Thursday, September 10th, 2015, 4:53 pm
El Al is offering discounted award tickets between Boston and Tel Aviv.
Awards are discounted further for “Executives” and it’s pretty easy to become an executive. A transfer of just 5,000 AMEX points from the US AMEX Membership Rewards program to El Al’s Matmid program will earn you executive status for a year. It takes about a day after the transfer for the executive status to take effect.
Note that transferred points expire after 36 months and can’t be extended with activity.
With this sale, executives will pay just 400 Matmid points one-way or 800 Matmid points for round-trip coach travel between Boston and Tel Aviv. That’s equal to 20K AMEX points each way. Winter travel normally costs 700 Matmid points each way (35K AMEX).
Business class tickets will be 1,750 Matmid points one-way or 3,500 Matmid points round-trip. That’s equal to 87.5K AMEX points each way. Business travel normally costs 2K Matmid points each way (100K AMEX).
Travel is valid orignating in Boston or Tel Aviv.
Fuel surcharges and taxes add $160 for the BOS-TLV segment and $194 for the TLV-BOS segment.
Outbound travel is valid between 11/01/15-03/31/16. Return travel is valid anytime.
You can book travel between JFK or LGA and Boston for 4.5K BA Avios each way.
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-American Express Membership Rewards points can be earned from consumer cards like The Amex EveryDay Credit Card , The Amex EveryDay Preferred Credit Card, the Amex Premier Rewards Gold Card and The Amex Platinum Card.