Gold Tier

 

​Gold Tier

 

Gold membership allows you to continue enjoying the benefits awarded to all Matmid members and Silver members and also earns you additional special benefits


Membership in the Gold Tier will be awarded for accumulating during a 12 consecutive
months 2000 points or 1500 points + 30 flight segments

The Gold tier status will be renewed at the end of the year if you have earned a minimum
of 1800 points or 1500 points  + 30 flight segments in the same year
For Gold members, a period of 12 consecutive months prior to the date of receiving the tier status is examined.

The accrued points required for renewing or receiving a premium tier status in the Matmid Club are basic points from EL AL flights and/or UP flights during a 12 consecutive months

FAQ    

Gold Tier benefits

  • Gold members earn more on EL AL and UP flights
  • 25% additional Extra Points
  • Complimentary membership in the King David Club, including preferential check-in at the King David Club counters and entry to EL AL's Lounges
  • As of November 1, 2014: Priorities among those entitled to a last-minute discount upgrade according to the following order:
   1. Member’s tier
   2. Type of flight ticket
   3. FLY CARD PREMIUM credit card holders. (For customers with an Israeli bank account, subject to Matmid
      Club regulations and rules)
   4. Number of Basic Points earned by the member during the preceding 12 months from EL AL and/or UP flights only
       (Basic Points)
   5. Date of Matmid Club membership registration
  • Until October 31, 2014: Priorities among those entitled to a last-minute discount upgrade according to the following order:
   1. Member’s tier
   2. Type of flight ticket
   3. Number of Basic Points earned by the member during the preceding 12 months from EL AL and/or UP flights only
       (Basic Points)
   4. Date of Matmid Club membership registration
  • Guaranteed seating in Economy Class up to 48 hours before a flight for flight tickets in Y Class (except during Holiday periods; on code-share flights; on special group flights; and under unusual circumstances that are not under EL AL's control)
  • Gold Tier members have a carry-on luggage allowance of one suitcase (of standard size) + a portable computer in Economy Class, with a combined weight of up to 12 kilograms
  • Prompt service from the Matmid Club using the online request form
  • Baggage policy benefits for Matmid Club members
  • As a preferred customer, you now enjoy an exclusive benefit that enables you to utilize your award ticket in a Class that is not subject to availability of allocated award seats, for one and a half times the number of points.
    This benefit allows you to utilize your award  ticket in Economy Class even when the quota of allocated award seats has been filled. The benefit is conditional on availability in H class.
    The required number of points for utilizing these awards can be supplemented with money; it is also possible to transfer these awards to family members or anyone else. Following is a table of points required for various destinations
  • Enjoy an additional exceptional benefit – an assured-in-advance upgrade to Business Class, including for tickets purchased in Economy Class, at a much lower fare than in the past. It is now possible to upgrade a ticket purchased in B class (for North America) or Q class (for other destinations) , rather than in M or S class respectively, for double the number of points, and thus assure your seat on the flight in advance, saving you precious waiting time
    The following table indicates the number of points required for upgrading to various destinations. Following is a table of points required for various destinations


Lifetime Gold Membership

Members of the Matmid Frequent Flyer Club aged 67 who have held Gold, Platinum or Top Platinum membership during the past 10 years will be entitled to Lifetime Gold Membership

Benefit Terms and Conditions:
  • Members of the EL AL Matmid Frequent Flyer Club (henceforth: “the Club”) will be entitled to receive Gold tier status for life, subject to these regulations (henceforth: “the benefit”)

       Club members aged 67 and older who held Gold, Platinum or Top Platinum premium tier status during the 10 years           preceding receipt of the benefit, based on their Club activity – by purchasing EL AL tickets –will be entitled to the

       benefit subject to Club regulations.
       For example: A Club member who for 5 years had premium Gold tier status due to his/her flights with EL AL and                      Platinum tier status for 3 years or Top Platinum status for 2 years will be entitled to the benefit

  • Club members entitled to the benefit and today hold Platinum or Top Platinum status will not receive the Gold status for life benefit unless they are demoted to Gold status due to reduced activity and maintain premium status (Gold, Platinum or Top Platinum) for the past consecutive 10 years
  • The benefit is personal and nontransferable to other Matmid members and/or family members and/or friends
  • Club members who are entitled to the benefit will be granted the status in advance and the appropriate Gold card will be sent to their homes. Therefore, there is no need to contact the Telephone Service Center
  • If the Gold card does not reach your home within 30 days, you may contact the service center for premium members by email: prestige@elal.co.il You will receive a reply within 48 hours
  • The benefit and the conditions for Gold status, including its accompanying benefits, are subject to Matmid Club regulations, which are updated from time to time
  • Where regulations are written in the masculine, this is for the sake of convenience. Regulations also include females, in singular and plural
  • In any case of a contradiction and/or discrepancy of any kind between the directives of these regulations and other published material about the benefit, including the press and/or broadcasts and/or the EL AL website and/or its sites, the directives of these regulations will prevail in all matters
  • EL AL retains the right to cancel or change parts of the benefit conditions and/or the regulations at its own exclusive discretion



Tier benefits subject to clubs Regulations