Airlines charge extra for ‘vague items’

Air travellers are still being overcharged by airlines and tour operators despite rules forcing them to advertise ‘all-in’ prices only, the Telegraaf reports on Monday.

But airlines and online booking agents still add all sorts of extra charges such as booking, reservation and processing fees, the paper says.
‘These are all vague definitions which only serve to increase the final price for travellers,’ the paper says. ‘But the code of conduct states all obligatory costs must be included in the advertised price.’
For example, the paper claims that the website adds on a customer service tax which ‘is not a tax at all’.
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