Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 04 Sep 2015
Total posts 19
Hi, How easy is it to use Air NZ Airports on flight from AKL to HNL in premium or Business? any advice appreciated
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 12 Jan 2016
Total posts 32
My understanding (although I haven't tried to redeem any yet), is you can use them just like regular money, except you have to have enough to pay for the whole amount. But I could be wrong.
Member since 23 Oct 2013
Total posts 767
For Australian airports members you need the whole amount of the base fare. Taxes are paid separately.
How do you find the discounted seats?
The main discounted one for status holders:
Member since 16 Dec 2011
Total posts 8
Also depends on whether you’re from AU or NZ. If you’re from NZ, you can take out a Kiwibank-issued Airpoints Mastercard, and then buy Airpoints Dollars for $1 NZD each. That way, you can always top up to bridge the gap between how many APD you have and the base fare.
Hi Henrus, Thank you for the links very helpful.
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