Budget inks flyer deal with Etihad

Budget Rent-a-Car has joined forces with Etihad Airways to offer frequent flyer benefits to its customers.Members of the Abu Dhabi-based airline’s Etihad Guest loyalty programme will now be awarded Etihad Guest Miles each time they make a qualifying rental* with Budget.

Three levels of awards are available:
- Etihad Guest - 500 Miles per rental
- Etihad Guest Silver - 625 Miles per rental
- Etihad Guest Gold - 750 Miles per rental

Customers need to simply quote their Etihad Guest number when booking with Budget and present their membership card when collecting their vehicle.

Jill Grinsted, Director of Sales and Marketing, Budget Rent-a-Car said:
“We are absolutely delighted to have secured this partnership with Etihad Airways.  It is one of the world’s fastest-growing international airlines and we are proud to be able to offer Etihad Guest Members award Miles when booking with Budget.”

Peter Baumgartner, Etihad Airways’ executive vice president marketing and product, said: “Etihad Airways’ award-winning loyalty programme continues to go from strength to strength. This exciting tie-up with such a major car rental company as Budget is a natural fit. We anticipate that the deal will be warmly welcomed by Etihad Guest members, many of whom are frequent users of Budget’s services around the world.”