Excessive credit card and debit card surcharges are to be banned next year following an investigation by Which?. Fees on the sale of airline fares currently add up to another £12 on prices, while charges put up to £92 extra on holiday bookings. The ban would mean no company could make profit from the charges, which are thought to have increased 1,400% in seven years.
“We want consumers to be able to shop around,” said Mark Hoban, financial secretary to the Treasury in a report from Metro. “They have a right to understand the charges they may incur up front and not be hit through a hidden last minute payment surcharge”.
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