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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 #420 on: June 20, 2019, 06:13:48 PM »
Had the same issue - I ended up calling
WhatsApp is so much more convenient

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #421 on: June 20, 2019, 06:17:38 PM »
WhatsApp is so much more convenient
What's the WhatsApp number? Can't seem to find it anywhere.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #422 on: June 20, 2019, 06:24:33 PM »
What's the WhatsApp number? Can't seem to find it anywhere.
El Al has WhatsApp service where you can text them the PNR and request a seat preference (or a meal etc.)
Sometimes takes a while until they reply, but this way it doesn't waste your time.
Service is available Sun - Thur 8:30am - 7:00pm and Fri 8:30am - 4:00pm Israel time.
Number is +972535663033

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #423 on: June 20, 2019, 06:47:33 PM »
Booked a few hours ago, but qantas points still in my account- anyone have that happen? Ticket shows up in elal, no idea how to tell if ticketed or whatever

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #424 on: June 20, 2019, 06:51:39 PM »
Booked a few hours ago, but qantas points still in my account- anyone have that happen? Ticket shows up in elal, no idea how to tell if ticketed or whatever
Do you see a ticket number?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #425 on: June 20, 2019, 06:55:30 PM »
Do you see a ticket number?
Where would I see that?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #426 on: June 20, 2019, 07:55:54 PM »
Are you traveling within the next 24-72 hours? If not it's up to QF to do the changes
Thanks. But Qantas has no access to that flight because ELAL didnt release business class seats. They are offering BA thru LHR which doesnt work...

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #427 on: June 20, 2019, 08:04:04 PM »
MIA > TLV now bookable online.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #428 on: June 20, 2019, 08:07:11 PM »
MIA > TLV now bookable online.
And the other 12...?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #429 on: June 20, 2019, 08:09:02 PM »
https://www.qantas.com/au/en/frequent-flyer/use-points/classic-flight-rewards/tables.html
Its here, and it's bad. 90k J to TLV from NYC, 70.8k P.
37.8k in Y is the new rate some of which is being adapted now, the rest of the changes are in effect Sept. 18.
104.5k from MIA in J.
119.2k from the west coast in J.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #430 on: June 20, 2019, 08:09:47 PM »
MIA > TLV now bookable online.

BOS too

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #431 on: June 20, 2019, 08:09:48 PM »
Interesting, P is going down as well but only 9/18
Where do you see it going down?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #432 on: June 20, 2019, 08:13:10 PM »
Where do you see it going down?

My bad misread

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #434 on: June 20, 2019, 08:18:46 PM »