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