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John Ward – Analysis: Neoliberal Consequences Explained Through The Media Of Car Hire And Flying – 3 January 2014

JohnWCheat and fire, cheat and fire, cheat and fire….on it goes; but there’s no such thing as society, so we shouldn’t really worry about it. Should we?

My car hire was advertised as £82 for five days. But when I turned up, the damage insurance was a further £95. And if one doesn’t take the insurance, then the customer exposure to cost is £600. It doesn’t say anything about that in the online ads.

Nor do Expedia tell you that, while one baggage piece for the hold is free, on the way back you get hit for forty quid….because it’s not free at all on the way back. Continue reading