Elite Airpoints Dollars™ Upgrades
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
New Zealand and Western Australia
New Zealand and Honolulu/Tahiti/Bali
New Zealand and Asia
New Zealand and Americas 1
New Zealand and Americas 2
New Zealand and London*
Los Angeles and London
*Please note: Elite Airpoints Dollar Upgrade requests on flights between New Zealand and London via Los Angeles are offered on a per sector basis.
|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 Eastern Australia||A85||A85||A170|
|New Zealand and Pacific Islands (excl. Honolulu and Tahiti)||A85||A85||A170|
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
New Zealand and Eastern Australia
New Zealand and Pacific Islands (excl. Honolulu and Tahiti)
|Zone||Cities/countries included in the zone|
|Eastern Australia||Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney, Norfolk Island, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast|
|Pacific Islands||Apia, Nadi, Noumea, Rarotonga, Tongatapu|
|Asia||Hong Kong, Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, Singapore, Seoul, Taipei|
|Americas 1||Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, Buenos Aires|
|Americas 2||Houston, Chicago, New York|
Adelaide, Brisbane, Cairns, Melbourne, Sydney, Norfolk Island, Gold Coast, Sunshine Coast
Apia, Nadi, Noumea, Rarotonga, Tongatapu
Hong Kong, Tokyo, Osaka, Shanghai, Singapore, Seoul, Taipei
Los Angeles, San Francisco, Vancouver, Buenos Aires
Houston, Chicago, New York
All references to Airpoints Dollars shall be deemed to be references to Australian Airpoints Dollars.
Please note that changes made by passengers to upgrade requests or flights booked prior to 10 February 2020 will have upgrade requests re-applied at the rates above.
See the Airpoints™ terms and conditions for full programme details.