Dozens of Thomas Prepare dinner holidaymakers about to fly dwelling have reportedly been informed by a hotelier in Tunisia to pay once more earlier than they’re allowed to depart.

Workers at Les Orangers Lodge within the resort of Hammamet have been reported to have demanded sums equal to as a lot as £2,500 earlier than they have been allowed to depart for the native airport.

One visitor, David Astbury, informed The Unbiased by way of Fb: “Tonight we now have realized that due to the difficulties and potential chapter of Thomas Prepare dinner, visitors are discovering themselves confronted with payments for his or her lodging.

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“Friends who ought to depart tonight on flights dwelling aren’t being allowed to depart till they pay once more, having beforehand paid in Britain, and are informed that they’ll reclaim from Atol [the government holiday protection scheme].

“Switch buses aren’t being allowed by the gates. Friends who’re refusing or can’t pay once more for his or her holidays are being held as hostages.”

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A flight was due out from Enfidha airport to Manchester at 11.50pm. Extra departures on Thomas Prepare dinner Airways to Glasgow and Newcastle are scheduled for Sunday morning, with one other Manchester flight at 10pm.

One other visitor, Lisa Triggs, wrote: “Les Orangers lodge have locked the gates so nobody can get in or out and are giving everybody leaving immediately or tomorrow invoices.

“They need the payments paid earlier than anybody can depart.”

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One report mentioned that the lodge wifi had been turned off.

The Unbiased understands that Thomas Prepare dinner representatives are on their option to the lodge. The British Consulate in Tunis and the Tunisian Ministry of Tourism are additionally conscious.

Thomas Prepare dinner continues to commerce usually and there’s no authorized foundation to ask visitors to pay once more.

Had been the corporate to fail, the Civil Aviation Authority – which administers the Atol scheme – would inform hoteliers that it’s going to settle the payments.

The Unbiased has tried to contact the lodge repeatedly by e-mail and phone.

Thomas Prepare dinner led the way in which, in February 2018, in re-establishing a vacation programme to the North African nation.