In the prelude to the FIFA World Cup, Qatar Creates launched One Pass Qatar, an online sightseeing pass designed to help visitors save money when visiting multiple tourist attractions and events in the country.
This article will explain One Pass’s features, cost, validity, benefits, and frequently asked questions. We will also compare the features of different types of One Pass to help you decide if you should buy one. In the end, we have included a step-by-step guide on how to buy and use One Pass.
- What Is One Pass?
- About Qatar Creates
- One Pass Qatar Price
- One Pass Benefits Comparison
- One Pass Qatar Validity
- Attractions Included in One Pass Qatar
This article has been updated on 21 November 2022, with the new information available.
What Is One Pass?
One Pass Qatar is a digital pass for residents or visitors to Qatar looking to save money and time while visiting multiple tourist attractions and cultural experiences. The One Pass would give access to over 300 cultural, culinary, fashion, and art experiences in Doha.
Moreover, One Pass holders can get free access to heritage sites, discounts at fashion shows and concerts (free for Diamond One Pass holders), discounts at 250+ dining and adventure offers, and much more.
According to Qatar Creates, One Pass is your getaway to Qatar’s best experiences.
About Qatar Creates
Qatar Creates is a year-round national cultural movement that will curate, promote, and celebrate the diversity of cultural activities in Qatar through an unprecedented program of high-profile events, exhibitions, live shows, and openings.
The all-new format of Qatar Creates was launched in June 2022 by Qatar Museums and Doha Film Institute Chairperson and Fashion Trust Arabia Co-Chair HE Sheikha Al Mayassa bint Hamad bin Khalifa al-Thani.
One Pass Qatar Price
Four types of One Pass are available: a Silver Pass costs QAR 199, a Gold Pass costs QAR 399, a Platinum Pass costs QAR499, and a Diamond Pass costs QAR1,999.
|One Pass Type||Price (QAR)||Price (USD)|
One Pass Benefits Comparison
Below is a comparison of the features based on the information available on the official website. We have sorted it so that it is easy to compare.
|Validity||5 days||Until 31 Dec||12 months||12 months|
|Access to 5 Museums||✓||✓||✓||✓|
|Access to Exhibitions||5 Exhibitions||15 Exhibitions||15 Exhibitions||15 Exhibitions|
|Access to Heritage Sites||✓||✓||✓|
|250+ Dining & Adventure Offers||✓||✓||✓|
|Discount to Monsoon Wedding Musical||20% off||40% off||Free|
|Discount to Qatar Fashion Show & Concert||10% off||15% off||Free|
|Gift Shop Discount||10% Off||15% Off||20% Off|
|QC VIP Lounges (Exclusive)||✓|
|FIFA Artist Water Bottle||✓|
As you can see here, the main difference between the passes is in four areas:
- Gold, Platinum and Diamond Pass give access to 10 more Exhibitions.
- Gold, Platinum and Diamond Pass give additional discounts at Gift Shop.
- Gold and Platinum pass gives savings on the Musical Show, Fashion Show and Concert, while Diamond gives free access
- Finally, Diamond Pass holders get access to 12+ QC VIP Lounges and FIFA Artist Water Bottles.
One Pass Qatar Validity
The Silver Pass will be valid for 5 days only, while Gold Pass is valid till 31 December 2022. Platinum and Diamond Pass are valid for 12 months.
You can use your Platinum and Diamond Pass as many times as you like to enter the specified attractions. There are some restrictions on Silver and Gold Pass. You can only use the discount on your own tickets for events. All food offers are subject to the terms & conditions specified by the vendor.
Attractions Included in One Pass Qatar
Qatar Creates has listed the following museums to be accessible with One Pass:
- Museum of Islamic Arts
- National Museum of Qatar
- The 3-2-1 Qatar Olympic and Sport Museum
- M7 Art Museum
- Mathaf Art Museum
- Art Mill Museum 2030
- Fire Station Museum
- Fereej Al Najdah
Some of the exhibitions that can be accessed with One Pass are:
- Forever Valentino
- Pipilotti Rist: Your brain to me, my brain to you
- EMERGE Art & Fashion Exhibit
- Safar Exhibition
- A Sneak Peek at Qatar Auto Museum
- Majaz Contemporary Art Qatar
- Taysir Batniji: No Condition is Permanent
- Sophia Al-Maria: Daydream Therapy
- One Tiger or Another
- Almaha Almaadeed
- World of Football
- Labour of Love: Embroidering Palestinian History
- Experience Al Jazeera
- Lusail Museum, Tales of a Connected World
- Art Mill Museum 2030
- Baghdad, Eye’s Delight
- On The Move
- Qatar Fashion United by CR Runway: An Epic Fashion Show
The One Pass will also give access to the following heritage sites:
- Al Zubarah Archaeological Site
- The Old Palace
- Al Ruwaida Archaeological Site
- Barzan Towers
- Zekreet Fort and Mosque
- Al Rekayat Fort
- Al Jassasiya Rock Art Site
The Qatar Fashion United by CR Runway is a monumental event celebrating fashion, culture, and music scheduled to be held between the semifinal and final matches of the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022.
