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Has anyone here requested a plastic Sapphire card?

I've had my Sapphire Preferred card now for just over a month and I've already gotten a lot of comments about it at cash registers.  The few, "that's a heavy card" comments aren't really that bad, but this one guy at the Verizon store went nuts and started passing it around to his co-workers.  Honestly, that was pretty awkward and uncomfortable. It's gotten me thinking about calling to see if I can request a plain, normal plastic version.  Has anyone here done this?

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Re: Has anyone here requested a plastic Sapphire card?

I haven't done it, but you can request one. Just call the number on the back of your card.

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Re: Has anyone here requested a plastic Sapphire card?

I would have went nuts on dude, totally inappropriate.

Don't let idiots like that deture you from enjoying your card!



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Re: Has anyone here requested a plastic Sapphire card?

Koop, does your Sapphire MC have the silver logo or the standard one?

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Re: Has anyone here requested a plastic Sapphire card?

It does have the silver logo that was supposed to be reserved for World Elite.

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Re: Has anyone here requested a plastic Sapphire card?

That happened once when i was at a restaurant koop. I wad talking to my sister(who worked there) and someone was paying their tables bill with a centurion, and everyone who worked there (including me who did not) got to see it and my sister was just like "i dont get what the big deal is" lol
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Re: Has anyone here requested a plastic Sapphire card?


Koop10010 wrote:

It does have the silver logo that was supposed to be reserved for World Elite.


I really like the silver logo, but I don't want to change mine because I want to have at least one Chase Visa signature. Otherwise I'd swap for sure.
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Chase Sapphire Preferred Visa Signature - $12,700 CL || Chase United MileagePlus Club World Elite MasterCard - $26,500 CL
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Re: Has anyone here requested a plastic Sapphire card?

yeah that had some people confused if the sapphire cards were world or world elite.

 

I know the paypal extras card has the silver logo on the backside(it doesn't say world though). The frontside has the normal color logo.

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Re: Has anyone here requested a plastic Sapphire card?

You should be proud that people want to look at your card! Granted, its not cool for somebody to start passing it around without your permission.. But still, i would see it as a compliment that people oooo and ahhhh about it

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Re: Has anyone here requested a plastic Sapphire card?

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