Dollar hit me with $255 in administrative fees

Garry Woessner rents a car, but turns down the offer of renting an electronic toll pass. You can see how much this misstep cost him. How do you keep toll authorities from making it “E-Z” to overcharge you, and how can we help Woessner appeal the charges? Read more “Dollar hit me with $255 in administrative fees”

My Aeroméxico ticket was wrong, and I don’t want to pay the change fee

Gail Creath didn’t confirm her Aeroméxico ticket was booked for the correct date, and the flight left without her. Although the airline was willing to reinstate her ticket for a fee, she didn’t like that option — we don’t recommend what she did next. Read more “My Aeroméxico ticket was wrong, and I don’t want to pay the change fee”

How does your bank lie to you? Let me count the ways.

If you don’t trust your bank, you’re in good company. With financial regulations unraveling, and in the wake of several shocking banking scandals, it’s remarkable we haven’t all switched to a digital crypto-currency like Bitcoin and ditched our financial institutions. Read more “How does your bank lie to you? Let me count the ways.”

Charged $100 for a gas “sniffer”? Come on, Ferrellgas

When Rosemarie Dagostino calls Ferrellgas about a possible leak, she doesn’t expect it will cost her $100. But it does. Can that charge be undone? Read more “Charged $100 for a gas “sniffer”? Come on, Ferrellgas”

Expedia promised me a full refund of my hotel fee. Then it went back on its word

Expedia promised it wouldn’t charge Katy McLaughlin for her canceled hotel reservation. So why didn’t it keep its word? Read more “Expedia promised me a full refund of my hotel fee. Then it went back on its word”