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If you can't pay for your hotel, can either the hotel or the police keep you from flying home until you DO pay?

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    Africa is a very big place so I'd suggest adding exactly what country you're interested in, but in general yes, you can be detained for not paying your hotel bill. This is a worldwide thing. – dlanod May 2 '14 at 0:47
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    In petroia , this person didn't expect to have to pay and their money is state side and this party has 500.00 to pay towards bill but that's all – user13376 May 2 '14 at 1:00

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