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Good Qatar Airways flight deals departing from Germany

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Qatar Airways has launched a special Business Class promotion out of Germany, Austria and Switzerland.

You need to book by TOMORROW (Sunday 19th) for travel until 31st May 2020, although black-out dates will apply.

For once Qatar Airways has sent us some pricing examples which is helpful.  The pricing is not the best we’ve ever seen from Qatar, but if you can get seats over peak periods such as Christmas or Easter 2020 it will make sense:

    • Munich – Singapore €1,999
    • Frankfurt – Maldives €2,099
    • Frankfurt – Cape Town €1,999
    • Berlin – Johannesburg €1,999
    • Berlin – Kuala Lumpur €1,999
    • Munich – Langkawi €1,999
    • Berlin – Bali €2,299
    • Munich – Hong Kong €1,999
    • Zurich – Bangkok CHF 2,470 (£1,914)
    • Zurich – Sydney CHF 3,699 (£2,867)
    • Vienna – Seychelles €2,499

There will be more out there so it might be worth having a play over at the Qatar Airways website.  Before booking, check pricing out of Stockholm because that has been the cheapest Qatar Airways European starting point for a few months now.

If you are looking for our Qatar Airways flights reviews:

Boeing 777-300ER – this will either have the older 2-2-2 seating I reviewed here or will be a refurbished one with the amazing new Qsuite (reviewed here and pictured above)

A350-900 / Boeing 787 –  you usually get the herringbone seat which I reviewed here which is very impressive.  Qatar has a special website showing off this seat which you’ll find here.  I believe that the most recent A350 deliveries have the holy grail of Qsuite.

A330-200 – these aircraft have all been refitted with flat seats, usually in a 2-2-2 configuration.  Worth avoiding if possible as these aircraft are heading for retirement.

A380 – this is the herringbone seat (as on the 787) which I reviewed here, it is not Qsuite but has a great bar

Remember that these are great trips for British Airways tier points. Most of these Business Class trips will earn 560 tier points which is 90% of an Executive Club Silver card.  This is because you earn per leg and, with a plane change in Doha, you are doing 4 x 140 tier point flights return.

Each flight must be over 2,000 miles long in order to trigger 140 tier points instead of 40 tier points.  This won’t be a problem for the routes above but, for example, booking a flight to Delhi would not work because Doha-Delhi is under 2,000 miles.

If you don’t have a credit card with 0% foreign exchange fees, your best option for paying is American Express Preferred Rewards Gold which offers triple points – 3 per £1 – when you book flight tickets in a foreign currency.  This is because the transaction triggers the ‘double points for airline spend’ and the ‘double points for foreign spend’ bonuses.

Take a look at the German special offers page here, the Austrian offers page here and the Swiss offers page here.  The main booking page is here.


how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (January 2021)

As a reminder, there are various ways of earning Avios from UK credit cards.  Many cards also have generous sign-up bonuses!

There are two official British Airways American Express cards:

British Airways American Express card

British Airways American Express

5,000 Avios for signing up, no annual fee and a companion voucher for spending £20,000 Read our full review

BA Premium Plus American Express card BAPP

British Airways American Express Premium Plus

25,000 Avios and the UK’s most valuable credit card perk – the 2-4-1 companion voucher Read our full review

You can also get generous sign-up bonuses by applying for American Express cards which earn Membership Rewards points, such as:

Nectar American Express

American Express Preferred Rewards Gold

Your best beginner’s card – 20,000 points, FREE for a year & two airport lounge passes Read our full review

American Express Platinum card Amex

The Platinum Card from American Express

30,000 points and an unbeatable set of travel benefits – for a fee Read our full review

Click here to read our detailed summary of all UK credit cards which earn Avios. This includes both personal and small business cards.

If you have a small business, we especially recommend Capital On Cap’s Visa card which comes with a generous bonus worth 10,500 Avios:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company Read our full review

(Want to earn more Avios?  Click here to visit our home page for our latest articles on earning and spending your Avios points and click here to see how to earn more Avios this month from offers and promotions.)