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Which airlines have the nicest/ugliest frequent flyer cards?

Which airlines have the nicest/ugliest frequent flyer cards?

Old Jul 4, 16, 1:37 am
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Which airlines have the nicest/ugliest frequent flyer cards?

Off the top of my head:

The new Cathay Marco Polo are pretty nice if you like minimalism:



Qantas also has great ones, definitely one of my favorites:



Air Canada's top-tier Super Elite cards are well designed too.



Etihad's are also good-looking with a neat design:



TAME from Ecuador is pretty great



Alaska has one of the ugliest ones I've seen, thank god they're updating them for next year:



EgyptAir's is hideous:



Air China's top-tier card looks really tacky:



Feel free to chime in with your own thoughts!
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Old Jul 4, 16, 2:30 am
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I really liked TK's Miles&Smiles cards during the "Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice" movie:
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Old Jul 4, 16, 7:25 pm
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My only thought on the subject is that you can't get consensus on style. I like some of the ones you hate, and hate some of the ones you like.
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Old Jul 5, 16, 6:17 am
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If you ask me, OP, the "hideous" cards are those AC ones.
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Old Jul 5, 16, 10:34 am
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Originally Posted by keitherson View Post
Off the top of my head:

The new Cathay Marco Polo are pretty nice if you like minimalism:



Qantas also has great ones, definitely one of my favorites:



Air Canada's top-tier Super Elite cards are well designed too.



Etihad's are also good-looking with a neat design:



TAME from Ecuador is pretty great



Alaska has one of the ugliest ones I've seen, thank god they're updating them for next year:



EgyptAir's is hideous:



Air China's top-tier card looks really tacky:



Feel free to chime in with your own thoughts!
I couldn't agree more with your favorite and least favorite designs. I think QFF has the nicest ones.
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Old Jul 7, 16, 3:23 pm
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Seriously? The one that gets me the most miles the fastest.
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Old Jul 7, 16, 4:22 pm
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I think all of these are perfectly fine - the Etihad maybe a little nicer.
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Old Jul 8, 16, 8:07 am
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Lightbulb some cards get much uglier after you carry them in your wallet for a while!

The Southwest Airlines card and the Hertz card are the ugliest in my wallet, because in both those cases they didn't send it to me, I had to print it out, and as a paper printout cut to size it gets mangled over time.

And some plastic cards I've had for a while (United doesn't send me a new Premier Silver card every year, I just have to keep the same one year to year) get scuffed, and that point they're ugly, even if they weren't ugly when I got them.
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The back of Virgin Atlantics is quite nice but the front is rather hideous. (Or other way around)
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Old Jul 12, 16, 6:10 am
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Out of those OP, I like most the AC, also QF is nice.

Most boring is Etihad for sure.

However, I like most the ones that shine most points!
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Old Jul 12, 16, 1:01 pm
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AC is pretty awful. Too busy and poorly branded...Altitude/Aeroplan/*G/SuperElite/100K/1 Million Miles. Obviously no one with any design experience came up with that. TAME and CX MPC are the nicest of the ones you've shown.
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I've never had an airline card I cared to look at.

Had some nice-looking hotel cards over the years....cards where one of their tropical properties adorns the front of the card.
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Old Jul 12, 16, 7:49 pm
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I feel that MH, SQ, and AZ are pretty plain in design and color.
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