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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 #540 on: June 27, 2019, 12:19:57 PM »
Thanks, i got the amex instant but its now 3 days and didn't get from qantas.
how did you request?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #541 on: June 27, 2019, 01:54:45 PM »
Any way to select seats online?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #543 on: June 27, 2019, 04:08:36 PM »
Can changes be made online or only on the phone?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #544 on: June 28, 2019, 07:28:45 AM »
Any way to select seats online?

If your checking in (within 24 hours) you can select seats

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #545 on: June 28, 2019, 07:57:27 AM »
If your checking in (within 24 hours) you can select seats
You can call Elal to select seats anytime.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #546 on: June 28, 2019, 09:13:52 AM »
Any way to select seats online?
no
If your checking in (within 24 hours) you can select seats
You can call Elal to select seats anytime.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #547 on: June 30, 2019, 08:12:55 AM »
Can I upgrade from economy to premium economy with points?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #548 on: June 30, 2019, 01:02:25 PM »
Trying to book bos-tlv-jfk and it's pricing out for 139k pts!

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #549 on: June 30, 2019, 01:23:25 PM »
Trying to book bos-tlv-jfk and it's pricing out for 139k pts!
It would be a one way BOS-JFK with a connection in TLV since it is less than 24 hours, and a one way more than 9601 miles is 139k.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #550 on: June 30, 2019, 01:28:21 PM »
It would be a one way BOS-JFK with a connection in TLV since it is less than 24 hours, and a one way more than 9601 miles is 139k.
Shades of the Verrazzano hack.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #551 on: June 30, 2019, 01:38:28 PM »
Shades of the Verrazzano hack.
Lifemiles? JFK-EWR? Details?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #552 on: June 30, 2019, 01:39:33 PM »
Lifemiles? JFK-EWR? Details?
One of my favorite parts of the DDS era.
Dead, AFAIK.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #553 on: June 30, 2019, 01:49:01 PM »
It would be a one way BOS-JFK with a connection in TLV since it is less than 24 hours, and a one way more than 9601 miles is 139k.
This is working for JFK-EWR as well!

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #554 on: June 30, 2019, 02:35:52 PM »
One of my favorite parts of the DDS era.
Dead, AFAIK.
Dead because UA no longer flies out of JFK so now ya gotta pay the tolls...