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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.

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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 #240 on: November 11, 2018, 08:02:48 PM »
anyone?
I would say itís worth it but it all depends on what kind of person you are..

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #241 on: November 11, 2018, 08:05:04 PM »
I would say itís worth it but it all depends on what kind of person you are..
Its like asking is it worth double the mileage for J...
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #242 on: November 11, 2018, 08:06:40 PM »
Its like asking is it worth double the mileage for J...
Difference is people donít know what premium economy is. With Elal itís pretty good..

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #243 on: November 11, 2018, 10:28:14 PM »
can u hold qantos rewards if points didnt post?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #244 on: November 12, 2018, 03:55:47 AM »
can u hold qantos rewards if points didnt post?
No

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #245 on: November 12, 2018, 08:13:36 AM »
anyone?

On a Dreamliner it's worth it otherwise not really.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #246 on: November 12, 2018, 08:38:31 AM »
On a Dreamliner it's worth it otherwise not really.
If it's not the Dreamliner, it's E+, not PE.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #247 on: November 12, 2018, 08:51:54 AM »
Just Booked online JFK to TLV in J on LY thru QF and taxes were 27.90 USD. (it used to be $9.60)
when?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #248 on: November 12, 2018, 09:20:17 AM »
rep said it wasnt . will come back here and update once points post and then i should be able to book online
citi TY points posted

Total Amount
Points available 78,000
Number of seats 1
Qantas Points & Cash
Trip Price for - 1 x Adult:   78,000
Total Trip Price:   78,000
Points required   78,000
Points balance after this booking   0
Card Payment *   $27.90 (USD)
*  The card payment amount comprises taxes, fees and USD $0.00 for carrier charges that you must pay, in addition to the points required for the Classic Reward. This amount excludes any local airport fees collected at the time of check-in, which you must pay.



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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #249 on: November 12, 2018, 06:34:17 PM »
citi TY points posted

Total Amount
Points available 78,000
Number of seats 1
Qantas Points & Cash
Trip Price for - 1 x Adult:   78,000
Total Trip Price:   78,000
Points required   78,000
Points balance after this booking   0
Card Payment *   $27.90 (USD)
*  The card payment amount comprises taxes, fees and USD $0.00 for carrier charges that you must pay, in addition to the points required for the Classic Reward. This amount excludes any local airport fees collected at the time of check-in, which you must pay.

Just checked. Y is still $9.60 and PE and J is $27.90

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #250 on: November 12, 2018, 09:13:22 PM »
Just checked. Y is still $9.60 and PE and J is $27.90
i guess i wasnt looking for Y  ;)

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #251 on: November 18, 2018, 09:29:17 PM »
DP went through Monday morning australia time, transferred Thursday night us time
I'm standing by this data point, I hope transfers all go through Monday morning australia time.
I have a transfer that I put through last Motzai Shabbos, not yet in Qantas account

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #252 on: November 18, 2018, 09:31:58 PM »
I'm standing by this data point, I hope transfers all go through Monday morning australia time.
I have a transfer that I put through last Motzai Shabbos, not yet in Qantas account
let us know when it posts but not sure its australia time. mine posted est .

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #253 on: November 19, 2018, 09:17:33 AM »
let us know when it posts but not sure its australia time. mine posted est .
still nothing :(

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #254 on: November 19, 2018, 05:50:02 PM »
I give up, still didn't post. who do I call, Marriott or qantas?