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Update Mar 1, 2018: Yet again, extended. Book by December 28, 2018, and stay by December 31, 2018.

Update Jan 1, 2018: This promotion has been further extended if you book by February 28, 2018, for stays through April 30, 2018. We wouldn't be too surprised if this gets extended once again.

Update Nov 8, 2017: This promotion has been further extended if you book by December 31, 2017, for stays through April 30, 2018 (via One Mile at a Time/Qatar Airways)

Qatar Airways is offering its passengers a free transit visa and hotel stay in Doha. The new +Qatar Program is targeted at all passengers, and depending on your travel class, you have options for 4 and 5-star hotels, as well as a complimentary transit Visa.

Key Terms and Conditions

  • Bookings must be made by December 28, 2018
  • Offer is valid for travel until December 31, 2018
  • Transit must be a minimum of 12 hours
  • Bookings must be made on Qatarairways.com
  • Offer is only valid on Qatar-operated flights; codeshares are ineligible.

How to Take Advantage of the Offer                

Taking advantage of the offer is relatively straightforward, and the Qatar website will guide you through. The first step you need to do is book a multi-city flight with Doha as one of the legs of the journey, and plan your stop-over.

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After searching, you generally will have multiple flight options, just select the flights that fit best with your schedule.

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After selecting your flights, you will then be informed of the total price for the journey, and then prompted to enter the passenger details and your meal preferences. After entering your details, you will have the option to apply for your free Qatar transit visa, which is valid for up to 96 hours.

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At this point, you will also have the option of selecting your stay. Economy travelers have several 4-star hotel options, and Business class passengers have several 5-star hotel options.

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For an extra $50 per room, you can book a Qatar Ultimate experience which will give you a 2-night stay and a wide range of tours and activities to partake in during your stay. Looking at the hotels on offer there are some excellent choices available both for Economy and Business travelers—including the Four Seasons Doha, and the St. Regis Doha.

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After you have selected your hotel, you then need to select your dates; if rooms are available with the Qatar promotion, then you will see a result with a price of $0.

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At this point, to finalize your reservation you will have to input your booking reference number, and then it’s all done.

Overall

This is a great offer from Qatar a great destination for some excellent fine dining and great duty-free shopping, which when combined with a couple of free nights in a 4 or 5-star hotel can make the visit an interesting and worthwhile experience.

Source link: Live and Let's Fly

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