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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 #1125 on: November 28, 2019, 11:24:34 AM »
Not sure if I am going to take my child with me. Any reason not to book an infant seat now, if he doesnt end up coming with us?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1126 on: November 28, 2019, 11:31:49 AM »
Not sure if I am going to take my child with me. Any reason not to book an infant seat now, if he doesnt end up coming with us?
For a few dollars? Probably. Because to add later you'll need to spend some time on the phone or chat (unless you don't mind)

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Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1127 on: November 28, 2019, 01:25:53 PM »
For a few dollars? Probably. Because to add later you'll need to spend some time on the phone or chat (unless you don't mind)
+1, for some reason they didn’t attach the infant correctly to my reservation, had to spend some time in airport till they found it, additionally you can reserve a bassinet.
And IINM you can always cancel and they’ll refund the taxes you paid.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1128 on: December 01, 2019, 01:08:47 AM »
+1, for some reason they didn’t attach the infant correctly to my reservation, had to spend some time in airport till they found it, additionally you can reserve a bassinet.
And IINM you can always cancel and they’ll refund the taxes you paid.
just a DP
You can only book a bassinet in advance if baby is less then 9 months old.
But you call within a week of the flight and they might give it to you

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1129 on: December 03, 2019, 03:59:02 PM »
So I did end up helping family members to do this and it all worked like a breeze with the AMEX bonus, the online booking and then using What's app to request seats and the bassinet.  The cost for the infant was only $24.85, which I'm not sure why it was this amount as the taxes for the other people were $57.71 but a great deal so thanks for the DDF help!

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1130 on: December 03, 2019, 05:36:48 PM »
Any recent reports of LY overbooking and denying boarding to QF passengers?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1131 on: December 08, 2019, 11:07:53 PM »
When canceling a QF award, how quick are the miles redeposited back into your account?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1132 on: December 09, 2019, 08:31:01 PM »
When canceling a QF award, how quick are the miles redeposited back into your account?
if done right it can be a few hours
If not days /weeks

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1133 on: December 11, 2019, 10:46:15 PM »
if done right it can be a few hours
If not days /weeks
Care to explain how to do it the right way?
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1134 on: December 11, 2019, 11:40:10 PM »
Can one change the names on an LY flight booked with QF miles? (paying fee of course) No more award space available.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1135 on: December 23, 2019, 02:18:34 PM »
If I’m booking PE & Y is there a way to book them together or they need to be booked separate?

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1136 on: December 23, 2019, 02:23:27 PM »
If I’m booking PE & Y is there a way to book them together or they need to be booked separate?
separate

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1137 on: December 23, 2019, 04:54:41 PM »
Can one change the names on an LY flight booked with QF miles? (paying fee of course) No more award space available.
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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1138 on: December 24, 2019, 03:08:25 AM »
bump? Anyone?
Did u try sms? That would be your best bet

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Re: Booking El Al with Qantas - master thread
« Reply #1139 on: December 24, 2019, 04:13:22 AM »
Can one change the names on an LY flight booked with QF miles? (paying fee of course) No more award space available.
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