FAB Etihad Guest Account

FAB Etihad Guest Account is designed for only local residents of the UAE. It’s similar to the Etihad Guest Elite Account, except the miles offered on this account are low as compared to the latter. This FAB Account is available to the residents of the UAE only. Ant the Etihad account also comes with a lot of benefits including free cheque, complimentary travels, and more.

All you need is a monthly income of AED 10,000 or more, and you are ready to start banking using FAB Etihad Guest Account

The information below will enlighten you on the eligibility criteria to open the First Abu Dhabi Bank Etihad guest account, features of the account, the documents needed, and the account opening process.


  • No minimum balance requirement
  • Four free local fund transfers per month
  • First international remittance free per month (only FAB charges are waived for remittance made from AED accounts)
  • First cheque book free
  • Earn 500 bonus Etihad Guest miles on the transfer of your first salary
  • Earn 1.5 Etihad Guest miles for every AED 1,000 on your average monthly balance*
    (Up to a maximum of 5,000 Etihad Guest miles per month)

*Average balance for the month must be at least AED 10,000


  • Applicant must be a resident of the UAE
  • Salaried customers: minimum monthly salary AED 10,000
  • Non-salaried customers: minimum initial deposit of AED 10,000

Required documents

  • The completed account opening form
  • Copy of a valid passport/resident visa/Emirates ID (originals must also be presented)
  • Proof of income

Note: Additional documents may be required on a case-by-case basis

Debit card benefits

Your Etihad Guest Account comes with a free Etihad Guest Platinum debit card, your gateway to travel benefits and easy access to your cash

  • Welcome bonus Etihad Guest miles
    Primary card: 500 joining miles (on your first purchase with the debit card)
  • Cash withdrawals at ATM 
    Free and unlimited cash withdrawals at a FAB ATMs within the UAE
    Two free cash withdrawals per month at a non-FAB ATM in the UAE

Earn miles

Your Etihad Guest Account comes with a free Etihad Guest Platinum Debit Card which enables you to earn Miles on your purchases

  • Earn Etihad Guest miles for every AED 10 you spend
    Domestic transactions (local currency): Earn two miles for every AED 10 spent
    International transactions (foreign currency): Earn 2.5 miles for every AED 10 spent
    Etihad or Etihad Airways partners: Earn four miles for every AED 10 spent
  • Earn Etihad Guest miles on maintaining an average monthly balance
    Average balance more than AED 10,000 per month: Earn 1.5 miles on every AED 1,000

Protection Benefits

Your Etihad Guest Platinum debit card offers a range of protection benefits

  • Global purchase protection and extended warranty
    Enjoy peace of mind with Global Purchase Protection and Extended Warranty for purchases made with your Etihad Guest Platinum debit card
  • International medical and travel assistance
    Your Etihad Guest Platinum debit card offers you complimentary international medical and travel assistance to make your trip memorable for all the right reasons.

Debit card daily limits

  • ATM cash withdrawal limit AED 15,000
  • Retail purchase transaction limit AED 40,000

To open FAB Etihad Guest Elite Account or get more information about it, Click here to visit the official FAB Website. You can also contact First Abu Dhabi Bank customer service for assistance.