Qatar Airways and Qatar Privilege Club

Qatar Privilege Club is the loyalty scheme for Qatar Airways. The articles below outline the best ways of earning and spending your points if you are based in the UK. I also review the First Class and business class service on Qatar's A380, Boeing 787 and Boeing 777 aircraft and the Qatar Premium Lounges in Heathrow Terminal 4 and the new Hamad International Airport in Doha. For further information on Qatar Airways and Qatar Privilege Club, visit their website here.

Bits: our Qatar Airways competition winner, Holiday Inn Mayfair permanently closed, Blacklane dropping airline miles

News in brief: Who won our Qatar Airways competition? We have the winner of our recent Qatar Airways competition – Robert N.  Well done! We selected the winner a little while ago and informed Robert, but in the madness of coronavirus, we have been a […]

Qatar Airways is still flying to the UK from much of the world if you need to get someone home

Whilst virtually all airlines are grounding their flights – including the other two big Middle Eastern airlines, Emirates and Etihad – Qatar Airways is ploughing on. Qatar Airways is still operating flights on 70+ routes.  It is, at the moment, leading global efforts to get […]

Qatar Airways reiterates its commitment to cash refunds after complaints – and improves its voucher offer

It’s a tough competition out there to see which airline will be least responsive in failing to give customers the refund to which they are legally entitled for a cancelled flight. The winner is probably Iberia.  I have not heard from a single reader who […]

Qatar Airways launches free flight ticket changes FOR ALL whilst S7 launches full refunds

Qatar Airways has become the latest airline to bring in a change waiver. The waiver applies to new bookings AND existing bookings.  Here’s looking at you, BA and Virgin Atlantic ….. This waiver is also more flexible than the one offered by British Airways and […]

Which airlines let you transfer air miles INTO hotel loyalty programmes?

Almost all hotel loyalty programmes let you transfer you points into certain frequent flyer schemes.  What is far rarer is for a frequent flyer scheme to let you transfer your miles INTO a hotel points programme. This didn’t used to be the case.  If you […]

Check your Qatar Airways flight bookings for ‘mixed cabins’

We were caught off-guard yesterday when we covered the latest Qatar Airways sale.  Qatar Airways had loaded some fares which included economy segments when you searched for “premium only” flights. These tickets were CLEARLY marked as ‘mixed cabin’ fares but it wasn’t clear exactly what […]

LAST DAY: Win 2 x Business Class tickets with Qatar Airways and HFP to (virtually) anywhere!

It’s your last day to enter! We are currently running a brilliant prize competition courtesy of our friends at Qatar Airways.  It is, depending on where the winner wants to go, potentially the biggest flight giveaway we have ever done. You could win two Business Class […]

How to get cheaper Avios flight redemptions to the Middle East by exploiting the 3000 mile rule

When you redeem Avios on a British Airways partner airline, the points cost of your flight is based off a separate pricing chart. This is it, as from June 2019 (click to enlarge): It is marginally, but only marginally, more expensive in terms of Avios […]

Win 2 x Business Class tickets with Qatar Airways and HFP to (virtually) anywhere!

We are currently running a brilliant prize competition courtesy of our friends at Qatar Airways.  It is, depending on where the winner wants to go, potentially the biggest flight giveaway we have ever done. You could win two Business Class tickets from any UK Qatar Airways […]

It’s another Qatar Airways ‘up to 10% off’ flight sale day!

Two weeks ago Qatar Airways ran a one-day 10% discount deal for no other reason that the date was 02/02/20! Guess what …. today they are doing the same because the date is 20/02/20! For TODAY ONLY (Thursday), you can get an additional discount using […]

Qatar Airways increases its shareholding in IAG, parent of British Airways

Qatar Airways has announced that it has increased its shareholding in IAG (International Consolidated Airlines Group), the parent company of British Airways, from 21.4% to 25.1%. This is more significant than it sounds, because it gives Qatar Airways a veto over any major decisions (‘special […]

BREAKING: Air Italy goes into liquidation – no more Avios earning or redeeming possible

Air Italy, the Italian airline which was 49% owned by Qatar Airways, has been placed into liquidation. Air Italy was an Avios partner, and indeed used Avios as its loyalty currency.  We didn’t talk about it much on Head for Points because it was NOT […]

Win 2 x Business Class tickets to (virtually) anywhere with Qatar Airways!

We are very excited to announce a brilliant prize competition courtesy of our friends at Qatar Airways.  It is, depending on where the winner wants to go, potentially the biggest flight giveaway we have ever done. You could win two Business Class tickets from any UK […]

Win a FANTASTIC prize on Head for Points on Friday!

Tomorrow morning we are launching a great new competition on Head for Points. Thanks to our friends at Qatar Airways, we are giving away TWO Business Class seats to (virtually) anywhere on the Qatar Airways network. The Qatar Airways route network is incredibly deep these […]

Get £80 cashback on Qatar Airways flights with American Express

The latest travel company to offer a cashback offer on American Express cards is Qatar Airways. The offer is £80 back on £800+ spend. We have had numerous comments from people who have this offer so it seems to be fairly widespread.  You need to […]

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