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Qatar Airways Privilege Club

Program overview 

Privilege Club is a loyalty program of Qatar Airways, one of the best airlines in the world with a wide route network (including US gateways). As a Oneworld member, this program has many airline partners. 

This program is not the best for redeeming miles. However, if you use Qatar Airways frequently and want to get all the benefits of the Elite status, take a look. 



Program website 

Approximate miles value 


Miles validity 

Your Qmiles are valid for a minimum of three years and expire at the end of the half-year period in which they were earned

Program accrual

Based on the fare paid

Limit on amount of miles you can purchase 

Buy up to 250,000 Qmiles per calendar year

Waitlist option


Courtesy Hold for award reservation

Not allowed 

Do you need to open an account to check availability?


Stopover option 

Stopovers and open jaws are not allowed on award bookings

Family account


Upgrade option


Online booking 

Yes, but not all partners can be booked online 

Airline partners 

American Airlines, Malaysia Airlines, British Airways, Cathay Pacific, Finnair, Iberia, Japan Airlines, Qantas, Royal Air Maroc, Royal Jordanian, S7 Airlines, Sri Lankan Airlines, Bangkok Airways, GOL, MEA

Credit card partners

Citi ThankYou (1:1, 2 days transfer)

Hotel partners 

Marriott Bonvoy (3:1, 3 days transfer), Hilton Honors (10:1, up to 30 days transfer), World of Hyatt (2.5:1, 6-8 weeks transfer), Radisson Rewards (10:1, 4-6 weeks transfer), Accor Live Limitless (2:1, 4-6 weeks transfer)

Co-Branded credit card in the US 


Point/Miles Conversion Chart


  • Excellent Qatar Airways service 
  • Family program to pool miles 


  • No stopovers
  • No award tickets for infants 
  • Most of the awards need a lot of miles 

Excellent for   

  • Flights from the US to Doha for 70,000 miles in Business class one way or 35,000 miles in Economy. 
  • American and Iberia Airlines flights from the US to Europe start from 70,000 miles in Business Class one way. 

Insider Tip 

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