free stopover. You’ll need the Etihad Airways flight booking reference number.

Virtual credit card payment:

Note: The card will only work on the stopover booking page.

On the payment page, use the following virtual credit card details to fill in the fields and complete your guests booking:

Name on Card: Please complete with your travel agency name.
Card Number: 5552 3700 9739 4801
CVV: 556
Expiry: 07 2021




*Please note that hotel bookings can only be made in English. You’ll need to enter your guest’s credit card or virtual travel agent credit card details at the time of booking in order to guarantee the reservation. The card will only be charged if they do not arrive at the hotel. All bookings will be monitored to ensure they comply with Abu Dhabi stopover terms and conditions. 

Step 3:

Once the booking is complete, we’ll email you the free hotel voucher.


Stopover information and eligibility

Book our free Abu Dhabi stopover before 20 December 2020, for travel until 20 December 2020.

For travel outside of these dates, search our other stopover options. 

Please ensure you read the Terms and Conditions before issuing any bookings.


For more information, contact your local Etihad Airways representative or visit our agents website


Centro Al Manhal

Courtyard by Marriott WTC Abu Dhabi

Ramada Abu Dhabi Downtown


Crowne Plaza Abu Dhabi Yas Island

Aloft Abu Dhabi

Holiday Inn Abu Dhabi Downtown


Pearl Rotana Capital Centre

Hotel Novotel Abu Dhabi Gate

Premier Inn Abu Dhabi International Airport


Radisson Blu Yas Island Hotel

Ramada Abu Dhabi Corniche

Tryp by Whyndham


Hawthorn suites

Traders Qaryat Al Beri

Hotel Ibis Abu Dhabi Gate


Stopover packages

Transform a stopover into the trip of a lifetime with free stays and exclusive discounts


Abu Dhabi 2-for-1 Stopover in 2020:

Don't forget that you can now book exclusive stopover tours and activities from Hala Abu Dhabi when you secure a 2 for 1 package. Abu Dhabi city tours start from only $25 per person. Book Now 


The Residence Stopover:

Guests of The Residence will be treated to two free nights at the Khaleej Suite at Emirates Palace. Contact VIP Travel Concierge + 971 (0)2 599 0380 or email to avail Free stay at Emirates Palace.


Transit Stopover:

Six to 12 hours transit time in Abu Dhabi? why not explore the city center? The bus service from Abu Dhabi International Airport leaves every 45 minutes and cost just AED4 each way. Book Now 

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The Extraordinary Abu Dhabi Pass 

Did you know that Etihad boarding passes double up as the Extraordinary Abu Dhabi Pass, saving up to US $760 on experiences across the capital? From desert day excursions, to great discounts at Yas Waterworld and Saadiyat Beach Club, guests can even save money when they shop at selected retailers or dine out. ​


We’ve teamed up with the capital’s best spas and attractions to make sure that guests get the best value for money across Abu Dhabi. Guests simply present their boarding pass to receive exclusive discounts - the challenge will be fitting everything in!


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