• Report: #873164

Complaint Review: Pay phones at Chicago O'hare airport terminal

  • Submitted: Tue, April 24, 2012
  • Updated: Sun, August 26, 2012

  • Reported By: Tv rao — AmBaranth , Mumbai Maine India
Pay phones at Chicago O'hare airport terminal
Chicago airport Chicago, Illinois United States of America

Pay phones at Chicago O'hare airport terminal The coins did not work and were returned by the pay phone. I have used visa credit card and called a local number for a minute. My credit card has been charged 19.98 USD. The expected charges are l Chicago, Illinois

*Consumer Comment: Similar but worse thing has happened to me

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I have made a local call from the pay phone at the Chicago airport on 22/4/2012 for a minute using my visa credit card. Expected charges are less than fifty cents. The machine did not accept the coins and I was forced to use credit card. To my surprise, the credit card was charged an amount of 19.98 USD .

When I contacted the icici credit card dept to check whether there is any conversion mistake, they asked me to produce the receipt. The pay phone does not provide any receipt.

I would request all the concerned to examine the process of billing / charging the credit card and correct the possible mistakes.

I would also request for the refund of the 19 USD charged unreasonably. Thanking you

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#1 Consumer Comment

Similar but worse thing has happened to me

AUTHOR: Ming - (United States of America)

I'm a graduate candidate at University of Maryland. I went to University of Illinois, Urbanna-Champaign, IL, to visit one of my friends there. When i was about to get on board my flight in O'Hare Airport, i found my cell phone is missing. After a flash of blank in my brain, my first thought was that i might left it at my friend's home. And later things turned out to be exactly as i thought. But at that time i was too nervous to choose to use the public pay phone at the airport. Since i didn't want to bring any troubles to myself at the security check, i didn't bring any coins along with me. After read EVERY words printed on the phone, and saw NOTHING talking about charges of NO success connection, i used the phone with my credit card. I tried five times and my friend didn't pick up the phone during every single time of these. That means i dialed 5 times and none was connected. No i'm looking at this bill -- five $24.23 charges on that day. I don't hate anyone, surely there are some cunning people should be blamed, The only thing I want now is that i could somehow get my money back. I don't want to waste too much time on this thing since i got a thesis need to be worked on. But still, about $120 is not a small amount of money.

Please, anyone knows how to solve it, please contact me!
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