Etihad Guest Miles Calculators

Etihad Miles Calculators for calculating the average cash value of miles and the transfer of miles to Etihad. Also covers how to earn miles with partners.

Program Details

Etihad Airways is the second largest airline in the United Arab Emirates (after Emirates). They are based out of Khalifa City, Abu Dhabi with their hub being located at Abu Dhabi International Airport. Etihad operates over 1,000 flights per week to more than 80 destinations destinations in the Middle East, Africa, Europe, Asia, Australia, and the America's.

Etihad Airways is not part of any of the major global airline alliances, but they do partner with more than 20 different airlines in which you can earn and/or redeem Etihad Guest Miles. Etihad's partner airlines are:

  • Air New Zealand
  • Air Serbia
  • Air Europa
  • Air Seychelles
  • Alitalia
  • All Nippon Airways (ANA)
  • American Airlines
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Bangkok Airways
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Czech Airlines
  • Flybe
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes
  • Hainan Airlines
  • Jet Airways
  • Korean Air
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Oman Air
  • Philippine Airlines
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • SriLankan Airlines
  • Virgin Australia

Credit Card Rewards Calculators

There are currently no Etihad Credit Card Calculators available to those who live in Canada. Your best bet for earning Etihad Guest Miles will be by using Etihad's transfer partners, spending with Etihad's travel partners, or buying Etihad Guest Miles directly from their website. You can calculate how many Etihad Guest Miles you can earn with partner credit cards by selecting Etihad Guest Miles under the 'View Rewards As...' option.

Compare credit cards side by side based on spend, benefits and fees.

You can compare the results side by side any credit cards featured on the site to find out which earns you the most rewards and the best return. If cookies are enabled, all spend entered (primary/first column only) will carry over to all credit card calculators on the website.

Redeeming Rewards & Cash Value

Etihad Guest Miles can be redeemed for award flights on Etihad and many other airline partners. You can also use miles for a large amount of non-airline redemptions including hotels, car rentals, vacation packages, online shopping, spa treatment, lounge access, and more. Etihad also has their own shopping portal which allows you to shop online with your miles.

Transfer Partners

The Etihad Point Transfer Calculator will calculate the transfer of points to Etihad Guest from Etihad's transfer partners. It will output how many points you'll need with the partner program to equal the amount of Etihad Guest Miles you specify in the field.

Earning Miles With Partner Credit Cards

The credit cards listed in the table below either earns Etihad Miles directly or earns points with a program that allows you to transfer them to Etihad Guest. The earning rates listed reflect this transfer ratio when converting rewards to Etihad Guest Miles. You can click on any of the cards to get more details, calculate how many miles you can earn based on spend, and compare results side by side cards featured on the site.

Transfer Partner Credit Cards

You can click on a credit card below to learn more and calculate total value based on spend, card benefits, and fees.
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Earning Rewards

Etihad Miles are primarily earned flying Etihad, but you can also earn miles flying 20 other airline partners, booking hotels, renting cars, and shopping online.

Etihad Airline Partners

Etihad Guest Miles can be earned flying more than 20 partner airlines. You can earn Etihad Guest Miles by entering your Etihad Guest Membership number under the frequent flyer option when booking your flight online. You can earn Etihad Guest Miles flying the following airlines:

  • Air New Zealand
  • Air Serbia
  • Air Europa
  • Air Seychelles
  • Alitalia
  • All Nippon Airways (ANA)
  • American Airlines
  • Bangkok Airways
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Czech Airlines
  • Garuda Indonesia
  • Hainan Airlines
  • Jet Airways
  • Korean Air
  • Malaysia Airlines
  • Oman Air
  • Philippine Airlines
  • Royal Air Maroc
  • Scandinavian Airlines (SAS)
  • SriLankan Airlines
  • Virgin Australia
  • GOL Linhas Aéreas Inteligentes

Etihad Hotel Partners

You can earn Etihad Guest Miles booking hotel stays at more than 20 hotel partners. This includes a mixture of booking direct as well as several online travel agencies. Miles can be earned by either booking through a special link, transferring earned rewards to Etihad, or by changing your earning preferences with the hotel rewards program to earn Etihad Guest Miles instead of hotel rewards points.

