Operatons http://atwonline.com/taxonomy/term/7447/more en EU adopts new consumer rights rules that limit credit card surcharges http://atwonline.com/operatons/eu-adopts-new-consumer-rights-rules-limit-credit-card-surcharges <div class="field-byline"> Michele McDonald </div> <div class="field-deck"> <p>The European Union&rsquo;s Council of Ministers formally adopted a new set of rules on consumer rights that could have far-reaching consequences for the airline industry and other companies in the travel sector.</p> <p> The package of rules, called the EU Consumer Rights Directive, prohibits online traders from charging consumers more for paying by credit card (or other means of payment) than what it actually costs the trader to offer such means of payment.</p> </div> <div class="node-body article-body"><p> The European Union&rsquo;s Council of Ministers formally adopted a new set of rules on consumer rights that could have far-reaching consequences for the airline industry and other companies in the travel sector.</p> <p> The package of rules, called the EU Consumer Rights Directive, prohibits online traders from charging consumers more for paying by credit card (or other means of payment) than what it actually costs the trader to offer such means of payment.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://atwonline.com/operatons/eu-adopts-new-consumer-rights-rules-limit-credit-card-surcharges" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://atwonline.com/operatons/eu-adopts-new-consumer-rights-rules-limit-credit-card-surcharges#comments IT and Distribution Operatons IT & Distribution Travel Technology Update Wed, 19 Oct 2011 19:22:14 +0000 30558 at http://atwonline.com