Their credit card does not go through when paying the €192 bill, they go out to “withdraw money”: the hotel receptionist does not see them return, the tourists arrested at the last minute at the airport

Their credit card does not go through when paying the €192 bill, they go out to “withdraw money”: the hotel receptionist does not see them return, the tourists arrested at the last minute at the airport
Their credit card does not go through when paying the €192 bill, they go out to “withdraw money”: the hotel receptionist does not see them return, the tourists arrested at the last minute at the airport

In addition to finally paying for their stay after a night spent in the police station’s jails, the couple also had to buy new plane tickets for the return flight.

A couple was stopped at the airport from Palma de Mallorca (Balearic Islands, Spain) this Wednesday after trying to return to the United Kingdom without paying his hotel bill of 192 euros. The two young Britons aged 21 and 22 lived in the seaside resort of Palmanova, near Magaluf.

As reported by Última Hora, the tourists went to the reception of the establishment to tried to pay by credit card, but it failed. So, the young people left the hall while assuring the receptionist that‘they were going out to withdraw money to a distributor and that they would come back straight away to pay the bill.

A night in police custody

But not seeing them return, the receptionist raised the alarm. The hotel manager went to the nearest police station to file a complaint. The receptionist provided police with the information needed to find the couple.

Caught by the patrol, the British spent the night in the police station’s jails before finally agreeing to pay for their stay. The couple also had to buy new plane tickets for the return flight towards Great Britain.

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