Qatar Airways extends its popular travel festival for two more days

Exceptional deals, companion fares and kids fly free offers are still available across the airline’s global network.

18 January 2017 | 16:56

  • Last update: 18 January 2017 | 16:56

DOHA: Qatar Airways has extended its popular Travel Festival until midnight 18 January 2017, with exceptional discounts continuing for people traveling together, special companion fares and kids fly free.

The extended promotional period covers flights on board the airline's World's Best Business Class and Economy Class, on flights across its global network of more than 150 places until 15 December 2017.

Travellers can swap Europe's cold snap for Bondi Beach, with flight's to Sydney starting at $1,186 per person, laze around on one of Seychelles pristine white sandy beaches with flights to the island archipelago starting at $1,232 per person, or make your own fun in one of the numerous tourist hot spots at the idyllic Thai destination of Krabi, starting at $1,086. All flights are per person departing from Beirut. World-travellers are encouraged to visit qatarairways.com or contact their nearest Qatar Airways sales agent to book.

Qatar Airways has partnered withAccorHotels, and leading payments technology company Visa, to givepassengers discounts on accommodation as part of the festival. Travellers who book with AccorHotels at AccorHotels.com will receive exclusive offers on accommodation,. Visa card holders can also avail up to 15 per cent further off flights at the time of booking.

Qatar Airways Chief Commercial Officer, Dr. Hugh Dunleavy, said: "I'm really excited to be able to extend our best-ever Travel Festival by an additional two days. The Travel Festival has, as expected, been very popular and so far we have given away more than 200 Golden Tickets and 500 prizes through our social media channels. This extension encourages our travellers to seize the opportunity on exceptional deals to incredible destinations across our global network. With the Qatar Airways Travel Festival the world can take advantage of further discounts from our main partners' AccorHotels, and Visa and have a chance to win further great prizes."

This year's online Golden Ticket offerhas again created a hive of activity on Qatar Airways' social media channels where travellers could uncover clues to access further discounts and even claim $0 fare tickets todream destinations. Thousands of customers from across the globe have eagerly searched for the magic travel dates, with over 200 hundred zero-fare 'golden' tickets being found so far.

Passengers taking advantage of Qatar Airways'extended Travel Festival are encouraged to turn two holidays into one byplanning a stopover in Doha, with a new transit visa scheme offering visitors a free transit visa for up to 96 hours on your way to or from your final destination. Combine a quick visit to Doha, with its historic sites and five-star shopping and resorts, with a dream holiday – only available to Qatar Airways passengers. Visit Qatar Airways at http://www.qatarairways.com/us/en/qatar-transit-visa.page for more information.

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