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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 #270 on: November 28, 2018, 06:32:37 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
Thanks..sorry didnt mean to sound rude

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #271 on: November 28, 2018, 06:33:11 PM »
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
Interesting, didnt think of that


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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #272 on: December 13, 2018, 02:46:09 AM »
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
No longer standing by this data point. Been a month. Nada.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #273 on: December 13, 2018, 11:24:55 AM »
anyone have succes booking bos-tlv flight over the phone
they told me that they cant book it

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #274 on: December 15, 2018, 08:11:58 PM »
Yes.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #275 on: December 15, 2018, 09:26:44 PM »
No longer standing by this data point. Been a month. Nada.
did you try calling to make sure all info was accurate ?? might need some manual leg work. i know citi TY  CS can be real bad

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #276 on: December 15, 2018, 09:41:36 PM »
did you try calling to make sure all info was accurate ?? might need some manual leg work. i know citi TY  CS can be real bad
Yup. Will try again if it doesn't post this Monday

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #277 on: December 16, 2018, 09:42:11 AM »

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #278 on: December 16, 2018, 09:53:19 AM »
No need.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #279 on: December 16, 2018, 10:00:03 AM »
No longer standing by this data point. Been a month. Nada.
I had a transfer to QF delayed around 3 weeks. I called MT and rep was really helpful, he claimed he reached out to QF to expedite the transfer and points should post in account within 48 hours. 40 hours later they were in the account. The rep was even kind enough to email me 2 days later to follow up.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #280 on: December 16, 2018, 12:53:49 PM »
can anyone tell me how much YQ is with QF from tlv-cdg on LY? points are Y 20,000 qf and j 38,000 qf. and is the 737-900 a worthwhile option in j for 38k for the 5 hour am flight??
or avoid el al for this kleg at all cost...
on LY dreamliner jfk-tlv then stopping in paris for a day then aa home...
thanks much
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #281 on: December 16, 2018, 01:10:30 PM »
can anyone tell me how much YQ is with QF from tlv-cdg on LY? points are Y 20,000 qf and j 38,000 qf. and is the 737-900 a worthwhile option in j for 38k for the 5 hour am flight??
or avoid el al for this kleg at all cost...
on LY dreamliner jfk-tlv then stopping in paris for a day then aa home...
thanks much
About half (or more) of the flights to CDG with El Al are jumbo aircraft (mostly 787 and 767 - but from time to time also 772 and 747). Maybe try to get for one of those. But I believe even the 737-900 isn't too bad. It's recliner seats, not lie-flat.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #282 on: December 18, 2018, 02:11:37 PM »
Anyone know what's the cancellation fee for LY bookings with QF?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #283 on: December 18, 2018, 02:12:02 PM »
Anyone know what's the cancellation fee for LY bookings with QF?
6K QF

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #284 on: December 18, 2018, 02:24:29 PM »
6K QF
Thanks. And taxes are refunded in full?