Air New Zealand Airpoints | Budget Rent A Car New Zealand

Budget are partners in the Air New Zealand Airpoints™ Programme, so you can earn Airpoints Dollars™ when you rent from any one of our Budget locations in New Zealand, Australia or the Pacific, or from any Budget airport location worldwide, except Alaska.

Simply quote your Airpoints number on your reservation or at the time of rental and you'll earn Airpoints Dollars on any qualifying rentals.*

Airpoints members wanting to make car hire reservations can call Budget on 0800 283 444 or +64 9 526 3243.

Programme Rewards

Members earn 2.50 Airpoints Dollars per day's rental, on all qualifying rentals*.


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*Terms and Conditions

  • Rewards programme points will be awarded on eligible rentals.
  • Airpoints Dollars may not be earned on staff, discount, free, net wholesale, certain corporate or travel industry rates.
  • No earn on rentals redeemed using Airpoints Dollars. This includes any extensions made to a redemptions booking, whether paid for using Airpoints Dollars or covered by the renter.
  • Earn Airpoints Dollars any one of our Budget locations in New Zealand, Australia or the Pacific, or from any Budget airport location worldwide, except Alaska.
  • Only one points programme may be nominated per rental and the renter name must be the same as the membership name of that particular programme.
  • Member must quote their Airpoints membership number when making a reservation, or show their membership card at the counter when collecting their vehicle. (If your membership number has already been linked to an Budget profile, then this is not necessary).
  • Your airline flight ticket or boarding pass is not required to earn Airpoints Dollars with Budget.

Partner Information

For more information or to enrol in the Air New Zealand Airpoints Programme, please visit the Air New Zealand website.


Air New Zealand Airpoints Dollars™

Air New Zealand’s loyalty program – Airpoints – now comes with. When you hire a car through Budget New Zealand, you can earn Airpoints Dollars™. You can earn Airpoints at any participating Budget location in worldwide .

With its fleet of reliable, comfortable, affordable vehicles, Budget is your best bet for leisure or business car rental. Earning Airpoints Dollars on your rentals is just another fantastic reason to choose Budget for all of your car hire needs.

What are Airpoints Dollars™?

As an Airpoints member, you can earn Airpoints Dollars™ when you fly with Air New Zealand or Star Alliance airlines. You can also earn when shopping with over 65 Airpoints partners including Budget car rentals, or when you spend using an Airpoints earning credit card. The program is completely free to join, and anyone in the world can sign up. One Airpoints Dollar is worth one New Zealand Dollar so it’s easy to know how much you are earning.

What are the benefits of Airpoints Dollars™?

Members can earn Airpoints Dollars that can then be spent on flights, car rental, Koru memberships and more.

How Does It Work?

When you hire a car through Budget, add your Airpoints number in your booking or quote it at the counter. You will earn 2.5 Airpoints Dollars™ per rental day.

Airpoints Dollars cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer, coupon, loyalty programme or promotion including local branch specials. Additionally they cannot be used with contracted, corporate, government, chauffeur drive, industry, tour operator or other nett rates. Airpoints Dollars also cannot be earned on Airpoints redemption bookings.

How Do I join?

Sign up for free here.