Platinum Tier (PL)

 

​​​​​​​​​Platinum Benefits

רומנטיקה  
Platinum Matmid members enjoy free membership in the King David Club, including preferential check-in at the King David counters and entry to EL AL lounges in Israel for flights departing from Terminal 3 and worldwide. They also receive additional point accrual on EL AL and unique benefits from EL AL.  
​Platinum​ members and accompanying passengers are welcome in overseas lounges at the following destinations: Berlin, Budapest, Prague and Larnaca, for additional payment.

As a Platinum member living outside of Israel you will enjoy the benefits of the EXECUTIVE Circle

View the variety of benefits for the EXECUTIVE Circle

Changes and updates in benefits and tier status in the Matmid Frequent Flyer Club program will apply to flights departing as of April 1st, 2019, regardless of the date the reservation was made. To view the changes>
Matmid Club members are entitled to redeem their benefits according to current conditions until March 31, 2019.​



 

Receiving Platinum Tier

Matmid members who accumulate 3000 points or 2,800 points + 40 flight segments during a period of 12 consecutive months will enjoy the benefits of Platinum membership. To view changes in receving platinum tier >

Point accrual is checked daily during a period of 12 consecutive months to examine entitlement for awarding Platinum tier status. 

Point accrual is checked for a period 12 consecutive months prior to the date for renewing Platinum tier status.
Point accrual required for renewing or receiving Platinum tier status: Basic points earned only from EL AL ​and from FLY CARD PREMIUM credit cards.


 

Special Benefit for FLY CARD PREMIUM Holders

Up to 20% of the points converted from FLY CARD PREMIUM credit cards will count towards receiving or renewing premium status and being listed for reduced price last-minute upgrades (limited to up to 400 points per year).



 

Platinum Members Earn More Points on EL AL Flights

 

Upgrade to Premium Class

Assured Advance Upgrade for Double Points to Business Class: In exchange for double points when purchasing a flight ticket in Economy Class to destinations in North America in B class and to all other destinations in Q class (instead of purchasing a ticket in Y, S or M class)
For more information


Reduced price last-minute upgrade:
Upgrading to a premium class for a reduced, attractive price 24 hours before the flight and at the airport. The upgrade is given on a space available basis and subject to Matmid Club regulations.

Platinum members receive a 50% discount on reduced price last-minute upgrades from Business Class to First Class.

As of December 10, 2014, the list of priorities for a reduced price last-minute upgrade is as follows

  • Member’s tier
  • Type of flight ticket
  • EXECUTIVE Members (Excluding  Matmid  TL Members),  FLY CARD PREMIUM credit card holders
  • The number of basic points earned by the member over the preceding 12-month period from EL AL  flights
     and from FLY CARD PREMIUM credit card only
  • Seniority as club member

Until December 9, 2014, the list of priorities for a reduced price last-minute upgrade was as follows

  • Member’s tier
  • Type of flight ticket
  • The number of basic points earned by the member over the preceding 12-month period from EL AL flights​ and from FLY CARD PREMIUM credit card only
  • Seniority as club member

For more information


 High Availability of Bonus Tickets

Platinum members can utilize bonus tickets in non-designated bonus classes, for a higher number of points. The benefit is subject to availability in H or B class.
To view the Table of Required Points for Various Destinations


 

Baggage Benefits

Hand luggage: Economy Class passengers may carry aboard the plane one standard size piece of hand luggage + a portable computer, with a total inclusive weight not exceeding 12 kilos.

* ​The baggage benefit for European destinations in Economy Class when purchasing the Lite ticket (for sale as of April 30, 2018, for departures as of October 15, 2018) – option to carry one bag (of standard dimensions) weighing up to 8 kg.

Checked Baggage: The baggage allowance for Platinum members flying Economy Class is 2 suitcases weighing up to 32 kilos each. Also,  FLY CARD and FLY CARD PREMIUM credit card holders receive a 50% discount for another piece of baggage (above the permitted allowance). 
* For Checked Baggage, in Economy Class for European ​ destinations: when purchasing Lite ticket (for sale as of April 30, 2016, for departures as of October 15, 2018) – no baggage benefit will be allowed. Baggage can be stored in Checked Baggage​​ for a fee.     

In Lite ticket: The 50% discount for FLY CARD holders will not apply to the first suitcase and will be valid only for the second suitcase (first suitcase for full payment).​
Also, As of April 1st, 2019 ​there will be changes in luggage benefits to FLY CARD and FLY CARD PREMIUM.
To view the changes>​​
​Likewise, as of April 1, 2019, additional changes and updates in the Matmid program will be in effect. As part of these changes, Excess Baggage conditions for Lite Fare tickets to European destinations will also apply on Lite Fare flight tickets sold to the remaining EL AL destinations​

For advance reservations up to 6 hours before the flight departure time​​​

For more information


 

 

Concierge Service

Platinum members enjoy Concierge services worldwide through a service center that is available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. For more information


 


  

 

Assured Seating Up to 24 Hours before Flight Time

Platinum members have assured seating in Economy Class up to 24 hours before the flight, when purchasing a flight ticket in Y class ​(except during holiday seasons, fairs and special events, code share flights, flights for groups and except for unusual circumstances and circumstances not under EL AL’s control).




Additional Information

  • To view the benefits, cancelation/change policy for bonus tickets and upgrades to premium classes
  • Benefits for FLY CARD and FLY CARD PREMIUM credit card holders are for members with an Israeli bank account.
  • Using tier-related benefits is subject to Matmid Club Regulations.
  • Until February 9, 2015
    To receive Platinum benefits in the Matmid Club, you must accumulate 5000 points or 4000 points + 45 flight segments during a period of 12 consecutive months
    To renew Matmid Platinum membership you must accumulate 4500 points or 4000 points + 45 flight segments during a period of 12 consecutive months
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