ALL RESERVATIONS WITH WRITE AWAY EUROPE ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING
CONDITIONS: Submitting of registration form and
payment of deposit to Write Away Europe indicates acknowledgement
and acceptance of these Terms & Conditions.
RESERVATION REQUEST & PAYMENT: Upon registrants request for reservation, Write Away Europe will advise registrant of amount of deposit needed to initiate a reservation and full charges to finalize. Upon receipt of deposit payment and acceptance by Write Away Europe, registrant will be notified of receipt of payment. The balance payment will typically be due a minimum of 8-10 weeks prior to retreat commencement. For reservations not confirmed with final payment, Write Away Europe reserves the right to amend or cancel reservation request.
RETREAT/PRICING: In the event of unforeseen circumstances over which Write Away Europe has no control, Write Away Europe reserves the right to offer a substitute accommodation of similar category. When extenuating circumstances dictate, prices, conditions or schedule may be subject to change or amendment. Write Away Europe will notify participant of any said changes as soon as possible.
CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: Once a deposit has been rendered and a Write Away Europe confirmation/invoice has been issued to client, any cancellation must reach Write Away Europe in writing. Cancellation penalties are as follows: a) More than 12 weeks prior to start date: $500 (which can be used to as a deposit to reserve a place in any future Write Away Europe retreat in the same and/or following calendar year). b) Less than 12 weeks before start date, the following percentage of the total fee is retained: 10-12 weeks: 30%; 8-10 weeks: 60%; 4-8 weeks: 75%; less than 4 weeks: no refunds. In order to most fully protect registrants, Write Away Europe recommends that clients take out some form of cancellation insurance.
DISCLAIMER: Write Away Europe makes every effort to ensure that the information provided to participants is correct and that properties are properly maintained, clean, functional and safe for occupancy, however, Write Away Europe assumes no liability for any errors or inaccuracies or external circumstances beyond its control such as, but not limited to staff cancellations, weather conditions, events which do not achieve the required retreat/program minimum, maintenance work, mechanical faults which may result in some amenities or scheduled events becoming temporarily or permanently unavailable. Write Away Europe reserves the right to make changes to the itinerary or facilitators.
RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT & LIABILITY WAIVER: By registering with Write Away Europe, I accept and acknowledge that there are risks associated with any foreign travel experience and I will use appropriate caution/discretion when traveling/residing in a new area. I agree to leave the premises in clean, good, working order. I also agree to release Write Away Europe and its officers, employees and agents from any and all liability for consequential damages or complaints resulting from any incurred loss, injury or death, accidents, damages, theft, grievances, extra expenses due to delays, damages or cancellations, schedule changes, sickness, quarantine, acts of nature, strikes, civil strife, war or warlike conditions or other circumstances beyond its control or for any of the above arising due to my participation in Write Away Europe retreats.
I further acknowledge and accept a) that Write Away Europe acts only as an agent, and assumes no responsibility or liability in connection with the services of any property owners or their employees; b) that Write Away Europe reserves the right to decline to accept or retain participants in its retreats and events, and to withdraw a scheduled retreat should conditions warrant or necessitate, in which event the amount paid by the participant may be fully refunded; c) that in the event it becomes necessary or advisable for the comfort and well-being of participants, or for any reason whatsoever, Write Away Europe reserves the right to alter announced arrangements without penalty; d) that Write Away Europe accepts no liability for any travel provider or carrier’s cancellation penalty incurred by the purchase of a non-refundable airline or other ticket to the destination and return; e) that I am solely responsible for obtaining any necessary visas; f) that I acknowledge the advisability of obtaining travel insurance to cover the various risks associated with foreign travel. I agree that it is the intention of Write Away Europe to provide services as described on the Write Away Europe website, and by registering for a Write Away Europe retreat I accept the arrangements as described and certify that I am mentally and physically capable of full participation in this program. I have carefully read the above and agree to abide by these conditions. I have also read and understand fully the Disclaimer and the conditions of the Cancellation Policy as set out above.