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How To Book A Higher Class Fare On Qatar Airways  
User currently offlineTupolev160 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 8259 times:

Hi, i am trying to book a flight on QR from India to Europe and i see that all bookings are class H (the lowest miles yielding class). How can i book (where can i find) a class G ticket or anything higher than H, cause the difference in miles earning is tremendous... According to the searches i've done nearly ALL QR flights offer only H class booking... Thanks.

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User currently offlineemirates202 From United States of America, joined Nov 2011, 237 posts, RR: 0
Reply 1, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 8249 times:

Call them. Easiest way to get a higher fare class.


Fly Emirates, Hello Tomorrow
User currently offlineTupolev160 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 2, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 8233 times:

Thanks but I'm booking through Expedia, i don't know would the call be an effective solution...

User currently offlineQuokkas From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 3, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 8170 times:

It is quite common for the fares offered by online consolidators to be the most restrictive and offer the lowest benefits. That's why they are able to offer lower fares than you sometimes gain from the airlines direct.

Quoting Tupolev160 (Reply 2):
i don't know would the call be an effective solution...

The only way to find out is to call.


User currently offlineRJNUT From United States of America, joined Dec 1999, 1242 posts, RR: 0
Reply 4, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 3 hours ago) and read 8151 times:

oneline engines give the travelers very little ability to access desired outcomes such as your request...try the old fashioned way and go to a travel agency or as mentioned above call QR, as obvisouly you are not necessarily "fare" shopping!

User currently offlineTupolev160 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 5, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 8066 times:

Quoting RJNUT (Reply 4):
as obvisouly you are not necessarily "fare" shopping!

You mean by that i'm gonna have to pay probably alot more?


User currently offlineAustrianZRH From Austria, joined Aug 2007, 1398 posts, RR: 0
Reply 6, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 5 days 1 hour ago) and read 8063 times:

Quoting Tupolev160 (Reply 5):
You mean by that i'm gonna have to pay probably alot more?

Well, there's a reason why a higher booking class gives more miles. The easiest way is, as others have said, to call QR reservations and ask them for the lowest price in a booking class giving your desired mileage accrual. If you think it's too expensive you can still decline it and book the lower fare...



WARNING! The post above should be taken with a grain of salt! Furthermore, it may be slightly biased towards A.
User currently offlinesignol From United Kingdom, joined Oct 2007, 3018 posts, RR: 8
Reply 7, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 4 days 8 hours ago) and read 8010 times:

Have you tried looking at QR's own website?

signol



Flights booked: none :(
User currently offlineTupolev160 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 8, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 2 hours ago) and read 7946 times:

Yes, i haven't found the option though... H is automatically assigned.

User currently offlineTupolev160 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 9, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 7936 times:

Ok, found it, it is all about fare flexibility...

User currently offlinelhr380 From , joined Dec 1969, posts, RR:
Reply 10, posted (2 years 9 months 2 weeks 3 days 1 hour ago) and read 7936 times:

Quoting Tupolev160 (Reply 9):

The higher the fare class, the higher the cost and more miles you get.


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