Credit and debit card surcharges ‘are excessive’

The Office of Fair Trading is currently investigating a ‘super-complaint’ about surcharges levied on customers who pay by debit or credit card.

According to Which?, the charges are higher than the actual cost of processing these payments.  Retailers, local authorities, estate agents and cinemas all imposed the charges, it claimed, with low-cost airlines the worst offenders.

If there is a case to answer, the Office of Fair Trading will launch a full investigation.

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