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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.
« Last edited by Dan on July 01, 2019, 09:46:55 PM »

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #555 on: June 30, 2019, 02:38:02 PM »
If only QF would price it as a less than 500 mile distance like UA did...

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #556 on: June 30, 2019, 02:53:38 PM »
Could we hear details of what route you were able to book and what it priced like?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #557 on: June 30, 2019, 03:05:14 PM »
UA still flies from LGA
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #558 on: July 01, 2019, 10:20:49 AM »
When does the website decide to say that they canít find TLV location? How am I supposed to fix that?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #559 on: July 01, 2019, 10:21:09 AM »
Use the DDMS search link.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #560 on: July 01, 2019, 10:22:30 AM »
Use the DDMS search link.
You get commission on awards booking too?  ;)

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #561 on: July 01, 2019, 12:07:34 PM »
Use the DDMS search link.

Iíve tried still doesnít work on mobile for me. & requesting desktop site doesnít work either.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #562 on: July 01, 2019, 01:23:51 PM »
Iíve tried still doesnít work on mobile for me. & requesting desktop site doesnít work either.
If youíre using an iPhone. Flip it to the side after requesting desktop site. That works for me

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #563 on: July 01, 2019, 01:47:25 PM »
I know the cancelation penalty for these tix is 6,000 points. But can I cancel up until departure time or does it need to be 24 hours in advance?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #564 on: July 01, 2019, 05:13:17 PM »
If I book a flight that is within 24 hours of takeoff and I cancel 6 hours before flight is it still 6k?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #565 on: July 01, 2019, 06:31:12 PM »
Can someone with a ticketed infant please text QF for the allowed checked baggage for the infant on El Al?
El Al standard allowance is 10kg for the infant, but I believe QF allowance (mentioned in the e-ticket) is 23kg.
Question basically is if a QF issued LY ticket gets the QF allowance?

(For example, in cases where PS needed to accommodate passengers on LY from the US, they issued tickets on El Al with 2 check bags included, which El Al check-in agents were able to see)

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #566 on: July 01, 2019, 06:38:03 PM »
Can someone with a ticketed infant please text QF for the allowed checked baggage for the infant on El Al?
El Al standard allowance is 10kg for the infant, but I believe QF allowance (mentioned in the e-ticket) is 23kg.
Question basically is if a QF issued LY ticket gets the QF allowance?

(For example, in cases where PS needed to accommodate passengers on LY from the US, they issued tickets on El Al with 2 check bags included, which El Al check-in agents were able to see)
on it
ETA: 23 kgs
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #567 on: July 01, 2019, 07:53:38 PM »
Wikified (HT @Dan). Feel free to edit

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #568 on: July 01, 2019, 08:02:52 PM »
Can someone with a ticketed infant please text QF for the allowed checked baggage for the infant on El Al?
El Al standard allowance is 10kg for the infant, but I believe QF allowance (mentioned in the e-ticket) is 23kg.
Question basically is if a QF issued LY ticket gets the QF allowance?

(For example, in cases where PS needed to accommodate passengers on LY from the US, they issued tickets on El Al with 2 check bags included, which El Al check-in agents were able to see)
on it
ETA: 23 kgs
LY may be able to see the QF allowance but it officially goes according to the LY policy, so have a backup plan.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #569 on: July 01, 2019, 08:11:31 PM »
LY may be able to see the QF allowance but it officially goes according to the LY policy, so have a backup plan.
You're stating this as fact or you're assuming so?