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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.

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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 #30 on: September 27, 2017, 08:53:51 AM »
OK, I guess that's the trick to get someone competent.
What was the trick...?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #31 on: September 27, 2017, 09:46:35 AM »
Anxiously awaiting an update.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #32 on: September 27, 2017, 12:57:22 PM »
What was the trick...?
HUCA until...... Instead of running in circles?
You have the right to remain silent. Anything you say can and will be used to start a religious discussion.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #33 on: September 27, 2017, 01:01:46 PM »
Seems like there's no way to talk to the brains of the operation.
The offshore reps have to chat with the frequent flyer department.

Maddening.
And to think one would have to go through all this for the dubious pleasure of subjecting oneself to.... LY! Double torture!
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #34 on: September 27, 2017, 01:09:48 PM »
Anxiously awaiting an update.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #35 on: September 27, 2017, 01:34:49 PM »
Waiting to hear from anyone who has been ticketed via the call center.
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 #36 on: September 27, 2017, 01:36:31 PM »
Waiting to hear from anyone who has been ticketed via the call center.
What's the cancellation policy for these tickets should one try to book one? 
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #37 on: September 28, 2017, 12:37:38 AM »
Waiting to hear from anyone who has been ticketed via the call center.
I've seen reports of people successfully ticketing NYC-TLV. No personal experience though.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #38 on: September 28, 2017, 01:03:34 AM »
What's the cancellation policy for these tickets should one try ever manage to book one?
FTFY
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #39 on: September 28, 2017, 01:06:03 AM »
No he meant should one try to book one or not worth it bec high cancellation fee

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #40 on: September 28, 2017, 01:16:10 AM »
No he meant should one try to book one or not worth it bec high cancellation fee
And that's on top of how many hours spent trying to book and get it actually issued?

It sounds all too hypothetical at this point.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #41 on: September 28, 2017, 01:39:26 AM »
What's the cancellation policy for these tickets should one try to book one?
6K points for cancelation and 5k to change.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #42 on: September 28, 2017, 09:35:41 AM »
So Lucky posted that he was succesful

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #43 on: September 28, 2017, 09:38:29 AM »
So Lucky posted that he was succesful
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #44 on: September 28, 2017, 09:38:38 AM »
So Lucky posted that he was succesful
Not for NYC
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