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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: Zero availability on qantas booking elal direct.
« Reply #750 on: July 25, 2019, 03:07:43 PM »
Just searched dozens of dates throughout the whole summer and winter. I don't any seats in any class available for elal direct. All the options are for other partners (some using elal to connect)
Game over?
-1   Seems to be down for TLV-NYC (& vice versa) only.

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Re: Zero availability on qantas booking elal direct.
« Reply #751 on: July 25, 2019, 03:10:43 PM »
Thats the route I'm talking about :)
Nobody cares about TLV-PRG

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Re: Zero availability on qantas booking elal direct.
« Reply #752 on: July 25, 2019, 03:12:30 PM »
And we needed another thread on this topic because its too difficult to look one thread down.  >:(
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Re: Zero availability on qantas booking elal direct.
« Reply #753 on: July 25, 2019, 03:13:58 PM »
Thats the route I'm talking about :)
Nobody cares about TLV-PRG
So maybe specify before making a broad doomsday announcement :) Iím seeing availability YYZ-TLV , LAX-TLV, etc.

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Re: Zero availability on qantas booking elal direct.
« Reply #754 on: July 25, 2019, 03:14:28 PM »
And we needed another thread on this topic because its too difficult to look one thread down.  >:(
Lol true

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Re: Zero availability on qantas booking elal direct.
« Reply #755 on: July 25, 2019, 03:16:23 PM »
Thats the route I'm talking about :)
Nobody cares about TLV-PRG

I just booked TLV-HKG so  ::)

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Re: Zero availability on qantas booking elal direct.
« Reply #756 on: July 25, 2019, 03:19:17 PM »
So maybe specify before making a broad doomsday announcement :) Iím seeing availability YYZ-TLV , LAX-TLV, etc.

Solid point. People in the tri state area forget there is a big wide world out there :)

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #757 on: July 25, 2019, 05:04:35 PM »
Does anyone have points in an LY account that can check if it works with Matmid points?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #758 on: July 25, 2019, 07:53:47 PM »
any luck to book from nyc via phone ?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #759 on: July 25, 2019, 08:09:24 PM »
any luck to book from nyc via phone ?
tried today, no luck

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #760 on: July 25, 2019, 08:26:19 PM »
Same on LY website (account has over 12k points, so no issue)

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #761 on: July 25, 2019, 08:32:30 PM »
Same on LY website (account has over 12k points, so no issue)
Just checked again on LY website and availability is back for TLV-NYC and NYC-TLV

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #762 on: July 25, 2019, 08:38:02 PM »
Just checked again on LY website and availability is back for TLV-NYC and NYC-TLV
whats LY site?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #763 on: July 25, 2019, 08:43:01 PM »
Just checked again on LY website and availability is back for TLV-NYC and NYC-TLV

Still not showing up on Qantas. Maybe it take a few minutes to update on their side.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #764 on: July 26, 2019, 02:03:36 AM »
i successfully booked with qf over the phone ewr-tlv and even got the rep to waive the 6k points phone booking fee.