Transfer Points To Qatar Using These Credit Card Partners

Point & Mile Transfers
Want to use your credit card points for a Qatar Airways flight? Here's a list of Qatar Airways' transfer partners to help you make the most of your rewards.
Last Updated 2023-05-15 By R.Flowers III

Citi ThankYou Rewards is the only direct credit card transfer partner, but Avios can be moved back and forth between British Airways Executive Club and Qatar Privilege Club at a 1:1 ratio which means that all British Airways transfer partners are also transfer partners of Qatar Airways.

This allows you to earn Qatar Avios with the remaining U.S. credit card rewards programs including:

Here's the full list of direct Qatar transfer partners:

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Citi ThankYou Rewards

Transfer Ratio: Citi ThankYou points can be transferred to Qatar Avios at a 1:1 ratio meaning that every 1,000 Citi points you transfer will give you 1,000 Qatar Avios. There are several credit card you can use to earn ThankYou Points, but only the Citi Premier® Card grants you the ability to transfer points to all of Citi's airline and hotel partners, including Qatar.

Easy Rewards: You can easily earn the equivalent of 2X to 3X Qatar Avios using only two credit cards: Citi Premier Card and Citi® Double Cash Card. Use the Citi Premier to earn 3X on all of it's categories and the Citi Double Cash Card to earn 2X on all other purchases. You can also pair the Citi Rewards+® Card and Citi Custom Cash℠ Card for earning more rewards!

You can earn ThankYou points using these credit cards:

Citi Premier® Card

  • Earn 60,000 bonus ThankYou® Points after you spend $4,000 in purchases within the first 3 months of account opening. Plus, for a limited time, earn a total of 10 ThankYou® Points per $1 spent on hotel, car rentals, and attractions (excluding air travel) booked on the Citi Travelâ„  portal through June 30, 2024.
  • Earns 3X points on restaurant, supermarket, gas station, hotel, and air travel, and 1X points on everything else.
  • Annual $100 credit on any $500+ hotel stay booked through the ThankYou.com portal and full access to all of Citi's transfer partners at a 1:1 ratio.
  • $95 annual fee.

Citi Rewards+® Card

  • Earn 25,000 bonus points after you spend $1,500 in purchases with your card within 3 months of account opening; redeemable for $250 in gift cards at thankyou.com. Plus, for a limited time, earn 5 ThankYou® Points per $1 spent on hotel, car rentals, and attractions (excluding air travel) booked on the Citi Travel(SM) Portal through June 30, 2024.
  • Earns 2X points on supermarket and gas station purchases, 1X points on everything else.
  • Purchases are rounded up to the nearest 10 and card offers a 10% point rebate when you use points.
  • No annual fee.

Citi Custom Cashâ„  Card

  • Earn $200 cash back after you spend $1,500 on purchases in the first 6 months of account opening. This bonus offer will be fulfilled as 20,000 ThankYou® Points, which can be redeemed for $200 cash back.
  • Earn 5% back in your top eligible category each billing cycle on up to the first $500 spent (then 1%), and 1% back on everything else.
  • No annual fee.

Citi® Double Cash Card

  • No current offer.
  • Earn 1% back on purchases and 1% back when you pay off those purchases for a total of 2% back.
  • No annual fee.

British Airways & Iberia

Transfer Ratio: Avios can be moved back and forth between British Airways Executive Club and Qatar Avios at a 1:1 ratio. You can also move Avios back and forth between British Airways Executive Club and Iberia Plus at a 1:1 ratio.

This allows you to earn Qatar Avios using both British Airways and Iberia Plus which is fantastic because both programs feature credit cards with very high intro bonuses:

British Airways Visa Signature® Card

  • Earn 75,000 Avios after you spend $5,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening.
  • Earn 3X Avios on British Airways, Aer Lingus, Iberia, and LEVEL purchases, 2X Avios on hotel accommodations when purchased directly with the hotel, and 1X Avios on all other purchases.
  • 10% off British Airways flights starting in the US when you book through the website provided in your welcome materials and a Travel Together Ticket every calendar year you make $30,000 in purchases on the card.
  • $95 annual fee.

Iberia Visa Signature® Card

  • Earn 75,000 Avios after you spend $5,000 on purchases within the first three months of account opening.
  • Earn 3X Avios on purchases with Iberia, British Airways, Aer Lingus, and LEVEL, 2X Avios on purchases made directly with hotels, and 1X Avios on everything else.
  • Receive a $1,000 discount voucher every year you spend $30,000 on the card and enjoy 10% off Iberia flights.
  • $95 annual fee.

