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Yoga Retreat Phuket, Thailand & Angkor Wat, Cambodia Nov. 14 – 24, 2019

 Policies and Information

Early Registration Deadline: 7/31/2019

Registering by the early registration deadline offers a discount on the total price of the retreat.  All fees must be either paid in full or a payment plan established prior to the early registration deadline in order to receive this discounted price.

Deposit:

A $500 Non-Refundable Deposit is required to reserve your spot and secure the early registration price.  The remaining balance must be paid prior to the registration deadline of July 31st, 2019.

Registration Deadline:

The Last Day to Register is Wednesday, July 31th , 2019.  Registrations after this date may be possible; however, higher charges may apply.  In addition, flight time, date and fare may vary and would be based on availability at that time.  

Payment Plans:

All payments must be made in full prior to the retreat registration deadline unless a payment plan has been established.

In order to establish a payment plan, a Payment Plan Agreement must be signed and payments must be set up as an automatic charge from a credit or debit card.

All payment plans of 3 payments and/or 3 months duration will incur a onetime fee of $50.  All payment plans of over 3 payments and/or longer than 3 month duration will incur a onetime fee of $100.

Any declined credit or debit card payments will incur a $25 fee.

Travel Requirements:

Valid US Passport: A valid US passport is required to travel to Thailand & Cambodia.  You will be required to show your passport to Yoga Shakti staff on the morning of departure.  If you cannot show a valid US Passport, you will not be allowed on the trip.  No refunds or credits will be issued as a result.  We recommend that you also bring a color copy of your passport as its safer to carry around than the original.  The original passport along with other valuables can be kept in the safe in your room.

Please refer to the U.S. Department of State for further details:

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Thailand.html

There is no Visa requirement to visit Thailand for less than 30 days.  Valid US passport is sufficient for the trip.

https://travel.state.gov/content/travel/en/international-travel/International-Travel-Country-Information-Pages/Cambodia.html

Cambodia does require a Visa to visit.  You can obtain this ahead of time- or simply do it at the Siem Reap airport.  The cost is about $30.  If you bring 2 passport photos with you-  you will save a few dollars; otherwise the Cambodian authorities will just take a photo there at the airport for a small additional fee. 

Condition to Travel:  You must be in good health and able to travel.   If you have any special needs, you must notify us by the early registration deadline (7/31/2019).  Yoga Shakti will do our best to accommodate any special needs; however, each participant should be aware that this is an active retreat with yoga, walking, hiking and other activities.  Yoga Shakti shall not be liable for any discomfort or other issue arising out of personal limitations and/or conditions. You can, of course, opt out of any of the activities offered.

Each participant should be aware that the retreat will be located in a tropical jungle environment and that there may be wildlife in the environs.  Each person is responsible for managing any special sensitivity to insects, etc., that they may have. We highly recommend that every person bring their own mosquito/insect repellant, etc. in order to make their stay as comfortable as possible.

If you have any special dietary requirements, you must notify us by the early registration deadline (7/31/2019).

Yoga Shakti will do our best to accommodate as many of these needs as possible.

Travel Insurance

We strongly recommend that each person acquires Travel Insurance.  Yoga Shakti shall not be responsible for any issues arising out of the travel. 

Health Insurance

We strongly recommend that each person acquires International Health Insurance.  Yoga Shakti shall not be responsible for any health related issues. 

Please refer the U.S. Department of State for further details:

http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1093.html#medical

Safety:

Thailand & Cambodia are generally considered to be very safe countries for tourists.  For additional details please refer to the “Safety & Security”  sections of the State Dept website- see links above for each county. Please do not bring any valuables with you. 

If you wish, you may register with the SMART TRAVELER ENROLLMENT PROGRAM (STEP) / EMBASSY LOCATION.  For more information visit:

http://travel.state.gov/travel/cis_pa_tw/cis/cis_1093.html#registration

Cancellation Policies:

Early Cancelation:

If you cancel prior to the early registration deadline (7/31/2019) your deposit will be forfeited but the balance of any fees paid will be refunded to you. If you are able to register for a different retreat with us, your deposit, less $100 for administrative costs, can be transferred to the new retreat.

Late Cancelation:

If you cancel after the early registration deadline (7/31/2019), you will forfeit the non-refundable deposit. 

If we cannot fill your place: You will forfeit the entire fee paid.

If you cancel after the early registration deadline (7/31/2019) and we can fill your place: You will forfeit your deposit but we will refund the balance of fees paid.   

Due to TSA travel regulations, we will not be able to change passenger names after the registration deadline of (7/31/2019).

In the event that Yoga Shakti must cancel a retreat due to unforeseen circumstances, all registration fees will be refunded.  Yoga Shakti shall not be liable for any other expenses incurred as a result of such cancelation.

Release of liability:

Yoga Shakti makes a reasonable effort to provide a nurturing and safe environment and each participant is provided with all possible care to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip. Yoga Shakti accepts no responsibility for any injuries incurred during travel to or from the retreat or during the retreat itself. Release of liability forms are to be completed and signed before departure for the retreat.   Please see above for information about health care, travel and international health insurance.

Be aware that this is a non-smoking event and environment.