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    • The Deep
    • By The Deep 14th Mar 17, 11:15 AM
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    Paypal surcharge Flybe
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    Paypal surcharge Flybe 14th Mar 17 at 11:15 AM
    They are charging 3% for PP and card payments. Is this not illegal?
    You never know how far you can go until you go too far.
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    • PeacefulWaters
    • By PeacefulWaters 14th Mar 17, 12:13 PM
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    Legal if it does no more than cover their costs.
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    • By BJV 14th Mar 17, 12:17 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 12:17 PM
    Ryanair have charged for ever. Yes there is a charge to the company for using the payment processing facility but it is nothing like 3%. Think it is more of a stealth charge.
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    • By headpin 14th Mar 17, 2:49 PM
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    For companies that boast about their efficiency and lean keen business model, the extra that they charge in excess of the card issuers fees and the like clearly suggest otherwise! Unless of course it is really is just a way of boosting their profit.

    It is fine for the government to introduce regulations to restrict these charges to what us sensible, but what this demonstrates is that they do not have a clue of how the real world operates. They need to ensure that all of these loophole and ways around the restriction are closed off before they are even implemented. But when did politicians are civil servants know what they are doing. Too busy boosting their egos and feathering their nests.
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    • By PeacefulWaters 14th Mar 17, 4:55 PM
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    • 14th Mar 17, 4:55 PM
    For companies that boast about their efficiency and lean keen business model, the extra that they charge in excess of the card issuers fees and the like clearly suggest otherwise! Unless of course it is really is just a way of boosting their profit.

    It is fine for the government to introduce regulations to restrict these charges to what us sensible, but what this demonstrates is that they do not have a clue of how the real world operates. They need to ensure that all of these loophole and ways around the restriction are closed off before they are even implemented. But when did politicians are civil servants know what they are doing. Too busy boosting their egos and feathering their nests.
    Originally posted by headpin
    I much preferred the legislation that banned a card surcharge.
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