In response to the coronavirus pandemic, Qatar Airways has modified its flight change policy. It has extended the validity of its guaranteed flexibility policy for all tickets issued on/after March 1, 2019 with a travel completion date by September 30, 2022

The revised policy gives you a lot more flexibility to suit your plans—without having to pay any penalty. You can now hold on to your ticket and travel later, make unlimited changes to your ticket for free, and convert your ticket into a voucher with 10% bonus. 

Under Qatar’s new change flight policy, you can:

  1. Hold on to your ticket and use it during its extended validity.
    Your Qatar Airways ticket is now valid for 2 years from its date of issue. This means you can keep your ticket open for longer and use it for its full value within its extended validity period, as long as you complete your travel by September 30, 2022.
  1. Make unlimited changes to your ticket.  
    You can change your date of travel and destination in the same cabin class free of charge—and as often as required
  1. Only the fare and tax/fee/surcharge differences (if any) will apply. 
  2. You must complete your travel within the extended validity period of the ticket, but no later than September 30, 2022.

You can make the changes online (if you booked directly with Qatar Airways), or by phone (+1-866-399-0587) in all cases.

  1. Claim a voucher with 10% more value.
    If you booked your ticket directly with Qatar Airways, you can convert the unutilized value of your ticket into a travel voucher with 10% more value, and use it for future travel. To exchange your ticket with a voucher, click here or call Qatar.

Qatar Airways Flight Change Fees for Tickets

What is the change flight fee at Qatar Airways?

According to Qatar Airways flight change policy, if you’re changing your flight outside of the waiver period, you will be charged a flight change fee depending on your travel class and fare type. The online change fee typically ranges from USD 66 – 170 per passenger. However, if you make changes to your ticket through Qatar Airways ticket office, call center, or at an airport desk, you will also be charged a non-refundable service fee starting USD 25. 

Change fee waiver. You’re allowed to make unlimited changes to your flight ticket for free if you booked your flight ticket with a travel completion date by September 30, 2022.

Flights to/from the U.S. You can hold any flight booking to/from the United States for 24 hours without payment. After you pay and your ticket is issued, the standard fare rules will apply.

Qatar Airways Change Flight Rules 

The following flight change rules will apply to all Qatar Airways tickets:

  • You must complete your travel by September 30, 2022, to enjoy a rebooking and service fee waiver.
    Tip. Changes to ticket dates and routes must be made at least 3 hours before scheduled departure. 
  • You must rebook on the same ticketed fare class as your original ticket to avoid paying more.
  • You must pay the difference in fares, taxes, and surcharges. 
  • Tickets booked directly with Qatar Airways can be changed online or by phone through a Qatar Airways contact center. 
  • Tickets booked through third parties can only be changed or cancelled through them. 
  • If you’re flying to Australia, you must make the changes at least 3 days before your travel date. 
  • Name changes are not permitted.

Qatar Airways Change Flight Policy for Privilege Club Members

According to Qatar Airways flight change policy for Privilege Club members, the change fee will depend on your membership status.

  • If you change an award ticket at least 24 hours before departure:
    • And you’re a Platinum or Gold main member, no change fee will apply.
    • And you’re a Silver or Burgundy member, or travelling as a guest of a Platinum/Gold member, a change fee of USD 25 will apply.
  • If you change an award ticket 3 – 24 hours before departure:
    • And you’re a Platinum or Gold main member, no change fee will apply.
    • And you’re a Silver or Burgundy member, or travelling as a guest of a Platinum/Gold member, a change fee of USD 100 will apply. 
  • If you change an award ticket within 3 hours of departure (or after departure), it will be treated as a no-show and:
    • Your Qmiles/Avios and cash payment (if any) will be forfeited.
    • Only government and airport taxes will be refunded. 

How to Know if Your Qatar Airways Ticket is Refundable

To check whether your Qatar Airways’ ticket qualifies for a refund, read the fare details on your ticket, ask a Qatar Airways call center by phone, or ask your travel agent if you booked through them. 

