Abu Dhabi


Break up a long flight with a free stopover in Abu Dhabi. Just book your flight, pick a hotel and stay for free for up to two nights with 24-hour check-in and complimentary Wi-Fi.

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With 24/7 support, we’re always hand on if you need us. If you need to change your booking or you have a query, email abudhabistopover@etihad.com or call +971 600555666 We aim to respond to all enquiries within 48 hours. 

Why stop over in Abu Dhabi?

The buzzing capital of the UAE, Abu Dhabi is one of the best stopover cities in the world. Not just because of the world-class hotels, stunning beaches, chic dining scene and full-throttle entertainment. But because most of the world is within a four-hour flight away. And with the new state-of-the-art airport, Terminal A, connecting here to any of our 60+ worldwide destinations is easy.

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Louvre Abu Dhabi

Celebrate stories of culture and connections. 

Sheikh Zayed Mosque

Take a moment for peace and reflection. 

Ferrari World™ Abu Dhabi

Ride the world’s fastest rollercoaster.

Desert Safari
Desert Safari

Discover tales of the UAE desert. 

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Up to 30% off days out and dining in Abu Dhabi

Your boarding pass doubles up as the Extraordinary Abu Dhabi Pass; your ticket to exclusive deals and discounts on days and dining in Abu Dhabi. 

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Complimentary bus service

Explore Yas Island and Louvre Abu Dhabi with the complimentary A19 bus service from Abu Dhabi airport.