and greater choice - benefits for our most frequent flyers include:
Upgrade Privileges - Silver, Gold and Gold Elite
Priority Wait-listing - Silver, Gold and Gold Elite
No Airpoints Dollars™ Expiry - Gold Elite and Gold
Gift Recipients - Gold Elite and Gold
Discounted Business Awards - Silver, Gold and Gold
Gold Elite Partner
Privileges - Silver, Gold and Gold Elite
Silver members receive one complimentary one-class, one-sector upgrade,
which may be confirmed 48 hours prior to travel. If you are a resident
of New Zealand, Australia, Pacific Islands or Asia, your upgrade can
be redeemed for travel between New Zealand, Australia, Pacific Islands,
Asia and Honolulu. If you are a European, United Kingdom or North/South
American resident your upgrade may be redeemed from London Heathrow
to Los Angeles or vice versa
Gold and Gold Elite members receive two complimentary, one-class,
one-sector upgrades. Complimentary upgrades for Gold members may be
confirmed 3 days ahead of travel. For Gold Elite members, complimentary
upgrades may be confirmed up to 12 months before the flight.
All complimentary upgrades are subject to seat availability and can
only be used on Air New Zealand ticketed and operated flights. They
cannot be used if travelling on an Airpoints™ reward ticket. Complimentary
upgrades may be gifted by Gold Elite members only.
If you are an Airpoints Silver, Gold or Gold Elite member, you can
see how many complimentary upgrades you have available online. Just
login to 'My Account' and go to your Airpoints Account Summary. Or,
if you've not logged in before, register now.
Request a complimentary upgrade.
Wait-listing - Silver, Gold and Gold Elite
If the flight you want is full, you can be priority wait-listed in
the chance a seat becomes available. This must be requested through
your booking agent. This service is available on Air New Zealand and
Star Alliance-operated flights. Wait-listing is not available in conjunction
with reward tickets and is not available on all fare types.
Airpoints Dollars Expiry - Gold Elite and Gold
Your Airpoints Dollars™ will not expire while you retain Gold Elite
or Gold status. Should you move below Gold status, you will have until
your next anniversary of joining to use any Airpoints Dollars that
would otherwise expired. If your next anniversary falls within two
months of you moving below Gold status you will have two months to
utilise these Airpoints Dollars.
Recipients - Gold Elite and Gold
In addition to the household gifting rules, Gold Elite and Gold members
have an exclusive opportunity to gift rewards to nominated friends
or family members each year. These people do not have to live in the
same household or be Airpoints members. Gold Elite members are able
to nominate an additional four people, and Gold members an additional
two people. To register your giftees, login to 'My Account', click
on My Profile, then Gold Elite/Gold Giftees. If you're not already
registered for 'My Account', register here.
Business Awards - Silver, Gold and Gold Elite
A special allocation of discounted Long Haul Business fares are available
in limited quantities. These fares are also available for Koru Club
Gold Elite Partner allows you to nominate your spouse or partner to
enjoy the same exclusive privileges as you do when travelling on Air
New Zealand operated flights, even if you are not travelling together.
With their Gold Elite Partner card, your partner will enjoy; access
to Air New Zealand Koru Club lounges (with one guest), premium check-in,
additional baggage allowance, priority airport standby, priority boarding
and priority baggage claim. To register your Gold Elite Partner, login
to 'My Account', click on My Profile, then Gold Elite Partner.
If you're not already registered for Online Services, register
Frequent Flyer Benefits
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