Delightful beaches, desert adventures, luxe hotels, colourful culture and flying with an award-winning airline. Get ready to find out all the details of the Abu Dhabi Mega Famil and how you can win a spot.

ANY school teacher will tell you there’s nothing like immersion to learn something new.

Etihad Airways and Department of Culture and Tourism – Abu Dhabi know this all too well so are combining to host this year’s Abu Dhabi Mega Famil.

A gang of 30 lucky agents will be whisked away to the magical Arabian Peninsula in October to experience the trend-setting destination that’s proving popular with Aussie travellers breaking long-haul trips to Europe.


It’s perfect for those keen on combining a spot of professional development with a whole lot of fun in the sun.

You have until the 31 August to put yourself in the running for a spot and with two ways to enter, it’s never been easier to score yourself a chance to experience Abu Dhabi.

Now that you know all the reasons you should enter, let’s find out all the details of what you’ll experience if you are one of the lucky agents to win yourself a place.




You’ll start your adventure travelling in style when boarding your Etihad Airways flight to Abu Dhabi.

Etihad offers travellers a more personalised travel experience whether it’s the comforts of Business with their renowned Dine Anytime menu, or tailoring your Economy flight by upgrading to Economy Space or choosing in-flight add ons like extra baggage, amenity kits or the buy on board menu in addition to their inclusive meals.

Experiencing this yourself will help you discover the many reasons that your future clients should choose Etihad Airways.


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Image: Jumeirah Saadiyat Island

There is no shortage of amazing accommodation in Abu Dhabi and you’ll get to experience it for yourself on the Abu Dhabi Mega Famil.

Experience the sophisticated elegance of the Jumeirah at Saadiyat Island Resort which sits majestically on the island’s prime beach or perhaps enjoy the Park Hyatt Saadiyat Island where you can relax and explore the pristine shores of Saadiyat.

For accommodation right near the heart of the action, stay at Yas Hotel Abu Dhabi which is connected to the Yas Marina Circuit and provides easy access to theme parks, shopping, the beach and the marina.

Alternatively, enjoy the lush greenery and beautiful gardens surrounding Danat Al Ain Resort, located in Abu Dhabi’s cultural heartland.


Image: Bab Al Qasr

For a personalised luxury experience in the heart of the city, stay at Rosewood Abu Dhabi or experience staying on Abu Dhabi’s Corniche at the Bab Al Qasr. The private beaches and luxury spa provides the ultimate in urban relaxation.

If you want to experience the desert landscapes and serene tranquillity, the Jumeirah Al Wathba Desert Resort & Spa offers an intimate boutique experience deep within the desert landscape of Abu Dhabi.

No matter which of these luxury hotels you stay in during the Abu Dhabi Mega Famil, you’ll get to experience the luxury and warm hospitality that the destination is known for.




The agenda is packed with activity from a desert safari and Louvre tour to fun-filled hours at Yas Waterworld, Warner Bros World, and Ferrari World which is home to the world’s fastest roller-coaster.

There’s also a visit to a falcon hospital, white-water rafting and kayaking, and a decadent pool party to look forward to.




Become an Abu Dhabi expert in just a few days, which will surely lead to increased sales when you get home.

And the Mega Famil is set to smash some stereotypes by proving Abu Dhabi is good for more than just a transit pause between planes, that there are enough activities and attractions to fill a stopover itinerary, and hotels cater to the accommodation whims of every visitor.




There are two ways to secure an invite to the Abu Dhabi Mega Famil, but you need to get moving because the clock is ticking with time running out on August 31.


If you have a thirst for knowledge and want the opportunity to become an Abu Dhabi expert, simply tell us in 50 words or less how attending the Abu Dhabi Mega Famil will help you become an Abu Dhabi expert and what you hope to learn. 12 spots on the Abu Dhabi Mega Famil will be awarded to Super Agents.


If you love selling Abu Dhabi to your clients, take advantage of Etihad’s incredible free two-night Abu Dhabi stopover offer to win yourself a spot! There will be 15 spots on the Abu Dhabi Mega Famil for Super Sellers.

Follow these simple steps to enter;

a) Book a free two-night Abu Dhabi stopover when you book an Etihad Airways flight

b) Enter your PNR & your Stopover Over Booking Reference when you fill out the competition form.

c) Enter as many times as you like before Saturday 31st August. Don’t forget to register each booking you make using the form below for more chances to win. Good luck!

There are 12 spots for SUPER AGENTS and 15 places for SUPER SELLERS, and you can click here to get the ball rolling.

Don’t miss out, you have until the 31 August to enter and WIN!




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