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Old Dec 22, 11, 9:01 pm
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Debit can be that low, credit never is.
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Old Dec 23, 11, 2:21 am
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Originally Posted by Loren Pechtel View Post
Debit can be that low, credit never is.
20p per transaction as opposed to £6 per person per leg - bit of a difference. CC is typically 1% BTW though higher for small traders.

Looking at Ryanair's website the fee for card use is described as an "admin fee" - though it'll be interesting to see how they argue that it's an "admin fee" when they offer methods to avoid it.
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Old Dec 26, 11, 7:37 am
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That's going to upset Michael O'Leary
Right. He boasts (rightly) about no fuel surcharges, but the credit card gambit he uses is every bit as bad. I guess his business model of advertising prices that are quite a few pounds less than what it really costs almost everyone to buy a ticket may go by the wayside.
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