Answers to frequently asked questions about Circle of Beautiful People International memberships:
Why join CBP International?
We’re glad you asked. Here are the “Top Five Reasons” to join CBP International:
- KEY ACCESS BENEFITS - Receive access to the finest in exquisite, high caliber products and superb services from our luxury lifestyle partners carefully selected for your benefit and privilege
- JOIN IN ON THE FUN - Celebrate with us at our many CBP Int’l membership family in posh events on a global and philanthropic level
- BUILD CONNECTIONS - Build amazing brand promotional connections with our exclusive hand-picked members of the socially elite in this exclusive community
- MAKE LASTING FRIENDSHIPS - with some of the most beautiful people in the world!
- GIVING IS RECEIVING - Our posh events support our many philanthropic endeavours as a way of giving back to the community
How can I become a member?
Becoming a member is by invitation only. Members join the club at either our Basic or Praetorian membership levels. New invitees undergo a review prior to final acceptance. Once accepted, you will then be asked to complete the process by paying our membership subscription fee (if applicable). Payment must be made in full and by credit card. Afterwards, you will receive your personal access to the private social network community along with your membership ID key code that you will need to access all the benefits and social network within our website.
What is the cost of membership?
We offer 12-month membership subscriptions which are non-exchangeable and non-transferrable. Our subscriptions on average come to about the price of a daily cappuccino!
What are my payment options?
We accept Visa, MasterCard, PayPal and bank transfer.
How long will it take for me to become a member?
We process your request as quickly as possible. Once we have received your completed application the approval process takes 1-2 business days. Once accepted we will send you an email with further instructions to process your payment and get you started. You will receive your membership ID key code as soon as payment is processed and can begin to use it for any of our services or products right away. You will then receive a formal membership packet and membership ID key card (if applicable) in the next 2-4 weeks.
Will I get a membership card?
How do I find my member ID number?
Your member ID appears when you sign up for your membership and will clearly be marked on the electronic documents you receive once payment is processed. For premium members, your member ID is also located on the front of your member card next to your name. Alternatively you may call Member Services toll free 1+833-CBP-INTL, 9:00 am - 5:00 pm PST weekdays to retrieve your ID number.
How soon do I get membership benefits after I join?
Your membership benefits are active the date your dues are paid in full as a new member, or when you renew and pay your subscription in full as a continuing member. You will receive your membership ID number (your key code) that you can use right away to access VIP benefits on any of our luxury lifestyle partner products or services.
How do I redeem Member Benefits?
Each Member Benefit can be redeemed by clicking the Redeem this Benefit button located at the bottom of each benefit's page in the Member Benefits Showcase. You will be taken to our on-site Butler who will attend to your requests. Once the benefit is set up with our Butler you will be able to redeem your benefit right away. Whether in person or via phone, be sure to have your Member Name and Membership Card ID information available to confirm your identity along with a valid photo ID which are required at time of redemption.
I'm having a problem redeeming a Benefit. What do I do?
Questions or problems with redeeming benefits are handled by our Butler either:
- Contact via Online chat conveniently located in the Member Benefits Showcase
Can my friends or family use my Card or account to redeem Benefits?
Our subscriptions are non-exchangeable and non-transferrable. Only the subscribed CBP Member can redeem Benefits and access the benefits of being a member. Doing otherwise will jeopardize your membership.
When do I need to show my membership card?
For Praetorian members, we ask that in order to receive entrance into a CBP event you produce your card. This will ensure any additional on-site benefits. Remember to also show a valid photo ID.
Do Brand Partners or Benefits change?
As a general rule, all Benefits available in the Member Benefits Showcase are available for 12 months and upgraded to newer or improved benefit package at time of renewal. You benefit either way. We will continue to add new benefits based on member feedback and brand involvement.
Does my membership card expire?
Your Membership Card is valid from the date of your subscription or renewal and is good for 12 months. If you cancel your membership or your membership is terminated, your card will be rendered invalid.
What if my card is lost or stolen?
You may print a copy of your membership card at no charge in the Member Center. CBP International Member Services can provide replacement membership cards on request. A replacement fee may be charged for a member card.
Is there a member code of conduct?
Yes. We ask that members be courteous and respectful to all members, visitors, volunteers, and staff. If a member’s behavior is deemed inappropriate by staff, the member may be asked to leave. If there are multiple recorded instances of disruptive behavior, the member may be asked to not attend further events, or the membership may be revoked. (Please also see our Terms of Service)
How do I cancel my membership?
What is it? CBP International offers Praetorian members a private portfolio of rare finds, antiquities and real estate offers from around the world. We provide you the information and referral and our special rates and discounts in the luxury goods industry.
Are the Vault items authentic?
CBP International's prohibits replicas, counterfeit items and unauthorized copies, even with a disclaimer. Our curator verifies authenticity of the items. We do our utmost to provide a COA, GIA or guarantee; however, it still falls to the buyer to contact the manufacturer to check your items' authenticity.