Companion tickets

Spending Airpoints Dollars™ on Companion tickets

If you have already purchased a Business Class, Premium Economy, Economy Flexi, Flexi Works or Flexi Works Deluxe ticket you can purchase a travel companion a discounted ticket paid for with Airpoints Dollars. Just follow the simple step by step process below:

  1. Choose your flight
    • Visit to view our available flights to your destination
    • Call our contact centre to see if a Companion ticket is available for your preferred flight
    • We will confirm the require number of Airpoints Dollar for the Companion ticket
  2. Book your flight
    • Book your Business Class, Premium Economy, Economy Flexi, Flexi Works or Flexi Works Deluxe fare via, through our contact centre or a travel agent
  3. Request the Companion ticket
    • Call out contact centre again to request your companion ticket, ensuring you have enough Airpoints Dollars™ for the full value of the Companion ticket
    • Your request can be made up to 355 days in advance
    • Your Companion ticket will be confirmed by email

See our Companion ticket chart, which shows Companion ticket prices for international and domestic destinations in Airpoints Dollars

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Not enough Airpoints Dollars? Here are two  easy ways to get more. If you’re short on Airpoints Dollars, you could boost your Airpoints Dollars if you have an Air New Zealand Airpoints credit card or  OneSmart™ to top up.

*Companion tickets are not available in conjunction with Airpoints reward tickets, travel industry fares, prize/promotion tickets and upgrades or Air New Zealand ticketed flights operated by another carrier, and are not redeemable on a ‘Seat Only’ or ‘Seat and Bag’ fare. Airpoints Terms and Conditions apply.