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Qatar Airways offering 10% discount on one-way rescue flights

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If you have any friends or relatives in the UK who are looking to fly home as soon as possible, Qatar Airways is offering a 10% discount off base fares for one-way flights.

The offer runs until 28th April, which is the last day to both book and fly.

The 10% discount requires you to add the promo code ‘TRAVELHOME’ at the time of booking.

Save 10% on Qatar Airways rescue flights

It is valid on one-way flights in Economy or Business Class, departing from London, Edinburgh and Manchester.

Full details are on this special ‘We Will Get You Home’ page of the Qatar Airways website.

The list of Qatar Airways routes which are currently operating is on this page of their website.  As of yesterday afternoon it was still serving 22 cities outside Europe, and a further 21 cities inside Europe for anyone travelling back from Asia, North America or Africa.

Remember that Qatar Airways flights earn Avios and British Airways Executive Club tier points, so remember to sign your friend up for a British Airways Executive Club account before they travel.


how to earn avios from credit cards

How to earn Avios from UK credit cards (August 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

We also recommend Capital On Tap for limited companies. You earn 1 Avios per £1 which is impressive for a Visa card:

Capital On Tap Business Rewards Visa

The most generous Avios Visa or Mastercard for a limited company 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.

(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.)

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