Pay for your rental car with Airpoints Dollars™

Exclusively available when booking Avis and Budget car rental through Air New Zealand. These bookings are also known as Airpoints™ redemptions / reward bookings and are available for locations across New Zealand and around the globe.

Please note that you will need to have enough Airpoints Dollars™ for the entire booking. If you're a little short you can top-up your Airpoints™ balance with our Airpoints Dollars™ top-up benefit available on Air New Zealand Airpoints credit cards issued by Kiwibank.

How to pay for your rental car with Airpoints Dollars

Sign in to your online account with your Airpoints membership details. Enter your rental location, dates and times, choose your preferred vehicle and select to pay with Airpoints Dollars at the payment stage.

Adding Equipment/Services and Protections/Coverages

After selecting your vehicle, you will be provided with the opportunity to add any optional equipment/services and protections/coverages that you would like. This includes:

  • Additional driver
  • Bike rack
  • GPS Navigation
  • Child Safety Seats
  • Excess Reduction
  • Collision Damage Waiver (where applicable)

Please note that your Airpoints balance will need to cover the entire cost. If you wish to pay for these items by cash, they can be purchased directly at the counter when you collect your vehicle.

International (offshore) Airpoints members

Members residing outside of New Zealand will need to make Airpoints redemption bookings through our Contact Centre. As this is a manual process all bookings will need to be made at least 5 business days prior to travel.

Please note that bookings paid for with Airpoints Dollars are not entitled to Airpoints Dollars earn.