AMEX Membership Rewards credit cards

Transfer Ratio: American Express Membership Rewards points can be transferred to British Airways at a 1:1 ratio and then be transferred directly to Qatar Avios at a 1:1 ratio from British Airways.

High Intro Bonuses: American Express offers several leading travel rewards cards with intro bonuses pushing 100,000 points or more. Since all transfers are 1:1, this will net you the equivalent in Qatar Avios!

These are the credit cards you can use to earn Membership Rewards points:

American Express® Gold Card

  • Earn 60,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $4,000 on eligible purchases with your new Card within the first 6 months.
  • Earns 4X points on restaurants purchases worldwide, 4X points at U.S. supermarkets (on up to $25,000 per year), 3X points on airfare booked direct, and 1X points on everything else.
  • Up to $120 in annual Uber Cash and up to $120 in annual dining credits. Terms apply.
  • $250 annual fee. See Rates and Fees

The Platinum Card® from American Express

  • Earn 80,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $6,000 on purchases on the Card in your first 6 months of Card Membership.
  • Earns 5X points on airfare purchased direct or through American Express Travel (on up to $500,000 per year) and 5X points on prepaid hotel bookings through American Express Travel.
  • Global Airport Lounge Access which includes Centurion Lounges, Delta Sky Club Lounges (when flying Delta), Airspace Lounges, Escape Lounges, and Priority Pass Lounges.
  • Over $1,400 in annual credits, complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status and Hilton Honors Gold status, excellent purchase insurance, and much more. Terms Apply.
  • $695 annual fee. See Rates and Fees

American Express® Business Gold Card

  • Earn 70,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $10,000 on eligible purchases with the Business Gold Card within the first 3 months of Card Membership.
  • Earns 4X points on the two categories your business spends the most in every month, and 1X points on everything else.
  • Get 25% points back when you redeem points for all or part of an eligible flight booked with AMEX Travel. Terms apply.
  • $295 annual fee. See Rates and Fees

The Business Platinum Card® from American Express

  • Earn 120,000 Membership Rewards® points after you spend $15,000 on eligible purchases with your Card within the first 3 months of Card Membership.
  • Earns 5X points on airfare and pre-paid hotel bookings through American Express Travel and 1X points on everything else.
  • Global Airport Lounge Access which includes Centurion Lounges, Delta Sky Club Lounges (when flying Delta), Airspace Lounges, Escape Lounges, and Priority Pass Lounges.
  • Over $1,000 in annual statement credits on a curation of business purchases, $200 airline fee credit, 35% points back when you redeem points for all or part of an eligible flight booked with AMEX Travel, complimentary Marriott Bonvoy Gold Elite status and Hilton Honors Gold status, and much more. Terms Apply.
  • $695 annual fee. See Rates and Fees
Other credit cards that earn Membership Rewards points:

Chase Ultimate Rewards credit cards

Transfer Ratio: Chase Ultimate Rewards points can be transferred to British Airways at a 1:1 ratio which makes them a transfer partner of Qatar Avios as well.

High Point Value: Ultimate Rewards points can be redeemed for 1.25 to 1.5 cents per point towards travel booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards. This gives you a fantastic alternative route to using your points in the case that you can't find good value with Qatar or Chase's other partners.

Travel Insurance: Out of all available credit card rewards programs, Chase offers the best travel insurance. This includes trip interruption, trip cancellation, rental car damage-collision waiver, and much more. Just use your card to pay for your travel and you're all set!

Chase offers three Ultimate Rewards credit cards which are great for travel:

Chase Sapphire Reserve®

  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $900 toward travel when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.
  • Earn 10X points on hotels and car rentals booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards, 5X points on flights booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards, 3X points on travel worldwide and dining at restaurants, and 1X points on all other purchases.
  • $300 statement credit for travel purchases charged to the card each anniversary year, complimentary Priority Pass Select membership, Up to $100 towards a Global Entry, TSA PreCheck, or NEXUS application fee, and a 50% boost to point value on travel booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards.
  • $550 annual fee.

