- When planning a trip to Asia, I’ve been looking for the cheapest and most timed flights. I bought tickets from Warsaw to Bangkok via Doha. Back – from Hanoi
- The conditions of the five-star carrier did not let me down. The food in economy class was varied and delicious, the service was kind and the passengers cared
- The choice of on-board entertainment was wide, despite the lack of Polish production. On the first page we played the song “Millionaires” with our friends, on the other page we watched among others “Dune”
- I tried looking for faults and only found them at Doha Airport. Of course we are talking about prices
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Fans from Poland traveling to the World Cup will be seated on several airlines. You can get to Qatar with changes in Germany (Lufthansa), Abu Dhabi (Wizz Air) and Dubai (Wizz Air, Emirates). Only Qatar Airways flies direct from Warsaw to Qatar, where I had the opportunity to test economy class during a flight on vacation on October 13 this year.
The machines of the national carrier depart from Chopin Airport every day in. 15.45 and arriving at 23.10 local time.
At Chopin Airport in Warsaw
Ticket prices are always exciting. While planning a trip to Asia with my friends, I was looking for Cheapest links at the right time. The problem was the question Different arrival and departure citiesBecause we planned Visit two different countries. There were several possibilities, mostly of leaving Germany or some changes.
It turns out that Qatar Airways has a competitive price. However, since we delayed the purchase for several weeks, the amount increased by PLN 300. Finally in June, ie Three months in advance for tickets from Warsaw to Bangkok and from Hanoi to Warsaw (Both with 8-hour overnight transfers in Doha) I paid 3000 zlotys 316.
My flight schedule
I must confirm it The price was really nice. And the closer the departure date, the more its price increased by several hundred zlotys. Compared to the prices of flights from Germany, it also worked out – after all, we had to One way or another, for example, Berlin and who knows, maybe even spend the night there.
How much do you currently have to pay for a trip to Doha only during the World Cup? According to the November 4 list this year, the cost of the cheapest tickets In early November and December it ranges from 5 to 8 thousand. zloty.
Ticket prices to and from Qatar during the World Cup matches
According to Skytrax – Best Carrier
No need to hide, Qatar Airways has good press. For years, they have been racing with Emirates and Singapore Airlines for the title of Best Airline. Singapore Airlines took first place in this year’s ranking compiled by Travel & La Leisure, and Qatar Airways came in second..
while In a survey conducted by the British consulting agency Skytrax for the best airline in the worldincluding 2022, Qatar Airways just won.
It should also be emphasized that Qatar Airways has been awarded five stars in the official five star airline classification.
Can you really feel luxurious on a plane?
As I mentioned before, we left Warsaw in the afternoon. The check-in line was long, many people traveled to Hong Kong that day, which changed the country’s entry rules, and there was a lot of confusion. There were no restrictions on our travel to Thailand, so when it was our turn, we only showed our passports.
After the security check, we went to the gate and then boarded the wide-body Dreamliner (Boeing 787-8). The system gave us places for families right in front of the business class. The advantage of the location of these armchairs is really plenty of legroom.
There were blankets, pillows and headphones with the World Cup logo waiting for us on the seats.
On board the 787-8
In our configuration, the screens were hidden under the seats, and other passengers installed them in their seats.
10th grade screens
About an hour after the start, the service started. First we received Selected drinks (Coffee, tea, water, juice and alcohol including wine and drinks served) and Snack in the form of pastries.
First snack and wine to start your journey
After that, the service began serving dinners. There were options to choose from Three options, including, of course, vegetarian. Each course consisted of a salad appetizer, a main course – in my case – rice with chicken and vegetables, and a creamy dessert.
Less than two hours before landing, we received salty and sweet snacks. The service was very patient and polite, answering every question and request.
cool change road
We arrived on time at Hamad Airport in Doha. After leaving the plane, we conducted a security check. This is important information because bottles over 100ml must be discarded before entering. Also those purchased in the Polish Free Zone.
After presenting our passports, we were already in the transit area. It was almost midnight and we didn’t have a flight to Bangkok until 8am. We originally planned an overnight tour of Qatar, but during this time we had to pass a negative coronavirus test to get out of the airport. In order to avoid additional costs, we have abandoned this idea.
At Doha Airport
It is worth noting that at Doha Airport you can buy flights that take several hours around Qatar. However, they only occur during the day.
Sample flight from the airport
We used the few hours waiting for a nap. There at the airport Private restrooms for men, women and families.
Silence rooms for men and women
Because we were in a group of friends and didn’t want to break up, We went to the common area with armchairs and tried to take a nap there.
As in the countries of the Arabian Peninsula, You don’t save money on air conditioning. cold on sofas We missed the warm blankets and pillows on the deck.
At one point, it got really uncomfortable so I decided to go for a tea walk. Most of the restaurants were open all night. The hot drink was soothing, and its price – PLN 30 – excruciating …
Waiting for the morning flight
The world’s largest passenger plane bound for Bangkok
In the morning everyone was cold and hungry, we wanted to get on the plane ASAP, but the check-in didn’t seem to end.
This time she was waiting for us Travel on the Airbus A380-800, the largest passenger aircraft in the world. It is a double-decker machine capable of accommodating up to 853 passenger seats. He was on our plane 461 passenger seats in three classes: first, business and economy class.
Economy Class on an Airbus A380-800
We started our nearly seven hour journey with breakfast. In the meantime We received drinks and snacks.
Breakfast in an Airbus A3800-800
The toilets in this giant plane were very spacious. caught the attention Special refreshing spray with carrier logo on the bottle.
Time passed by the calls and games we found in the in-flight entertainment system. We tried to fight for the million in the famous game “Millionaires”. We also planned How to start our three week vacation.
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Was it worth spending over 3000? PLN for flights?
The way back was as good as the one in front. In seats on the plane from Hanoi to Doha for passengers Special groups of socks, blindfolds and toothbrushes were waiting.
A set that will help you sleep
The staff looked after us throughout the trip, the food was delicious, and movies like Dune shortened our time.
Of course, it cannot be denied Almost a day on the road, plus different time zones, tiringAnd the And the prices at Qatar Airport push you to an armchair, But even so, I have a feeling for it We have chosen the right connections and the right carrier.
Have you ever traveled with Qatar Airways? Do you have similar experiences? Or maybe completely different from mine? line them up! I am waiting for messages on: [email protected]
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