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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 doesn’t charge fuel surcharges for El Al flights.
Infants are free (besides taxes). They also get a regular checked baggage allowance of 23 kg.

QF runs regular transfer bonus promos. Be sure to transfer 500 points into your account and opt in for emails to get targeted.

Search availability on elal.com
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 #1080 on: November 13, 2019, 10:34:12 AM »
@US What’s the whatsapp number?
@yossig did you call elal or qantas?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1081 on: November 13, 2019, 10:36:46 AM »
@US What’s the whatsapp number?
@yossig did you call elal or qantas?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1083 on: November 13, 2019, 10:43:08 AM »
@US What’s the whatsapp number?
@yossig did you call elal or qantas?
ELAL

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1084 on: November 13, 2019, 01:11:31 PM »
Ya know I gave it to you right away...

Thank You Dan, you are a Mentsch

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1085 on: November 17, 2019, 08:01:47 AM »
Need to cancel an award I booked 2 hours ago.
Any data points on weather they allow 24 hour free cancellation?
 

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1086 on: November 17, 2019, 08:39:31 AM »
Need to cancel an award I booked 2 hours ago.
Any data points on weather they allow 24 hour free cancellation?
they don't
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1087 on: November 17, 2019, 08:42:10 AM »
Need to cancel an award I booked 2 hours ago.
Any data points on weather they allow 24 hour free cancellation?
They allowed me a free change in the 24H.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1088 on: November 17, 2019, 02:10:43 PM »
any one have info if there is any availability to fly from nyc to tlv from now till dec 15th

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1089 on: November 18, 2019, 03:27:30 PM »
https://www.dansdeals.com/airfare-deals/israel-flights/el-al-flash-sale-fly-nonstop-north-america-tel-aviv-just-605-40-4k-chase-points-round-trip/#comment-1432750

Post if it works for you.

I just did it for both my Qantas reservations and it worked great so thank you (and I am a techno idiot who doesn't have a Twitter or Facebook account and this is my first time ever using What's App for customer service)!!  The seat assignments were there when I went to re-check the booking on ElAl.com.  Two things to note though:

1.) The digital services desk only operates 8:30am-6:30pm Israel time so when I originally texted last night I got an auto response asking me to be in touch again during service hours.
2.) I wrote everything in English but all their responses were in Hebrew.  If you can't understand you can just paste the Hebrew into google translate.  It wasn't a big deal but just thought I'd let people know.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1090 on: November 18, 2019, 03:50:09 PM »
any one have info if there is any availability to fly from nyc to tlv from now till dec 15th

2 Biz seats available on LY28 EWR-TLV (on the Dreamliner) on Monday, Dec. 9th so....YES!  Qantas has a nice flexible date map search feature for your future use when my travel services won't be available to you.  :P

So hevre does this mean they aren't blocking all seats that aren't on a Tuesday, Wednesday?  Or maybe this opened because it's less than a month out? Or just a fluke? I have no clue but thought I'd share.   :)



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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1091 on: November 18, 2019, 04:01:42 PM »
2 Biz seats available on LY28 EWR-TLV (on the Dreamliner) on Monday, Dec. 9th so....YES!  Qantas has a nice flexible date map search feature for your future use when my travel services won't be available to you.  :P

So hevre does this mean they aren't blocking all seats that aren't on a Tuesday, Wednesday?  Or maybe this opened because it's less than a month out? Or just a fluke? I have no clue but thought I'd share.   :)

The Qantas website shows Elal availability again? Thought it was being blocked

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1092 on: November 18, 2019, 04:11:02 PM »
The Qantas website shows Elal availability again? Thought it was being blocked

Yup, other days had economy and Premium economy seats but I specifically just saw those 2 business class seats as well.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1093 on: November 18, 2019, 08:43:11 PM »
2 Biz seats available on LY28 EWR-TLV (on the Dreamliner) on Monday, Dec. 9th so....YES!  Qantas has a nice flexible date map search feature for your future use when my travel services won't be available to you.  :P

So hevre does this mean they aren't blocking all seats that aren't on a Tuesday, Wednesday?  Or maybe this opened because it's less than a month out? Or just a fluke? I have no clue but thought I'd share.   :)
Quote from DDMS "Newark to Tel Aviv flight 28 is only available with Qantas points on select Mondays and Tuesdays."

And some seasons LY operates an LY12 late Sunday nights (technically Monday) out of JFK (around 2am), which shows up on Qantas. I believe it's the only night flight ex-NYC that's not blocked from QF (I believe LY 8 and LY 26 are always blocked)

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1094 on: November 18, 2019, 08:48:09 PM »
Quote from DDMS "Newark to Tel Aviv flight 28 is only available with Qantas points on select Mondays and Tuesdays."

And some seasons LY operates an LY12 late Sunday nights (technically Monday) out of JFK (around 2am), which shows up on Qantas. I believe it's the only night flight ex-NYC that's not blocked from QF (I believe LY 8 and LY 26 are always blocked)
Link? Factually incorrect.
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