Westpac Airpoints™ World MasterCard®

airpoints worldThe Westpac Airpoints™ World MasterCard is the fastest Airpoints Dollar™ earning credit card in New Zealand on foreign currency spend (including when you're overseas or shopping online). With the added privileges of a premium credit card account, such as Status Points and Priority Pass for lounge access, this card has it all.

Special offer: Get 250 Bonus Airpoints Dollars™ when you are approved for a new Airpoints™ World credit card*. Plus, you’ll also pay 0% p.a. interest on purchases within the first 3 months#Find out more.

Benefits

Highlights of the Westpac Airpoints World MasterCard

  • you could earn 250 Bonus Airpoints Dollars. Find out more.
  • earn one Airpoints Dollar for every $65 spent on the card1
  • earn one Airpoints Dollar for every $50 NZD equivalent spent on the card1 in all other currencies
  • earn one Status Point for every $225 spent on the card1
  • join Air New Zealand's Koru programme and the joining fee will be waived, and receive a $145 discount off a standard 12-month Individual Membership rate2
  • with Airpoints Dollars Advance you can get up to 200 extra Airpoints Dollars advanced to you if you don’t have quite enough for a reward3
  • enjoy two complimentary Koru Valet parking passes each year4 
  • your Airpoints Dollars will never expire, as long as you’re a cardholder5
  • Priority Pass lounge access to over 900 airport lounges around the world6
  • up to 120 days’ overseas travel insurance7
  • Extended Warranty Insurance of 12 months for goods purchased on your Airpoints Dollar earning card, and Purchase Protection Insurance too7
  • on-call Concierge Service8. See the More Details tab for more detail.

More great features

  • apply to transfer your balance to the Airpoints World MasterCard, and if successful you could pay 5.95% p.a. for the life of the balance transferred9
  • up to 44 days interest-free credit on all your purchases^
  • grab a joint or additional card for only $100 a year
  • extended gifting to up to two people
  • link your other Westpac accounts to your card so you can access them at the checkout and ATMs when you use your Airpoints World MasterCard
  • use your credit card to withdraw cash from overseas banks and ATMs displaying the MasterCard and Cirrus acceptance marks10
  • 24-hour credit card emergency assistance over the phone
  • an embedded microchip for greater card security
  • contactless technology for fast and convenient payments (of under $80) on the go with MasterCard PayPass
  • pay no international transaction fee (usually $8) when withdrawing money overseas from an ATM within the Global ATM Alliance11
CashNav
Monitor your card spend in real time

CashNav is our new money management app that connects with your credit card to automatically track and categorise what you spend.

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More details

Westpac Airpoints World MasterCard® benefits

Let’s take a closer look at some of the key benefits of your AirpointsTM World MasterCard.

Airpoints DollarsTM and Status Points

With a Westpac Airpoints World MasterCard you’ll earn one Airpoints Dollar for every $65 spent on purchasesyou make in store and online, including purchases at the Airpoints Mall. Each Airpoints Dollar equals one New Zealand Dollar, so it’s simple for you to figure out what rewards you can afford with your Airpoints Dollars.

Learn more about the Airpoints programme

Status Points allow you to upgrade your Airpoints membership status to Silver, Gold or Elite if you earn enough Status Points in a 12-month period. Each level of membership gives you access to exclusive benefits with Air New Zealand, such as lounge access and upgrade privileges.

More about Status Points

Koru membership

Your Airpoints World MasterCard welcomes you to join Air New Zealand’s Koru Programme, waiving the joining fee of $255 and giving you a discount of $145 off the cost of a 12-month Individual Membership rate3. You’ll enjoy access to Air New Zealand Lounges when travelling on an Air New Zealand operated flight with an Air New Zealand ticket, access to premium check-in, priority baggage and complimentary Frequent Flyer seating plus many more benefits*.

*Koru Programme Terms and Conditions apply.

 More about Koru

Koru Valet Parking

Receive two complimentary Koru Valet Parking vouchers per annum for 24 hours complimentary Koru Valet Parking at Auckland or Christchurch Airports. The eVouchers will be automatically loaded into your online Air New Zealand account, and are valid for a 12 month period. Additional services such as grooming and dry cleaning are available by arrangement from Koru Valet staff at an additional cost. See here for more details.

Overseas Travel insurance

When you book travel and pay in advance, you could be covered for up to 120 days per round trip. And if your family travels with you, they could be covered too.7

Before you travel, call AIG on 0800 465 322 to make sure you’re covered and check out the policy document for full information (you can also get a copy from any Westpac branch).

