Definition of Airpoints in English:


plural noun

  • Points accumulated by buyers of airline tickets and other products and redeemable against the cost of air travel with Air New Zealand.

    ‘the full flight was paid for with Airpoints’
    • ‘Customers with products like National's Gold Visa would now have the option of having either cash back rewards or ANZ Airpoints.’
    • ‘In a note sent to Airpoints members last week, Air New Zealand warned customers that the tax would affect any of its customers who used their points to upgrade to better seats.’
    • ‘He acknowledged the changes were a commercial venture for Air New Zealand but said the company believed it could offer its Airpoints members a much cheaper way to access their money while travelling.’
    • ‘This air passenger duty has implications under our Airpoints upgrade programme.’
    • ‘She's never been to Samoa, but has recently accrued enough airpoints to go.’
    • ‘Air New Zealand says new features on its Airpoints loyalty cards promise to revolutionise the travel industry by allowing users to load multiple foreign currency "wallets" up with cash, send money to other cardholders by text and buy goods from overseas websites.’
    • ‘I have enough airpoints to get to Australia or somewhere in the Pacific.’
    • ‘It explicitly says no airpoints or any other loyalty scheme points can be claimed when on ministerial business.’
    • ‘This money could then be spent either in New Zealand or overseas, earning members Airpoints on eligible purchases.’
    • ‘The chip is on the reverse side of new Airpoints cards being sent out to more than half a million Kiwis over the next few weeks.’