What doI do ifI let someone use my credit card for a hotel room and now the hotel is trying to charge me for damages?

Asked on November 10, 2011 under Business Law, Mississippi


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Answered 9 years ago | Contributor

If you are being charged for damages that you did not cause at a hotel room simply because the person that you lent your credit card to for the room allegedly caused the damages, I would contest the claim and place your credit card company on notice about the situation so you do not get charged for the damages.

I would also put the hotel company on notice of the above and give it the name, telephone number, and address of the person who was in the hotel room that may have caused the damages. Good luck.

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