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The art of the stopover: Here's why Qatar has the best value packages for every traveller

Qatar is one of the world's most diverse, welcoming and safe places where you can choose to ease yourself slowly back into travel, or dive straight in for a wild cultural adventure. And, what’s more, Qatar Airways, in partnership with Discover Qatar, have organised all the fun for you, with the World’s Best Value stopover packages.

Qatar is one of the world’s most diverse, welcoming and safe places where you can choose to ease yourself slowly back into travel, or dive straight in for a wild cultural adventure. And, what’s more, Qatar Airways, in partnership with Discover Qatar, have organised all the fun for you, with the World’s Best Value stopover packages.

Did you know you can stopover in a luxury Doha hotel for as little as AU$19 per night?

You could choose to wake up in The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, The Ritz-Carlton or the W Doha or refresh by the pool or in the spa at Mondrian Doha, the La Cigale Hotel or Sharq Village & Spa.

Qatar Airways and Discover Qatar are now offering these incredible combined stopover packages for anyone flying via Doha on their way to over 140 worldwide destinations on the Qatar Airways network.

These are simply THE BEST stopover packages around with an option to suit everyone.

Don’t believe us? Read on to find your perfect Arabian stopover.

Relax by the pool at Sharq Village & Spa. Set along Qatar's golden coastline, this secluded paradise offers a private beach, luxury villas and award-winning dining.
Relax by the pool at Sharq Village & Spa. Set along Qatar’s golden coastline, this secluded paradise offers a private beach, luxury villas and award-winning dining

This Arabian Gulf destination is known for its extreme luxury, but you can also explore Doha on a mini-break where you can explore the Yasmine Palace or look back on the tall buildings of the city from a waterfront cafe at the Corniche.

You can get adventurous and explore the incredible Qatar coastline and swim with Whale Sharks, discover local cuisine or immerse yourself in ancient culture. Whether you are sporty or spoiled, a foodie or a fashionista, you will find many unique experiences to keep you entertained and renewed.

Discover the remarkable desert landscape where sand dunes spill into the azure waters of Arabian Peninsula on a Discover the Dunes and Inland Sea tour
Discover Qatar’s remarkable desert landscape

Qatar offers adventure and excitement, as well as safety both on-ground and in the air when you fly with Qatar Airways. The airline was recently awarded the World’s Best Airline and Skytrax Airline of the Year for 2021.

While it’s been a tough eighteen months for global travel, Qatar Airways never stopped flying, even making sure to repatriate as many stranded Aussies as they could under the Australian government’s strict guidelines. 

This makes them one of the most experienced global airlines regarding pandemic management, setting the industry benchmark for COVID-19 bio-safety and hygiene, and one of the safest ways to kick start your new travel freedoms. With a stopover being the perfect, bite-sized stay to get to know this amazing part of the world.

So, time to start dreaming about the stopover for you.

Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli, located in the heart of Doha's historic and cultural shopper's paradise, offers guests superior hospitality and refreshing culinary concepts
Souq Waqif Boutique Hotels by Tivoli, located in the heart of Doha’s historical and cultural shopper’s paradise, offers guests superior hospitality and refreshing culinary concepts.

Qatar stopover packages in Doha include up to 4 nights stays

  • Standard stays in a 4-star hotel starting from as low as A$19 per night
  • Premium stays in a 5-star hotel from A$27 per night
  • Luxury stays in a 5-star hotel from A$71 per night

Plus, optional add-ons also include discounts on breakfast, touring experiences including Discover Doha and Discover the Dunes and Inland Sea tours, as well as Airport transfers with optional meet and greet service.

Check out our dynamic map and explore the key hotels featured as part of the Stopover deals; many even have their own private beaches!

The impressive list of hotels includes The Westin Doha Hotel & Spa, The Ritz-Carlton Doha, W Doha, Al Messila – Luxury Collection Resort and Spa, Mondrian Doha, Sheraton Grand Doha Resort & Convention Hotel, La Cigale Hotel Doha, Souq Waqif Boutique Hotel by Tivoli, Swiss-belHotel Doha, Four Points by Sheraton Doha, Sharq Village and Spa – A Ritz Carlton Hotel and Hilton Salwa Beach Resort and Villas.

The cultural stopover

Culture, Qatar

Explore Doha’s secret alleys and hidden shops, the vibrant, centuries-old heritage that underpins the skyscrapers and extravagance. You might take a traditional dhow out on the water to explore the Persian Gulf, get wonderfully lost in the sprawling Souq Waqif or learn a few things at the Museum of Islamic Art.

Then it’s off to the theatres, concert halls and performance spaces of the Katara Cultural Village and something to eat back at the Souq Waqif.

Bet you never expected that.

The sporty stopover

Go beyond the city and see more of Qatar. Float far above the mesmerising metropolis in a hot-air balloon. The sunrise take-off means you get to watch the whole city come to life beneath you as you eat breakfast.

Or maybe you prefer your travel with an engine? If so, take a 4×4 into the wilds of the Arabian Peninsula desert. You will be tearing through the dunes of Khor Al Adaid before talking about all the fun you just had over a meal at a desert camp.

The foodie stopover

Qatari cuisine is a subtle blend of influences from India, Persia and Lebanon, and North Africa, and much like the landscape of the country, is constantly evolving.

Think Melbourne has a good coffee culture? How about the centuries-old practices of Doha’s traditional coffee merchants? Incredible rituals and traditions surround Arabic coffee, and you will learn them all and have some of the best tasting coffee of your life.

Want a take a more substantial bite out of the local food scene? Then you can do a regional cuisine tour at the Souq Waqif that is packed with stalls selling everything from machbus (rice, meat and spices) to ghuzi (whole roasted lamb). Not to mention the Michelin-starred eateries in and around the city’s luxury hotels.

The ‘shopover’

Qatar shopping

Qatar is one of the best places in the world to stretch the credit card for the latest luxury brands. On the manmade island of Pearl-Qatar, you have the French luxury department store Galleries Lafayette and the soon-to-open Place Vendome.

But you can also buy food, fabrics, or even a majestic falcon, at the traditional souqs. Qatar has amassed the world’s finest fashions all in one place, and it’s ready for your arrival.

Find out more about Qatar: www.visitqatar.qa

Find out more about Qatar stopover packages: www.qatarairways.com/tradeportal/

Sign up to the Discover Qatar booking portal so you are stopover ready www.discoverqatar.qa/trade-partners/

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