25. OUR LIABILITY AND THE PROPERTY OWNER
25.1 Neither AWAYTOCROATIA (as agent for the property owner) nor the property owner shall not be responsible for the death of, or personal injury of any member of a booking party, or of any other person at the property unless this results from the proven negligence of the owner, AWAYTOCROATIA or our employees.
25.2 We shall not be liable for any loss, breach or delay due to any cause beyond our reasonable control including though not limited to acts of God, explosion, tempest, fire or accident, war or threat of war, civil disturbances, acts, restrictions, regulations, bye-laws or measures of any kind on the part of the government or local authority, strikes, lock-outs or other industrial actions or disputes or adverse weather conditions. In any case we shall be entitled to treat the contract as discharged.
25.3 On the event of discharge our liability shall be limited to the return of the sums paid to us in respect of the unused portion of the rental calculated on a pro rate daily basis less an administrative fee of Euro 50.00 to cover our reasonable expenses.
25.4 We cannot be held responsible for the breakdown of mechanical equipment such as pumps, boilers, swimming pool filtrations systems, nor for the failure of public utilities such as water, gas and electricity.
25.5 Neither AWAYTOCROATIA nor the owner can be held responsible for noise or disturbance originating beyond the boundaries of the property or which is beyond our control. In the event that a source of noise has been in existence prior to your From and we are informed of this, we will contact you to inform you of the disturbance.
25.6 We cannot accept responsibility for events out of our control e.g. bad weather including events arising as a result of very hot or unusual weather, delays caused by carrier companies, breakdown of domestic equipment.
26 Special offers involving free nights are always for a maximum of one or two free night depending on the length of stay. Long stay bookings cannot be split into two to get more free nights. In such cases such split bookings may be refused by the villa/apartment owner on From or the unintitled free nights claimed maybe charged for locally.
27 Occasionally facilities may have to be temporarily withdrawn at short notice during your holiday, often this is beyond our immediate control.