Travel Discounts


Mobile World Congress attendees can now save on their travel to Barcelona by booking travel plans using our preferred suppliers. Check out these discounts for RENFE train travel and Star Alliance air travel.

Save 35% on RENFE Train Tickets


MWC attendees travelling by train from 16 February through 2 March can take advantage of 35% discounts for all train tickets with an origin or destination of Barcelona. The discount will be available on one-way or return trip routes within Spain.

Save 35% on ‘Flexi’ fares by booking online using the steps below:

  1. Click here for the RENFE booking site. Enter your departure and destination cities, as well as the dates of travel. Click ‘buy’.
  2. On the result page, click on the link to access more purchase options
  3. Select options marked as Flexible Tariff (or ‘Flexi’ fares which are marked with an ‘F’ in a square). Click continue.
  4. At the next screen, select “Congresos y Eventos” (Congresses & Events) from the options shown.
  5. Enter the MWC Discount Code, 351600846, in the Authorisation Number field. Click the button to recalculate the price of the tickets, and the discounted price will appear
  6. Finalise your purchase by entering your name, identification, payment, etc.

You must print and show this voucher when checking in to receive the discount. Additionally, you may be required to show it to the train conductor upon request.

Discount notes:

  • Non stopovers allowed, except when a change of train is mandatory
  • For full conditions, please visit the RENFE website
  • Not to be combined with any other commercial offer

Save Up To 20% with the Star Alliance Network


The Star Alliance™ Members Airlines have again been appointed as the Official Airline Network for GSMA Mobile World Congress 2016.

To obtain the Star Alliance Conventions Plus discounts, please use their online booking tool.

Registered participants plus one accompanying guest travelling to the event can qualify for a discount of up to 20%, depending on fare and class of travel booked.

The participating airlines for this event are:

  • ANA
  • Adria Airways
  • Aegean Airlines
  • Air Canada
  • Air China
  • Air India
  • Air New Zealand
  • Asiana Airlines
  • Austrian Airlines
  • Avianca
  • Brussels Airlines
  • Copa Airlines
  • Croatia Airlines
  • EVA Airlines
  • EgyptAir
  • Ethiopian Airlines
  • LOT Polish Airlines
  • Lufthansa
  • Scandinavian Airlines
  • ShenzhenAirlines
  • Singapore Airlines
  • South African Airways
  • SWISS International Air Lines
  • TAP Portugal
  • THAI
  • Turkish Airlines
  • United

Discounts are offered on published business and economy class fares, excluding website/internet fares, senior and youth fares, group fares and Round the World fares.

When making your travel plans please present confirmation of your registration or proof of attendance.

*The Star Alliance Conventions Plus discount is made available to Mobile World Congress attendees and their guests directly by Star Alliance Member Airlines and are not provided by GSMA. GSMA is not responsible for the travel accommodations offered by the Star Alliance Member Airlines. You agree to hold GSMA harmless related to your travel, including to and from the Mobile World Congress. GSMA assumes no liability whatsoever with respect to your travel on any carrier, including by way of example only, injury or damages you may incur as a result of delays or cancellations of flights.