The Heaviest Credit Cards List (2019.8 Update: Citi Prestige Now Heavier; Chase Marriott Now Plastic Card)

2019.8 Update: Added new card Apple Card: 15.


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.

#3: Citi Prestige: 18g

Annual fee: $495. HT: reader Ray.

#5: 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.

#6: US Bank Altitude Reserve: 16g

Annual fee: $400.

#6: Capital One Venture: 16g

Annuel fee: $95.

#8: Apple Card: 15g

Annual fee: $0.

#8: AmEx Gold: 15g

Annual fee: $250.

#8: AmEx Marriott Bonvoy Brilliant: 15g

Annual fee: $450.

#11: AmEx Centurion: 14g

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

#11: CNB Crystal: 14g

Annual fee: $400.

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

Annual fee: $450.

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

Annual fee: $95.

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#13: Chase IHG Premier: 13g

Annual fee: $89.

#13: Chase Amazon Prime: 13g

Annual fee: $0.

#17: Chase UA Club: 12g

Annual fee: $450.

#18: Wells Fargo Propel AmEx: 10g

Annual fee: $0.

Usual Plastic cards: 5g


Appendix: Some Discontinued Cards

Chase Ritz-Carlton: 28g! Annual fee: $450.

Note: after Chase Ritz-Carlton card stopped taking new applications (but is still available via product change), newer cards seems to be plastic cards.

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