Score a free five star hotel stay when you fly Qatar Airways
Spend a night in Doha for next to nix by choosing to stopover.
Qatar Airways is the nation's official carrier, with a reputation for luxury, comfort and convenience thanks to easy transfers through Qatar, being centrally located along a lot of international flight paths, in particular on flights from Australia to Europe.
Now it's partnered with Qatar Tourism Authority to help travellers experience a mini-holiday on their way to the main destination, with Doha stopovers at no extra cost, and a free stay in some of the city's top hotels.
To get it, you can just book a flight online with Qatar Airways and select the multi-city option. Then, after receiving a booking confirmation you get to pick out your hotel, selecting from an impressive roster of names including the Four Seasons, Marriott Marquis, Radisson Blu and Oryx Rotana. This deal includes more than just a place to stay, however, and you can also enjoy experiences like a desert safari or dinner cruise, courtesy of Discover Qatar. The free offer is only for a single night, but you can add a second night for only $50.
It's an exceptional offer, especially because so many flights head through Doha anyway and it can deliver an outstanding experience completely free to all Qatar airways flyers, no matter what class you've booked.
It's even more impressive because this Qatar tourism initiative might not even be necessary. In March 2017 the country saw a 53% increase in stopover passengers compared to just a year ago.
A lot of travellers are already exploring Doha on their way to other destinations, with these freebies bringing in those who have yet to do it.