If you are not an Australian Elite member, check the New Zealand Elite Airpoints Dollar Upgrade chart for Airpoints Dollar rates.

It is important to remember that Elite Airpoints Dollar Upgrade seats are limited and are subject to confirmation in advance for Elite members
if upgrade seats are available. If not confirmed prior to day of travel, upgrades may be confirmed at the airport if seats are available.

Long-haul routes operated by B777 and B787 aircraft featuring an Economy, Premium Economy
and Business Premier offering

Including services to Perth, Honolulu, Papeete, Bali and between Sydney and Rarotonga.

One way journey between Economy to Premium Economy
Airpoints Dollar Upgrade
Premium Economy to Business Premier
Airpoints Dollar Upgrade
New Zealand and: Airpoints logo Airpoints logo
Western Australia
150 330
Honolulu/Tahiti 150 330
Asia 200 430
The Americas 200 430
London - -
Los Angeles and: Airpoints logo Airpoints logo
London 200 430

* Please note: Airpoints Dollar Upgrade requests on flights between New Zealand and London are purchased on a sector basis via Los Angeles.

Routes operated by B767 aircraft featuring Economy and Business Premier

One way journey between Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar Upgrade
New Zealand and: Airpoints logo
Eastern Australia 220
Pacific Islands (excl. Honolulu and Tahiti) 220
Bali 370
Honolulu/Tahiti 370
Vietnam
390
Western Australia and: Airpoints logo
New Zealand 390
Pacific Islands and: Airpoints logo
Los Angeles 295
Eastern Australia
390

 

Tasman and Pacific Island routes operated by B777 and B787 aircraft

Includes services between New Zealand and eastern Australia and the Pacific Island operated by B777 and B787 aircraft,
Elite members may upgrade from Economy to Business Premier using Airpoints Dollars.

One way journey between Economy to Premium Economy
Airpoints Dollar Upgrade
Premium Economy to Business
Airpoints Dollar Upgrade
Economy to Business
Airpoints Dollar Upgrade
New Zealand and: Airpoints logo Airpoints logo Airpoints logo
Eastern Australia 90 130 220
Pacific Islands (excl. Honolulu and Tahiti) 90 130 220

All references to Airpoints Dollars shall be deemed to be references to Australian Airpoints Dollars.

Zone Key

Zone Cities/Countries included in the Zone
Eastern Australia Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney, Norfolk Island, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast
Western Australia Perth
Pacific Islands Apia, Nadi, Noumea, Rarotonga, Tongatapu
Bali Bali
Asia Hong Kong, Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, Singapore, Vietnam
The Americas Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Vancouver, Buenos Aires

 

See the Airpoints Terms and Conditions for full programme details.