By advancing deposit payment to Twist Yoga, the depositor agrees to be bound by the following terms and conditions.
RESERVATIONS AND PAYMENTS
Reservations are initiated on receipt of either a full payment or US$300 non-refundable deposit per week per client. First payment after deposit is automatically charged to your card on file on Sep 1, 2022. Balance of payment is due January 1, 2023. If a reservation is made within 45 days of the trip departure the entire cost of the trip must be paid at the time of confirmation.
CANCELLATION AND PENALTIES
All cancellations must be made in writing and sent to Jen@twistyogaedmonds.com. Your trip is subject to the following, per person cancellation charges:
- Notice received more than 90 days Full Refund, Forfeit Deposit
- From 90 to 45 days: 50% Refund
- Less than 45 days: No refund of trip cost
- No refunds for unused tours or services during your trip
All refunds will be processed back to your credit card within 14 days after we receive your letter of cancellation and are calculated as of the day we receive your written request. No personal trip expenses are refundable in any circumstance (e.g. visa fees, air tickets, trip insurance). No refunds for unused portions of a trip once it begins.
In the event Indian or US borders are closed at the scheduled retreat dates, we will rebook the trip for late October/early November 2023. Your booking will automatically roll over to the rebooked dates. If at the time of re-scheduling (2023 Feb), you know you are unable to join for rebooked dates, we can cancel your booking for November and refund your amount paid, less non-refundable pre-paid retreat center hotel cost. Retreat centers refund policy is to offer group credit for rebooking, and will not offer a cash refund for any reason. Deadline to opt for partial refund is March 1, 2023 and must be made via email to firstname.lastname@example.org . No partial refunds offered after this time.
Basic travel insurance that includes medical benefits is required. A comprehensive travel insurance policy including trip cancellation and interruption, baggage, accident, emergency assistance and medical assistance is recommended due to the uncertain nature of travel.
RESCUE AND MEDICAL ASSISTANCE
In the unlikely event of rescue and medical assistance being needed, the participant – or participant’s trip insurance policy – shall be liable for the entire cost thereof.
By forwarding the trip deposit or full payment, the client certifies that he/she does not have any physical or other conditions that would create a risk for themself or other trip participants. Trip leaders have the right to disqualify anyone at any time during the trip if they feel the member is incapable to continue or jeopardizes the groups or their own safety. Under these circumstances, refunds are not given.
Any required inoculations recorded on a valid vaccination certificate(s) must be in possession during the trip. Twist Yoga has no responsibility regarding medical advice, medications or vaccinations that are necessary for participation. Twist Yoga assumes no liability regarding provision of medical care before, during or after travels. Check with your health care provider and USA/India State Departments for up-to-date requirements and personal health recommendations.
We are not responsible for any airline schedule and airfare changes, cancellations, overbooking or damage of loss of baggage and property. All claims for any loss or injury suffered on any airline must be made directly with the airline involved. Air schedule changes and lost luggage may necessitate additional nights or costs being added to your trip; any resulting additional costs must be borne by the client.
VISA & CUSTOMS
A visa is required for entry to India. Most people travel on a tourist visa. Twist Yoga is not responsible for procurement of visa or entry requirements into India. In any event in which your visa is rejected or delayed is not the responsibility of twist yoga and refunds are not given for visa-related travel issues.
Twist Yoga may contract with contractors to provide transportation, guide services, meals, activity and/or other related travel services. Twist Yoga assumes no responsibility, however caused, for injury, death, loss or damage to person or property in connection with any service provided by an independent service provider, guide, transportation company or resulting from, but not inclusive of, the following: – acts of God – detention annoyance – terrorism – thefts – pilferage – force majeure – pandemic – civil disturbances – government restrictions or regulations – strikes – delays and expenses arising from quarantine – failure of any means of conveyance to arrive or depart as scheduled – discrepancies or change in transit or hotel services over which we have no control.
We reserve the right to make reasonable changes in the itinerary where deemed advisable for the comfort and well- being of trip members, or for unforeseen events.