FastSRT8 wrote:I could ask for one but I choose not to.
I know it's safer but I like the look of the card better without the chip
Do you experience some apprehension / hesitation from clerks and merchants due to the card not having a chip? Back in November 2013 I traveled north to Vancouver, BC on business. Many merchants looked at my lonely VentureOne Visa with great confusion. I had to tell every one of them to "slide the card."