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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.
« Last edited by Dan on July 01, 2019, 09:46:55 PM »

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1440 on: May 25, 2022, 02:32:49 PM »
Booked an elal ticket with qantas miles over a week ago, CDG to TLV. When I try to add the trip to my ELAL app it says it is not yet ticketed and can't be added. Does it typically take this long? (On Qantas website status is "confirmed" and on the confirmation email from qantas there are ticket numbers for each passenger...)

Yeah don't worry, it's a bug.  If you have ticket numbers, you are good to go.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1441 on: May 25, 2022, 07:14:56 PM »
Has anyone seen MIA-TLV recently?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1442 on: May 25, 2022, 07:41:32 PM »
Has anyone seen MIA-TLV recently?
I'm having the same issue.
Trying to book 3 pax in premium econ TLV-MIA.
Price is 81,800 + £57 ea. Total - 245,400 pts + £171.
After I add to cart it jumps up to 286,800 pts + £1,424.70.

Any ideas what's going on?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1443 on: May 31, 2022, 02:08:53 AM »
Can anyone please help me?? I checked availability, then transferred points from Amex, points have posted already and now after adding trip to my cart the price jumps.
SMS is currently not working.
Called, waited for 54 min after call got answered we got disconnected…
 Don’t wanna lose availability…

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1444 on: May 31, 2022, 03:01:31 AM »
Can anyone please help me?? I checked availability, then transferred points from Amex, points have posted already and now after adding trip to my cart the price jumps.
SMS is currently not working.
Called, waited for 54 min after call got answered we got disconnected…
 Don’t wanna lose availability…
Omg! Finally reached a representative, claims there’s no such availability… What do I do now??

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1445 on: June 23, 2022, 11:46:07 PM »
I booked business class tickets with EL AL through Qantas but now need to make a date change to the flight. Can I make the change directly through EL AL or can I only make the change through Qantas? And if there is no longer availability through Qantas I’m screwed?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1446 on: June 27, 2022, 10:52:54 PM »
I booked business class tickets with EL AL through Qantas but now need to make a date change to the flight. Can I make the change directly through EL AL or can I only make the change through Qantas? And if there is no longer availability through Qantas I’m screwed?

Only with Qantas. Yes you are screwed. Maybe you can wait to see if El AL cancels or changes your flights. Then you can make changes with them

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1447 on: June 28, 2022, 09:24:47 AM »
What's the best way to search for Qantas El Al availability? Matmid availability seems to have no correlation to what Qantas has

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1448 on: June 28, 2022, 10:06:36 AM »
What's the best way to search for Qantas El Al availability? Matmid availability seems to have no correlation to what Qantas has
Qantas...
If you look on the top tab, the taxes amount will indicate if its Elal
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1449 on: June 28, 2022, 10:13:37 AM »
What's the best way to search for Qantas El Al availability? Matmid availability seems to have no correlation to what Qantas has

Expertflyer somewhat correlates as well

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1450 on: June 28, 2022, 10:13:39 AM »
What's the best way to search for Qantas El Al availability? Matmid availability seems to have no correlation to what Qantas has
See here for the correlation between Matmid and Qantas:

https://www.dansdeals.com/points-travel/milespoints/final-days-transfer-amex-points-el-al-mileage-deal-decade-everything-need-know-booking-el-al-awards-qantas/#Searching_for_El_Al_award_space

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1452 on: June 28, 2022, 10:16:06 AM »
This post is outdated
Is there an updated post?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1453 on: June 28, 2022, 10:21:28 AM »
I made a booking over the phone and the reservation is still "ticketing" for 2 days. Is this normal?