Old Dec 12, 17, 7:30 pm
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Originally Posted by iahphx View Post
Any information on this? I have a new AMEX platinum account, and I've been issued metal cards for myself and my companion cards. We don't want metal. I don't want the weight (and will it set off the metal detector at airports?), the pretentiousness, and the occasional questions from servers/merchants as to why I have such a weird card (I average one such query a week). The only plus to me on the metal is that it's now much easier to read the card numbers on the back: the old plastic cards had a unique problem with that where the logo obscured the numbers. I think I'd still rather have the old cards, though.
Usually the metal cards do not set off metal detectors.

I did discover the lamination is poor on the AMEX Plat; I do not recommend using it as an ice scraper.
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