Or, consider other cards for 50,000 or more miles or points that transfer into United miles with additional flexibility for your everyday spending.
$750 for air / hotel / car bookings. Or transfer points to United, Southwest, Hyatt, and more.
No annual fee.
The Black Card, a Visa branded card is heavy on advertising and bluster, but pretty light on benefits for a card with a $495 annual fee.
What you get…
That’s about it.
It’s not even close to the original ‘black’ card, the Centurion from American Express, which offers elite status with US Airways and Delta, lounge access to all Delta, American Airlines, and US Airways lounges, Avis President’s Club status, and Intercontinental Hotels Platinum status.
But that card costs $2,500 per year.
Where the Black Card Visa really falls short is against the The Platinum Card® from American Express. For a lower $450 annual fee the Platinum Card offers…
Only thing it’s lacking is the ‘black’ color and heavy feeling card. But trust us, people who know about the original Centurion Black Card from American Express will know the Visa Black Card version is just a poseur.
Hold a Platinum Card from American Express instead and you’ll look a lot smarter for getting a card with good value for you.
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