Travel Contract 2017
Jennifer Pastiloff/Jennifer Pastiloff Yoga
Location: Locanda Cugnanello Radicondoli Italy
Please take the time to read and understand the conditions of booking detailed below
prior to booking a trip with Jennifer Pastiloff Yoga. The retreats include writing/journaling and
the main focus is not Asana. This is not your typical yoga retreat. There will be writing/journaling and
sharing out-loud. A signed copy of this contract must be returned when you submit your deposit
(see bottom) which acknowledges that you have read and accepted all terms.
Our Contract & Release of Liability
All bookings are made with Jennifer Pastiloff Yoga/Jennifer Pastiloff/Manifestation Yoga
(us/we) and by booking a trip with us you
are deemed to have agreed to these Booking Conditions (which constitutes the entire
agreement between you and us). Your booking will be accepted by us on this basis.
The services to be provided are those referred to on our website in relation to a
Writing/Yoga Retreat in Tuscany. This contract is between us/we Jennifer Pastiloff/
Jennifer Pastiloff Yoga/Manifestaton Yoga.
GUEST(S) SIGNATURE RELEASE$ ASSUMPTION OF RISK AND INDEMNITY AGREEMENT
NOTE: Guest or guest's legal guardian must agree to this by signing at bottom
of this contract:
In consideration of the permission by Jennifer Pastiloff and'/or the property owner to accept the
below named guest in any activity on the premises of Locanda Cugnanello or on any excursion during this
retreat the undersigned hereby releases Jennifer Pastiloff and all affiliated individuals and entities including
Jennifer Pastiloff & Jennifer Pastiloff Yoga & Manifestation Yoga from any and all claims, liability,
cause of action, damages, or costs for personal injury or property damage & the undersigned
acknowledges that he'/she has been fully advised of the risks and potential dangers incidental to
engaging in the activity for which this registration is submitted and voluntarily and knowingly
assumes the risks of engaging in the activity of this retreat or travel.
NOTE: By signing this agreement you are agreeing to release and hold harmless
Jennifer Pastiloff & Jennifer Pastiloff Yoga & Manifestation Yoga or it's employees or family members.
Deposit $500.00 Due Upon Booking
A non-refundable non-transferrable deposit of $500 is required for your booking to be confirmed.
If your booking is made. The balance in full is due no later than 60 days before the start date
of the retreat listed below. If you book within those 60 days then the full amount is payable at
the time of booking which includes your non-refundable deposit and non-refundable balance.
Payment of the balance of the trip is due by check in US funds.
If you are out of the country and you have to use a credit card you can use Paypal.
Paypal the US funds to Jennifer@jenniferpastiloff.com.
(Note: Please add $125 in fees if you are using Paypal as payment in US Funds)
You may also mail a money order from your
International Bank in US funds only. A fee is not required.
If your balance is not received by 60 days before the start date of the retreat
(see below for start dates) your booking will be considered as cancelled.
Note: June Retreat Balance is Due No Later Than April 18th, 2017
Note: September Retreat Balance Is Due No Later Than July 30th, 2017
(If you book after those dates the payment in full is due at the time
Please mail final payment made out to Jennifer Pastiloff,
c/o Barbara Potter
P O Box 1567, Tehachapi, Ca 93581
(Please do not put the name Barbara Potter on the check or money order.)
Passport and Visa
You must carry a valid passport and have obtained all of the appropriate visas, permits and
certificates for the countries in which you will visit during your trip. Your passport must be
valid for 6 months beyond the duration of the trip. It is your responsibility to ensure that
you are in possession of the correct visas, permits and certificates for your trip. We are
not responsible if you are refused entry to a country because you lack the correct
passport, visa or other travel documentation.
You must provide these necessary details include full name as per your passport, date
of birth, nationality, passport number, passport issue and expiry date, emergency contact
numbers and any pre-existing medical conditions you have which may affect your ability to
complete your travel arrangements. Your booking cannot be confirmed without provision
of these details. If you don't have your passport number at the time you sign this
contract you can fax that to Barbara when you receive it but the contract still
has to be faxed upon booking.
Travel Insurance Is Required
Travel insurance is required for all travelers heading to Italy and, if purchased, should be taken
out at the time of booking. Your travel insurance should provide cover against
personal accident, death, medical expenses and emergency repatriation with all recommended
minimum coverage of $200,000 USD. We also strongly recommend it cover cancellation, curtailment,
and all other expenses that might arise as a result of loss, damage, injury, delay, illness preventing
your trip or inconvenience. Please be sure it cover your expense for the retreat as well
as your travel fares.
We shall have no liability for loss, theft of or damage to baggage or personal effects. Personal
belongings lost or stolen while unattended by the client in public lounges or other public areas,
whether on board a vessel, train, bus, or other mode of transportation, publicly owned or
operated by affiliated tour operators or elsewhere, are not reimbursable. Losses due to ordinary
wear and tear, and other acts of God are not reimbursable. We cannot accept responsibility for
and in no event shall be liable for loss or damage of valuables or other articles left in or on
facilities used by us such as hotels, home stays, vessels, expedition vehicles,
or any other mode of transportation.
