Switching from GOLD to a REVOLVER

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Switching from GOLD to a REVOLVER

Postby Vandalized2 » Wed Jun 26, 2013 1:16 am

Can you switch from a charge card to a different revolver after a certain amount of time? Or do you just have to apply for another card? I was just curious because I want to switch from my Gold to another AMEX revolver in two years. Is that a possibility?


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Postby rockyrock » Wed Jun 26, 2013 1:19 am

No, you can only do charge to charge and revolver to revolver.

You'll have to apply and it will create a new account.
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Postby Vandalized2 » Wed Jun 26, 2013 1:21 am

WELP! It looks like I will be going to Green in two years and upgrade my BCE to BCP.

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Postby MemberSince99 » Wed Jun 26, 2013 6:19 am

Why two years you could do it May of next year.

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Postby Calipso » Wed Jun 26, 2013 3:36 pm

I wouldn't even keep the Gold or Green. Both cards offer little to nothing to most people. AMEX has backdating, so you can cancel one of their cards.....apply for another and still have a solid date on it.
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Postby im_mr_awesome » Wed Jun 26, 2013 4:36 pm

+1

I see no point in keeping a card with a few you don't have much use for. I agree that you should simply close the charge card and open another revolver. You might not have quite the spending power per month, but when does anyone really need to charge 20k+ in a month?
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Postby Z06Biker » Wed Jun 26, 2013 4:48 pm

im_mr_awesome wrote:but when does anyone really need to charge 20k+ in a month?


I can think of two instances: Bachelor parties & divorce.
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Postby Kripler68 » Wed Jun 26, 2013 8:51 pm

Vegas baby!!!

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VEGAS

Postby Vandalized2 » Wed Jun 26, 2013 9:12 pm

kripler68 wrote:vegas baby!!!


i just got back from there!

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Postby Kripler68 » Wed Jun 26, 2013 10:17 pm

I try to go twice a year, good time every time.



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