Qatar Airways Creates Intercontinental Play-offs Travel Packages as National Teams Compete to Qualify for the final FIFA World Cup 2022™ Spots

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New travel package options have been released by Qatar Airways for fans travelling to Doha to cheer on their team during the intercontinental play-offs this June. The matches will feature four national teams competing in ‘winner-takes-all’ matches to determine the final two teams for the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™, which will take place in the Middle East region for the first time this November.

The fight for the final two qualification spots are set to be high-octane encounters and will serve as yet another prelude to display Qatar’s preparedness ahead of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™. Fans traveling to Doha for the intercontinental play-off matches are encouraged to purchase their travel packages before tickets sell out, and to capture the sights, sounds and excitement of Doha prior to the mega event.

The games will feature four teams from different global football confederations. Australia or United Arab Emirates (UAE) will face-off with Peru on 13 June 2022, followed by Costa Rica versus New Zealand on 14 June 2022 for the final spots in the tournament.

The intercontinental play-offs will be preceded by an AFC Fourth Round Match between Australia and UAE on 7 June 2022, also in Doha, to determine the fourth team in the final qualifiers.

The extended travel packages to Doha include round-trip flights with Qatar Airways, match tickets, and a minimum of two-nights accommodation. Fans have the option to book their hotel with Al Messila Luxury Collection, Hilton Al Rayyan Curio, or Holiday Inn Business.

Qatar Airways Group Chief Executive, His Excellency Mr. Akbar Al Baker, said: “Qatar Airways welcomes the competing nations and their fans to Qatar and wish the best of luck to the teams looking to qualify for the World Cup. The qualification matches being played in Doha are a great way to showcase how excited we are to host the FIFA World Cup™. Qatar Airways encourages fans to experience our unique and hospitable service through purchasing travel packages to the qualification matches.”

How to Book:

  • Step 1: Visit https://www.qatarairwaysholidays.com/qa-en/intercontinental-playoffs/
  • Step 2: Input your preferred dates into the search box (between 06 June – 14 June 2022).
  • Step 3: Select your preferred hotel and flights combination.
  • Step 4: Select ticket for the match and the team you support – Australia, Costa Rica, New Zealand, Peru, and United Arab Emirates.
  • Step 5: Proceed to checkout and pay. After booking, you will receive a confirmation email with more information about your match tickets.

All international play-off matches will be held at Ahmad Bin Ali Stadium in Al Rayyan, which houses 40,000 spectators. This world-class stadium, which is slated to host seven FIFA World Cup 2022™ matches, was designed to showcase various symbols of Arabian culture through its glowing façade.

In September 2021, Qatar Airways launched unique travel packages, inclusive of match tickets, return flights and accommodation options.  Fans can guarantee their match tickets to support their favourite team during the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ by visiting qatarairways.com/FIFA2022.

In its goal to bring communities together through sport, the World’s Best Airline has an extensive global sports partnership portfolio that includes football-governing bodies such as FIFA, CONCACAF and CONMEBOL. The airline also sponsors some of the world’s biggest football clubs including Al Sadd SC, Boca Juniors, FC Bayern München and Paris Saint-Germain.