A WRITER WITHIN (AWW) TERMS & CONDITIONS
ALL RESERVATIONS WITH AWW ARE SUBJECT TO THE FOLLOWING CONDITIONS: Payment of deposit to AWW indicates acknowledgement and acceptance of these Terms & Conditions.
RESERVATION REQUEST & PAYMENT: Upon registrants request for reservation, AWW will advise registrant of amount of deposit needed to initiate a reservation and a schedule for final payment. Upon receipt of deposit payment and acceptance by AWW, registrant will be notified of receipt of payment. For reservations not confirmed with final payment per the individual payment schedule, AWW reserves the right to amend or cancel reservation request.
RETREAT/PRICING: In the event of unforeseen circumstances over which AWW has no control, AWW reserves the right to offer a substitute accommodation of similar category. When extenuating circumstances dictate, prices, conditions or schedule may be subject to change or amendment. AWW will notify participant of any said changes within 48 hours of disclosure.
CANCELLATION/REFUND POLICY: Once the non-refundable deposit has been rendered, any cancellation must reach AWW in writing. Cancellation penalties are as follows: a) More than 12 weeks prior to start date: $500. b) Less than 12 weeks before start date, the following percentage of the total fee is retained: 8-12 weeks: 50%; less than 8 weeks: no refunds. In order to most fully protect registrants, AWW recommends that clients take out some form of cancellation insurance.
DISCLAIMER: AWW 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, AWW 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. AWW reserves the right to make changes to the itinerary or facilitators.
RESPONSIBILITY STATEMENT & LIABILITY WAIVER: By registering with AWW, 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 AWW 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 AWW retreats.
I further acknowledge and accept a) that AWW 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 AWW 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 fully refunded; c) that in the event it becomes necessary or advisable for the comfort and well-being of participants, or for any reason whatsoever, AWW reserves the right to alter announced arrangements without penalty; d) that AWW 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; 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 AWW to provide services as described on the AWW website, and by registering for a AWW retreat I accept the arrangements as described and certify that I am mentally and physically capable of full participation in this program. 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.