The Heaviest Credit Cards List (2018.10 Update: Added AmEx Gold)

2018.10 Update: AmEx Gold is revamped to a great card a few days ago, and it becomes a metal card now.

2018.8 Update: The former #1 Chase Ritz-Carlton is now discontinued, so we excluded it from this ranking.


Most credit cards are made of plastics (~5g), but some are made of metal. Not all heavy cards have the same weight, which credit cards are the heaviest?

#1: JP Morgan Reserve: 27g

Annual fee: $450. Note: you need to be a client of JP Morgan Private Bank (which requires $10M investable assets) in order to be eligible for this card.

#2: Luxury Card MasterCard Gold Card: 22g

Annual fee: $995.

#3: AmEx Platinum: 18g

Annual fee: $550.

#4: HSBC Premier World Elite: 17g

Annual fee: $395. Note: you need to have a HSBC Premier account (which requires $100k investable assets) in order to be eligible for this card.

#5: US Bank Altitude Reserve: 16g

Annual fee: $400.

#5: Capital One Venture: 16g

Annuel fee: $95.

#7: AmEx Gold: 15g

Annual fee: $250.

#8: AmEx Centurion: 14g

Annual fee: $2,500. Note: invited only, you can’t apply for this card directly.

#8: CNB Crystal: 14g

Annual fee: $400.

#10: Chase Sapphire Reserve (CSR): 13g

Annual fee: $450.

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#10: Chase Sapphire Preferred (CSP): 13g

Annual fee: $95.

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#10: Chase Marriott Premier Plus: 13g

Annual fee: $95.

#10: Chase IHG Premier: 13g

Annual fee: $89.

#10: Chase Amazon Prime: 13g

Annual fee: $0.

#15: Chase UA Club: 12g

Annual fee: $450.

#15: Citi Prestige: 12g

Annual fee: $350.

#17: BoA Premium Rewards: 11g

Annual fee: $95.

#18: Wells Fargo Propel AmEx: 10g

Annual fee: $0.

Usual Plastic cards: 5g


Appendix: Some Discontinued Cards

Chase Ritz-Carlton: 28g!

Annual fee: $450.

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