Elite Airpoints Dollars™ Upgrades

Elite members may request one class Airpoints Dollar Upgrades based on the charts below.

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

One way journey between 

New Zealand and Western Australia 

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A160

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A300


One way journey between 

New Zealand and Honolulu/Tahiti/Bali

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A160

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A300


One way journey between 

New Zealand and Asia

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A260

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A520


One way journey between 

New Zealand and Americas 1

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A315

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A625


One way journey between 

New Zealand and Americas 2

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A355

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A790


One way journey between 

New Zealand and London*

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar upgrade

-

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar upgrade

-


One way journey between 

Los Angeles and London

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A315

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A625


One way journey between 

Sydney and Rarotonga

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A260

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A520


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

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

One way journey between 

New Zealand and Eastern Australia 

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A85

Premium Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A85

Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A170


One way journey between 

New Zealand and Pacific Islands (excl. Honolulu and Tahiti) 

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A85

Premium Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A85

Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar upgrade

A170


Zone key

 Zone

Eastern Australia 

Cities/countries included in the zone 

Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney, Norfolk Island, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast 


 Zone

Western Australia

Cities/countries included in the zone 

Perth


 Zone

Pacific Islands

Cities/countries included in the zone 

Apia, Nadi, Noumea, Rarotonga, Tongatapu


 Zone

Asia

Cities/countries included in the zone 

Hong Kong, Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, Singapore, Seoul, Taipei


 Zone

Americas 1

Cities/countries included in the zone 

Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, Buenos Aires


 Zone

Americas 2

Cities/countries included in the zone 

Houston, Chicago, New York