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    • MSE Sarah
    • By MSE Sarah 14th Dec 17, 12:19 PM
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    Money Moral Dilemma: Should I share my discount with my friends?
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    • 14th Dec 17, 12:19 PM
    Money Moral Dilemma: Should I share my discount with my friends? 14th Dec 17 at 12:19 PM
    This week's MoneySaver who wants advice asks...

    I often book theatre tickets for myself and friends, who then pay me back. However, I recently bought a discount card (which cost £40) that gets me money off tickets. Should I continue to charge my friends full-price until the cost of the card has been covered, or just ask them to pay me the discounted price?

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    • gaving7095
    • By gaving7095 8th Jan 18, 1:22 PM
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    Firstly there's no "moral dilemma" here - as usual.
    Anyway you paid for the card & you're taking on the hassle of buying the tickets. I would just continue having them pay full price - I guess I'm a bad friend :-D
    But honestly if roles were reversed I wouldn't complain. It's like somebody taking you shopping, then you letting them have your reward points on their card because you don't have one. Who cares?

    But yes what you suggest (re: giving them the discount once the card is paid off) seems perfectly fair to me.

    But... are you going to let them foot the full £40 bill for the card, though? Or are you factoring in what you've saved each time as a virtual contribution towards the card? XD
    More hassle than it's worth iof you ask me.
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