Flights to the USA are hotting up. As previously mentioned American Airlines currently has a sale and now Air New Zealand has followed suit but this time with departures from more Australian cities. Departure period covers 3 October to 29 November 2017, 16 January to 9 February 2018 and 30 April to 25 May 2018. US Destinations covered are as follows:
One Stop flights via Auckland
- Los Angeles: $927 (ex MEL), $929 (ex BNE), $940 (ex SYD), $1,042 (ex ADL), $1,106 (ex PER)
- San Francisco: $897 (ex SYD), $985 (ex BNE), $996 (ex MEL), $1,080 (ex ADL), $1,113 (ex PER)
- Houston: $1,148 (ex MEL), $1,153 (ex SYD), $1,194 (ex BNE), $1,246 (ex ADL)
Frequent Flyer Notes
This Economy deal books in “K” class (Discount Economy). A example routing from Melbourne to Los Angeles (via Auckland) could potentially earn 36 Airpoint Dollars and 112 Status Points. The minimum Status Points required to move to Silver is 450. With redemption flights its important to remember one Airpoints Dollar is equal to one New Zealand Dollar – so this translates to a saving of $40 NZD off your next Air New Zealand flight with this deal.
If you are a Velocity Member, you can earn a potential 4,073 points and 120 status credits. That’s almost half way to attaining Silver level membership (250) and almost halfway to redeeming a one way flight between Sydney and Melbourne (7,800).