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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: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #255 on: November 19, 2018, 07:18:57 PM »
I give up, still didn't post. who do I call, Marriott or qantas?

Marriott.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #256 on: November 19, 2018, 08:57:03 PM »
Marriott.
called. they agree it should have posted, and sent a note to Qantas... thanks

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #257 on: November 22, 2018, 11:17:57 AM »
called. they agree it should have posted, and sent a note to Qantas... thanks
call customer svc tell them you want to file a formal complaint and need a fax number (for quicker response than by mail) for corporate, and send a letter.  i have done this in the past when regular (or overseas) agents couldnt help and have had success.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #258 on: November 22, 2018, 11:38:22 AM »
anyone know how much taxes are from TLV-LHR
in PE on LY using QF?
in j on BA using QF?
for BA flight in j, BA wants 31,250 +241.81 and AA wants 42,500 + 66.81. QF is 38,000

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #259 on: November 22, 2018, 09:53:32 PM »
I give up, still didn't post. who do I call, Marriott or qantas?
was browsing marriott earlier. from their t&c

3.11.c. Once Points have been redeemed for Miles with a participating airline frequent flyer program or other airline-affiliated loyalty program, Miles will automatically be transferred to the Memberís frequent flyer or airline-affiliated loyalty program account. Please allow approximately six (6) weeks for Miles to be posted to your account.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #260 on: November 23, 2018, 02:55:55 AM »
I'm going to wait until Monday that's the day they usually go through.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #261 on: November 27, 2018, 05:07:02 PM »
was browsing marriott earlier. from their t&c

3.11.c. Once Points have been redeemed for Miles with a participating airline frequent flyer program or other airline-affiliated loyalty program, Miles will automatically be transferred to the Memberís frequent flyer or airline-affiliated loyalty program account. Please allow approximately six (6) weeks for Miles to be posted to your account.
still nothing spoke to Marriott and Qantas, and getting the six week line from both. bummer

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #262 on: November 28, 2018, 11:57:39 AM »
my citithank u is taking really long as well to transfer

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #263 on: November 28, 2018, 11:58:05 AM »
Guys in December do you think availability will plummet cause now people will be able to transfer capital one?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #264 on: November 28, 2018, 12:11:44 PM »
Guys in December do you think availability will plummet cause now people will be able to transfer capital one?
Availability is already plummeted

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #265 on: November 28, 2018, 12:25:00 PM »
Availability is already plummeted
thats true but people can only get with citity and amex AU so there still is a nice amount.....obviously no one is getting pesach but if u wana fly j theres a lot (albeit not redeye).

I feel it will all go in a sec like united (every cc goes into united)....


aka should i hold on or book all my qantas points elal flights a year in advance

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #266 on: November 28, 2018, 12:27:28 PM »
thats true but people can only get with citity and amex AU so there still is a nice amount.....obviously no one is getting pesach but if u wana fly j theres a lot (albeit not redeye).

I feel it will all go in a sec like united (every cc goes into united)....


aka should i hold on or book all my qantas points elal flights a year in advance
There are a lot of incorrect factual points in your statement

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #267 on: November 28, 2018, 12:33:38 PM »
There are a lot of incorrect factual points in your statement

Ummm care to explain?

I have booked many J class with qantas and have been doing this for a while? What is incorrect? That you can also get miles with flights earned or starwood at a bad rate?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #268 on: November 28, 2018, 12:39:57 PM »
Ummm care to explain?


sure.. There is not a lot of availability in J even off peak usually a seat or 2 here and there. Nothing like before where there were at times 5-8 seats per flight

(I am not talking about LY expanded for their own members)

All CCs transfer to united? no only Chase and MT

United not having direct flights available has nothing to do with the fact that their miles are easily attainable. They do not release seats to begin with

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #269 on: November 28, 2018, 01:00:27 PM »
sure.. There is not a lot of availability in J even off peak usually a seat or 2 here and there. Nothing like before where there were at times 5-8 seats per flight

(I am not talking about LY expanded for their own members)

All CCs transfer to united? no only Chase and MT

United not having direct flights available has nothing to do with the fact that their miles are easily attainable. They do not release seats to begin with
I believe the decrease in availability has to do with reduced amount of seats on the new aircraft.
Regarding all cc transferring to UA, I believe he meant a partner that can book UA