All your usual rights apply when you shop with Australian online businesses. But if you have a problem with something you’ve bought from an overseas online business you might find it difficult to get a repair, replacement or refund.
Drip pricing is where a headline price is advertised at the beginning of an online purchasing process and additional fees and charges which may be unavoidable are then incrementally disclosed (or ‘dripped’).
Comparator websites compare products offered by a range of suppliers and frequently include multiple products offered by the same supplier. Comparator websites can be a useful tool, but make sure you know how these sites work before relying on a comparison.
Online ‘daily deals’ and group buying websites are channels for consumers to buy goods or services at discount prices. Before you take up an offer from these websites, check the offer thoroughly to make sure you get what you pay for.