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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.
« 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 #640 on: July 11, 2019, 04:23:20 AM »
I was wrong. QF can book LY biz online again.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #641 on: July 11, 2019, 04:34:42 AM »
Had a weird experience last night. flying ly5 in J booked on QF. booking was made in Dec '18. wasn't able to check in online or at kiosk, and at the counter they told me it wasn't completed by QF and they can't check me in. They said that usually it's because the APIS wasn't filled out, so at the counter I logged in to QF on my phone and resubmitted. Still no dice.
I texted QF, didn't get an answer right away, so called, and got through right away (miraculously). After banging his keyboard for a long time he told me that my credit card had been denied for the taxes and fees. Hard to believe, since I usually have plenty of space, it had been approved online, and they hadn't canceled the reservation or emailed me, but for $50 I wasn't going to lose the ticket, so I gave him my card over the phone and he ticketed it. went to the counter (keeping the guy on the phone) and it went through. As of now, 34 hours later, it still hasn't been charged to my card.
The LY staff was generally dismissive of the QF tickets, attitude of 'they mess up all the time, and it's points anyway, so you don't really deserve it' although they were very kind and compassionate on a personal level.
whats the easiest way to know ones booking is ticketed?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #642 on: July 11, 2019, 05:31:47 AM »
whats the easiest way to know ones booking is ticketed?
Log in on elal.com and look for ticket numbers

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #643 on: July 11, 2019, 06:30:47 AM »
Log in on elal.com and look for ticket numbers
thanks

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #644 on: July 11, 2019, 08:17:37 AM »
Log in on elal.com and look for ticket numbers
-1 Dosnt always work.


Go to Mytrips.com
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #645 on: July 11, 2019, 08:45:24 AM »
I was wrong. QF can book LY biz online again.
Your welcome :)
Save your time, I don't answer PM. Post it in the forum and a dedicated DDF'er will get back to you as soon as possible.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #646 on: July 11, 2019, 08:45:56 AM »
-1 Dosnt always work.


Go to Mytrips.com
I don't know where you're checking. Always shows by me (unless it's not ticketed)
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #647 on: July 11, 2019, 08:46:35 AM »
Please also bring up the frequent INVOL downgrades without comp of QF X pax, although I doubt that's coming back.

There are no reports of bugs showing/booking LY X from LY accounts that have enough points in them.

From the beginning LY has been gradually limiting QF access, from F to NYC, then F to LON, etc.
What has been happening with comp for those downgrades?
Is it coming from LY? QF? Any DoT complaints?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #648 on: July 11, 2019, 08:54:44 AM »
I was wrong. QF can book LY biz online again.
I'm sure you're as happy to be wrong as I am to be right :)
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #649 on: July 11, 2019, 09:43:02 AM »
What has been happening with comp for those downgrades?
Is it coming from LY? QF? Any DoT complaints?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #650 on: July 11, 2019, 09:53:31 AM »
Did you complain to LY, QF, and DoT?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #651 on: July 11, 2019, 09:57:05 AM »
Your welcome :)

From some cities. MIA currently still not showing, on QF or EF.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #652 on: July 11, 2019, 09:59:21 AM »
Your welcome :)
Any way of checking availability on expertflyer or is "x" a thing of the past?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #653 on: July 11, 2019, 10:02:21 AM »
I will bring that up.
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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 #655 on: July 11, 2019, 10:13:26 AM »
I will bring that up.
I'm sure it's on the list, but AS deets?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #656 on: July 11, 2019, 01:57:57 PM »
-1 Dosnt always work.


Go to Mytrips.com
I dont think that link is correct

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #657 on: July 11, 2019, 02:00:48 PM »
I dont think that link is correct
Sorry here is the correct one.
https://www.checkmytrip.com
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #658 on: July 11, 2019, 02:10:16 PM »
Please also bring up the frequent INVOL downgrades without comp of QF X pax, although I doubt that's coming back.

There are no reports of bugs showing/booking LY X from LY accounts that have enough points in them.

From the beginning LY has been gradually limiting QF access, from F to NYC, then F to LON, etc.

Honestly, don't remember. I thought so.....

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #659 on: July 11, 2019, 09:58:46 PM »
Any ideas why EF is only showing P class but no E or X ?