Etihad Airways is offering complimentary 96-hour
tourist visas to guests transiting through the UAE, effective
The visas, ideal for travellers making stopover
visits en route to their final destination, are being offered in
cooperation with Radisson Blu hotel on Yas Island.
The offer is valid for travellers previously
eligible for Etihad Airways’ paid-for visa service (available at a
cost of AED 300), including passport holders from Bangladesh,
Belarus, Canada, China, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Egypt, India,
Indonesia, Iraq, Jordan, Kazakhstan, Lebanon, Morocco, Nepal,
Pakistan, Philippines, Russia, South Africa, Sri Lanka, Sudan,
Syria, Thailand, Turkey and Vietnam.
guests must have confirmed overnight accommodation at the Radisson
Blu Yas Island, available at promotional rates from US$ 70 per
person per night.
To book accommodation and apply
for a complimentary visa, guests can visit
A passport copy and passport- sized photograph are required for
processing visa applications. Terms and conditions apply.
Etihad Airways’ Chief Commercial Officer, said, “Not only is Abu
Dhabi the place where East meets West, making it ideal for
transiting to destinations worldwide, but it is also a world-class
destination in its own right. With complimentary visa services on
offer, more Etihad Airways guests will have the opportunity to
experience the signature Arabic hospitality and exciting attractions of the UAE in a convenient and affordable way.”
Guests booking a 3-night stay will also receive a
complimentary Abu Dhabi City Tour.
Citizens of the following countries are allowed to
enter the UAE without a visa prior to arrival as long as they are
carrying a valid passport that will not expire within six months
of their arrival date: Australia; Andorra; Austria; Brunei;
Belgium; Denmark; Finland; France; Germany; Greece; Hong Kong;
Iceland; Ireland; Italy; Japan; Liechtenstein; Luxembourg;
Malaysia; Monaco; Netherlands; New Zealand; Norway; Portugal; San
Marino; Singapore; South Korea; Spain; Sweden; Switzerland; United
Kingdom; United States of America; and The Vatican. Immigration
officials may grant a tourist visa, which is valid for 30 days, on
arrival at the port of entry. Terms and conditions apply.
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