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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #180 on: April 17, 2018, 02:59:19 AM »
Thank you! What did you mean by flying without a weekend?

Take a trip from Aug 1st to Aug 9 as an example.
Round trip Premium is $2449 and round trip V class (lowest economy class to upgrade to p) is $2284, so it definitely makes no sense to use the upgrade, however if one wants to fly without a weekend premium round trip will be $3149 but economy V class is still only $2284, and round trip upgrade will cost you 800 Matmid points, In this case upgrade might be the way to go
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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #181 on: April 17, 2018, 08:47:57 AM »
Take a trip from Aug 1st to Aug 9 as an example.
Round trip Premium is $2449 and round trip V class (lowest economy class to upgrade to p) is $2284, so it definitely makes no sense to use the upgrade, however if one wants to fly without a weekend premium round trip will be $3149 but economy V class is still only $2284, and round trip upgrade will cost you 800 Matmid points, In this case upgrade might be the way to go
Hevanta?  ;)

Got it, thanks.

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #182 on: April 23, 2018, 03:40:35 PM »
Anyone know about making a roundtrip ticket into an open jaw? Would Elal do that?

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #183 on: May 06, 2018, 02:00:10 AM »
Can I change a flight if booked with points ?

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #184 on: May 06, 2018, 02:08:18 AM »
Can I change a flight if booked with points ?
Sure

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #185 on: May 06, 2018, 02:48:03 AM »

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #187 on: May 07, 2018, 09:58:07 AM »
Would you buy now or wait?
BOS-TLV-BOS
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Currently $1,040 in Y.
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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #188 on: May 07, 2018, 10:10:33 AM »
Would you buy now or wait?
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Currently $1,040 in Y.
Thanks.
Up to you. But current price is for U, G. Can potentially drop to U, U which would price $878.12
Normally I would say to wait a bit, but being that it's a MS (higher demand ex-TLV) and the price isn't bad, you may not want to risk it going up...

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #189 on: May 07, 2018, 10:17:26 AM »
Up to you. But current price is for U, G. Can potentially drop to U, U which would price $878.12
Normally I would say to wait a bit, but being that it's a MS (higher demand ex-TLV) and the price isn't bad, you may not want to risk it going up...
Thank you, so it isn't clear cut either way.
By MS, do you mean NS (nonstop)? Because if it's MS, I'm definitely doing it! :)

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #190 on: May 07, 2018, 10:58:30 AM »
Thank you, so it isn't clear cut either way.
By MS, do you mean NS (nonstop)? Because if it's MS, I'm definitely doing it! :)
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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #191 on: May 07, 2018, 11:27:06 AM »

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #192 on: May 07, 2018, 11:01:26 PM »
I am looking to book a flight from Rome to TLV on 10/12 and am confused about the baggage allowance. El Al's website says as of 4/30/18 they are changing the fair structure for flights after 10/15/18. Basically, it's more of the flex option that many airlines are going towards where you pay for a checked bag and save if you don't have it.

Here's the confusing part -- the flight I want to book is before the policy changes but when I go to buy the ticket, it gives me the 3 options (Economy Special, Basic, and Flexible -- of course the language doesn't match what they use on other parts of the site which says Lite, Classic, and Flex, respectively).

I am assuming that the website is just not coded properly and is automatically putting in the 3 classes even though it's before 10/15/18. Has anyone figured out how to resolve this online? I am hoping I can buy a regular economy seat that includes a checked bag. Or I just buy the "Basic" ticket for the $35 extra.

Here are relevant links: https://www.elal.com/en/PassengersInfo/Baggage/Pages/Policy.aspx
Updates to flights from Europe: https://www.elal.com/en/PassengersInfo/Pages/Europe-Model-Tables.aspx

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #193 on: May 08, 2018, 07:20:39 AM »
I am looking to book a flight from Rome to TLV on 10/12 and am confused about the baggage allowance. El Al's website says as of 4/30/18 they are changing the fair structure for flights after 10/15/18. Basically, it's more of the flex option that many airlines are going towards where you pay for a checked bag and save if you don't have it.

Here's the confusing part -- the flight I want to book is before the policy changes but when I go to buy the ticket, it gives me the 3 options (Economy Special, Basic, and Flexible -- of course the language doesn't match what they use on other parts of the site which says Lite, Classic, and Flex, respectively).

I am assuming that the website is just not coded properly and is automatically putting in the 3 classes even though it's before 10/15/18. Has anyone figured out how to resolve this online? I am hoping I can buy a regular economy seat that includes a checked bag. Or I just buy the "Basic" ticket for the $35 extra.

Here are relevant links: https://www.elal.com/en/PassengersInfo/Baggage/Pages/Policy.aspx
Updates to flights from Europe: https://www.elal.com/en/PassengersInfo/Pages/Europe-Model-Tables.aspx

The "special" fare in this case also includes a checked bag. It's not like lite

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #194 on: May 13, 2018, 01:01:33 AM »