Assured advance upgrade

 

​​​​Let your points upgrade you​

Purchased a flight ticket and want to upgrade to a higher class? With the Frequent Flyer points you have accrued, you can enjoy your next flight in prestige classes.

How?

  1. Purchase a flight ticket for a class that allows upgrading (the list of classes is shown in the costs table).
  2. Via the service center (2250 * / 03-9771111) or through the travel agency in Israel, make sure that there are seats available for the upgraded class. 
  3. If there are seats available, change your reservation and pay for the upgrade using points according to the cost table. Your flight ticket immediately advances one level.

Don't have enough points to upgrade to a higher class? Just buy the points you ​need>​

What next?

The flight ticket for the prestige class to which you have been upgraded will be sent to you and the points will be deducted automatically from your Matmid frequ​ent flyer club account>

​​​​For your attention: As of August 1, 2019, conditions of S class have changed. for​ tickets purchased as of August 1, 2019 for flights departing as of November 1, 2019. Find out more>


​Cost of advanced point upgrades, one way​​​​:​
+ From Economy class to Business class

Destinations​ For all club members from classes Y, M to class R
Price in Points​​
Athens, Bucharest, Sofia,
Warsaw, Vienna, Munich,
Frankfurt, Kiev,
Larnaca, Budapest​,
Dusseldorf (departures as of 1.6.20​)
150
Amsterdam, Brussels, Venice,
Madrid, Milan, Marseille,
Rome, Barcelona, Zurich,
Geneva, Moscow, Berlin,
Lisbon, Nice, Prague
300
Paris, London, Manchester​,
Dublin (departures as of 26.5.20)​
350
Johannesburg, Mumbai 600​
Toronto, Bangkok, Beijing
700​
New York, Hong Kong, Boston,
Tokyo (departures as of 11.3.20)
900​
Miami, Orlando, Chicago 1,050​
​Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas​
​1,200
+ From Economy class to Premium class
Until 31.12.2019, tickets purchased in S  booking Class will be upgrade-able- only for advance upgrades from Economy cabin to Premium cabin to all relevant EL AL destinations, except in the USA and Canada.

Destinations
For all club members from classes Y, ​M, K,​ V to class P
Price in Points​​
Toronto 300
New York, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Beijing, Boston,
Tokyo (departures as of 11.3.20)
400
Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas 550
Miami, Chicago 475
Paris, London 200​
+ From Premium class to Business class

Destinations
For all club members from classes Q, W to class R
Price in Points​​
Toronto 500
New York, Hong Kong, Bangkok, Beijing​, Boston,
Tokyo (departures as of 11.3.20)​
600
Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas 750
Miami, Chicago 675
Paris, London 250
+ From Business class to First class

Destinations
For all club member
Classes I, C to Class A
Price in Points​​
New York​ 900​​

​​Upgrade Combined Money and P​oints

+ Upgrade with Money & Points for Top Platinum

Upgrade Combined Money and Points benefit for Top Platinum (TP) only,  for sale until December 31, 2019

From Economy Class to Business class - one way

Destinations​ For Top platinum (TP) members from classes Y,​ M to ​​class R
Athens, Bucharest, Sofia, Warsaw, Vienna, Munich, Kiev, Larnaca, Budapest, ​Frankfurt $30 + 30 points
Amsterdam, Brussels, Venice, Madrid, Milan, Marseille, Rome, Barcelona, Zurich, Geneva, Moscow, Berlin, Lisbon, Nice, Prague, Paris, London, Manchester​​ 
$55 + 70 points
Johannesburg, Mumbai ​$125 + 200 points
Toronto, Bangkok, Beijing $200 + 225 points
New York, Hong Kong, Boston ​​​​$300 + 300 points
Miami, Orlando, Chicago ​$350 + 350 points
​Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas​ ​​​​​​​​​$400 + 400 points
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From Economy Class to Premium class - one way

Destinations
For Top platinum (TP) members​ (TP) from classes Y,​ M, K V to class P
Paris, London $40 + 40 points
Toronto $100 + 100 points
Miami $175 + 125 points
New York, Hong Kong, Bangkok $130 + 140 points
Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas​ $190 + 180 points
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From Premium Class to Business class - one way

Destinations
For Top platinum (TP) members from classes Q, W to class R
Paris, London $50 + 80 points
Miami $250 + 150 points
Toronto $150 + 200 points
New York, Hong Kong, Bangkok $200 + 200 points
Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas​ $250 + 250 points
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 From Business Class to First class - one way
Destinations
For Top platinum (TP) 
Classes I, C to Class A
New York $300 + 300 points​
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+ Upgrade with Double Points for GL, PL and TP

Upgrade from K class to Business class for double the amount of points benefit​ for Gold (GL), Platinum (PL) and Top Platinum (TP) members, for sale until 31 December​, 2019

From Economy Class to Business class - one way

Destinations​ For Gold, Platinum and Top platinum members from K Class to R Class
Athens, Bucharest, Sofia, Warsaw, Vienna, Munich, Kiev, Larnaca, Budapest, ​Frankfurt 300
Amsterdam, Brussels, Venice, Madrid, Milan, Marseille, Rome, Barcelona, Zurich, Geneva, Moscow, Berlin, Lisbon, Nice, Prague
600
London, Paris, Manchester​​ ​700
Johannesburg, Mumbai 1,200
Toronto, Bangkok, Beijing 1,400
New York, Hong Kong, Boston 1,800
Miami, Orlando, Chicago 2,100
​Los Angeles, San Francisco, Las Vegas​ 2,400​

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Important Information:

  • The passenger name cannot be changed after ticketing
  • Tickets can only be upgraded on El Al flights, with the EL AL code and not on Code Share flights
  • Upgrading in advance with points does not change the basic ticket conditions
  • It is not possible to upgrade with points in advance at the airport 
  • It is not possible to upgrade an airline ticket purchased with a child discount, unless a ticket was purchased for the child at adult price and the ticket meets the upgrade conditions 
  • An upgrade with points or Upgrade Combined Money and Points ​does not enable accrual of points. The points will be earned according to the basic class purchased prior to the ticket upgrade  
  • An upgrade cannot be made for an upgrade. In other words, it is not possible to upgrade from Economy class to First class
  • Cancellation / change policy for bonus cards and upgrades for higher classes >
  • Subject to the upgrade terms and the regulations of El Al Frequent Flyer Club and its rules

As of July 9, 2019​:​

  • Upgrading in advance with points requires immediate ticketing​ during booking, both of the flight ticket and the upgrade
  • Advanced upgrade conditions with points, including conditions for change, cancellation of the upgrade or no show for the flig​ht, are ​detailed at the time of booking the upgrade and prior to purchase​


For an assured advance upgrade until ​March 3​1, 2019>​