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 be due a minimum of 10 weeks prior to retreat commencement. For reservations not confirmed with such timely 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, staffing 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 (deposits are non-refundable but may be transferrable and used as a deposit to reserve a place in any future Write Away Europe retreat in the same and/or following calendar year with notice given more than 12 weeks in advance). 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%; 6-8 weeks: 75%; less than 6 weeks: no refunds. In order to most fully protect registrants, Write Away Europe strongly recommends that clients take out travel insurance that includes trip cancellation coverage. The participant will be solely responsible for any expenses or liability not covered by their personal travel insurance plan. The best way to protect yourself from any unforeseen circumstance is to purchase good travel insurance to protect in case of any unforeseen circumstances, including, medical emergencies, positive Covid tests before or during trip, choosing to cancel participation and/or any retreat being canceled or rescheduled due to natural disaster, man-made disaster, mitigating circumstances or force majeure or cancellation caused by not enough participants to run the retreat or medical, or travel expenses and the cost of repatriation should you become ill or injured. We strongly recommend checking your travel insurance policy before you the trip, to determine what level of insurance coverage you may receive if you are quarantined or get sick while traveling. Please direct all coverage questions directly to your provider.
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, accommodation 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. Write Away Europe will make every effort to operate all retreats as advertised but also fully and wholly reserves the right to alter or cancel the retreat or make reasonable substitutions or reschedulings as deemed necessary. In the event of cancellation or rescheduling, Write Away Europe’s liability, if any, shall be limited to and liquidated by a credit to each prospective participant. 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 credited for rescheduled or future retreats.); 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, vaccinations or mandated medical test for safe travel; and be willing to test in accordance to regulations prior to travel dates. 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. By submitting this form I certify that 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.