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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 #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.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #765 on: July 26, 2019, 04:52:15 AM »
i successfully booked with qf over the phone ewr-tlv and even got the rep to waive the 6k points phone booking fee.
how long did you wait on hold?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #766 on: July 26, 2019, 06:31:47 AM »

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #767 on: July 26, 2019, 07:38:51 AM »
Tried yesterday over phone ,no luck,      tried today via TXT, booked  successfully

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #768 on: July 26, 2019, 03:10:25 PM »
Tried sms this morning, they had availability. But since they were slammed on sms, it was gone by the time they got around to book it. Unsure if its just my date or accross the board NYC - TLV.

Tried calling, waited on hold for an our and then gave up. Not very polished situation here.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #769 on: July 27, 2019, 04:53:52 PM »
How long does it normally take for them to deduct the points on your flight?
I booked about two weeks ago, added the passport info about a week ago, and still havent had points deducted even though it says my status is confirmed. Im sure my points will be deducted eventually I just hope im ticketed before my flight which is in two days.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #770 on: July 27, 2019, 05:20:07 PM »
How long does it normally take for them to deduct the points on your flight?
I booked about two weeks ago, added the passport info about a week ago, and still havent had points deducted even though it says my status is confirmed. Im sure my points will be deducted eventually I just hope im ticketed before my flight which is in two days.
Text them to ticket your reservation.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #771 on: July 27, 2019, 07:06:36 PM »
if i check bos-tlv it shows me the jfk-tlv flight via bos

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #772 on: July 28, 2019, 03:06:10 AM »
How long does it normally take for them to deduct the points on your flight?
I booked about two weeks ago, added the passport info about a week ago, and still havent had points deducted even though it says my status is confirmed. Im sure my points will be deducted eventually I just hope im ticketed before my flight which is in two days.
Txt or Twitter DM QF to have “secure flight info” completed. Had this issue multiple times, and each time was able to get it ticketed within a few hours

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #773 on: July 28, 2019, 10:39:31 AM »
if i check bos-tlv it shows me the jfk-tlv flight via bos
Can I book Bos-Jfk-Tlv and then call to cancel the bos-jfk leg? will it cost me if i do it right away?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #774 on: July 28, 2019, 10:41:03 AM »
Why not just text to book NYC-TLV?
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #775 on: July 28, 2019, 10:43:13 AM »
Why not just text to book NYC-TLV?
Im in israel

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #776 on: July 28, 2019, 10:43:47 AM »
Use Google voice.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #777 on: July 28, 2019, 12:46:44 PM »
Use Google voice.
IINM, it's complicated to set up from Israel

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #778 on: July 28, 2019, 12:50:28 PM »
@Dan are you taking care of this bug?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #779 on: July 28, 2019, 01:19:43 PM »
@Dan are you taking care of this bug?
LY says it's not them.
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