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Online travel sites fined EUR 4 mln by Italian antitrust watchdog

Wednesday 17 January 2018 | 09:56 CET | News
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Italian antitrust watchdog AGCM has fined 6 of the most popular travel websites a total of EUR 4 million for lack of transparency regarding costs and contract terms. In a statement, the antitrust body said it had decided to fine Lastminute.com, Volagratis.com, Opodo.it, Govolo.it, Edreams.it and Gotogate.it following an investigation prompted by consumer association complaints. The agency said information provided by the portals was "insufficiently transparent and easy to understand for consumers, hindering the exercise of their rights." It went on to highlight supplements applied for booking

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