Flight Rebooking Options

Under Qatar Airways revised official flight change policy, if your flight ticket was issued on/after March 1, 2019, and has a travel completion date by September 30, 2022, you can:

  • Change your ticket’s date of travel and/or destination in the same cabin class free of charge (only the difference in fare/fee/surcharge/tax, if any, will apply). 
  • Change and rebook as often as required without any penalty. 

The original value of your ticket will be credited toward the purchase of your new ticket. If you exchange your ticket with a voucher, an additional 10% of your basic fare (excluding taxes, surcharges, etc.) will be credited to your account. However, you must utilize your new ticket by September 30, 2022

How Do I Change My Flight on Qatar Airways?

You can change your flight on Qatar Airways by phone (1-866-399-0587) or online.  If you purchased your ticket directly from Qatar Airways, you can change your flight online through the Manage booking link or My Trips (via the online services page), as explained in the section below.

How to Change Your Qatar Airways Flight Booking Online

How to change Qatar Airways flight date online (and/or time/destination)


If you booked directly through Qatar Airways’ website, mobile app, ticket counter, or call center, you can change your travel date, time, and/or destination online through Manage booking as explained below. 

  1. Click on Manage booking
    or My Trips 
  2. Enter the following details to retrieve your booking: 
  1. Your booking reference (PNR) or E-ticket number 
  2. Your last name 
  1. Click on the Find booking button
  2. Click on the Modify flights button
    (If the Modify flights option doesn’t appear, your ticket cannot be changed online—you will need to contact the nearest Qatar Airways office). 
  3. Follow the prompts to select your new flight and pay the fare difference (if any)

You can also change your Qatar Airways flight booking with the mobile app. 

How to Change Your Qatar Airways Flight Booking by Phone

Qatar Airways change flight contact numbers 

You can change your Qatar Airways flight booking by calling a local office in your area at one of the numbers below. Remember, you must have your travel detail ready, such as your booking reference or E-ticket number, passport information, etc.

  • Qatar +974 4023 0000 (24/7)
  • United States +1-866-399-0587 (24/7, toll-free)
    + 1 312 392 3679 (24/7)
  • Canada +1-866-399-0587 (24/7, toll-free)
    +1-888-366-5666 (Mon – Fri: 9am – 6pm, EST)
  • United Kingdom +44 330 024 0125
    (Mon – Sat: 9am – 6pm; Sun: 9am – 3pm)
  • Ireland +353 1 526 6489
    (Mon – Sat: 9am – 6pm; Sun 9am – 5pm)
  • UAE 8000 4413 519 (24/7)
  • Oman +968 2252 5500 (24/7)
  • Singapore +974 40230000 (24/7)
  • Australia +61 291654313; 1 300340600 (24/7)
  • New Zealand +64 (09) 913-5279 (24/7)
  • Brazil +55 1147008673 (Mon – Fri: 10am – 6:30pm) 
  • France +33 186995684 (Mon – Sun: 9am – 6pm)
  • Germany +49 69 260 904 400 (Mon – Fri: 9am – 5pm)
  • Saudi Arabia 8008 4408 86 (STC), 8008 5001 17 (24/7)
  • South Africa +27 11 267 7700 (24/7)
  • Sweden +46 8 4020080 (Mon – Sun: 6am – 4:30pm) 
  • Switzerland +41 442043820 (Mon – Fri: 8am – 5pm)
  • India +91 95129 72827/79 61556000 (24/7)
    International: +974 4023 0000 (24/7)
  • Indonesia +62 21 2358 0622 (24/7, Sat – Sun Closed)
    +974 4023 0000 (24×7)
  • Denmark +45 38 124 124 (Mon – Fri 08:00 – 18:00) 
  • Kuwait +965 2290 1777 (Sun – Thurs, 9am – 6pm)
  • Malaysia +603 7890 5000 (24/7)
  • Social Media

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Frequently Asked Questions on Qatar Airways Flight Change Policy

Yes, you can—through your source of purchase.

