Member since 05 Apr 2017
Total posts 2
American Express Platinum Metal Card. Do you think the new metal card will be issued in Aus?
Qantas - Qantas Frequent Flyer
Member since 29 Nov 2013
Total posts 440
I hope so. I just read a story on The Points Guy and it looks pretty slick!
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards
Member since 08 Jun 2014
Total posts 88
How would one find out, get one and which card? The Charge Card?
It is the Platinum Charge Card, just been released in the US.
I know it's only the states... now can we get it here in Aus?
I was meaning to call AMEX today re this. I'll ring them in the morning and find out the situation.
Member since 06 Apr 2017
Total posts 1
I am a platinum charge card holder. I called up the concierge around 2 weeks ago about it and they said there are currently no plans to bring it to Australia which is unfortunate.
Member since 06 Feb 2012
Total posts 25
I also have a Plat card. called yesterday and had the same result. they said that they are always reviewing their product offering but at this point were not aware of any plans.
Maybe we need to keep calling...they might get the message..!
Virgin Australia - Velocity Rewards Gold
Member since 04 Jul 2014
Doubtful. The premium card market is so competitive in the US they have to keep pushing the mark, AMEX Platinum is unrivalled here.
Member since 12 Jul 2012
Get a Centurion card, they are Metal :)
Member since 18 Sep 2015
Total posts 27
The downside of the metal cards is that they set off airport scanners if you keep your wallet in your pocket. They make your wallet yet another thing that you have to pull out and put in the tray for separate scanning.
Member since 28 Oct 2011
Total posts 237
Doesn't everyone just put their wallet in the tray as a matter of course anyway? I know I do. And of course in the US, they want everything out of your pockets.
Member since 02 Apr 2017
Total posts 9
Hi all - hopefully I'm not getting your hopes up, though I have asked 2 sources for clarification on what I recently spotted.
Member since 10 May 2017
Total posts 55
Just ordered my metal card - so looks like is here
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