Chase Sapphire Preferred® Card

  • Earn 60,000 bonus points after you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $750 when you redeem through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.
  • Earn 5X points on travel booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards, 3X points on dining, online grocery purchases, and on select streaming services, 2X points on other travel purchases, and 1X points on all other purchases.
  • 25% boost to point value on travel booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards, $50 credit every cardmember anniversary good towards hotel stays booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards, and 10% bonus points based on how much you spend the prior cardmember year.
  • $95 annual fee.

Ink Business Preferred® Credit Card

  • Earn 100k bonus points after you spend $15,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening. That's $1,000 cash back or $1,250 toward travel when redeemed through Chase Ultimate Rewards®.
  • Earn 3X points on the first $150,000 spent on travel and select business categories each account anniversary year, and 1X points on all other purchases.
  • 25% boost to point value on travel booked through Chase Ultimate Rewards.
  • $95 annual fee.

Capital One Rewards credit cards

Transfer Ratio: Capital One Venture Rewards and Spark Rewards can be transferred to British Airways at a 1:1 ratio and then be transferred to Qatar Avios. This means 1,000 Capital One miles can be converted to 1,000 Qatar Avios.

Flat Earning Rates: Capital One Miles credit cards earn miles at a flat rate across most purchases along with bonus points when booking travel through Capital One. It's a fantastic program if you're looking for a one-card-fits all solution.

Flexibility: Venture miles and Spark miles can be redeemed for 1 cent each towards any kind of travel purchase made to a Venture Rewards or Spark Rewards credit card. This includes airfare, hotels, car rentals, parking, tolls, and anything else that codes as travel. This gives you an alternative way to take care of miscellaneous travel charges.

These are the credit cards you can use to earn Capital One miles:

Capital One Venture X Rewards Credit Card

  • Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel.
  • Earns 10X miles on car rentals and hotels booked through Capital One Travel, 5X miles on airfare booked through Capital One Travel, and an unlimited 2X miles on all other purchases.
  • $300 in annual Capital One Travel credits, 10,000 bonus points annually, and complimentary access to Capital One lounges and Priority Pass lounges
  • $395 annual fee.

Capital One Venture Rewards Credit Card

  • Earn 75,000 bonus miles when you spend $4,000 on purchases in the first 3 months from account opening, equal to $750 in travel.
  • Earns 5X miles on car rentals and hotels booked through Capital One Travel and an unlimited 2X miles on all other purchases.
  • Two complimentary lounge passes per year and up to $100 towards Global Entry or TSA PreCheck®.
  • $95 annual fee.

Capital One Spark Miles for Business Card

  • Earn a one-time bonus of 50,000 miles – equal to $500 in travel – once you spend $4,500 on purchases within the first 3 months from account opening.
  • Earns an unlimited 2X miles for every dollar spent on all purchases
  • Up to $100 towards a Global Entry or TSA PreCheck application fee.
  • $0 intro annual fee for the first year, then $95 after that.
Other credit cards that earn Capital One miles:
  • Capital One VentureOne Rewards Credit Card (Calculator)
  • Capital One Spark Miles Select for Business Card (Calculator)

Point Transfer Calculator

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Qatar Credit Card Offers

In need of Qatar Avios? Here are the 10 best credit card offers currently available for earning Qatar Avios. This table is updated automatically whenever our partner offers change, so you will always find the most up-to-date bonuses listed.

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FAQ

Can you transfer points to Qatar?

Yes. You can transfer points from several programs directly to your Qatar Privilege Club account.

What's the best transfer partner for Qatar?

Citi ThankYou Rewards and British Airways Executive Club are the best transfer partners for Qatar.

Can you transfer AMEX Membership Rewards points to Qatar?

Yes. You can convert AMEX points to British Airways Avios at a 1:1 ratio and then transfer British Airways Avios to Qatar Avios at a 1:1 ratio.

Can you transfer Chase Ultimate Rewards points to Qatar?

Yes. You can convert Chase points to British Airways Avios at a 1:1 ratio and then transfer British Airways Avios to Qatar Avios at a 1:1 ratio.

Can you transfer Capital One miles to Qatar?

Yes. You can convert Venture miles or Spark miles to British Airways Avios at a 1:1 ratio and then transfer British Airways Avios to Qatar Avios at a 1:1 ratio.

What's the best credit card for earning Qatar Avios in the United States?

There are many credit card options for earning Qatar in the United States since all major U.S. bank rewards programs can be converted to Qatar Avios, but the best card, in our opinion, is the Citi Premier® Card due to it's excellent earning rates on everyday purchases and travel.

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