Terms & Conditions
Healthy Traveler Retreats Terms and Conditions
Release of Liability, Assumption of All Risks, Arbitration Agreement and Terms of Registration
I, _______________________________the undersigned, understand that Healthy Traveler do not own or operate any entity which provides, or is to provide, goods or services for the trip including, for example, lodging facilities, transportation companies, food service providers, vendors, and other third parties. As a result, Healthy Traveler Retreats is not liable for the negligence or willful acts or failure to act of any such third party.
I, ________ the undersigned, have read, understand and accept the Terms and Conditions signed upon Registration.
In addition, I acknowledge that I have voluntarily applied to participate in this trip to ___________, which will take place during the dates ______________ inclusive. I am voluntarily participating in this trip with the knowledge of the risks and dangers involved including but not limited to: practicing yoga,
meditation, sound healing, hot springs, high altitude, forces of nature, wildlife; transportation failures whether by plane, bus, boat, by foot, or by any other conveyance; risks associated with food or impure water; health conditions of the participant; civil unrest; terrorism; criminal activity; accident or illness without access to means of rapid evacuation or availability of medical supplies or services; the adequacy of medical attention once provided; and stolen, lost, or misplaced luggage or property.
I HEREBY AGREE TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MY OWN WELFARE AND ACCEPT ANY AND ALL RISKS OF DELAY, UNANTICIPATED EVENTS, CHANGE IN ITINERARY, INCONVENIENCE, ILLNESS, INJURY, EMOTIONAL TRAUMA AND/OR DEATH.
I hereby RELEASE AND DISCHARGE FOREVER, Healthy Traveler Retreats FROM AND AGAINST ANY AND ALL LIABILITY ARISING FROM MY PARTICIPATION IN THE TRIP. I agree that this release shall be legally binding upon me personally, all members of my family, my and their heirs, successors, assigns, and legal representatives, it being my intention fully to assume all the risks associated with this trip and to release Healthy Traveler Retreats from any and all liabilities to the maximum extent permitted by law.
I have read the Itinerary and Terms and Conditions and understand the retreat begins on the date specified above and I understand that if I arrive late or have to leave early that there are not any make-up sessions or refunds as a result.
The retreat fee does not include: flight, airport taxes, airport security taxes, airline insurance surcharges, fuel taxes, visa fees, travel insurance, customs user fees and service fees as specified by the airline and airport authorities; laundry, excess baggage charges, tips, non-inclusive tours, massages, and other personal expenses.
Optional services such as ziplining, horseback riding, massages, scuba diving and other local attraction tours will be available for additional fees and depend on the local.
Healthy Traveler Retreats maintains its right to change instructors, chefs, assistants, schedules, workshops and transport arrangements as it sees fit without notice and to make minor changes to the itinerary if necessary.
I understand the due to the involved logistics & upfront costs, we offer no cancellations or refunds under any circumstance. We strongly encourage you to purchase travel insurance through a third party to cover the retreat in the event of strikes, natural disaster, health problems, and other unforeseen events in your life or the world.
During the trip, should Healthy Traveler Retreats deem at any time and for any reason, that there is a danger to the Customer, Healthy Traveler Retreats has complete discretion to cancel the group tour. This includes, among other reasons, any act of God, acts of terrorism, civil unrest, riots, war, government action or military coup in the region or country.
In the event of such cancellation, Healthy Traveler Retreats shall not be held liable for contingent claims, losses, damages, or costs sustained by the Customer. Should such a cancellation occur, Healthy Traveler Retreats is not responsible for a refund to the Customer and the Customer shall hold the company blameless.
No refund will be made with respect to accommodation, meals, sightseeing tours, workshops or other services included in the tour fare but not utilized by the Customer, either in part or full.
Limitation of Liability
Healthy Traveler Retreats shall not be liable for damages incurred by Customer hereinabove if any of the following reasons apply:
a) Natural disaster, war, civil unrest, and alteration or cancellation of tour itinerary due to such causes. b) Accidents during transportation or accommodations.
c) Cessation of services related to transportation or accommodation facilities, and tour itinerary alteration or cancellation owing to such causes.
d) Orders of either American or foreign governments, immigration regulations, isolation resulting from infectious diseases, and tour itinerary alteration or cancellation owing to such causes.
e) Food poisoning.
g) Delays, stoppages, changes of schedule and route in relation to transportation facilities, and tour itinerary alterations and/or shortened stays at destinations owing to such causes.
Applicable Law and Arbitration
It is agreed by and between the Customer and Healthy Traveler Retreats that all disputes and matters whatsoever arising under, in connection with or incident to this Contract or the Customer's tour, including travel to and from the retreat, including any and all disputes, claims, or controversies whatsoever, personal injury, illness or death of a Customer, including but not limited to alleged violation of civil rights, discrimination, consumer or privacy laws, or for any losses, damages or expenses, relating to or in any way arising out of or connected with this Contract or Customer's tour, no matter how described, pleaded or styled, between the Customer and Healthy Traveler Retreats shall be referred to and resolved exclusively by binding arbitration, solely in Fort Myers, Lee County, Florida, U.S.A. to the exclusion of any other forum. Customer hereby consents to jurisdiction and waives any venue or other objection that may be available to any such arbitration proceeding in Fort Myers, Florida.
NEITHER PARTY WILL HAVE THE RIGHT TO A JURY TRIAL OR TO ENGAGE IN PRE- ARBITRATION DISCOVERY EXCEPT AS PROVIDED IN THE APPLICABLE ARBITRATION RULES AND HEREIN, OR OTHERWISE TO LITIGATE THE CLAIM IN ANY COURT (OTHER THAN SMALL CLAIMS COURT). THE ARBITRATOR'S DECISION WILL BE FINAL AND BINDING. OTHER RIGHTS THAT CUSTOMER OR HEALTHY TRAVELER RETREATS WOULD HAVE IN COURT ALSO MAY NOT BE AVAILABLE IN ARBITRATION.
I have carefully read and fully understand the contents and legal ramifications of this Agreement. I have read both pages of the Agreement and agree to the terms.