Interval International has announced a new partnership with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates.
Members who reside in Europe, the Middle East, Africa, and Asia (EMEAA), as well as in Australia and New Zealand, and are enrolled in Interval Gold or Interval Platinum – the upgraded membership programmes, will now enjoy a number of benefits and services when they travel with Etihad.
Upon registering in the Etihad Guest Associated Member Programme, Interval Gold and Interval Platinum members will receive:
- Priority baggage handling
- 5kg extra baggage allowance over the standard weight allowance
- Selected upgrade offers, subject to availability
- 10 per cent off best available online fares for bookings made by 31 December 2012 for travel through 31December 2013
- Fast Track to Etihad Guest “Silver” Status after just one return flight
For the past three years, Etihad Airways has been recognised with the prestigious World Travel Award for the “World’s Leading Airline.” In 2011, Etihad also received a host of other awards, including “World’s Best First Class” (Skytrax Awards), “Leading Cabin Staff” (World Travel Awards Middle East), and “Airline of the Year” (TTG Travel Awards).
Peter Baumgartner, Etihad Airways’ chief commercial officer, added: “Etihad Airways is pleased to announce this partnership with Interval International. We always strive to create added value and benefits for our loyal customers. This range of services and discounts will be of particular interest to premier Interval members in the Middle East, Europe, Australasia, and Africa and we are confident they will complement their overall holiday experience.”