How to find the REAL bargains from overseas websites – and not get stung by massive hidden fees

You can find yourself in a world of pain when ­buying ­a bargain from an overseas website.

You may think you have tracked down a brilliant deal online, only to be hit by all kinds of nasty ­surprise ­charges – and left without ­protection if things go wrong.

So here’s what you need to know about those potential pitfalls when ordering anything from a website outside the UK.

Credit card fees

Paying for purchases by card in a foreign currency is classed as an overseas transaction, which often carries extra fees.

Banks and building societies add

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