Re: [72attendees] Credit card charges at CityWest

"Vijay Devarapalli" <dvijay@gmail.com> Tue, 05 August 2008 02:21 UTC

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From: "Vijay Devarapalli" <dvijay@gmail.com>
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Subject: Re: [72attendees] Credit card charges at CityWest
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On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 6:43 PM, Ole Jacobsen <ole@cisco.com> wrote:
> They asked me what currency I wanted to be charged in. When this
> happens I *always* pick the local one (Euros in this case) to avoid
> exactly the issue you describe.

They did not ask me this question.

Vijay

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> On Mon, 4 Aug 2008, Vijay Devarapalli wrote:
>
>> I was looking at my receipts today and noticed that the CityWest hotel
>> charged me in US dollars for the accommodation. They did not charge me
>> in Euros. For the exchange rate, they conveniently picked 1.6171. The
>> actual conversion rate on Friday was 1.57.
>>
>> I am not really sure why they didn't charge me in Euros. The
>> corresponding US dollar amount would have shown up on my credit card
>> statement anyway. For four nights of stay that came to $26 more.
>>
>> Did anyone else experience this?
>>
>> Vijay
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