A very good source on TOBB reports the imminent launch of a new Chase Fairmont Visa. Especially good news for all of us new lifetime Fairmont Platinum members. Among the details: "• Credit Card fee is $95 USD. (First Year Free) • Credit Card launch date is May 10, 2012. (Promos run through July 31, 2012) www.fairmontcard.com (Not Live Yet) Existing Club and for Non-FPC members: • Automatically upgraded to Premier FPC status. Accelerated Platinum Status • When spending $7,500, Cardmembers will receive an additional stay credit toward their Elite membership to a maximum of two stay credits per year. Existing Elite members - Premier and Platinum tiers: 1 Complimentary upgrade certificate to Fairmont Gold from a Deluxe room per year. • 2x $25 ($50) Dining certificates for Premier members. • 4x $25 ($100) Dining certificates for Platinum members. Starting Benefit After spending $1000 within the first 3 months of their account opening, Cardmembers receive from Chase: •2 Complimentary night certificates with breakfast for two Introductory Offer Anniversary Benefit • One complimentary night each anniversary year that the Cardmember makes $12,000 in purchases with their card. For using their Fairmont Visa Signature Card, Guests will: •Earn 5 points for every $1.00 US spent at Fairmont Hotels & Resorts •Earn 2 points for every $1.00 US spent on airline tickets, car rentals and trains •Earn 1 point for every $1.00 US spent on all other transactions Point redemption options include: •Gift Cards •Fairmont Ovation Certificates (25000-75000points depending on ovation cert category) Chase issued Benefits: •No foreign transaction fees •Access to VIP Lounges Worldwide •Complimentary annual membership to the LOUNGE CLUB TM with over 350 VIP lounges worldwide. •Two complimentary lounge visits annually, based on their enrollment date with the Lounge Club, additional visits are $27.00 per person. Visa Signature Benefits: •$500,000 Travel Accident Insurance •$5,000 Trip Cancellation Coverage •Car Rental Collision Damage Waiver •Travel and Emergency Assistance •Purchase Protection Coverage •Extended Warranty Protection •No Preset Spending Limit"