Get extra protection on your purchases

Pay for purchases with your Airpoints credit card and you’ll also receive:

  • Purchase Protection7: This acts a little like contents insurance – purchases paid in full on the card could be covered for up to 90 days if lost, stolen or accidentally damaged.
  • Extended Warranty7: Automatic extension of a manufacturer’s New Zealand warranty to up to 12 months on items you pay for in full on your card.
Priority Pass Airport Lounge Access6

Escape the chaos of international travel with Priority Pass lounge access, giving you entry to over 900 airport lounges around the world.

Find the current list of lounges here

Hotel Upgrades12

Receive a complimentary upgrade to Starwood Gold status with Starwood Preferred Guest®, after using your Westpac Airpoints™ World MasterCard to pay for just one eligible night’s stay at a participating Starwood hotel or resort.

Car Rental Upgrades13

Travel in style with complimentary Hertz Gold Plus Rewards membership and a free one-car-class upgrade (subject to availability) when you book with your Westpac Airpoints World MasterCard.

Find out more about rental upgrades

World MasterCard Privileged Access Program14

Enjoy the very best the world has to offer with an exclusive range of specially selected travel, shopping and dining experiences from across the globe.

Check out the current offers

MasterCard Privileges

Head to the MasterCard Privileges page to find offers specially selected for MasterCard cardholders. You’ll find a broad range of local and global experiences across dining, travel, retail and entertainment.

Check out MasterCard Privileges

On Call Concierge Service8

Never miss out again with the Westpac Airpoints World MasterCard concierge service on call to arrange everything from restaurant to taxi bookings. The Home Assist service is also available 24 hours a day to arrange tradespeople when you need it most. They’re only a phone call away on 0800 998 998.

Rates, fees & more

Minimum credit limit

Airpoints World MasterCard has a minimum credit limit of $18,000

Repayment options

Pay your card off in full or make any payment above the monthly minimum (either 2% or $5 of the balance owing  - whichever is greater)15. View payment options here.

Rates

Airpoints World MasterCard - Interest rates
CardInterest rates
Purchases (and other fees & charges) 16.95% p.a.
Balance transfer rate
Transfer balances from another bank’s credit card, overdraft, personal loan, or hire purchase agreement to a Westpac credit card.
 > More on balance transfers
1.99% p.a.*special rate  for 12 months on the balance transferred
5.95% p.a. for the life of the balance transferred
Cash advance rate
Cash advances on all Westpac credit cards, excluding those on Portfolio pricing
22.95% p.a.

Fees

Airpoints World MasterCard - Fees
Fees on this page are current as at 8 December 2016 and are subject to change.
Some overseas banks may charge an extra fee for a cash advance.
Fee typeFee amount
Annual account fee $390 per year
Paid in two 6-monthly instalments of $195. Spend $50,000 or more in a 6 month period and we'll waive your next 6 monthly fee.
Joint/additional card $100 per year
($50 every 6 months)
Cash advance in NZ using a Westpac ATM $2 per transaction
at other bank ATMs $2 per transaction
Westpac branch teller $2 per transaction
Cash advance overseas using Global ATM Alliance ATMs $0  Transaction fees do not apply when using ATMs within the Global ATM Alliance in the respective country shown. Institutions participating in the Global ATM Alliance are subject to change but currently include Deutsche Bank (Germany), Bank of America (United States), Scotiabank (Canada), Barclays Bank (United Kingdom), BNP Paribas (France), Westpac (Australia) and Westpac (New Zealand).The NZ$8 international transaction fee saving applies to Westpac customers only, and is subject to change. All other international and standard fees apply including foreign currency conversion fees apply – see the  <a href="http://www.westpac.co.nz/assets/Personal/Your-Money-and-Tailored-Packs/Brochures/transaction_service_fees.pdf" target="_blank">Transaction and Service Fees brochure</a> or <a href="http://www.westpac.co.nz/assets/Personal/Your-Money-and-Tailored-Packs/Brochures/business_transaction_and_service_fees.pdf" target="_blank">Business Transaction and Service Fees brochure</a> for details.
using other ATMs or at bank branches NZ$8 per transaction Note: An ATM service fee may be charged by the ATM provider.
Late payment fee $15 per late payment
Card over limit
Applies where you exceed your account credit limit during any statement period.
$15 
Replacement card
where original card is lost, damaged or stolen
$15 per card
Courier delivery in NZ/overseas Courier costs where applicable 
Foreign currency fee 2.50% of NZD converted value of foreign currency transaction amount When you use your Westpac credit card to make an overseas transaction, you'll pay a foreign currency fee. This is currently 2.5% of the New Zealand dollar converted value of the foreign currency transaction amount. A foreign currency conversion fee is applied to purchases, cash withdrawals and any fees and charges in a foreign currency incurred by you from the overseas merchant or merchant bank for that transaction.