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I downgraded last month and the new blue card arrived a few days later and I haven’t yet activated it, but I’ve continued to use my World Elite card without any issues. I’m no longer paying the £20 fee and earning is at 1:1 as it should be on the downgraded card.

My point? I’ve no idea now I’ve typed that out. 🙂



@NunoBettencourtsPinky
Has using the Plus card without activating the downgraded card continued to work for you? I much prefer the darker colour of the Plus card that I currently hold. Plan to downgrade once achieving the voucher, so I wonder how long this would last without activating the Blue standard card after downgrading.

There’s a comment on the attached letter with the blue card that once it’s used, the old card will stop working. Hopefully it’ll continue that way (the old card continuing to work) until it naturally expires.

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