If you are an Australian Elite member, check the Australian 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 (upgrades to the next class only)

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 180 360
Honolulu/Tahiti 180 360
Asia 220 480
The Americas 220 480
London* - -
Los Angeles and: - -
London 220 480

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

Routes operated by B767 aircraft featuring only Economy and Business offerings

One way journey between Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar Upgrade
New Zealand and: Airpoints logo
Eastern Australia 250
Western Australia 450
Pacific Islands (excluding Honolulu and Tahiti) 250
Bali 430
Honolulu/Tahiti 430
Asia 450
Intra Pacific (including Tahiti) 175
Pacific Islands (including Tahiti) and: Airpoints logo
Los Angeles 330
Eastern Australia 450

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 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 100 150 250
Honolulu/Tahiti 100 150 250

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
The Americas Los Angeles, San Francisco, Houston, Vancouver, Buenos Aires