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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 #900 on: August 18, 2019, 01:15:44 AM »
i booked june. i think its another lesson learned that its never a good idea to transfer points to a airline if no short term redemption plans. i imagine lots of people transferred large amounts during last promo [i bh have nearly burned through the 1.5 million i transferred].
Nice, for self or others?
Always praying for delayed baggage.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #901 on: August 18, 2019, 08:33:41 AM »
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #902 on: August 18, 2019, 08:53:14 PM »
there is available seats, however it seems they have officially pulled the night flights out of tlv from the system [also by phone not], and possibly the night flights out of nyc also.
do the day flights or any flight that shows up on qantas.com have the same amount of seats and the same amount of classes available?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #903 on: August 19, 2019, 11:33:17 AM »
Aug 21 Flight 4 - the lower deck business is available for $500 seat fee for economy tickets. Business tickets can only select seats on the upper level

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #904 on: August 19, 2019, 11:45:59 AM »
Just cancelled 3 PE seats EWR-JFK Oct. 6th if anyone wants to grab them. 2 left
LY4 1:00 PM

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #905 on: August 20, 2019, 06:24:37 AM »
Just booked flight for tonight with infant. Didnít get any request for apis. How do I know if Iím ticketed?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #906 on: August 20, 2019, 06:49:31 AM »
Just booked flight for tonight with infant. Didnít get any request for apis. How do I know if Iím ticketed?
Look for ticket numbers on El Al website

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #907 on: August 20, 2019, 07:04:57 AM »
Look for ticket numbers on El Al website

Found it I guess that means Iím good?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #908 on: August 20, 2019, 08:40:25 AM »
Found it I guess that means Iím good?
correct.

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #909 on: August 22, 2019, 03:47:38 PM »
Dan I think it's time for a conference call with qf and ly bosses

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #910 on: August 23, 2019, 01:51:36 PM »
Elal cancelled  flight ly007 on 09/11 first elal confirmed the earlier midnight flight on the 11th. This didnít work for me and after lots of phone calls, many (like 10) hours on hold finally got Qantas to rebook on the flight on the 12th in revenue (z) class. So it is doable  but a lot of frustrating runarounds.


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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #911 on: August 23, 2019, 05:38:57 PM »
Elal cancelled  flight ly007 on 09/11 first elal confirmed the earlier midnight flight on the 11th. This didnít work for me and after lots of phone calls, many (like 10) hours on hold finally got Qantas to rebook on the flight on the 12th in revenue (z) class. So it is doable  but a lot of frustrating runarounds.
Did Qantas reissue the ticket for z?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #912 on: August 25, 2019, 12:28:16 AM »
Yes after much of huca

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #913 on: August 27, 2019, 02:24:09 PM »
from QF website "Our Frequent Flyer system is temporarily unavailable, and you'll be unable to log in to make an International Classic Reward - Flight booking using Qantas Points at this time. Please try again later."

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #914 on: August 28, 2019, 11:03:06 AM »
Anyone know whether it's possible to select seats when booking an El Al flight with Qantas points? On both Qantas and El Al sites it's not showing a way to do seat selection.