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You can transfer AMEX Or Citi points to Qantas at a 1:1 ratio, Barclays points at a 1.4:1 ratio, Capital One points at a 2:1.5 ratio, or Marriott points to Qantas at a 60K:25K ratio.

Qantas doesnít charge fuel surcharges for El Al flights.
Infants are free (besides taxes). They also get a regular checked baggage allowance of 23 kg.

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Flights are bookable from NYC, BOS, MIA, and LAX.

SMS is the easiest way to contact Qantas. The number is 1-478-772-6827. This can be used for airports that are unavailable online.

NYC-TLV is 37.8k points each way in Y, 63k in premium economy and 78k in J.
On 9/18/19 premium economy will be going up to 70.8k and J will be going up to 90k (each way).
Cancellation fee is 6k points.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1000 on: October 02, 2019, 02:27:16 PM »
Does texting still work to book flights, or need to call? I see flights on here, which is obviously not shown on QF.com, wondering what's best way to book.
If not showing online, texting or calling will not help. LY has been severely restricting the amount of space they are releasing to QF.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1001 on: October 02, 2019, 03:01:10 PM »
Does texting still work to book flights, or need to call? I see flights on here, which is obviously not shown on QF.com, wondering what's best way to book.
What dates are you looking for?  if your looking for sukkos then its sold out...

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1002 on: October 02, 2019, 03:04:42 PM »
What dates are you looking for?  if your looking for sukkos then its sold out...
Look at his post, the flight he wants is showing available with LY.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1003 on: October 03, 2019, 12:26:55 AM »
With a little bit of flexibility, I actually found flights for roughly the dates I was looking for.

If I need to make any changes to a different date, is it easier to cancel/rebook or call/text to have them change for me?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1004 on: October 03, 2019, 11:41:37 PM »
With a little bit of flexibility, I actually found flights for roughly the dates I was looking for.

If I need to make any changes to a different date, is it easier to cancel/rebook or call/text to have them change for me?

Cancel will cost you 6k miles, changing is 5k. You might be able to change it yuh yourself online in your account.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1005 on: October 04, 2019, 10:36:58 AM »
I want to change a qantas flight - elal said I have to do it with Qantas as its a qantas ticket. 

Elal also switched my flight for 3 hours later (10pm until 1 am next morning) - not the reason I want to change it (i want to change the flight to 3 hours earlier) but maybe this can help?.

For a couple reasons I cant do this through Qantas - any ideas for getting Elal to change the ticket.

Flight is in a few months.

TIA




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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1006 on: October 04, 2019, 03:13:52 PM »
I want to change a qantas flight - elal said I have to do it with Qantas as its a qantas ticket. 

Elal also switched my flight for 3 hours later (10pm until 1 am next morning) - not the reason I want to change it (i want to change the flight to 3 hours earlier) but maybe this can help?.

For a couple reasons I cant do this through Qantas - any ideas for getting Elal to change the ticket.

Flight is in a few months.

TIA


Pretty sure all changes always have to go through the issuing airline.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1007 on: October 07, 2019, 08:24:28 PM »
Pretty sure all changes always have to go through the issuing airline.

Apologies, Its Elal metal booked using Qantas Points...


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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1008 on: October 08, 2019, 12:37:00 AM »
Apologies, Its Elal metal booked using Qantas Points...

Right so it's as @Denverite said, you need to go through the issuing airline which is Qantas because you used their points.

Call or SMS them.

For a couple reasons I cant do this through Qantas

Why not?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1009 on: October 08, 2019, 12:55:20 AM »
Right so it's as @Denverite said, you need to go through the issuing airline which is Qantas because you used their points.

Call or SMS them.

Why not?

Brokered?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1010 on: October 24, 2019, 02:41:46 PM »
can I cancel or change an elal reward ticket booked through elal?
wrong thread

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1011 on: October 25, 2019, 01:53:40 PM »
I found two open business tickets for a date in December on El Al classic reward search function. I dont see it on Quantas and called Qauntas and they dont see them either. Any way to go about this?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1012 on: October 25, 2019, 01:54:29 PM »
I found two open business tickets for a date in December on El Al classic reward search function. I dont see it on Quantas and called Qauntas and they dont see them either. Any way to go about this?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1013 on: October 25, 2019, 01:56:00 PM »
I found two open business tickets for a date in December on El Al classic reward search function. I dont see it on Quantas and called Qauntas and they dont see them either. Any way to go about this?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1014 on: October 26, 2019, 09:23:17 PM »
Elal changed the departure time of my flight by 1 hour earlier. As it was the flight was leaving a little earlier than I wanted but now it's for sure too early. Can I get them to rebook us on a different flight because they changed the time?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1015 on: October 26, 2019, 09:46:11 PM »
Elal changed the departure time of my flight by 1 hour earlier. As it was the flight was leaving a little earlier than I wanted but now it's for sure too early. Can I get them to rebook us on a different flight because they changed the time?
you have to call Qantas and they can only rebook if they have available award seats on the flight you want, although you can cancel for free

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1016 on: October 26, 2019, 10:05:41 PM »
Brokered?
no a transfer of points into my account looked shady to qantas so they flagged it and locked account

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1017 on: October 27, 2019, 06:35:11 PM »
NT: Iím new to Quantas. I searched the thread and couldnít find the answer to my question. I found outbound EWR to TOV on the date I need in November on Elal classic reward (37,800 points). How long does it take for MR transfers to Quantas? I donít want to lose this availability (or the United option currently available for the return)
A quick reply with personal experience will be greatly appreciated!

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1018 on: October 27, 2019, 06:41:30 PM »
Usually instant

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1019 on: October 27, 2019, 06:42:27 PM »
Usually instant
Is this your personal experience?