Gulf Air FFP
|Gulf Air FFP is the loyalty program of the principal flag carrier of Bahrain. To avail of Gulf Air’s frequent flyer program, one just has to fill out the FFP online application form at the airline's official website. A member earns miles as well as loyalty points each time one flies with Gulf Air.|
The FFP program has three levels. Blue membership is instantly awarded upon membership application approval and is valid for three years. At this level, a member can benefit from being able to reserve a preferred seat. The Silver level is achieved when a member earns 1,000 points within 12 months. To retain Silver status one just has to earn 700 points each year. Silver members get extra baggage allowance, 25% bonus miles on top of standard miles earned, and waitlist priority. They can also check in at the Falcon Gold counters even if flying coach. To qualify for Gold membership, one must earn 2,500 points within 12 months, and 1750 the next year to retain it. Those who earn points of at least 10,000 within five years get lifetime Gold membership. Awards that members get at this level include extra baggage allowance, 50% bonus miles on top of standard mileage earned, waitlist priority, use of Falcon Gold Lounge, and Gold Desk assistance.
The number of points earned depends on the route and flight class. Members can also earn miles from partner airlines, hotels and car rental companies.
|URL: Gulf Air FFP Homepage|
|Customer Service contact number: +973 17 338 963|
|Validity: Three Years from transaction|
|Miles/Points transferable to other members?: No|
|Membership Levels|| |
|Blue||- Nominate up to eight family members and they can earn between 20% and 70% of the regular mileage award on your behalf every time they fly - even if they're not travelling with you.||None. This is the entry level of the programme.|
|Silver||- 25% more miles on flights with Gulf Air, Gulf Traveller or Oman Air.|
- 15 Kgs Extra Baggage
- Waitlist priority
- Check in at the First and Business Class desks, even if you're flying Economy Class.
- When you're flying with Gulf Air, Gulf Traveller or Oman Air, you can use the First or Business Class lounges at many airports, even if you're flying Economy Class.
- Priority baggage handling
|To qualify initially for Silver membership you need 1,000 loyalty points, however to retain your membership for subsequent years you need only 700.|
|Gold||- 50% tier bonus miles on flights with Gulf Air, Gulf Traveller and Oman Air.|
- A companion who's travelling with you on Gulf Air, Gulf Traveller or Oman Air can join you in the First or Business Class airport lounges, irrespective of your class of travel.
- 20 kgs extra baggage allowance.
- Earn a total of 10,000 loyalty points over a five year period and you receive Gold membership for life.
|To qualify initially for Gold membership you need 2,500 loyalty points, however to retain your membership for subsequent years you need only 1,750.|
|10.13.2011: Fly to any of these new destinations and earn double miles: Rome, Entebbe or Juba. (Valid until: 12.31.2011)|
08.05.2011: Rent a car with Hertz and earn double miles now through 9/31.
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The Travelcards give you a quick overview of earning possibilities of this frequent flyer program. Print the Travelcards to take them with you on your journey or have them ready when booking your travel.
|Earn Miles with these partners||Type||Remarks / Ratio|
|American Airlines||Airline||1 Miles per flown Mile|
|Budget Car and Truck Rental||Car rental||500 Miles per rental|
|Candlewood Suites||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Conrad International Hotels||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Dollar Rent a Car||Car rental||50 Miles per day|
maximum rental duration of 30 days
|Doubletree Hotels||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Embassy Suites Hotels||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Gulf Air||Airline||1 Miles per flown Mile|
|Hampton Inn||Hotel||100 Miles per stay|
|Hertz Car Rental||Car rental||500 Miles per rental|
|Hilton Garden Inn||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Hilton Grand Vacations Club||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Hilton Hotels||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Holiday Inn Express||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Home2 Suites by Hilton||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Homewood Suites by Hilton||Hotel||100 Miles per stay|
|Hotel Indigo||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Inter-Continental Hotels & Ressorts||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Jet Airways||Airline||1 Miles per flown Mile|
|Mercure Hotels||Hotel||250 Miles per stay|
|Millennium Hotels||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Mövenpick||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Novotel||Hotel||250 Miles per stay|
|Oman Air||Airline||1 Miles per flown Mile (minimum 300 Miles)|
|Pullman Hotels and Resorts||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Radisson Edwardian Hotels London||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Radisson Hotels & Resorts||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Radisson SAS Hotels & Resorts||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Rotana Hotels||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Shangri-La Hotels & Resorts||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Sixt||Car rental||500 Miles per rental|
|Sofitel||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Staybridge Suites by Holiday Inn||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Taj Hotels Resorts and Palaces||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|The Waldorf-Astoria Collection||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Thrifty Car Rental||Car rental||50 Miles per day|
maximum rental duration of 30 days
|Traders Hotels||Hotel||500 Miles per stay|
|Virgin Atlantic Airways||Airline||1 Miles per flown Mile (minimum 300 Miles)|
|Transfer Points from ... to Gulf Air FFP||Ratio|
|Goldpoints Plus||2000 Points = 250 Miles|
|Priority Club||10000 Points = 2500 Miles|