Air New Zealand Airpoints Guides

Air New Zealand Airpoints is a Kiwi favourite, and by far the most well known travel loyalty program in New Zealand. It is the most common way in which we engage in earning frequent flyer points, known locally as Airpoints Dollars.

The key differences of Airpoints to other programs like Qantas Frequent Flyer, Virgin Velocity, and KrisFlyer is the pegging of the Airpoints Dollar value to the New Zealand Dollar; partnerships with a wider range of banks and increased everyday earning opportunities; and an ability to redeem points on any flight available for sale, albeit at a far higher cost-to-earn ratio.

This is the full list of Point Hacks NZ guides relating to Air New Zealand Airpoints - including a full list of the credit cards that let you earn Airpoints Dollars from everyday spend.

Earning Points

Using Points

  • Using Airpoints Flexipay to top-up your Airpoints balance for flight redemptions

    Air New Zealand have introduced Airpoints Flexipay, a new flight payment feature that lets you use a mixture of Airpoints Dollars and cash to complete a booking. This post goes over the when, why and how of using Airpoints Flexipay, and why it’s cheaper to top-up with your Kiwibank-issued Air New Zealand Airpoints Mastercard if you have one.

  • An introduction to Air New Zealand Airpoints

    Airpoints is the frequent flyer program of Air New Zealand. It has a lot of relevance for New Zealand frequent flyers, thanks to the wide Airpoints Dollars (APD) earning reach with Air New Zealand, Star […]