Accommodation is advised upon arrival at the flight destination.
I see three options:
The voucher is replaced with a voucher for the accommodation upon arrival at the flight destination
The accommodation accept the generic voucher you have now
Airtours make a paid reservation in your ...
Most hotels nowadays ask for a credit card at the time of check-in for any kind of ancillary charge so such a bait and switch type scheme sounds unlikely from a reputable hotel chain.
As many have suggested, if the charges don't appear legit you can dispute them with your card company.
In this specific situation, the CAA has provided details of what to do at https://thomascook.caa.co.uk/customers/if-you-are-currently-abroad/managing-difficulties-with-your-accommodation/
In short, they advise not to pay anything unless their team specifically advises this in your personal circumstances. Ordinarily the accommodation providers would be ...
Calling the police might be the way to go in jurisdictions within developed countries, but wouldn't necessarily work in regions where governance is weak. In this case it would be better to pay the fraudulent bill using a credit card and then dispute the transaction once you're safe and sound at home. It's likely that the credit card company will take your ...
Holding guests hostage is illegal, no matter what. If you are held "hostage" and they refuse to let you go you can tell them it is against the law of that country. You can also contact the police secretly or send a quick message secretly saying to get the police. You don't want to be violent as you don't want charges on yourself as well.
Contacting the ...
It is not uncommon for Portuguese (and Spanish) adresses, to include the floor on which the apartment is located. The generally used format for Portugal is:
|--------------------------------- |------------------------------------ |
| MANUEL GASPAR | Name + Surname |
| LG DR ANTÓNIO VIANA 1, 2o, DTO | Street + ...
Answer compiled from the comments on the question.
In China there are different rules in different parts of the country, so you will need local knowledge to get the answer.
Best ask your host, if they have had earlier visitors who needed to register they will know which station to use. In need, visit the nearest police station and expect to be send on to an ...