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Money Matters - Exorbitant Misquoted Charge
Submitted by Devorah  Answered by Rav Yehonoson Hool
Answer: If you were aware of the charges at the time that you rented and used the camera, you must pay at the rate agreed. If you were not aware when you used it and only heard afterwards about the exorbitant charge, you need not pay more than the going rate in this case.

If you were the one ordering and paying, and your daughter was picking it up on your behalf, with you being the one who ordered it and is paying for it, then even if your daughter knew about the charge, if she didn't tell you until after you had used it you would not need to pay the full charge.

However if you were aware of the price at the time that you used it, your use of it implies agreement to the terms- if you don't agree then don't use it - and thus you would need to pay the full amount.

posted:2012-11-21 07:49:08