Terms and Conditions
Come Back to Yourself Retreats are limited to a small number of participants in order to allow for a more personalised and authentic experience, therefore our cancellation policy is in place to help participants and us alike work together sharing expenses that may arise from unexpected cancellations.
Prices do not include airfares. If you’re arriving or departing on days other than the start and end dates, please book your own accommodations for the additional days or contact us so we can assist you in finding the appropriate accommodation. Please make very certain that the dates of your chosen retreat will work for you before sending any payment.
To reserve your place on Come Back to Yourself Retreats, please make a deposit via the paypal link after registering. Please note that your reservation is not final until deposit is received.
Payment is accepted via paypal and credit card through the online registration process, If you prefer to pay by bank transfer, or if you have questions before you book please contact me here.
Please note: In order to cover PayPal fees and conversion rates we charge an additional 4.5% administration cost of your payment to your bill.
Your registration fee is non-refundable, but fully transferable. In other words: if you can't attend, send a friend.
Full payment is due 60 days prior to retreat and is non refundable unless your space is filled.
Monthly payment option:
Monthly payments are happily received, if that helps, available for early reservation.
In the rare event you need to cancel your reservation before the balance is due, the amount paid may be transferred to another person for this retreat only (not for future retreats). The amount that you have paid to date will be transferred to the new participant and the remaining payments (if not already paid in full) will be due on the same payment plan schedule and agreed to by the new participant. All requests for transfers must be received in writing to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
No one books a retreat with the intention of cancelling it, but unexpected events do occur, we highly recommend that you protect your investment with travel insurance and that it is your responsibility to read and understand our cancellation policies. All payments are non-refundable for failure to attend or failure to complete the retreat, or for arriving late or leaving early.
Come Back to Yourself Retreats reserves the right to change the program schedule if necessary and shall not be held liable or responsible for any expenses, including but not limited to lodging, meals, and transportation incurred by delays or other uncontrollable issues outside of the retreat program.
We have never had to cancel a retreat, however, if we do cancel a trip due too few participants, Come Back to Yourself Retreats will refund you with all deposits and payments you have paid. We cannot however compensate you for airfare or travel costs incurred. Notification of cancellation will occur at least 1 month prior to retreat start date. Come Back to Yourself Retreats cannot be held responsible for any personal expenses, such as airline tickets due to changes in itineraries or retreat cancellations. In the unlikely event that Come Back to Yourself Retreats must cancel a retreat due to weather, natural disaster or political upheaval, we cannot guarantee a refund – it will be depending on receiving a refund from the venue/tour operator we work with. To cover these risks, we recommend you purchase travel insurance.
Come Back to Yourself Retreats and its facilitator Mei Shapiro shall not be held responsible for any damage, loss or delay. The participant agrees to assume all risks associated with the trip - participating in yoga, foreign travel, scuba-diving and any activities and or pursuits voluntarily undertaken while participating in the retreat. and agrees that no liability will be attached to Come Back to Yourself Retreats for any personal injury, illness, delay, loss or damages to property or health. Come Back to Yourself Retreats shall not be held liable or responsible for any expenses, including but not limited to lodging, meals, and transportation incurred by delays or other uncontrollable issues outside of our program. Come Back to Yourself Retreats will not be responsible for any damages or expenses or inconveniences caused by flight or transportation late departures, change of schedule, strikes or to their conditions, nor will be responsible for loss or damage to baggage or any of participants belongings.
The participant hereby agrees of taking full responsibility for all necessary steps of understanding his/her own health and physical condition. The participant hereby represents and warrants that there are no physical limitations or conditions which would in any way affect his/her participation other than those that he/she has already disclosed to the facilitator Mei Shapiro or any teacher or agent working for Come Back to Yourself Retreats, nor are there any medical precautions which he/she must observe related to his/her participation in this Retreat; yoga, movement, scuba-diving or cultural excursion. Should the participant become aware of any such conditions or physical limitations subsequent to the date of this release, the participant will immediately notify Mei Shapiro and Come Back to Yourself Retreats of such condition or physical limitation.