The New Membership Pack (Ugh!)

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Old Nov 21, 09, 3:13 am
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IMO would have been better with a nice shadow ogo like the LH HON.......also a tad on the flimsy side compared to previous cards, but do like the black
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Old Nov 21, 09, 3:19 am
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Why can't BD have more consistent design (like the swoosh). It doesn't inspire confidence as a customer that the airline can't decide what it wants to look like....
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Old Nov 21, 09, 3:37 am
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Originally Posted by Doug_1970 View Post
Maybe they got the idea from Spinal Tap.
That'll be following the trend set by the BBC.

The voume control on their iPlayer goes up to 11.
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Old Nov 21, 09, 3:41 am
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Hilarious that they actually forgot to mention the airline name on the card.
What kind of people do they employ ?
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Old Nov 21, 09, 3:45 am
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Originally Posted by Rambuster View Post
What kind of people do they employ ?
These days?
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Old Nov 21, 09, 3:57 am
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Alarmingly the embossed pack showing the airport codes does not show AMS, which is my regular schlep.

Fits with the rumours I have heard recently that it will be canned (announcement in the 25th Nov meeting is the rumour).

Ho hum, not long to wait to find out. That will definitely mean I can throw away the Lifetime gold insert in the pack, along with all my GUVs.

Hmmm, the changes are great in theory but appear to have been let down in execution - re the Guvs, family account etc.

All the best.

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Old Nov 21, 09, 4:19 am
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Originally Posted by denCSA View Post
While the actual card looks okay, kinda sleek actually, the luggage tag is AWFUL! I think the simplicity is what kills it as a luggage tag. I mean, I really liked the previous ones with the 'clear' effect. Oh well
I really liked the swoosh on the former luggage tag too
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Old Nov 21, 09, 4:24 am
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Why the sneers? I like the new card.

It has the new membership number (but I will retain the old one for a while just in case) and no mention of the Hertz gold CDP .

The Europcar upgrade T+Cs include:
This voucher must be presented at the Europcar desk ... along with your Diamond Club membership card. ... This voucher expires on the same day as your current Diamond Club membership year ends.
... but is otherwise undated. What's the point of that? Presumably a new membership card, even at a different level, will be issued on expiry of a membership year and can be presented with the voucher.

Presumably a silver card will be of similar design with the text printed in silver rather than gold?
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Hilarious that they actually forgot to mention the airline name on the card.

Apart from the logo on the back in bold larger font, cunningly disguised as part of the web address flybmi.com.
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Old Nov 21, 09, 4:27 am
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I have it on fairly good authority from three quite different sources that DUB is in the can too... I'm inclined to believe it too, this time. I wouldn't mind, but the route has been driven in to the ground though poor decisions and poor implimentation.

Is DUB on the new pack?
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Old Nov 21, 09, 4:32 am
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Originally Posted by GoldCircle View Post
Is DUB on the new pack?
No.
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Old Nov 21, 09, 4:34 am
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I'm not sure the pack is a reliable indicator of anything...
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Old Nov 21, 09, 4:35 am
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Mine arrived this morning.

I think it looks really cool.

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Old Nov 21, 09, 5:07 am
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Originally Posted by GoldCircle View Post
I'm not sure the pack is a reliable indicator of anything...
I agree, but it could be constued of intention mi lud, and whilst it may be conincidence, it may also be circumstantial evidence. We may find out on the 25th.

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Old Nov 21, 09, 6:22 am
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Originally Posted by jbfield View Post
I'm going to reserve judgement on the brand design until I see it with my own eyes.
I have now got a card in my hands.
Personally I think it's ok; an improvement on the former all gold card, but not as personal/warm as the much earlier swoosh card.

It looks more professional which fits in with the better for business slogan.
Not sure the shade of colour used on the "Diamond Club" text goes with the black (note this is a different gold to previous card, but the member details are the same gold) but the shade of blue on the "bmi" text on the reserve works much better.

Only annoyance is that it's scratches rather easily - only put it in my wallet a moment ago, and now it's out it's got stratch marks across the front!
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Old Nov 21, 09, 7:21 am
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Just got my new card and the first thing I notice is that the card only has my surname on it. The old card said Mr J Jetstreamer and the new one just says Mr Jetstreamer. Has everybody else found this?
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