7 Nights Rooming shared or private according to your option picked.
and dinner only and departure day which will be breakfast only. Meals will be inside or outside
depending on weather. Lunch will not be provided on excursion days off-site. It will be
self-catered at your expense.
Pick-up and Drop-off in Florence Is Included with a group. There will be 2 pick-ups
on arrival day 1:30 and 4:30. Please be at the Florence Train Station. We will advise
who will be in each pick-up before you travel.
The land price of your trip does not include:
and all personal expenses including meal cost are your own expense and not
reimbursed by us/we. Massage & Horseback riding optional at your expense.
Cancellation by Traveler
All monies received, above the non-refundable deposit, will be refunded if the cancellation is
made 60 or more days prior to scheduled arrival date of retreat (see below for dates).
If the guest cancels less than 60 days in advance of the arrival day, or if the guest does not show up,
or leaves early for any reason no credit or refund is available. We require Travel Insurance for your
protection again sudden emergencies to cover your expenses.
Different fees may apply to airline tickets depending on the carrier being used. You are
strongly advised to take out cancellation insurance at the time of booking which will cover
your cancellation penalties in some situations. If you leave a trip for any reason after it has
commenced there are no refunds for unused services. Again, travel insurance may reimburse
you for early departure under certain circumstances.
The itinerary that will be provided for each trip is representative of the types of activities
contemplated, but it is understood that the itineraries, amenities and mode of transport may be
subject to alteration without prior notice due to local circumstances or events or to the
discretion of the retreat leader.
Furthermore, all yoga is done at the sole discretion of Jennifer Pastiloff or her assistant and
follows their individual style. Certain circumstances may not allow for all yoga sessions as
outlined. All travelers should familiarize themselves with their instructor’s
style and background. You are required to attend all workshops with
Jennifer Pastiloff but you are not required to do yoga during the workshops.
It is not necessary to be able to do yoga to attend this retreat. There will be
writing during the workshops.
. Optional Activities
Optional activities horseback riding for example are
not included in the trip price and do not form part of the trip or this contract.
You accept that any assistance given by your tour or yoga leader or local representative in
arranging optional activities does not render us liable for them.
. Photos and Marketing
You consent to us using images of you taken during the trip for advertising and promotional
purposes. You grant us perpetual, royalty-free, worldwide, irrevocable license to use such
images for publicity and promotional purposes. Your name will not be used unless
permission is given.
Please remember that this is a rustic 800 year-old building that
has been completely, beautifully & lovingly restored. The rooms do not have a/c.
They have beautiful windows to open with gorgeous views.
There is wi-fi available.
You will have some free time to explore around the area on your own walking
18. Applicable Law
The laws of California, USA govern these Booking Conditions and any disputes in connection
with a trip or these Booking Conditions must be initiated in the courts of California, USA.
IMPORTANT: Do not book your return flight for the same day the retreat ends. You will not be
able to get to Rome or Florence or Pisa to make the flights unless they are late in the day.
Make plans to stay over at least one night where your flight is departing from in order to be
there the next morning as the flights typically leave early. This would be a good time to arrange
sightseeing in Rome or Florence or Pisa or anywhere you have a desire to see.
You can fly in to one area and fly out of another as well.
Departure day you will be taken to the Train Station in Florence in the late morning
after breakfast. Time is usually around 10:30 or 11 a.m. but can be changed by Jennifer
Pastiloff according to her discretion. It is a 1.5 hour car ride. Please allow enough time
to travel to your next destination by train.
This retreat and anything taught by Jennifer Pastiloff or her assistants is not considered to
be medical advice and should not be construed as such. Initial _____
Assumption of Risk
Jennifer Pastiloff is dedicated to ensuring the safety of all participants; however participants must
assume the risk inherent in travel including those from weather, wildlife or other force majeure.
The participant confirms that he/she has no physical conditions or medical precautions that would
adversely affect his/her ability to take part in the yoga program or other physical or cultural
activities offered or to complete the retreat. Note: If you cannot do yoga you can still
sit on a mat, or a chair can be provided, if you can't sit on the floor.
It is important that you are there for the classes with Jennifer Pastiloff.
The participant fully understands that his/her participation in the yoga program or other activities could
be injurious to his/her health. The participant voluntarily assumes all risks related to such activities and
releases Jennifer Pastiloff from liability for accident, personal injury, illness, emotional damage,
incurred travel expenses or property damage he/she may incur as a result
of his/her going on this retreat.
Note: You are responsible for your own surroundings at the retreat. General Housecleaning
Every Day. Simple Room Cleaning Once Per Week. This is a yoga/writing retreat. There is
no maid service daily. Thank you.
Please read, print for your records & sign this form.
Please fax to 661 825-8104 - Must be received after you send in your deposit.
(A private fax number) No cover letter is required. You may scan or email
to Barbara @Jenniferpastiloff.com