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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 #700 on: July 18, 2019, 09:40:51 AM »
I was booked on 12:05 flight TLV-EWR, they ended up merging it with the 1:00 flight, so now my flight is 1:00, is it possible to get it changed to 12:20 TLV-JFK would ELAL/Qantas do it?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #701 on: July 18, 2019, 09:44:11 AM »
I was booked on 12:05 flight TLV-EWR, they ended up merging it with the 1:00 flight, so now my flight is 1:00, is it possible to get it changed to 12:20 TLV-JFK would ELAL/Qantas do it?
Call them

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #702 on: July 18, 2019, 09:49:17 AM »
Call them
I called ELAL, but they refused as it is a Qantas ticket, Qantas told me that they sent a request to ELAL to see if it could get changed.
My question is if anyone had luck doing this??

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #703 on: July 18, 2019, 11:54:35 AM »
I wanted to see if ppl will comment on the price of qantas miles which is highly influenced by this route. Since the amex promo prices have been rising from 1.1 to 1.185 for the price per point on the market. As long as availability remains strong as it has during summer and holidays, and supply gets slimmer, I can see the price moving way past 1.3. How high do you think it will go?

ETA: This belongs in the price thread... but still.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #704 on: July 18, 2019, 12:03:10 PM »
I wanted to see if ppl will comment on the price of qantas miles which is highly influenced by this route. Since the amex promo prices have been rising from 1.1 to 1.185 for the price per point on the market. As long as availability remains strong as it has during summer and holidays, and supply gets slimmer, I can see the price moving way past 1.3. How high do you think it will go?

ETA: This belongs in the price thread... but still.
I would not call availability strong. You cannot find more than 2 X seats per flight

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #705 on: July 18, 2019, 07:36:09 PM »


I wanted to see if ppl will comment on the price of qantas miles which is highly influenced by this route. Since the amex promo prices have been rising from 1.1 to 1.185 for the price per point on the market. As long as availability remains strong as it has during summer and holidays, and supply gets slimmer, I can see the price moving way past 1.3. How high do you think it will go?

ETA: This belongs in the price thread... but still.

Ever heard of amex? Amex will be at 1.15 shortly, so no...
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #706 on: July 19, 2019, 10:45:17 AM »
El Al  Is not showing me the option to choose a seat with a flight booked through Qantas, anyone had this issue?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #707 on: July 19, 2019, 10:47:58 AM »
El Al  Is not showing me the option to choose a seat with a flight booked through Qantas, anyone had this issue?
Have to PUTPAC/Whatsapp

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #708 on: July 19, 2019, 10:49:04 AM »

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #709 on: July 19, 2019, 11:04:51 AM »
Is the new price chart in affect? i'm searching Qantas and regular price of 78k is showing up

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #710 on: July 19, 2019, 01:11:20 PM »
Is the new price chart in affect? i'm searching Qantas and regular price of 78k is showing up
  how much do you want it to be

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #711 on: July 19, 2019, 01:30:33 PM »
  how much do you want it to be
Quote from: Dan
If you want to book round-trip travel from NYC to Tel Aviv as of 9/18, you’ll need 75.6K Qantas points in economy, 141.6K in premium economy, or 180K in business. That’s a 10% decrease from previous economy rates, a 12.4% increase in premium economy, and an 11.5% increase in business class.
I still see for 78k

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #712 on: July 19, 2019, 01:48:27 PM »
I still see for 78k
Read the paragraph you just quoted...

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #713 on: July 19, 2019, 04:31:15 PM »
i also got 6300 for flying elal premium economy last week on points.. [one way]

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #714 on: July 19, 2019, 04:38:29 PM »
i also got 6300 for flying elal premium economy last week on points.. [one way]
Seems like PE is triggering something.

Can any1 flying in future PE try crediting to AS?
Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #715 on: July 19, 2019, 05:04:27 PM »
Seems like PE is triggering something.

Because it's the same fare class (P) as a revenue ticket.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #716 on: July 20, 2019, 10:37:10 PM »
I booked a flight for a friend arriving in Tel Aviv 12:30pm Erev Yom Kippur. After a day or 2 he decided that it is a little late. Im on hold with Qantas for hours and hours noone is ever picking up, I need to change the flight. Can I call ElAl to change it? Is there any way to do it online? Does anyone know their policy? Tia
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #717 on: July 20, 2019, 10:44:17 PM »
I booked a flight for a friend arriving in Tel Aviv 12:30pm Erev Yom Kippur. After a day or 2 he decided that it is a little late. Im on hold with Qantas for hours and hours noone is ever picking up, I need to change the flight. Can I call ElAl to change it? Is there any way to do it online? Does anyone know their policy? Tia
Best way to find out their policies would be to text them.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #718 on: July 21, 2019, 12:38:53 AM »
I booked a flight for a friend arriving in Tel Aviv 12:30pm Erev Yom Kippur. After a day or 2 he decided that it is a little late. Im on hold with Qantas for hours and hours noone is ever picking up, I need to change the flight. Can I call ElAl to change it? Is there any way to do it online? Does anyone know their policy? Tia
cancel online and rebook.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #719 on: July 21, 2019, 01:20:49 AM »
cancel online and rebook.
Waited 1.5 hours and rebooked for 13k points and $20 USD was afraid to cancel because points come in after 10 business days flights were getting booked
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