Are loyalty schemes to blame for this receipt insanity?

This is the receipt Efren Bojorquez received when he bought a pack of batteries at a local Fry’s in Phoenix. It’s 22-½ inches long!

It’s insane.

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A $93 “top off” charge for my rental car?

Question: I rented a car from Hertz in Miami a few months ago. Before returning it, I filled it up with gas. When I turned the car in, I double-checked the fuel gauge, made sure my receipt reflected that the car had been returned full, and, thinking I had myself covered, flew home.
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Do you still have receipts for that TSA-approved lock?

Like many air travelers who are wary of having their luggage pilfered, Bobby Caldwell took every step he could to protect his property on a recent flight from Albuquerque, N.M., to Chicago. He packed his belonging in sturdy suitcases and secured them with TSA-approved locks.

And it worked. Sorta.

None of his belongings were stolen. But a funny thing happened with the locks.
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“Flabbergasted” airline passenger asked to pay $15 receipt fee

receiptWhen it comes to airline fees, nothing is off-limits. Just ask Jason Fogelson.

He needed a receipt for his latest American Airlines flight, but when he asked for one, the airline said it would cost him. “I was flabbergasted,” he says.

So was I.
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