Hotel Partner Book/Earn Via
Booking.com Book using Booking.com-Etihad Link
Agoda.com Rewards Book using Agoday-Etihad Link
World of Hyatt Hyatt Point Transfer
IHG Rewards Club IHG Point Transfer or Change IHG Rewards Club Earning Preferences
ALL - Accor Live Limitless Accor Point Transfer or Change ALL Earning Preferences
Marriott Bonvoy Marriott Point Transfer or Change Marriott Bonvoy Earning Preferences
Radisson Rewards Radisson Point Transfer or Change Radisson Rewards Earning Preferences

Etihad Car Partners

Etihad Guest Miles can be earned booking with a small handful of partners. Out of those partners, the best options will be Avis and Budget. Booking with both can earn you between 3-5 Etihad Guest Miles per $1 USD based on your status. You'll also earn bonus miles if you use an Etihad Guest Credit Card, a first time bonus if you're new to either program, earnings on ancillary products, and a bonus when you join the rewards program. You can get the full details on the Etihad-Avis page and Etihad-Budget page.

Car Rental Partner Book/Earn Via
Avis Book via Avis-Etihad Portal
Budget Book via Budget-Etihad Portal
Careem Register your Etihad Guest Membership on careem.com before making a purchase
Conxxe Use your Etihad Guest Membership number when you checkout

Other Etihad Partners

Etihad has more than 40 additional partners through shopping, leisure & lifestyle, and telecom. The amount of Etihad Guest Miles you earn will be based on the partner. Make sure that you use your Etihad Guest Membership Number when making these purchases. You can get the details on each partner and exact details on how to earn miles by jumping over to Etihad's More Partners page.

Shopping

  • Tryano
  • The Bicester Village Shopping Collection
  • Montblanc
  • Continental
  • Kalyan Jewllers
  • Damas
  • Joyalukkas
  • Malabar Gold & Diamonds
  • Al Anwaar
  • Natuzzi
  • BoConcept
  • Pan Emirates Home Furnishings
  • Royal Furniture
  • Jashanmal
  • Better Life
  • Heritage Touch
  • Al Sayegh
  • Heinemann Duty Free
  • Premier Tax Free
  • Pirelli
  • Royal Rest
  • V-KOOL
  • Amira

Leisure & Lifestyle

  • Tesla
  • Ali & Sons Porche
  • Bounce
  • Fazaa
  • Warner Bros World
  • VLCC
  • Ferrari World Abu Dhabi
  • Yas Waterworld Abu Dhabi
  • Eyezone
  • Al Jaber Optical
  • ASMALLWORLD
  • Canadian Medical Center
  • Medeor 24X7
  • Al Wathba National Insurance
  • Live Fee
  • The Times
  • e-Rewards
  • MyList
  • Wanasa Land
  • MAG Property

Telecom

  • Du
  • Etisalat

Buying Rewards

If you don't have the ability to transfer rewards to your Etihad Guest account, the next option is to buy Etihad Guest Miles. Buying miles will deposit them straight into your account so that you can immediately apply them towards a redemption.

Etihad Miles can be purchased for USD 2 cents per mile at the standard price. This is a flat rate price that is the same no matter how many miles you buy.

Buying Etihad Miles
Etihad Miles Cost
Cost Per Point
1,000 - 100,000 Miles USD 2 Cents
101,000 - 150,000 Miles
Platinum Tier Members Only
USD 2 Cents

Etihad Miles can be purchased in 1,000-mile increments. You can buy as little as 1,000 Etihad Miles for USD $20 and as many as 100,000 Etihad Miles for USD $2,000. If you have Platinum status in the Etihad Guest rewards program, you'll be able to buy up to 150,000 Etihad Miles for USD $3,000. You can buy up to 100,000 or 150,000 Etihad Miles per calendar year depending on whether or not you're Platinum Tier in the Etihad Guest program.

Etihad Miles Buy Limits
Buy Etihad Miles Min/Max
Minimum Purchase
Per Transaction
1,000 Miles
Maximum Purchase
Per Transaction
100,000 Miles
150,000 For Platinum Tier
Maximum Purchase
Per Calendar Year
100,000 Miles
150,000 For Platinum Tier

Do note that purchased Etihad Guest Miles do not count towards status upgrades.

