In today’s (12/Feb/2009) BUSINESS LINE Newspaper, I read an article on Surcharges on Credit Card. I was surprised to read that Charging Extra by the merchant is a voilation of the rules and agreement for acceptance of Card. (I have been all along think this was legal).
Read more here (Business Line Website)
This means as a Card Holder, we need not pay extra for and purchases using Credit Card. Welcome News, but How to enforce? Complain to the Card Issuer or to the Network Operator. But will action be taken, that is questionable…
Prominent Offenders also include WWW.IRCTC.CO.IN & Most of RIchie Street Computer Stores.