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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: £20 Eurowings Amex cashback, Etihad sale, double Qatar miles, Avios / Charles Tyrwhitt offer

News in brief: £20 Eurowings cashback American Express has launched a cashback deal with Eurowings.  Eurowings is the Lufthansa-owned low cost carrier which now flies all of Lufthansa’s UK flights which do not go to its Frankfurt or Munich hubs – Berlin, Hamburg etc. If […]

Bits: £1295 Qatar to Singapore ex-Sweden (560 tier points), Emirates scrapping chauffeurs on rewards, Aloft Dublin

News in brief: £1295 Qatar Airways business class fare to Singapore Qatar Airways is currently offering a £1295 business class fare from Stockholm to Singapore.  It is widely available for much of 2019 at SEK 14,700.  On some dates I saw it as low as […]

Get up to 5,000 bonus Qatar Airways Qmiles and a status fast track when you join Privilege Club

If you have Qatar Airways flights coming up, the airline is currently running an interesting promotion to encourage you to sign up for its Privilege Club loyalty scheme.   Whilst most Head for Points readers will be British Airways Executive Club members – and as both airlines […]

How to redeem Avios for long-haul business class flights on Air Italy

Over the last few months, a new way of redeeming for Avios for long-haul business class flights has been taking shape – with Air Italy. In late 2017, Qatar Airways acquired a 49% stake in Italian airline Meridiana.  Meridiana was a slightly bizarre airline, to […]

(DEAL DEAD) 560 BA tier points (almost Silver!) with £1125 Qatar Airways Milan to Bangkok business class deal

EDIT:  This deal is now dead, sorry Qatar Airways has launched the best flight deal we’ve seen from them for a while.  Since we haven’t covered a decent Qatar Airways offer for a few months, I thought I’d run through this one in more detail […]

Bits: Business Traveller charity auction, big Qatar Airways UK schedule increases, Best Western £40-£60 sale

News in brief: Business Traveller charity auction now on As usual at this time of year, Business Traveller is running a charity auction. This year the proceeds go to The Royal Hospital for Neuro-Disability, an independent charity providing care for people living with neuro-disability. There are many […]

Bits: 2500 Avios off wine redemptions, Qatar’s Malta route confirmed – a good BA tier point run, Cathay lounge

News in brief: 2,500 Avios back when you redeem for wine Every year British Airways runs a Christmas promotion to encourage you to redeem Avios for cases of wine. The 2018 version has not been widely advertised and appears to end today.  It is also […]

Review of Qatar Airways business class (Boeing 787-8, herringbone seat) Doha to London Gatwick – Part 1

This review looks at the Qatar Airways business class on a Boeing 787-8, flying from Doha to London Gatwick. You can read the rest of Jamie’s series of articles from his trip to Indonesia, covering British Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways in business class, by clicking here. Over to Jamie […]

Review of Qatar Airways business class (Boeing 787-8, herringbone seat) Doha to London Gatwick – Part 2

This is Part 2 of Jamie’s review of Qatar Airways business class on a Boeing 787-8, flying from Doha to London Gatwick. Part 1, which mainly covers the seat, can be found here. After take off I was given food and beverage menus. The beverage […]

Review of the Qatar Airways Al Mourjan business class lounge in Doha

This review looks at the Qatar Airways Al Mourjan business class lounge in Doha. You can read the rest of Jamie’s series of articles from his trip to Indonesia, covering British Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways in business class, by clicking here. Over to […]

Review: Qatar Airways business class from Bali to Doha (Boeing 777-300ER, old seats) – Part 1

This is my review of Qatar Airways business class, flying from Bali to Doha on a Boeing 777-300ER. You can read the rest of Jamie’s series of articles from this trip, covering British Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways in business class, by clicking here. […]

Review: Qatar Airways business class from Bali to Doha (Boeing 777-300ER, old seats) – Part 2

This is Part 2 of my review of Qatar Airways business class, flying from Bali to Doha on a Boeing 777-300ER.  Part 1 is here. You can read the rest of Jamie’s series of articles from this trip, covering British Airways, Malaysia Airlines and Qatar Airways […]

Review of the Premier Lounge at Bali (Ngurah Rai International) Airport

This is our review of the Premier Lounge at Bali (Ngurah Rai International) Airport, used by Qatar Airways and other airlines. It is part of Jamie’s set of reviews on his recent trip to Indonesia, flying business class on various oneworld airlines including British Airways, […]

Bits: good Priority Pass Black Friday deal, a new cheaper way to fly Qatar Airways First Class with Avios

News in brief: Priority Pass launches Black Friday discount deal As most Black Friday travel deals seem to be running for a week or more this year, we’re going to cover them as they launch rather than waiting for Friday itself. First up is Priority […]

Bits: Hilton Asia flash sale, free Ritz-Carlton Doha stay with Qatar Airways, £100 off £500 United spend with Amex

News in brief: Hilton launches a South East Asia flash sale Hilton is running an Asia / India / Maldives flash sale until Monday 19th November.  See here for details. It includes hotels such as the Millennium Hilton Bangkok pictured below.  You might also want […]

Bits: Virgin launches new food, Priority Pass launches airport shopping discounts, Qatar launches free wifi

News in brief: Virgin Atlantic announces new food partnership with Donal Skehan Virgin Atlantic has launched a new partnership with Irish food writer Donal Skehan.  Selected dishes from Donal will be appearing in the Clubhouse restaurants and in Upper Class cabins this month, following by […]

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