Terms & Conditions
1. Retreat Pricing
All prices are per person and exclude GST. Prices only include costs directly related with the retreat, and inclusions where stated. The retreat pricing does not include airfares or airport transfers.[DS1]
2. Deposit & Payment Terms
Upon submitting your booking form, you must pay for your reservation via direct deposit to complete booking. Once the deposit is received you will receive confirmation of your booking via email with a booking receipt.
You have two options for payment plans. Option 1: pay in full at the time of booking. Option 2: pay 50% at time of booking, 50% by December 30, 2022 with a 5% additional charge on the total booking price for administration and risk.
The amount of the deposit will be deducted from the full amount payable. The final payment, being the balance of the full price of the retreat, is due no later than 30th December, 2022. If full payment is not received by 30th December, 2022 we reserve the right to cancel your reservation and fill your spot. We will remind you of the date when the balance falls due.
3. Strict Cancellation & Policy
If you wish to cancel your retreat you must notify us directly via email on email@example.com. Your booking is considered cancelled once you have received confirmation via email.
Cancellations where a full payment was made on or before 30th December, 2022 will receive a 50% refund amount of the deposit. Cancellations made after 30th December, 2022 will receive no refund unless you are able to find someone to take your spot. Cancellations where 50% payment was made is non-refundable unless you are able to find a person to transfer your booking to.
Exceptions to our cancellation policy cannot be made for any reason, including weather, COVID-19, health changes, government mandates, personal emergencies or otherwise. There are no refunds/price alterations for arriving late or leaving a retreat early.
4. Retreat Cancellations
We reserve the right to make any changes deemed by us to be necessary, including staffing (teachers leading the retreat and or classes), class styles and disciplines, advertised meals, etc.
We reserve the right to cancel any retreat prior to departure, in which case you will be offered the choice of a transfer to another future retreat or a full refund of any and all payments made to us. We ask that you do not book any travel arrangements until we have confirmed that your retreat has reached the group size minimum to run. You will not be entitled to claim any additional amounts or seek any compensation for any injury, loss, expenses or damages (either direct or consequential) or for any loss of time or inconvenience which may result from a cancellation (including but not limited to visa, passport and vaccination charges, or departure, gear purchases, airport and airline taxes).
We will not be held responsible for any delay, additional expense or inconvenience that may be caused directly or indirectly by events outside of our control (ie: late arrival/departure of flights, civil disturbance, fire, flood, cyclones, severe weather, acts of god and acts of government, machinery or equipment failure, or cancellations for any reason.) No refunds will be given for “no shows” or days not used resulting from the above aforementioned.
Taking part in any of the activities that will take place during the retreat, including yoga, tours, and sporting activities, carry a high risk. When you participate in the retreat or in any of the activities that take place during the retreat, you agree that you do so at your own risk. We are not responsible, and do not have any liability for, any risk, damage, injuries, illnesses or death that occurs during or as a consequence of your participation in the retreat, whether by reason of negligence or otherwise.
6. Health Disclaimer
You must provide us with full details upon booking of any existing medical conditions, disability or injury that may affect your retreat with us (including, in particular, any accommodation requirements) at the time of your booking. If, in our reasonable opinion, the retreat is not suitable for your medical condition or disability then we have the right to refuse to accept the booking.
7. Responsibility and Behaviour
As part of your booking with us, you accept liability for any loss or damage caused by you or any member of your party during the course of your retreat. Payment for any loss or damage must be made to our supplier/venue or us at the time that it occurs or as soon as is reasonably practicable thereafter.
If the cost of the loss or damage is not known at the time, we will reasonably estimate it and if this reasonable estimate exceeds the amount paid, you must pay the difference once known, and if it is less, the difference will be refunded to you. You will also be responsible for and agree to indemnify us in respect of any claim subsequently made against us and all costs incurred by us (including our own and any other party’s full legal costs) arising from your actions.
You are also responsible for your own behaviour and any other members of your party. We can refuse to accept you as a customer or refuse to continue dealing with you and/or any other member of your party by terminating your retreat arrangements if your or their behaviour is deemed to be inappropriate, disruptive, upsetting or dangerous to yourself or anyone else, or if you or any member of your party are likely to cause damage to the property. In these circumstances, we will not be liable to pay any refund, compensation or any expenses incurred by you if we have to terminate your booking arrangements due to unacceptable behaviour. In this situation we will have no further responsibility for you or any other member in your party (including any return travel arrangements).
In booking with us, you give permission for capture and use of photography, video, written or verbal testimonial. You hereby grant us unrestricted permission to use and reuse, publish and republish in whole or in part, individually or in connection with other material in any and all publishing and social media platforms now or hereafter known, including the internet and for website marketing use without restriction as to alteration.
9. Covid-19 Policy.
Please read our comprehensive Covid-19 policy by visiting our website.
10. Medical waiver
** “I” refers to you, the participant
I acknowledge that I have voluntarily enrolled to participate in your retreat, willingly assume full responsibility for the potential risks I am exposing myself to and accept full responsibility for any injury or death that may result from participating, volunteering or watching in any physical training, including the yoga that will take place during the retreat, whether caused by our negligence or that of any other person, or for any other reason. I, the participant, accept all financial responsibility for any injury that I may cause to myself or to any other participant due to my negligence. I realize that liability may arise from negligence or carelessness from other guests on the same retreat, from dangerous or defective equipment or property owned by the venue or the staff, maintained or controlled by them or because of their possible liability without fault. I acknowledge that I have no physical impairments, injuries, or illnesses that will endanger others or me. I will advise you of any impairments upon my initial booking.
I hereby confirm that I am medically, physically, emotionally and in all respects fit and able to participate in the retreats. If not, I confirm that I have put in writing to Kelsey to explain and describe as clearly as possible any/all issues that may interfere with the retreat package in question.
I agree I will be fully and financially responsible for my own physical condition and well-being during the retreat and will follow all safety precautions and instructions prescribed by Kelsey and staff.
I acknowledge and agree that my participation in the retreat will expose me to food, activities and persons that may result in exposure to allergens and illness and, in that regard and assuming such risks, I hereby fully release Kelsey and staff from any and all liability and or responsibility to myself or any third party for death and/ or injuries/illnesses direct or indirect, incidental or any damages that arise out of or relate to my participation in retreat, exposure to food and/or any other allergens caused by insects, animals, plants, pools, chemicals etc.
I acknowledge that staff may make suggestions from time to time that are intended to help me and my well- being. However, I take ultimate responsibility for my choices and realize that Kelsey and staff are not licensed medical providers and that I must consult my doctor if in any doubt about any physical or mental issues prior to my retreat.
If I experience pain or discomfort during the retreat, I will modify the staff’s instruction to suit my individual needs. I will not hold teachers and staff responsible for any pain, discomfort or injury I experience during or after the retreat. I understand that the activities offered on this retreat are not a substitute for medical care. I understand that teachers and staff are not qualified to diagnose, prescribe, or treat physical or mental illness.
By agreeing to the terms stated here in this document and elsewhere on Kelsey’s website I hereby release and discharge my rights and claims for damages or liabilities that may occur as a result of participation in a retreat.
I fully understand and accept all of the terms and conditions documented above.