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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #20 on: November 12, 2020, 09:10:32 AM »
800 points after 3k spend.

First year fee waived also, so can't go wrong in year one...

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #21 on: November 12, 2020, 09:11:05 AM »
$40 per point.  Where are you seeing $13?
Only 3.75 PP for SUB.

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #22 on: November 12, 2020, 09:11:11 AM »
$40 per point.  Where are you seeing $13?
It says you get 3 points for each $40 spend. Unless I misread

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #23 on: November 12, 2020, 09:12:03 AM »
It says you get 3 points for each $40 spend. Unless I misread

I only saw El Al as being 3X, the rest was 1X at $40 I believe.

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #24 on: November 12, 2020, 09:12:24 AM »
It says you get 3 points for each $40 spend. Unless I misread
On LY purchases.

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #25 on: November 12, 2020, 09:12:39 AM »
I only saw El Al as being 3X, the rest was 1X at $40 I believe.
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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #26 on: November 12, 2020, 09:13:06 AM »
Right. Sorry. I stand corrected

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #28 on: November 12, 2020, 09:15:36 AM »
800 points after 3k spend.
800 is possibly targeted or limited time. And reg. SUB is 400.

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #30 on: November 12, 2020, 09:18:49 AM »
800 is possibly targeted or limited time. And reg. SUB is 400.
Website says 800 pts, limited offer

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #31 on: November 12, 2020, 09:20:04 AM »
If they behave like in the Israeli market, then the good award promotions will only be available to FC holders

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #32 on: November 12, 2020, 10:29:38 AM »
The points are more useful for those of us in Israel with the advent of Fly Store (a site where you can buy goods with the points - some of the "sales" are excellent).

I expected to see a couple of KDL passes tossed in each year like on the United or Lufthansa cards and a slightly better value proposition, like 1:$30 or $35.

Being $0 first year and no FX fees, I'll probably pick it up and give my Matmid balance a boost.  Perhaps I'll even manage a seat upgrade or two...

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #33 on: November 12, 2020, 10:43:10 AM »
The points are more useful for those of us in Israel with the advent of Fly Store (a site where you can buy goods with the points - some of the "sales" are excellent).

I expected to see a couple of KDL passes tossed in each year like on the United or Lufthansa cards and a slightly better value proposition, like 1:$30 or $35.

Being $0 first year and no FX fees, I'll probably pick it up and give my Matmid balance a boost.  Perhaps I'll even manage a seat upgrade or two...
How much is an upgrade to J?

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #36 on: November 12, 2020, 11:07:42 AM »
Wow. Back when I flew LY, got upgraded over 90% of the time for 100 points.
They used to offer me to upgrade from J to F for 175 points. I always declined, and then they would upgrade me anyways.

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #37 on: November 12, 2020, 11:36:34 AM »
https://flying-out.com/2020/11/12/us-flycard/

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Re: El Al to Launch New CC in U.S.: Fly Card Preferred
« Reply #39 on: November 16, 2020, 07:56:04 AM »
I have a letter coming about the new card according to Informed Delivery.  To those who got one: is it general information or also with a link/code to apply?  Pre-approved offer?  Is the offer identical to the public offer on the site?