Re: [72attendees] Credit card charges at CityWest

JORDI PALET MARTINEZ <jordi.palet@consulintel.es> Tue, 05 August 2008 08:16 UTC

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From: JORDI PALET MARTINEZ <jordi.palet@consulintel.es>
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You can always send a letter by email or fax to your bank not accepting this
charge, and clearly indicating that you didn't allowed them to charge in
another currency. It works, I've been in that situation.

This hotel really need to learn the lesson.

Regards,
Jordi




> From: Vijay Devarapalli <dvijay@gmail.com>
> Reply-To: <72attendees-bounces@ietf.org>
> Date: Mon, 4 Aug 2008 18:00:42 -0700
> To: "72attendees@ietf.org" <72attendees@ietf.org>
> Subject: [72attendees] Credit card charges at CityWest
> 
> 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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