PAYMENTS & CANCELLATIONS
1. Terms of service
Earth Goddess Rising LLC lists what is included on the retreat’s page. Airfare, tips, travel insurance, alcohol is not included. Please see specific event page for more details on what is included and what is not.
To reserve your place on one our retreats please complete the registration form with the non-refundable deposit specific to your trip.
Payment can be made by check or credit card, unless otherwise stated. Final balances are due at least of 60 days before the departure date of the trip to avoid cancelation without deposit reimbursement. If final payments are not received by 60 days prior to departure, Earth Goddess Rising LLC reserves the right to cancel your reservation and accept new reservations for your space. If you do not think you can pay in time please contact us via email.
4. Cancellation policy
If you wish to cancel your retreat you must notify Earth Goddess Rising LLC in writing. Once we’ve received your notice, cancellation will take effect subject to the following: If cancellation takes place more than 60 days prior to your departure date any payments made will be refunded minus your deposit. If cancellation takes place between 30-60 days prior to your departure, 50% of the trip price will be forfeited. If cancellation takes place less than 30 days prior to your departure date, 100% of the trip price will be forfeited. Any amount forfeited, which has not then been paid to Earth Goddess Rising LLC by you, will be recovered from you by Earth Goddess Rising LLC as a debt due and payable.
5. Changes/Trip Cancellations
Earth Goddess Rising LLC reserves the right to make any changes deemed necessary by our team, retreat leaders, teachers or partners. In the rare case of a cancellation on the part of Earth Goddess Rising LLC we will offer a transfer to another retreat or event or a full refund of your funds. Earth Goddess Rising LLC is not responsible for any expenses or damages incurred as a result of trip cancellation including preparation costs, airline tickets, travel documents or other expenses. Earth Goddess Rising LLC reserves the right to cancel any trip prior to departure in the event that there are too few people booked in which case you will be given a full refund of any and all payments made to Earth Goddess Rising LLC. You will not be entitled to claim any additional amounts or seek any compensation for any injury, loss, expenses or damage (either direct or consequential) or for any loss of time or inconvenience which may result from such cancellation (including but not limited to visa, passport and vaccination charges, or departure, gear purchases, airport and airline taxes).
INSURANCE & DOCUMENTS
6. Travel Insurance
Earth Goddess Rising LLC requires each trip member to have individual travel insurance for their trip. We suggest that you include “cancel for any reason” with your policy. You must purchase travel insurance that includes medical coverage.
7. Travel Documents and Immunizations
It is the responsibility of each traveler to obtain all required travel documents including Visas and other travel documents unless otherwise noted. Information regarding necessary documentation is provided per trip on our website or you can contact us for more detailed information regarding your trip requirements. It is your responsibility to purchase correct immunizations. Please contact your nearest travel clinic for the latest requirements.
8. Acknowledgment of Risks – Assumption of Responsibility
Although Earth Goddess Rising LLC has taken reasonable steps ensure safety, I acknowledge that this activity has risks, including certain risks which cannot be eliminated without destroying the unique character of this activity. The same elements that contribute to the unique character of this activity can cause loss or damage to the Participant including accidental injury, illness or in extreme cases, permanent trauma, disability or death and also can cause damage to or loss of property. The following describes some, but not all, of those risks. Activities vary for each event and may include but are not limited to: hiking, backpacking, outdoor activities, hot springs, climbing in a wide variety of environments including on rock.
Earth Goddess Rising LLC trips can involve travel to remote places, oftentimes many hours from medical facilities. Transportation, evacuations and medical care can be significantly delayed; communication can be delayed, limited or not available.
Environmental risks and hazards include rapidly moving, deep or cold water; insects, snakes and predators, including large animals; falling and rolling rock; lightning, flash floods and unpredictable forces of nature, including weather which may change to extreme conditions without warning. Possible injuries and illnesses include hypothermia, frostbite, high altitude illnesses, sunburn, heatstroke, dehydration and other mild or serious conditions.
Throughout the trip, participants are responsible for their own safety.
I (the trip participant) acknowledge and understand that Earth Goddess Rising LLC trips include risks of injury or death to participants. I understand the description above of these risks is not complete and that other unknown or unanticipated risks may result in property loss, injury or death. I agree to assume responsibility for the inherent risks identified herein and those inherent risks not specifically identified. I acknowledge that participation in this activity is purely voluntary, no one is forcing participation and participation is elected with full knowledge of the inherent risks.
I (the trip participant) assume and accept full responsibility for any injury, death, loss of personal property, and expenses suffered as a result of those inherent risks and dangers identified above, and those inherent risks and dangers not specifically identified and as a result of my negligence in participating in this activity.
I grant Earth Goddess Rising and its representatives and employees the right to take photographs of me and my property in connection with group tours, events and workshops. I authorize Earth Goddess Rising, LLC, its assigns and transferees to copyright, use and publish the same in print and/or electronically. I agree that Earth Goddess Rising, LLC may use such photographs of me
with or without my name and for any lawful purpose, including for example such purposes as publicity, illustration, advertising, and Web content.
9. Release and Waiver of Liability
DECLARATION OF HEALTH. By accepting this Tour Participant Agreement I (the trip participant) represent that I have no physical conditions or medical precautions which would adversely affect my ability to take part in the yoga program or other physical or cultural activities offered on Earth Goddess Rising LLC trips. I fully understand that my participation in the yoga program or other activities could be injurious to my health and I voluntarily assume all risks related to such activities.
By agreeing to the terms outlined here and elsewhere on the Earth Goddess Rising LLC website I hereby release and discharge my rights and claims for damages or liabilities that may occur as a result of participation on a Earth Goddess Rising LLC trip, including but not limited to damages as a result of unexpected occurrences including those from weather, local political situations, wildlife or uncontrollable acts of God, including the risk of death. I release Earth Goddess Rising LLC including its owners, directors, employees, guides, yoga teachers and partners from liability for personal injury, illness, emotional damage, incurred travel expenses or property damage I may incur as a result of participation on this trip.
For the benefit of everyone on your trip, Earth Goddess Rising LLC reserves the right to accept or reject any participant at any time without liability, and in the event it determines, in its sole and exclusive discretion, that a participant is disruptive to the harmony of the trip, it may without any obligation to pay a refund or any other amount whatsoever, expel such participant from the trip. Earth Goddess Rising LLC will carry no responsibility or liability for any participant who leaves the trip prior to its conclusion or for any activity undertaken by any participant which is not included on the trip itinerary.
If you have any questions regarding our policies you can refer to our FAQ page or contact us via email