Biden pushes for action on hotel, airline ‘junk fees’

Friday, 03 Feb, 2023 1

President Joe Biden called on Congress to pass legislation to end hidden and deceptive fees.

Biden wants the Junk Fee Protection Act to be passed.

It would crack down on four types of customer fees, including those imposed by airlines and resorts.

The administration has already made some progress to make airline fees more transparent.

The bill would bow crack down on charging more to seat families together.

It also wants to eliminate the way resort fees are imposed.

Companies have exploited loopholes that allowed them to charge illegal junk fees,” Biden said.

“These costs drain hundreds of dollars a year from the pockets of hardworking American families,

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