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Most prestigious credit card in Canada: RBC Visa Infinite Card

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Most prestigious credit card in Canada: RBC Visa Infinite Card

I gathered all this info from the Flyertalk forums, apparently at the end of the month, RBC is rolling out the most prestigious credit card in Canada, since there's no Canadian Amex Centurion, called the RBC Visa Infinite, which will be catered mainly towards the RBC private banking clients, but apparently RBC VIP clients can also *try* getting it by speaking to the senior account manager. There will not be an advertising campaign for the card, either.

"Cost is $399 per year for Private Banking clients, $599 for non-Private Banking clients.

* RBC Rewards redemption rate of 2% instead of 1% for all travel rewards, all flight classes, no blackout periods or seat restrictions
* Visa Infinite concierge service (don't know if third-party company)
* Complimentary Priority Pass membership (the $99 annual fee version)
* Complimentary TabletPlus membership (usual fee $195)
* Complimentary access to Zagat
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ahh i just got the internal email @ work about this a week ago.
Pretty impressive.

To qualify for the RBC Visa Infinite card, an applicant must meet the following criteria:

Credit limit of $20,000 or more and
Investible assets of $1 million or more or
Annual personal income of $250,000 or more, or
Net worth of $3 million or more.
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I'll have to share this with my boss, she's pissed at AMEX. May tell my father-in-law too, he qualifies.
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najibs wrote:
Feb 22nd, 2008 1:20 pm
I gathered all this info from the Flyertalk forums, apparently at the end of the month, RBC is rolling out the most prestigious credit card in Canada, since there's no Canadian Amex Centurion, called the RBC Visa Infinite, which will be catered mainly towards the RBC private banking clients, but apparently RBC VIP clients can also *try* getting it by speaking to the senior account manager. There will not be an advertising campaign for the card, either.

"Cost is $399 per year for Private Banking clients, $599 for non-Private Banking clients.

* RBC Rewards redemption rate of 2% instead of 1% for all travel rewards, all flight classes, no blackout periods or seat restrictions
* Visa Infinite concierge service (don't know if third-party company)
* Complimentary Priority Pass membership (the $99 annual fee version)
* Complimentary TabletPlus membership (usual fee $195)
* Complimentary access to Zagat
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najibs wrote:
Feb 22nd, 2008 1:20 pm
I gathered all this info from the Flyertalk forums, apparently at the end of the month, RBC is rolling out the most prestigious credit card in Canada, since there's no Canadian Amex Centurion, called the RBC Visa Infinite, which will be catered mainly towards the RBC private banking clients, but apparently RBC VIP clients can also *try* getting it by speaking to the senior account manager. There will not be an advertising campaign for the card, either.

"Cost is $399 per year for Private Banking clients, $599 for non-Private Banking clients.

* RBC Rewards redemption rate of 2% instead of 1% for all travel rewards, all flight classes, no blackout periods or seat restrictions
* Visa Infinite concierge service (don't know if third-party company)
* Complimentary Priority Pass membership (the $99 annual fee version)
* Complimentary TabletPlus membership (usual fee $195)
* Complimentary access to Zagat
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brunes wrote:
Feb 22nd, 2008 1:59 pm
I think not.

The most prestigious credit card, period, is AMEX Centurion.

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$2,500 annual fee. Requirements include minimum annual spending of $250,000, exceptional credit history, and significant financial assets

And yes, it is available in Canada, as well as several other countries, if you meet the criteria.
Does this come with an airmiles option? If it does, that would be hilarious if someone bought a house or some other large item like that, and received A LOT of airmiles...LOL. :cheesygri
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brunes wrote:
Feb 22nd, 2008 1:59 pm
I think not.

The most prestigious credit card, period, is AMEX Centurion.

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http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Centurion_Card

$2,500 annual fee. Requirements include minimum annual spending of $250,000, exceptional credit history, and significant financial assets

And yes, it is available in Canada, as well as several other countries, if you meet the criteria.
Nope, it's not available in Canada. If you say it is...PROVE IT! :cheesygri
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Prestigious credit cards :rolleyes:
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najibs wrote:
Feb 22nd, 2008 1:20 pm
"Cost is $399 per year for Private Banking clients, $599 for non-Private Banking clients.

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Meh. For frugal high spenders, the 2% cashback from Amex is way more valuable than the benefits from the Centurion or this new RBC card. Those two may be "prestigious", but they're not going to win any awards on RFD. :razz:
These folks have taken over RFD, so I'm done here.

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The minimum credit limit of $20.000 is somewhat lower than "infinite" :) The possibilities of having a true "infinite" card would be quite interesting. One could, for example, buy everything there is in the world that can have a price tag attached to it in one elegant and magnificent move, including the credit card issuing company, then rule the world! Muhahahaha!!!11111
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I always thought the centurion card is available to canadians, but it is charged in US$.
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najibs wrote:
Feb 22nd, 2008 1:20 pm
I gathered all this info from the Flyertalk forums, apparently at the end of the month, RBC is rolling out the most prestigious credit card in Canada, since there's no Canadian Amex Centurion, called the RBC Visa Infinite, which will be catered mainly towards the RBC private banking clients, but apparently RBC VIP clients can also *try* getting it by speaking to the senior account manager. There will not be an advertising campaign for the card, either.

"Cost is $399 per year for Private Banking clients, $599 for non-Private Banking clients.

* RBC Rewards redemption rate of 2% instead of 1% for all travel rewards, all flight classes, no blackout periods or seat restrictions
* Visa Infinite concierge service (don't know if third-party company)
* Complimentary Priority Pass membership (the $99 annual fee version)
* Complimentary TabletPlus membership (usual fee $195)
* Complimentary access to Zagat
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st7860 wrote:
Feb 24th, 2008 6:54 pm
suppose you spend $100,000 a year with this card. will you get a business class ticket to Europe or Asia? I don't think so. with the CIBC aerogold card, you will.
People who this card is catered for have at least $1m in assets, and have an annual income of $250k minimum. I highly doubt someone with that much money is worried about a ONE free business class ticket.
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najibs wrote:
Feb 24th, 2008 6:59 pm
People who this card is catered for have at least $1m in assets, and have an annual income of $250k minimum. I highly doubt someone with that much money is worried about a ONE free business class ticket.
Doesn't 3weddings drive her Porsche to No Frills? :razz: Even high income folks can like deals / rewards / freebies.
These folks have taken over RFD, so I'm done here.

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Rehan wrote:
Feb 24th, 2008 7:33 pm
Doesn't 3weddings drive her Porsche to No Frills? :razz: Even high income folks can like deals / rewards / freebies.
No, I don't think her hubby lets her drive it alone, yet :cheesygri
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