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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #135 on: December 29, 2017, 11:36:10 AM »
Once its ticketed there were no issues.

Did you have any problems getting the qantas reps to redeem the miles on el al? Ive heard they can be very difficult about that.

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #136 on: December 29, 2017, 11:51:35 AM »
Even with the new 787 on El Al?
of corse and much more if you fly UA's 787 a lot of people don't like how el al arranged the seats on the 787

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #137 on: December 29, 2017, 12:01:07 PM »
Did you have any problems getting the qantas reps to redeem the miles on el al? Ive heard they can be very difficult about that.
https://www.dansdeals.com/airfare-deals/israel-flights/actually-possible-use-qantas-points-save-el-al-award-flights-north-america-tel-aviv/

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #138 on: January 09, 2018, 06:58:36 AM »
Any way to get a change fee waived?

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #139 on: January 09, 2018, 08:28:07 AM »
Any way to get a change fee waived?
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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #140 on: January 15, 2018, 08:39:15 AM »
is there anyway to get platinum top status without actually flying that much? like transfering points ect.
https://www.elal.com/en/FrequentFlyer/ClubBenefits/Pages/Top-Platinum-Circle.aspx
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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #141 on: January 15, 2018, 09:48:56 AM »
is there anyway to get platinum top status without actually flying that much? like transfering points ect.
https://www.elal.com/en/FrequentFlyer/ClubBenefits/Pages/Top-Platinum-Circle.aspx
Only whatever it says on that page will count toward status.

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #142 on: January 15, 2018, 10:23:17 AM »
is there anyway to get platinum top status without actually flying that much? like transfering points ect.
https://www.elal.com/en/FrequentFlyer/ClubBenefits/Pages/Top-Platinum-Circle.aspx
I believe it's not possible. You have to earn the points through flying, as even if you have a Flycard only 20% of the points earned through the card are counted for status

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #143 on: January 15, 2018, 03:20:15 PM »
Charge 40K ILS a month (can be equivalent annualized average) to an Israeli Fly Card Premium and you will get Platinum.  Top Platinum is only through blood, sweat, and tears  ;D

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #144 on: January 15, 2018, 03:24:43 PM »
Charge 40K ILS a month (can be equivalent annualized average) to an Israeli Fly Card Premium and you will get Platinum.  Top Platinum is only through blood, sweat, and tears  ;D
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Does that even work? I thought that only 20% of points earned from Flycard are counted towards status...

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #145 on: January 15, 2018, 03:26:30 PM »
Charge 40K ILS a month (can be equivalent annualized average) to an Israeli Fly Card Premium and you will get Platinum.  Top Platinum is only through blood, sweat, and tears  ;D
You can only count points earned through the credit card for up to 20% of the requirement and its capped at 500 points.

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #146 on: January 16, 2018, 05:21:42 AM »
:-)
Does that even work? I thought that only 20% of points earned from Flycard are counted towards status...

True, but that is a separate issue.

Once you reach the 40K/month threshold for an entire year, you get Platinum.  This has been confirmed in the El Al FT forum.  See Hebrew terms below:

קבלת מעמד הפלטינה היוקרתי במועדון הנוסע המתמיד של אל-על (PL)- יוענק ללקוחות אשר יצברו 2,526 נקודות במהלך 12 חודשים רצופים (רכישות בסכום של 40,000 ₪ לחודש בממוצע, ללא ענפים מוחרגים). מעמד הפלטינה יוענק לאחר שהומר סכום הנקודות הנדרש ויהיה בתוקף לשנה מיום קבלתו. במידה ויומר מספר הנקודות הנדרש גם בשנה שלאחר מכן, יחודש מעמד הפלטינה לשנה נוספת

Unfortunately, there is no similar deal for Silver/Gold.

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #147 on: January 16, 2018, 07:39:27 AM »
Is there anyway to choose or change seats after purchase? I'm able to pull up seat map, but won't allow me to choose seats.

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #148 on: January 16, 2018, 09:48:22 AM »
Is there anyway to choose or change seats after purchase? I'm able to pull up seat map, but won't allow me to choose seats.

What flight is it? Booked direct or via OTA?

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Re: ELAL Questions Master Thread
« Reply #149 on: January 16, 2018, 11:37:25 AM »
Is there anyway to choose or change seats after purchase? I'm able to pull up seat map, but won't allow me to choose seats.
It happens some times. PUTPAC.