Big surprise: low-cost airline credit card fees are a rip-off

There is lots of noise around today about comments made by the head of the UK’s Office of Fair Trading about Ryanair’s charges for using credit cards and virtually every other method of payment to buy tickets.

I’ve just done a clip with UK radio station LBC and its presenter Nick Ferrari on the topic.

Ryanairwinglet+resized.jpgPersonally I find this kind of charge irritating, but I know they are coming, as long as you follow an airline website carefully you won’t get charged for something you don’t want, and as a consumer I do have the ultimate choice: If I don’t want to buy it I can always press the NO THANKS button.

We’ve just done a major profile on Ryanair and Michael O’Leary – check it out here….

…and on the wonderful world of airline ancillary charges – check that out here.

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