Unformatted text preview: Late payments or overdue payments Charges that result in exceeding the credit limit on the card (whether done deliberately or by mistake), called overlimit fees Returned cheque fees or payment processing fees (e.g. phone payment fee) Cash advances and convenience cheques (often 3% of the amount) Transactions in a foreign currency (as much as 3% of the amount). A few financial institutions do not charge a fee for this. Membership fees (annual or monthly), sometimes a percentage of the credit limit. Exchange rate loading fees (sometimes these might not be reported on the customer's statement, even when applied).  The variation of exchange rates applied by different credit cards can be very substantial, as much as 10% according to a Lonely Planet report in 2009....
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- Spring '12