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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.

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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 #570 on: July 01, 2019, 08:16:17 PM »
You're stating this as fact or you're assuming so?
I know of a case where PS booked on DL and they refused to allow the second bag for free. I don't have any DPs for LY but until you have lots of reports that it works you should have a backup plan. Again, their policy doesn't change no matter what it says on your ticket.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #571 on: July 01, 2019, 08:28:00 PM »
I know of a case where PS booked on DL and they refused to allow the second bag for free. I don't have any DPs for LY but until you have lots of reports that it works you should have a backup plan. Again, their policy doesn't change no matter what it says on your ticket.
I have DP's of PS issued El Al tickets where they were able to take 2 checked bags.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #572 on: July 02, 2019, 08:28:40 AM »
You should never rely on elal following policy. Every agent will do whatever they feel, dpís arenít gonna help you. Even dpís about them allowing an infant a full bag of 23kg wouldnít be a dp as there has been many times they allowed me a full suitcase for an infant (on a reg elal booking) & times they didnít.

Having QFís policy in writing or screenshot can hopefully help you to claim from qf a refund for paying for that extra bag in case elal doesnít cooperate.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #573 on: July 02, 2019, 09:40:32 AM »
I had a Interesting story a few days ago. I booked 2 family members in elal premium economy using my qf points. When they checked they didn't have seats next to each other. The agent told them there is a note in the reservation to upgrade them to business if possible but as of now no seats available and they should ask by the gate {and if only 1 seat opens if they want it}. By the gate they were told that they managed to put them together in premium {it wasn't overbooked} but no business yet, come check again in 20 minutes. Before boarding they put them both in business class !!!!.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #574 on: July 02, 2019, 10:14:36 AM »
I had a Interesting story a few days ago. I booked 2 family members in elal premium economy using my qf points. When they checked they didn't have seats next to each other. The agent told them there is a note in the reservation to upgrade them to business if possible but as of now no seats available and they should ask by the gate {and if only 1 seat opens if they want it}. By the gate they were told that they managed to put them together in premium {it wasn't overbooked} but no business yet, come check again in 20 minutes. Before boarding they put them both in business class !!!!.

how did they get the note on the reservation  :o

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #575 on: July 02, 2019, 10:20:00 AM »
how did they get the note on the reservation  :o
I guess some agent was in an especially good mood that day.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #576 on: July 02, 2019, 10:27:30 AM »
For some people PE looks like business if they never experienced one :-) ask them if the seats were like a bed. Had the same with a relative who swore he was in business until interrogated further.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #577 on: July 02, 2019, 10:57:58 AM »
it was business proper lie flat bed. no idea how note came about

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #578 on: July 03, 2019, 11:32:42 PM »
Flights between TLV and OTP, KBP, BOM, SOF are now bookable on qantas.com

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #579 on: July 04, 2019, 05:21:28 AM »
Flights between TLV and OTP, KBP, BOM, SOF are now bookable on qantas.com
BOM-TLV?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #580 on: July 04, 2019, 06:56:09 AM »

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #581 on: July 04, 2019, 07:01:22 AM »
What is your question?
TLV-BOM always worked.
BOM-TLV didn't and seems like it still doesn't.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #582 on: July 04, 2019, 07:01:58 AM »
TLV-BOM always worked.
BOM-TLV didn't and seems like it still doesn't.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #583 on: July 04, 2019, 07:10:55 AM »
I want to change the date on an LY flight booked via QF can I do so online?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #584 on: July 04, 2019, 07:14:53 AM »
I want to change the date on an LY flight booked via QF can I do so online?
Officially yes, but often not.
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