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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.

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 #1500 on: October 02, 2022, 05:57:29 PM »
Can some of you with Qantas miles do me a favor and check fuel charges for me please?
I tried on my account but it wouldn't give it to me without miles in the account. I don't want to transfer those miles before I know.
I'm looking at PHL-ZRH-PHL booked on AA metal in economy booked with Qantas miles. Are there any fuel charges/taxes?

Thank you for helping.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1501 on: October 02, 2022, 07:28:26 PM »
heavy surcharges [on any aa international flight using qf points] between 200 - 300 per direction

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1502 on: October 02, 2022, 08:32:43 PM »
Thank you.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1503 on: October 03, 2022, 07:38:51 PM »
just missed the 20% amex bonus for Qatar and checked Citi & Capital 1 all are 1:1 anyone know of any promotions out or coming out soon? would like to use around 200,000 points and it would be nice to save 20%...

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1504 on: October 03, 2022, 09:32:42 PM »
actually use the chat on AMEX, told them I missed the deadline and the rep said she would give the 20%. Let's see if it works, supposed to kick in within 48 hours.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1505 on: October 13, 2022, 04:10:51 PM »
Are you not able to book MIA-TLV flights on Qantas.com?

There are seats where I see inventory available on Experflyer, but it doesn't show up.

Been on hold with Qantas for 1 hr and no pickup

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1506 on: October 14, 2022, 02:25:18 AM »
Are you not able to book MIA-TLV flights on Qantas.com?

There are seats where I see inventory available on Experflyer, but it doesn't show up.

Been on hold with Qantas for 1 hr and no pickup

Availability on El Al does not mean it's available on Qantas

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1507 on: October 14, 2022, 03:06:56 PM »
Availability on El Al does not mean it's available on Qantas

Fair - but have never been able to see Business show up on the MIA-TLV route

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1508 on: October 30, 2022, 10:44:07 PM »
Fair - but have never been able to see Business show up on the MIA-TLV route
Very hard to find. There is a day or 2 in March and April.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1509 on: November 16, 2022, 04:38:56 PM »
Can anyone check for me how much Taxes and fees are TLV-LHR?
I donít have points in my account so I canít check.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1510 on: November 16, 2022, 04:53:28 PM »
Can anyone check for me how much Taxes and fees are TLV-LHR?
I donít have points in my account so I canít check.
You donít need points in your account to check

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1511 on: November 17, 2022, 07:45:10 PM »
Does QANTAS allow stopovers on OW travel? Any way to search online?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1512 on: November 18, 2022, 09:51:35 AM »
I booked a flight with qauntas for business on elal this past Wednesday, it shows confirmed on qauntas, (it showed on elal as confirmed, but was unable to access the flight in terms of adding the mehadrin or choosing seats or anything really). the points were deducted from qauntas, but my cc has not been charged yet for the taxes.. any thoughts?

UPDATES:
Called elal like a previous post said to do, they were able to add the seat and the mehadrin meal, but they said that the ticket still does not show as being confirmed...
« Last Edit: November 18, 2022, 12:27:15 PM by mikel1 »

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1513 on: November 23, 2022, 02:50:07 PM »
I am trying to book reward flights for elal using Qantas for may 2023.
However, I don't see any elal flights available. economy or business.

Any suggestions?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1514 on: November 23, 2022, 08:49:26 PM »
I am trying to book reward flights for elal using Qantas for may 2023.
However, I don't see any elal flights available. economy or business.

Any suggestions?
I'm seeing NYC-TLV flights every Monday and Tuesday in May

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1515 on: November 24, 2022, 12:42:32 AM »
I booked a flight with qauntas for business on elal this past Wednesday, it shows confirmed on qauntas, (it showed on elal as confirmed, but was unable to access the flight in terms of adding the mehadrin or choosing seats or anything really). the points were deducted from qauntas, but my cc has not been charged yet for the taxes.. any thoughts?

UPDATES:
Called elal like a previous post said to do, they were able to add the seat and the mehadrin meal, but they said that the ticket still does not show as being confirmed...

happens very often  you need to make sure it is ticketed. n=one way to check is generally if on qantas.com the "cancel" option shows in red. also if you can email yourself the itinerary or receive error message

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1516 on: November 24, 2022, 02:51:10 AM »
I booked a flight with qauntas for business on elal this past Wednesday, it shows confirmed on qauntas, (it showed on elal as confirmed, but was unable to access the flight in terms of adding the mehadrin or choosing seats or anything really). the points were deducted from qauntas, but my cc has not been charged yet for the taxes.. any thoughts?

UPDATES:
Called elal like a previous post said to do, they were able to add the seat and the mehadrin meal, but they said that the ticket still does not show as being confirmed...
I once had to call quantas while attending in ben gurion to get it ticketed, hadn't realized it never happened. Better to do it in advance..


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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1517 on: November 24, 2022, 07:02:38 PM »
I'm seeing NYC-TLV flights every Monday and Tuesday in May

Yes just saw Monday and Tuesday elal flights, but no return flights. Does that mean they're all booked or they haven't released all the seats?

Also if it's fully booked, any other suggestions for flights with points? That are reasonable priced

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1518 on: December 10, 2022, 10:24:51 PM »
Anyone have any success booking a El Al flight showing on EF and Alaska  but not on Qantas?
Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1519 on: December 12, 2022, 05:47:37 PM »
Anyone have any success booking a El Al flight showing on EF and Alaska  but not on Qantas?

Anyone have a text # that works?
Always praying for delayed baggage.