Just had 2 weeks in Cyprus. Villa with no water. Do we have right to compensation. Help?
The water was going off because of the drought in Cyprus The owner's tank was on the top of 2 storey villa so there was a problem with the pressure/pump.Tank did not hold enough water to cater for 6 people.Were told to take 1min showers per person per day by owner. Most villas now have tanks on the ground for extra. 4 other families had to use pool water to flush the loos.Good job we were a happy familyAnyone out there had the same problem. Thanks
Asked By: jj - 8/31/2008
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well, you can try for compensation, but you might find it will be put down to 'natural phenomenon!! We live in Xylofagou, just outside Agia Napa, and ourwater has been going off for up to three days at a time now for months....we've just had to learn to live with it.
Answered By: murphywingedspur - 8/31/2008
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I hope you reported it to your rep. Send the tour company a stern letter, if you know the address of other people staying there get them involved too. there should be sufficient water drought or not, people cannot be expected to cart water to flush the toilet. do it today the longer you leave it they will not bother... More
Answered By: maz22 c - 8/31/2008
I doubt you'll get compensation, as the whole of Cyprus has a serious water shortage - they've even been shipping in drinking water from Greece to cope with the problem. This is not an isolated problem to your villa - most villas have the tank on roof arrangement, and unless the tanks are refilled regularly, they will... More
Answered By: kyreniachap - 9/2/2008
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