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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 #780 on: July 28, 2019, 01:23:48 PM »
LY says it's not them.

Interesting, On EF it’s not either showing space under awards and upgrades for NYC - TLV route.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #781 on: July 28, 2019, 01:28:51 PM »
Interesting, On EF it’s not either showing space under awards and upgrades for NYC - TLV route.
EF is just scraping QF's site AFAIK @ExpertFlyer Voice
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #782 on: July 28, 2019, 03:17:40 PM »
EF is just scraping QF's site AFAIK @ExpertFlyer Voice
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=20105.msg331340.msg#331340

@ *A he claims not to be scraping, I guess @ OW  it's a different story, but why not CX? Maybe hes not scraping?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #783 on: July 28, 2019, 03:19:27 PM »
https://forums.dansdeals.com/index.php?topic=20105.msg331340.msg#331340

@ *A he claims not to be scraping, I guess @ OW  it's a different story, but why not CX? Maybe hes not scraping?
Where else can they get it from if it's not in GDS?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #784 on: July 28, 2019, 05:44:30 PM »
Is there any way to get outta qf cancellation fee if they never ticketed it to elal

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #785 on: July 28, 2019, 06:28:30 PM »
They’re saying no availability through the end of August for jfk to tlv, does that make sense?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #786 on: July 28, 2019, 06:52:41 PM »
They’re saying no availability through the end of August for jfk to tlv, does that make sense?
It's a bug. See the posts from the past 5 days.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #787 on: July 28, 2019, 07:08:15 PM »
It's a bug. See the posts from the past 5 days.
I looked, is there anything to do right now?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #788 on: July 28, 2019, 07:26:40 PM »
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?
Anyone try this?
Should fall under the 24 hour refund policy as long as it's 7 or more days before departure.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #789 on: July 28, 2019, 07:28:09 PM »
Anyone try this?
Should fall under the 24 hour refund policy as long as it's 7 or more days before departure.
Haven't found availability anymore.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #790 on: July 28, 2019, 07:48:29 PM »
BOS-TLV 11/11
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #791 on: July 28, 2019, 08:47:11 PM »
If BOS-TLV is not there, you can also try IAD which worked for me. I can't book since I don't have the extra miles needed to book it with the stopover.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #792 on: July 28, 2019, 08:48:13 PM »
Is there any info as to why LY is blocking all NYC award space?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #793 on: July 29, 2019, 05:55:01 AM »
Until when can qantas change my flight? If I am flying int 4 hours can they help me?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #794 on: July 29, 2019, 07:36:05 AM »
Until when can qantas change my flight? If I am flying int 4 hours can they help me?
Yes, just might take a while

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #795 on: July 29, 2019, 07:40:05 AM »
LY says it's not them.
I don't believe that they have nothing to do with this, don't know what's going on, and can do nothing about it.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #796 on: July 29, 2019, 12:38:18 PM »
How long does it take for points to come back in after cancelling a flight? (has been mentioned upthread - don't remember response)

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #797 on: July 29, 2019, 02:51:47 PM »
How long does it take for points to come back in after cancelling a flight? (has been mentioned upthread - don't remember response)

Points come in within an hour

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #798 on: July 29, 2019, 03:19:18 PM »

Well, now I have a DP proving otherwise.  :( It's been 3 hours already.

Was I required to have the 6k in my account at the time of cancellation?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #799 on: July 30, 2019, 02:11:24 AM »
How do i know if flight is actually booked? Last week i needed to change flight date. Rep told me i needed 13k Qantas points to do so, i quickly transferred 13k Qantas points from friend. The flight date changed, 13k points are still in account. When i try to manage my flight it says "your booking is processing" its been over a week. Anyone had a similar issue?
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