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Get a free taste of the Middle East (and win a trip for two to Europe!)

HerCanberra Team

What’s better than a Ricardo’s macaron? Two limited edition macarons celebrating the launch of Qatar Airways’ arrival into Canberra!

The airline—named World’s Best Airline for 2017—takes off from Canberra on 13 February 2018.

Flights aboard the award-winning Boeing 777-300ER aircraft will stopover in Sydney, to start a second daily flight and continue on to Doha. From there, more than 40 European destinations are within easy reach as you transit through the five-star Doha Hamad International Airport.

Oh, and if you’re keen for the ultimate luxury getaway, Qatar Airways’ new Business Class, Qsuite, was recently introduced on the Doha-London and Doha-Paris routes. It features the world’s first double bed in Business Class, as well as a unique quad configuration which allows a group travelling together to fully transform their private space. Gather your posse!

Get a free taste of this beautiful new friendship

To give Canberrans a taste of what’s in store, Qatar Airways have teamed up with Ricardo’s Cafe to create two boxed limited-edition macarons FREE for the first 100 customers:

  • a Doha-inspired rosewater and pistachio macaron—bringing together two flavours that epitomise the Middle East; and
  • a Canberra-inspired fairy bread flavoured macaron (we reckon because Canberra’s a little bit surprising!)

To claim your two delicious macarons, you’ll need to register below* and take your ticket (or your phone showing your ticket) to Ricardo’s Cafe in Jamison Plaza to redeem it. The macarons will be available from 2pm on Thursday 2 November until sold out.

IMPORTANT NOTE! There will only be 100 boxes given out on the day—registration numbers aren’t capped so a ticket doesn’t automatically guarantee macarons. First come, first served!

Win two return flights to any of Qatar Airways’ 44 European destinations


For your chance to win two return Qatar Airways Economy Class tickets departing from Canberra Airport to any of Qatar Airways’ 44 European destinations, snap a selfie of you and your macarons and post it on Instagram. The competition closes at 5pm AEST on Friday 3 November 2017.

Be sure to tag @qatarairways and use the hashtags (#qatarairways #canberratogether #goingplacestogether). Remember to make your profile public!

View the Prize Terms & Conditions here.

* Please note that by registering, you are consenting to your contact details being shared with Qatar Airways for the purposes of drawing a competition winner.

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  • Kim-Ling Richardson (Travel-Li

    Entered! I would love to win flights to Europe with Qatar! I’ve heard so many good things about them! And the macarons were delicious ? When does the competition end and winner announced?