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Have you ever been lured in by a sale fare price, only to find a whole bunch of extras tacked on - some of which you have no choice but to pay?

The Federal Court has ordered Jetstar Airways to pay a $545,000 penalty and Virgin Australia Airlines to pay a $200,000 penalty for breaches of the Australian Consumer Law in relation to "drip pricing".


Average petrol prices in 2015 to 16 were at their lowest levels since 2002, according to an Australian Competition and Consumer Commission report on the Australian petrol industry. Unfortunately for motorists, gross retail margins in the same period increased to their highest levels -- meaning the full benefits of lower international crude oil and refined petrol prices are not being passed on to consumers.