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How To Buy Etihad Guest Miles

You can buy Etihad Miles directly from their Points.com storefront.

  1. Go to the Etihad Buy Miles page.
  2. Select how many Etihad Miles you want to buy.
  3. Log into your Etihad Guest account.
  4. Enter your payment information.
  5. Review the purchase and agree to the terms and conditions.
  6. Click Pay Now.

Your purchased Etihad Miles should post to your account immediately, but it may take up to 72 hours until the miles are reflected.

Etihad Miles FAQ

What are Etihad Guest Miles?

Etihad Miles is the rewards currency of Etihad Airways. They can be earned flying Etihad, spending with travel partners, and using credit cards.

How much are Etihad Guest Miles worth?

Etihad Miles are worth around USD 1 to 1.4 cents each when used for flights depending on the redemption.

What can I use my Etihad Guest Miles for?

Etihad Miles can be used for flights, hotels, car rentals, lounge access, spa, and shopping.

Can I redeem my Etihad Guest Miles on other airlines?

You can redeem your Etihad Guest Miles on more than 20 partner airlines. This includes Air New Zealand, Asiana, Garuda Indonesia, and Korean Air to name a few.

What is the Etihad Reward Shop?

The Etihad Rewards Shop is a portal that allows you to redeem your points for gift cards, raffles, experiences, and donations.

What's the best use of Etihad Guest Miles in order to get great value?

The best use of Etihad Miles in this case would be redeeming them for award flights on Etihad and partner airlines. Redeeming your miles for hotels also gives some great value.

Can you earn Etihad Miles flying other airlines?

Yes. You can earn Etihad Guest Miles flying 20 partner airlines including American Airlines, All Nippon Airways (ANA), Korean Air, and Royal Air Maroc.

How do you earn Etihad Guest Miles flying partner airlines?

You can earn miles by entering your Etihad Guest Membership number when booking your reservation. This is mainly found on the 'Passenger Info' screen when booking flights with Etihad's airline partners.

Can you earn Etihad Miles booking car rentals?

Yes. You can earn a significant amount of Etihad Miles booking with Avis and Budget. You can also earn miles with Conxxe and Careem.

Can you earn Etihad Guest Miles booking hotels?

Yes. Etihad has more than 20 hotel partners including Hyatt, Marriott, and IHG. You can also earn points booking through third parties such as Booking.com, Agoda.com, and Rocketmiles.

Can I transfer Etihad Points to other programs?

No. Etihad Points can only be redeemed with Etihad and cannot be transferred to other rewards programs.

What's the best program for earning Etihad Guest Miles?

The American Express Membership Rewards is the best option for earning lots of Etihad Guest Miles on everyday spend..

Is transferring points to Etihad the best way to earn miles?

If you're based out of Canada, yes this is the best way to earn Etihad Guest Miles.

What's the best credit card for earning Etihad Guest Miles?

That depends on how often you spend across various categories. For most it will be the American Express Cobalt Card.

How much do Etihad Miles cost to buy?

At the standard rate, Etihad Miles are USD 2 cents each.

Do Etihad Miles go on sale?

Yes. Etihad Miles go on sale several times per year. You can visit our Buying Points & Miles Guide to learn about buy points.

How many Etihad Miles can you buy per year?

You can buy up to 100,000 Etihad Miles per calendar year. Etihad Guest Platinum Tier members can buy up to 150,000 Etihad Miles per calendar year.

What's the lowest amount of Etihad Miles you can buy?

You can buy as little as 1,000 Etihad Guest Miles which will costs you USD $20 at the standard rate.

Is buying Etihad Miles worth it?

Buying Etihad Miles can be worth it if you're a few miles short and need to top off your account. It can also be worth it if you can redeem them for more than what you paid for them.

How do I buy Etihad Guest Miles?

You can buy Etihad Guest Miles by going to the Etihad Buy Miles page.

What payment types can I use to buy Etihad Miles?

Etihad accepts VISA, Mastercard, and AMEX. The portal does not currently accept Discover.


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