Sponsored: It’s the perfect incentive to book a holiday immediately…

It’s set to be an extra-long weekend for Eid Al Adha this year, and that’s the perfect excuse to plan a last-minute getaway. Whether you’re after a short haul beach break or long haul city getaway, family retreat or couples getaway, there’s an array of packages to take advantage of with Etihad holidays.

And what’s more, if you book your holiday by August 8, you’ll be able to enjoy a free overnight stay at one of the UAE’s top hotels.

So yes, if you book a break internationally, you’ll be rewarded with a mini-break when you get home. Now that’s our kind of rewards programme.

Not sure where to go? Let us inspire you with our five bucket list Eid Al Adha destinations…


The capital of Thailand, Bangkok is a bustling city that caters to every taste. From it’s vibrant nightlife to the hidden history around every corner, Bangkok is a city of contrasts. Hop between the modern urban districts and the traditional heritage sights and experience every side of Bangkok.

Flights plus 3 nights stay, from Dhs2,419 per person


Is your idea of paradise soaking up the sun on a white sandy beach as crystal waters lap at your feet? Then you need to book a holiday to Mahe, the main island of Seychelles. While this is definitely a destination for a romantic beach holiday, the more adventurous traveler can also enjoy water sports, nature trails filled with wildlife and a bustling local market.

Flights plus 3 nights stay, from Dhs3,999 per person


Considered one of the world’s busiest city’s, the British capital is a must visit thanks to its cultural diversity and rich history. Marvel at the history of the Tower of London or Buckingham Palace, or take a trip to the City to take in the striking modern skyscrapers. Shoppers will need to dedicate at least one afternoon to making their way down Oxford Street.

Flights plus 3 nights stay, from Dhs3,099 per person


With art, culture and heritage aplenty, Munich is one of Europe’s most happening destinations. Ideal for budget and blowout travelers, fill your visit with architectural sights, cultural experiences and some of the city’s finest food. Be sure to time your trip in line with one of the city’s many festivals and events – and enjoy a lively atmosphere replicated by few others.

Flights plus 3 nights stay, from Dhs2,599 per person

Kuala Lumpur

Kuala Lumpur is a modern metropolis filled with the tallest skyscrapers in Southeast Asia – including the iconic Petronas Towers – and an array of rich cultural sights and attractions to visit too. But slightly further away from the urban jungle you can marvel at natural wonders, such as the Batu Caves; a Hindu temple set among natural limestone caves.

Flights plus 3 nights stay, from Dhs2,999 per person

Terms and conditions

Above prices are subject to availability. Terms apply.

Staycation offer is valid on bookings made by August 8, for trips taken until October 31, 2019. Staycation must be redeemed at one of the UAE hotels on by December 31, 2019. Subject to availability. Vacation package must be Dhs10,000 or above.


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