Friday, February 27, 2009

Price discrimination

More on price discrimination as Which finds that the ticket for European train journeys is much higher on English-language versions of train operators' websites.

Researchers found that on some European sites, for example, fares were up to 60% more on the English version of the sites than on the native language version, while the sites were also difficult to navigate in order to find key information on pricing. On the Spanish version of, the Spanish rail operator, a second-class adult single ticket from Madrid to Barcelona was €43.80 (£39.30) - but €109.50 on the English version.

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