MemberSince99 wrote:I think it would stop me in my tracks if I saw an Amex black card. I've honestly never seen one in person only pictures of them online. I've never worked retail where I handled people's cards, but no one I know has one.
So I have a feeling you will be noticed SRT, I am not sure they realize quite how exclusive a card that really is, but I'm sure you will get noticed!
What I notice up here is when I shop in boutique/designer shops, no one really cares which suits me fine. Vancouver has its fair share of money.
It gets awkward with other customers waiting when the clerk almost always quite loudly says "oh what is this.... why is it so heavy" while flipping or tapping the card. You don't want to be a 'dick' and ignore them so I almost always sheepishly answer it's made of metal. The next question usually is.... "what are the benefits". To keep things short I say.. "almost anything you can think of and wish to buy"
Then I move on and pack the card away quickly lest Bubba comes to mug me LOL
In all honesty though what I really enjoy about the card is the private shopping the concierge can get me in almost any retailer AND the exemplary service I get in all hotels and restaurants they arrange for me. It's nice to be pampered like a 'movie star' without actually having to be one!