Budget airlines pocketing £265,000 a DAY in rip off debit and credit card fees

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  1. sobore
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    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...debit-credit-card-fees.html?ito=feeds-newsxml

    Budget airlines are pocketing a staggering £265,000 a day in rip off debit and credit card charges - despite knowing a change in law will soon make it illegal.

    Consumer watchdogs who helped force the law change say the airlines are cashing in while they can as they know a ban is on its way.

    Ryanair, perhaps the most notorious of all for hidden extras, is among the worst offenders, charging an eye-watering £48 in fees for return flights, booked by a family of four, on both credit and debit cards.

    The low budget carrier charges for every passenger and for every leg of a journey, even if everything is paid for in one transaction - and is often more expensive than the flight itself.

    http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/art...debit-credit-card-fees.html?ito=feeds-newsxml
     
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    I really like that this will soon be illegal. And RyanAir's trick: claiming that you don't have to pay the fee using their credit card, should be banned as well.
     

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