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Centurion Concierge Site: Travel Insights

You can see where the American Express Concierge’s are sending Centurion Cardholders when they need to book a dinner, vacation, or just something fun to do! Here’s a link to the site TRAVEL INSIGHTS from American Express Centurion: http://www.amexpub.com/travelinsights/flash/index.html

Centurion Card Members Favorite Spots in Los Angeles (LA)

Centurion Concierge tells us where Centurion Card Members most often frequent the following places when in Los Angeles (LA). Clubs and Bars Tropicana Prey Les Deux Hyde Lounge Skybar Cabana Club The Bar Hotels Hotel Bel Air Four Seasons Los Angeles Regent Beverley Wilshire Intercontinental Century City Hyatt Regency Century Plaza Fairmont L’Ermitage Ritz Carlton […]

Centurion adds Centurion Lounges at Various Airports

April 21, 2015

The Centurion team has been had at work to add new/supplemental benefits to replace, the once (premium benefits of the card), namely automatic airline status. As a result in starting in 2014, and moving into 2015, American Express has begun to open “Centurion Lounges” as various Airport locations throughout the US. Centurion Lounges Existing & […]

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AMEX Wins Cancellation of BLACKCARD Trademark Registration

October 29, 2012

AMEX Wins Cancellation of BLACKCARD Trademark Registration American Express (“Amex”), the issuer of the ultra-exclusive “Centurion Card” credit card (which is black in color and thus better known among the public as the “Black Card” — pictured above), won a victory in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of New York against Black […]

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Centurion Card Loses Continental/United Gold Elite Status

September 16, 2010

Effective September 30th 2011 Continental is ending it’s relationship and multiple benefits with American Express. Centurion card members lose Gold Elite status with Continental (currently Centurion cardholders receive automatic Gold Elite status) American Express cardholders can no longer able to transfer AMEX Membership Rewards to Continental Onepass Miles American Express PR commented that: “Despite our best […]

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Funny American Express Black Card Video

February 18, 2010

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AMEX Centurion Card Back To Invitation Only

October 28, 2009

American Express has flipped the Centurion Card back to being invitation only. Originally the card was launched as invitation only as was the platinum card, as of a few weeks ago American Express has now changed the Centurion Card back to invitation only regardless of spend. Centurion New Accounts 1-800-956-XXXX M-F 8AM – 9PM EST […]

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Luxury Plastic: Plastic Surgeon or Credit Card?

September 28, 2009

Phillips notes that Dr. Grover is certified by the American Board of Plastic Surgery, Stanford-trained, and a member of several elite surgical societies. “For our Breast Augmentation surgeons on Breast Implants USA, we require Board Certification by the American Board of Plastic Surgery (ABPS). Through rigorous training and strict educational requirements, ABPS Certification signifies a […]

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Interview with Luxury Credit Card Maven (AMEX/Visa/MC)

September 18, 2009

We conducted an interview with one of our readers who happens to hold the American Express Centurion Card, Visa Signature Card, as well as MasterCard World Elite. We thank the reader much for their anonymous support, read on! What do you consider a luxury or premium credit card? A premium card would be anything that […]

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JP Morgan Launches “Chase Sapphire”

August 18, 2009

In the increasingly competitive luxury credit card space, JP Morgan Chase (largest US credit card lender) has just launched the Chase “Sapphire” card targeted at affluent Americans (households with incomes exceeding 120,000/year). The card is available as a Visa or MasterCard, and there is no pre-set spending limit, and the card includes a typical points/rewards program. […]

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All Merrill+ Visa Cardholders Upgraded to Visa Signature

August 3, 2009

Any longtime holders of the Merrill+ Visa card, were stuck without “Visa Signature” status until recently; Now, all Merill+ cardholders will be upgraded to Visa Signature status without re-applying for a new account, more details on Visa Signature status below. Visa Signature Status includes benefits such as: No pre-set spending limit Sports tickets and special […]

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American Express raising Centurion Requirement To 500k?

July 27, 2009

Someone recently updated Wikipedia with info that as of August 1, 2009, American Express will require a minimum of 250,000 500,000 USD within a 12 month period to qualify for the Centurion Card; I’ve called AMEX to verify this in the past, and they have said it is not the case, although maybe they just […]

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Radio DJ Confuses Visa Black Card with Centurion Card

July 20, 2009

Anyone else embarrassed for this Radio DJ PK? Although, in general, perception is reality. Let’s say that PK (Radio DJ) either knows and is just playing along for an interesting show, or he doesn’t know and may not even care that the cards are, uh, different.

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Royal Pains TV Pilot – Black Cards in the Hamptons

June 8, 2009

I was out in the Hamptons this past weekend and saw the van for Royal Pains out and about. If you haven’t seen it already USA has a new series that starts this Thursday at 10PM EST titled Royal Pains. Royal Pains is about a doctor “Hank Lawson” (played by Marc Feuerstein) who was fired […]

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American Express Red

May 29, 2009

The American Express Red is an American Express credit card which has been launched for the first time in the United Kingdom in March 2006. Applicants must be UK residents. It is part of the Product Red initiative. The principle of the card is that every time money is spent with it, 1% of the […]

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American Express Black Card (Centurion Card) Unboxing Video

May 29, 2009

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American Express Centurion Card Song

May 29, 2009

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Centurion Card Video from In Debt We Trust – Documentary

May 29, 2009

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Centurion Card Requirements

May 29, 2009

American Express Black Card / Centurion Card Requirements AS OF OCTOBER 2009 AMERICAN EXPRESS HAS MADE THE CENTURION CARD INVITATION ONLY, THIS INFORMATION IS NOW INVALID. Many rumors and poor facts exist on Centurion Card Requirements, but it is really this: Have a good credit score and history (necessary for Platinum Card Also) Have been […]

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Black Card History

May 29, 2009

The Black Card started out as an urban legend in the early 1980s circa 1984. It was alleged by that American Express handed out a high end ID with unusual privileges. This rumor is corroborated by a Wall Street Journal article written in 1988, despite the fact that American Express continually declined the rumor as […]

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American Express Sues Courtney Love for $352k

May 28, 2009

No wonder why she was so salty about Kathleen Hanna (Julie Ruin) and Adam Horowitz’s AMEX Black Card! American Express filed a lawsuit Wednesday in Los Angeles alleging that Courtney owes $352,059.67 that includes unpaid balances ($279,079.68 on a Centurion Card, $69,245.56 on a Gold Card and $3,734.43 on a Platinum Card), attorney fees, and […]

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Wikipedia’s Black Card Disambiguation

May 28, 2009

Wikipedia has created a disambiguation page to resolve confusion and ambiguity pertaining to the definition “Black Card”. It is possible that the more “Black Cards” exist, the less the term has meaning, similar to what happened to “Platinum Cards” years ago. What do you think, does it matter what color your credit card is, or […]

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