Posts Tagged ‘ credit card fees ’

Saturday snippets: 4th May 2019

May 4th, 2019 | By

Vivid Sydney, Black Sabbath and Machu Picco by rail are some of the thoughts of Adrian this week.



Saturday snippets: 30th December 2017

Dec 30th, 2017 | By

In his last snippets of 2017, Adrian wishes all readers a happy new year



Saturday snippets: 17th December 2016

Dec 17th, 2016 | By

Christmas trees, (well it is that time of the year,) new transport facilities in Venice, more help for people with disabilities at airports and the end of the Thomson holiday name attract Adrian’s attention this week.



Ryanair refuses to get rid of credit card charges

Jan 2nd, 2012 | By

Last week we told you how airlines et al had been ticked off for the silly surcharges that they imposed on people paying by credit card.



Good news about credit card payments?

Dec 23rd, 2011 | By

By the end of next year the government intends banning excessive/hidden fees charged by airlines (indeed by any company) where payment is made by credit or debit cards. On the face of it this is good news. Look deeper and it might be so great.
Why my scepticism?



Breaking the Mould

Jun 2nd, 2011 | By

Following on from the story about the amount of money that airlines make from add-ons, known as ancillary revenue, it makes a pleasant change to write that one airline, Monarch, has taken a different path from others and decided to cut the cost of using a debit card to pay for flights to nothing. Yes that’s right; there will be no charges added to your bill if you use a debit card to pay for any airline tickets if you book on Monarch.