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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4000 on: February 29, 2024, 12:43:13 PM »
can i pay for seats/upgrade in the airport with a voucher?
Not sure about the airport but you could use a voucher for seats, baggage etc. when checking in online up to 3 hours before flight

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4001 on: February 29, 2024, 12:44:15 PM »
Booked a business fare using amex plat, cancelled on LY site, got my voucher.

On day of booked flight got an email from amex saying flight is cancelled and will be refunded by LY to card.

This is the way it works? I keep the voucher and assume they will not refund, correct?

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4002 on: March 01, 2024, 08:22:34 AM »
I reached out to DL regarding the benefits and lounge access is not included. (DL on LY and LY on DL)
(https://www.delta.com/us/en/skymiles/medallion-program/international-partner-skyteam-benefits
LY is not on the list of partners
Plus, look forward to elite benefits coming for both SkyMiles and Matmid Members beginning January 15, 2024. https://www.delta.com/us/en/skymiles/how-to-earn-miles/airline-partners No updates on delta.com yet)
For Platinum Medallion members, this is the agreed by Delta for tier benefits for El Al Matmid members.

Seat Selection - YES
Preferred Seat Access - YES
Priority Check-In - YES
Elite Baggage Allowance - YES, except Lite/Basic Economy (2x23kg)
Priority Baggage Handling - YES
Priority Boarding - YES, Sky Priority
Priority Security Line Access - YES
Lounge Access - NO

Other information is the agreed by El Al for tier benefits for Delta SkyMiles Members:

Seat Selection - YES, except for Delta Basic or El Al Lite tickets
Preferred Seat Access - Except for Lite/Basic Space Seats-at the time of reservation
Priority Check-In - YES
Elite Baggage Allowance - Not for Lite/Basic Economy / YES (2x23kg)
Priority Baggage Handling - YES
Priority Boarding - YES
Priority Security Line Access - Pre-check in security from BGN and other stations, (airport security only available to Business passengers.)
Lounge Access - NO

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4003 on: March 01, 2024, 08:58:07 AM »
For Platinum Medallion members, this is the agreed by Delta for tier benefits for El Al Matmid members.

Seat Selection - YES
Preferred Seat Access - YES
Priority Check-In - YES
Elite Baggage Allowance - YES, except Lite/Basic Economy (2x23kg)
Priority Baggage Handling - YES
Priority Boarding - YES, Sky Priority
Priority Security Line Access - YES
Lounge Access - NO

Other information is the agreed by El Al for tier benefits for Delta SkyMiles Members:

Seat Selection - YES, except for Delta Basic or El Al Lite tickets
Preferred Seat Access - Except for Lite/Basic Space Seats-at the time of reservation
Priority Check-In - YES
Elite Baggage Allowance - Not for Lite/Basic Economy / YES (2x23kg)
Priority Baggage Handling - YES
Priority Boarding - YES
Priority Security Line Access - Pre-check in security from BGN and other stations, (airport security only available to Business passengers.)
Lounge Access - NO
Link?
So LY lied about lounge access in the original announcement?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4004 on: March 01, 2024, 09:02:47 AM »
So LY lied about lounge access in the original announcement?
It was poorly managed from day one.
On the original announcement they wrote: lounge access subject to Delta policy - it doesn't look like they sat with Delta to work it out. A big let down.

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4005 on: March 01, 2024, 01:44:48 PM »
Link?
So LY lied about lounge access in the original announcement?
No link, I called/ chatted with DL(We got past the regular nonsense...)

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4006 on: March 05, 2024, 10:06:07 AM »
Will ELAL match my silver status from delta?

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4007 on: March 07, 2024, 05:38:47 PM »
Elal TLV
No luggage Can I go straight to "W" if I checked in online with boarding pass?  (Online it officially states checkin 24hours is that enforced, or even If i checked in right before?)

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4008 on: March 07, 2024, 06:06:15 PM »
Elal TLV
No luggage Can I go straight to "W" if I checked in online with boarding pass?  (Online it officially states checkin 24hours is that enforced, or even If i checked in right before?)

Yes, thats the point of W.
I did it this week

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4009 on: March 12, 2024, 07:12:47 PM »
Have a flight nyc to tlv for me and the wife. There's no 2 seats next to each other besides in Space which costs a extra $99 each. I had this once a united flight and they waived it. Is there any way to get them to waive the fee? Tried calling and rep said she can't.

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4010 on: March 13, 2024, 01:40:16 AM »
Have a flight nyc to tlv for me and the wife. There's no 2 seats next to each other besides in Space which costs a extra $99 each. I had this once a united flight and they waived it. Is there any way to get them to waive the fee? Tried calling and rep said she can't.
Space is extra legroom not just preferred they are not going to give for free

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4011 on: March 13, 2024, 03:26:04 AM »
They wont assign over phone but ny check in i recieved space seats many times free bec i am tall
but with  these days overbooked flights i wouldnt bank on it

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4012 on: March 13, 2024, 07:56:56 AM »
How fast after I book a business class flight on amex can I convert it to a voucher?
Once I request a voucher how long will it take to get the voucher?

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4013 on: March 13, 2024, 08:53:10 AM »
How fast after I book a business class flight on amex can I convert it to a voucher?
Once I request a voucher how long will it take to get the voucher?

Requesting probably within an hour or so of booking, i dont think its immediate but it really doesn't matter. To get the voucher for me was 6 days.

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4014 on: March 14, 2024, 09:27:12 AM »
If Alaska doesn't show awards available for LY online, does it mean that there isn't any, or any other way to check ?

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4015 on: March 14, 2024, 09:42:23 AM »
Requesting probably within an hour or so of booking, i dont think its immediate but it really doesn't matter. To get the voucher for me was 6 days.
Don't you need to wait 30 days until the points are rebated? Or is it automatic even if the voucher is requested.

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4016 on: March 14, 2024, 12:27:11 PM »
If Alaska doesn't show awards available for LY online, does it mean that there isn't any, or any other way to check ?
Alaska is a reliable way to check as apposed to Qantas which blocks certain days.

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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4017 on: March 14, 2024, 12:33:53 PM »
Alaska is a reliable way to check as apposed to Qantas which blocks certain days.
Right was wondering if there might be availability even if Alaska isn't showing it.


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Re: EL AL
« Reply #4018 on: March 14, 2024, 12:39:28 PM »
Right was wondering if there might be availability even if Alaska isn't showing it.
You can always call them to double check but in general it's reliable.

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