derrick wrote: »
Virgin are wrong, you will nearly always buy from somewhere that is not Virgin, a shop, online, a catalogue etc, as you will do with any C C
It is not the total, but the individual items, i.e. each ticket would need to cost over £100.
This can get more complicated though. If the company links the transaction together, for example by giving a special offer if two flights are purchased together, then you should be covered. This hasn’t been tested yet
This information is based on conversations with eminent legal brains and Trading Standards yet this part of the law doesn't have any case law behind it.
Therefore, if in doubt it's always worth contacting your credit card company to make a claim and if you consider it to be a ‘single item’ do ensure that’s how you phrase it to the card company. Please report your experiences in the single item claims thread to help others in a similar boat.
EdnaCloud wrote: »
I consider the purchase of a number of tickets to be one purchase, and although I am no expert it seems a little loophole hase been sneaked in by the CC cos when drafting section 75 which would be much fairer if 'single item' was more clearly defined as 'single puchase'
More grist to the mill
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