Etihad Hub Stop by Abu Dhabi



It’s time to make the most of longer connection times. Guests who have a connection time of 10 – 24 hours in Abu Dhabi can now book complimentary accommodation with Transit Connect. Conditions apply. 

How does it work? 

If your customer’s connection time in Abu Dhabi is 10 – 24 hours, you can book them complimentary accommodation nearby. Choose from the Premier Inn Abu Dhabi Airport or Premier Inn Abu Dhabi Capital Centre.

Applies to Economy, Business and First guests on eligible routes* with Etihad Airways.

You must book at least five days before your arrival in Abu Dhabi.

All hotels are subject to availability. Terms and conditions apply. 


Who is eligible?

Transit connect is available for guests with a connection time of 10 – 24 hours in Abu Dhabi who:

  • Meet all vaccination and testing requirements in Abu Dhabi
  • Are eligible for a visa on arrival
  • Are connecting to and from an Etihad operated flight
  • Are not travelling to or from GCC, the Middle East and select destinations in Africa
  • Are 18 years or older
  • Meet the minimum fare requirement of US $500 per person for one-way flights, and US $750 per person for return flights, including fares and taxes


How to book

The steps to book Transit connect depend on whether you’re booking for an individual or a group of nine or more people. 


Virtual credit card

We’ve introduced a virtual credit card to make booking a stopover quicker and easier for agents and trade partners.

On the payment page, use the following virtual credit card details to complete the booking.

Name on card: The name of your travel agency

Card number: 5552 3700 9739 4801

CVV: 556

Expiry: 12 2023

This card will only work on the stopover booking page.


All bookings will be monitored to ensure they comply with Transit connect terms and conditions.


Terms and conditions