The show will feature more than 100 brands, from the world’s most renowned designers to emerging designers from five continents. Over 50 countries will be represented at the global event, including performances by top international musical artists.
- Date: 16 December 2022
- Venue: 974 Stadium
- Doors Open from 4.30 PM to 10 PM
Gold Pass holders can get 10% off, Platinum Pass holders can get 15% off, and Diamond Pass holders can get free access to the event.
Monsoon Wedding: The Musical Premiere
Award-winning film director Mira Nair brings her iconic, exuberant, sumptuous film Monsoon Wedding to life in a new musical adaptation set to light up the stage this fall.
- Date: 17 – 27 November 2022
- 2 extra shows on the 23rd and 26th
- Location: Abdul Aziz Nasser Theatre, Souq Waqif
- Time: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm (17-27), 9:00 pm – 11:00 pm (23, 26)
- Tickets from: QR 200
Gold Pass holders can get 20% off, Platinum Pass holders can get 40% off, and Diamond Pass holders can get free access to the event.
The One Pass will also give the following benefits to pass holders:
- 250+ Dining & Adventure Offers (not valid for Silver Pass)
- 10% to 20% discounts at Gift Shops (not valid for Silver Pass)
Diamond Pass holders will also get exclusive access to QC VIP Lounges.
How Much Can You Save With One Pass Qatar
Your savings would depend on how many of these experiences you visit. Non-resident ticket prices for some of the museums are QAR 50 and QR 100 each. The exhibitions inside some museums have extra entrance fees.
With One Pass, you get free access to all of these plus discounts at 250+ dining and adventure offers, fashion shows, concerts and gift shops.
Which One Pass Is Right For Me?
The Silver Pass will be worth your money if you are a regular tourist who wants to experience Qatar’s art and culture without denting your pocket.
If you plan to attend the Fashion Show / Concert, it is better to buy the Gold or Platinum Pass as you can save on the ticket prices, get access to up to 10 more exhibitions, and get an extra discount at gift shops.
If you genuinely want the full VIP experience and don’t mind spending extra, go for the Diamond Pass. Only Diamond Pass gives you exclusive access to the QC VIP Lounges. Considering the luxurious standards of VIP Lounges in Qatar, we are sure it would be an experience worth cherishing.
How To Buy One Pass Qatar
One Pass Qatar can be bought online through the official Qatar Creates website, by following the below steps:
Step 1: Go to Qatar Creates website
Here is the link: www.qacreates.com
Step 2: Click on “Login” from the top menu
Step 3: Sign up using your email and phone number
Verify your email using the link sent to your email id. Sign in if required.
Step 4: Select your One Pass
Once you decide on the category, click “Buy”.
Step 5: Select the required quantity
You can select the number of passes for each category.
Step 6: Click on “Check Out”
Once your shopping cart is finalised, click “Check Out”.
Step 7: Proceed to payment
Enter your payment details, and you will receive the confirmation in your email.
How To Use One Pass Qatar
Your pass will be sent to you as a PDF as well as an e-ticket which you can store on your smartphone. You will also receive an email with details of your purchase.
Navigate to the One Pass login page. Enter your ticket number when prompted. Select the attraction you’d like to make a reservation for. Select from the available days & times. Submit your reservation and attend at that time.
FAQ on One Pass Qatar
How to redeem Food, Dining & Adventure discounts?
Navigate to the Food tab. Select your preferred offer. Click & enter your ticket number to redeem the code. Show this code to the vendor when purchasing.
How to use OnePass to purchase event tickets?
Select buy event tickets. When you navigate to the checkout, enter your ticket number when prompted to activate your One Pass exclusive discount.
What do I do if I lose my One Pass?
You can reach out to the Qatar Creates team via the website’s contact form and they will assist you to have this rectified.
Does my child need a pass to enter Museums & Exhibitions?
Children under 12 enter for free. All other ages will require One Pass.
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3 thoughts on “One Pass Qatar Review: Read This Before Buying (2022)”
Is Arcadia fest included in the concert discounts?
How about Day Dream fest?
Hi Biliana, Please fill the enquiry form on the QC website: https://www.qacreates.com/en/faqs
Could you pease give me more informaiton regarding QC VIP launges.
Does it inclueds the the launges at the stadiums or jsut at the airport?