Elite Airpoints Dollars™ upgrades

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

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)

 
New Zealand and Perth, Honolulu, Tahiti or Bali

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 180

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 360

 
New Zealand and Asia

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 220

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 480

 
New Zealand and The Americas

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 220

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 480

 
New Zealand and London*

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: -

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

:

-

 
Los Angeles and London

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 220

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

:

480

 
Los Angeles and Pacific Islands

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 220

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

:

480

 
Eastern Australia and Pacific Islands

Economy to Premium Economy Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 220

Premium Economy to Business Premier Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

:

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

 
New Zealand and Eastern Australia

Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 250

 
New Zealand and Western Australia

Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 450

 
New Zealand and Pacific Islands (excluding Honolulu and Tahiti)

Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 250

 
New Zealand and Honolulu,Tahiti or Bali

Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 430

 
New Zealand and Asia

Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

: 450

 
New Zealand and Intra Pacific (including Tahiti)

Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

:

175

 
Pacific Islands (including Tahiti) and Los Angeles

Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

:

330

 
Pacific Islands (including Tahiti) and Eastern Australia

Economy to Business Airpoints Dollar Upgrade 

:

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.

 
New Zealand and Eastern Australia

100

150

250

 
New Zealand and Pacific Islands (excl Honolulu and Tahiti)

100

150

250

Zone Key
 
Eastern Australia

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

 
Pacific Islands

Apia, Nadi, Noumea, Rarotonga, Tongatapu

 
Asia

Hong Kong, Toyko, Osaka, Shanghai, Singapore, Vietnam

 
The Americas

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