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Got my Amex BCE today, it's beautiful.

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Re: Got my Amex BCE today, it's beautiful.

I wonder if I'm the only one who doesn't like the look of the Blue cards. Sure they're unique but, I'm sometimes underwhelmed (although, I do have one). 

Current Cards: AMEX Everyday ($15k), AMEX BCE ($20k), Amex Platinum, Arrival ($11.5k), Merrill+ ($7.5k), Freedom ($5k), Double Cash ($6.5k)

2/16 - 864 Fico EQ (CITI); 818 Fico Ex (AMEX)
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Re: Got my Amex BCE today, it's beautiful.

I got mine in the mail yesterday. I have yet to activate it but I was wondering does the 3x 61 days CLI starts or gets counted from the day you get approved for the card or the day you actually activate the card? I am just terribly confused on this :/
My Current Plastic: {Amazon Store Card} {Amazon Visa} {Amex Zync} {Amex Gold PRG} {Amex BCE} {Bloomingdales} {BOA 123 Cash Rewards} {Capital One Platinum Visa} {Chase Freedom Visa} {Discover IT} {Kohls} {Macy's} {Nordstrom} {SonyCard Visa} {Target RedCard}
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Re: Got my Amex BCE today, it's beautiful.


ItchyAppFingers wrote:
I got mine in the mail yesterday. I have yet to activate it but I was wondering does the 3x 61 days CLI starts or gets counted from the day you get approved for the card or the day you actually activate the card? I am just terribly confused on this :/

I'm pretty certain it starts the day your account is opened (not the same thing as activated) which is usually a few days after you're approved.  I'd just take the day you were approved, add 61 days, then add another 5 days before requesting the CLI just to be safe.  

 

That's what I'll be doing with my new BCE.

Age: 20 | AAoA: 1.1 Years | TU Fico: 725 | EX Fico: 719 | EQ Fico: 693
Last App: 12/09/2013
Valued Contributor

Re: Got my Amex BCE today, it's beautiful.

Or you could actually calculate your 61 days by using the account creation date off your online account. It's easy, and worked very well for me. Applied at 8 am on the 61st day and was approved for full 3x.

Btw, I put barely $1,000 on the card in the first 6 months, so clearly heavy usage does not appear to be required.

In My Wallet: Amex BCP (12/12) $50,000, Chase Freedom (12/12) $16,500, Cap1 Quicksilver (6/12) $14,000, Barclaycard Rewards (5/13) $10,500, Citi Prestige (4/16) $30,000

Last App: June 27, 2015
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Re: Got my Amex BCE today, it's beautiful.


ceemee2203 wrote:

I wonder if I'm the only one who doesn't like the look of the Blue cards. Sure they're unique but, I'm sometimes underwhelmed (although, I do have one). 


No, you're not the only one.

 

While the I find the card has a very modern look, I find it looks a little "cheap" when compared to their other cards.  I still think the "classic" charge cards looks the best out of all their cards.

Senior Contributor

Re: Got my Amex BCE today, it's beautiful.

It doesn't look cheap!! Lol
I just like that it's see through!
It is the 61st day after approval! :-)
Marriott PR$25k | BCE $24.5K |BankAmericard Visa $25k| BOA Better Bal $17.5k |Wmt Discover $12.5k | BR Visa $17.5k | Amex Delta Gold $10k | Discover IT $10k | Paypal Extras MC $15k | Amazon Store $10k|Smile Gen $7.25k | Dillard's $10k | West Elm $4k| Express $3.05K | Mypoints.com Visa $4.5k | Freedom Visa $1k| Amex Surpass $1k
Frequent Contributor

Re: Got my Amex BCE today, it's beautiful.

I agree - I have a PRG, and I honestly like the look of my BCP better than it Smiley Happy

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Regular Contributor

Re: Got my Amex BCE today, it's beautiful.

I have a PRG and BCE, but I think the business green card (which my firm has) is the prettiest. 

Current Cards: AMEX Everyday ($15k), AMEX BCE ($20k), Amex Platinum, Arrival ($11.5k), Merrill+ ($7.5k), Freedom ($5k), Double Cash ($6.5k)

2/16 - 864 Fico EQ (CITI); 818 Fico Ex (AMEX)
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Re: Got my Amex BCE today, it's beautiful.

Congrats to everyone here on this post I looked into getting a zync which I really wanted but they stopped taking applications on it. I looked into both gold cards and recieved an RSVP invite app. So I filled out and got it yesterday evening. AM SUPER EXCITED. Only 1year into the credit world but this gold Amex will be a beauty to look at.Awaiting for the mail to touch down impatiently .. I have worked so hard to get here I hope no one scratches it !!;(
Valued Contributor

Re: Got my Amex BCE today, it's beautiful.

Ty guys/gals I love the card already put 1/4 of credit on it. At my 13 months with green I will upgrade to prg.
2013 Approvals: Discover IT - 3/1, Amex BCE - 3/4, CSP - 5/4, Barclay Ring - 6/12, BoA Privileges Cash - 6/27, Citi TY Preferred - 8/6, OCCU Duck - 11/4, USBank (Cash+) - 11/22, Wells Fargo - 12/21, Nordstrom - 12/29

12/19/2013, $100k+ Available Credit. Total Util: 0-1%