Qatar Airways allows you to make unlimited changes for free to all flights with a travel completion date by September 30, 2022. If you change your destination or upgrade your seat/travel class for such tickets, you will only have to pay the difference in fares, fees, and surcharges. 
If you change your Qatar Airways flight ticket outside of waiver period and your fare conditions allow you to do so, you will be charged a flight change fee typically ranging from USD 66 – 170, depending on your travel class and fare conditions. However, if you’ve purchased a fully flexible ticket, you can change it without being charged any change fee.

If you purchased your ticket with a travel completion date by September 30, 2022, you’re allowed to make changes to your date and route and rebook it without penalty as long as you complete your trip latest by September 30, 2022, and pay the applicable difference in fares, taxes, fees, and surcharges. After this date, you will be charged a flight change fee depending on the fare conditions of your ticket.

You can change your Qatar Airways flight by phone (+1-866-399-0587) or online. If you booked your ticket directly through the airline, you can make changes to your ticket online either through Qatar Airways Manage booking link (provided above) or My Trips

If you booked your ticket from a third party, you will have to contact them directly to process the changes.

You can change flight dates on international flights for USD 0 for any ticket with a trip completion date by September 30, 2022. However, if you change a Qatar Airways flight (date/time) outside of this period, you will be typically charged a fee of USD 66 – 170, depending on your travel class and the fare conditions on your ticket. However, you will not be charged any fee if you’re holding a fully flexible ticket.

If you change flight on your Qatar Airways booking, it can typically cost you USD 66 – 170, depending on your travel class and route. Also, you will not be charged any fee if you’ve purchased a fully flexible ticket. However, in response to the coronavirus pandemic, Qatar Airways has waived the flight change fee for tickets with a travel completion date by September 30, 2022.

Yes, you can change flights on Qatar Airways by phone or online through Manage booking or My Trips if you purchased your ticket directly from Qatar Airways. However, if you purchased your ticket from a third party, you must contact them directly to modify your ticket.

Qatar Airways has waived the flight change fee for tickets with a travel completion date by September 30, 2022. However, if you’re changing outside of this window and your fare conditions allow you to change your ticket, you will be charged a fee of USD 66 – 170, depending on your travel class and the fare conditions on your ticket. Fully flexible fares will not be subject to any flight change fee.

You can change your flight on Qatar Airways either by phone (+1-866-399-0587) or online through Manage booking or My Trips if you purchased your ticket directly from Qatar Airways. If you purchased from a third party, you must contact them directly.

Passengers changing their flight dates with a travel completion date by September 30, 2022, will not be charged any fee to change the flight date. This privilege has been offered to all passengers in response to the coronavirus pandemic, regardless of the fare they’re holding. 

However, passengers changing their flight date outside of this window (if the fare conditions permit) will typically be charged a fee of USD 66 – 170, depending on their travel class and the fare conditions of their ticket.

Yes, you can change your flight time on Qatar Airways free of charge if your ticket has a travel completion date by September 30, 2022. If you want to change your flight time outside of this window, you will be charged a flight change fee typically ranging from USSD 66 – 170, depending on your travel class and route. However, if you’re holding a fully flexible ticket, you’ll be able to make changes free of charge.

Qatar Airways change flight contact number through this website is +1-866-399-0587. This number is open 24/7 and toll-free in USA and Canada.

3 thoughts on “Qatar Airways Flight Change Policy”

  • Hello sir.
    I am Laxman rokka from nepal.my return ticket date 2021/12/25 to Poland but I am change this time because some issue is seen in my condition.i am fix my ticket date on January 22.

  • Carla Bradley says:

    Hi

    I have booked to go to Australia with Qatar in February on the 8th. What is the final date that I can change this flight should I need to so that I do not lose it?

    Thank you

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