* Fans will need to join the Qatar Airways Privilege Club first
* With refund option and booking flexibility, fans can choose their team of choice now or change teams later
* Packages include match tickets, round-trip flights, hotels and more
* Packages are currently online and accessible in 26 countries
* Additional markets will be added in the coming months
* Prices start at $ 3,800
With just over a year to go until the 2022 FIFA World Cup Qatar kicks off, Qatar Airways Holidays has announced the launch of its unique travel packages for fans, including match tickets, flights round trip and accommodation options.
Package travel is currently available and accessible in the following countries: Australia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Finland, France, Greece, Hungary, India, Indonesia, Ireland, Italy, Japan , Malaysia, Netherlands, New Zealand, Philippines, Romania, Spain, Sweden and Thailand. Additional markets will be added in the coming months (subject to licensing agreements).
Fans can now also choose additional services to explore the beautiful host country. With a few easy-to-follow steps, fans around the world will first need to join the Qatar Airways Privilege Club, to gain access to unique travel packages with booking flexibility and to secure their seats reserved for their favorite matches.
The journey then begins with the fans selecting their favorite team, whose participation in the tournament will be decided based on the current FIFA World Cup qualifiers.
In the event that the chosen team does not qualify for the tournament, a full refund option will be offered, or fans will have the option of choosing matches from another team (subject to availability).
To guarantee their experience, fans can choose from seven tier travel packages, with prices starting at $ 3,800 (from India). Customers wishing to experience Qatar during their trip can also choose to add additional services such as airport transfers and guided tours.
Each fan can book a total of seven matches by combining multiple packages. In the event that their favorite team is beaten in the advanced stages of the tournament, tickets will be issued for matches of one of the winning teams in the same group or knockout route.
Additionally, fans can specify the number of guests they are traveling with and the number of rooms they wish to stay in. They can choose standard or premium accommodation depending on their budget. To book or find out more, the link https://www.qatarairways.com/app/fifa2022/ can be visited.
Qatar Airways Group Managing Director HE Akbar al-Baker said: “We are proud to be the official airline of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022 and for the first time the Middle East will occupy take center stage with Qatar ready to host the world’s most prestigious sporting event. We anticipate unprecedented demand throughout the tournament, and as part of our deal with FIFA, fans can count on us to enjoy a seamless journey from over 140 destinations around the world. Fan travel packages will ensure guests have a rewarding experience where every step of their journey is hassle-free, and with just a few easy steps, they can reserve seats for their favorite team’s games.
The airline has sponsored the Concacaf Gold Cup 2021 and the UEFA Euro 2020, and has an extensive portfolio of global sports partnerships which includes football governing bodies such as FIFA, CONCACAF and CONMEBOL. As an official partner of FIFA, Qatar Airways has sponsored mega-events, including the 2019 and 2020 editions of the FIFA Club World Cup, and will sponsor the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022. Qatar Airways Also sponsors some of the biggest football clubs in the world, including Al Sadd SC, Boca Juniors, FC Bayern Munich, KAS Eupen and Paris Saint-Germain.
TRAVEL PACKAGES FOR FANS
* Starting price per person in double room for comparison only. This is subject to change depending on your city of departure and the exchange rate.