Terms & Conditions – Retreat

Payment Policy

To reserve a spot on a specified retreat, a semi-refundable booking fee is required upon booking. Prices are based per person, and DO NOT include flights unless specified on the retreat’s page. Participants can either pay the full amount at the time of the sign up or they can elect to use the installment payment with 350€ deposit option that gives participants 3 months to pay off the balance with 0% interest rate.

Included in the cost

Limited only to accommodations, transportation to and from the airport given you arrive and depart on the set trip dates, miscellaneous activities and events included in the trip, three meals a day and group workshop sessions. Unless otherwise stated on the retreat’s page.

Cancellation Policy

While we have never intend to cancel a retreat, if Martin Karner must cancel or change a scheduled retreat date for any reason whatsoever, you’re entitled to transfer your full retreat payment to another retreat (either scheduled or at some future time). Alternatively you may request a refund of your applicable payment, which will be accommodated for insofar as is possible, taking into consideration any non-retrievable costs to which we committed in anticipation of your retreat. Martin Karner is not responsible for your expenses incurred in preparation for any cancelled retreat such as other accommodation, airline tickets, loss of work, and/or other costs associated with preparing for your trip.

Passports, Visas and Documents

It is the responsibility of each participant to obtain a valid passport, visa(s) and necessary certificates for any country to be visited with Martin Karner. Your passport needs to have more than 6 months of validity from the date your inter the host country.

Third Parties

Martin Karner holds no responsibility for the actions or omissions of third parties or independent contractors, including in the event that they modify the nature of a service on a retreat as compared with the advertised nature of the service.

General Waiver

You acknowledge that during a retreat you participate voluntarily in any and all activities arranged by the retreat organizers, and insofar as legally permissible, surrender your right to any cause of action against Martin Karner arising from any loss or damage to person or property that occurs during a retreat.

Illegal activity

All participants are expected to abide by the laws the country visited. If a participant at any point during the program performs any illegal activity, Martin Karner is not responsible for legal ramifications of that action.

Right to expel participants

We reserve the right to expel any participant from a trip or remove a participant from a vessel, vehicle or housing for any reason, including, but not limited to, lack of payment or if we deem this necessary for the comfort, convenience or safety of the other participants, including if your behavior is deemed to cause or be likely to cause danger, distress or annoyance to other participants, if we reasonably determine your condition would adversely affect your health, safety or enjoyment of that of other participants, or if we determine you have engaged in illegal actions. If we remove you from a trip in progress or remove you from a vessel, vehicle or housing, you will not be entitled to any refund, payment, compensation or credit of any kind for unused or missed services or costs incurred resulting from the termination of your participation and you will be responsible for the cancellation fee and your travel costs to return back home, including any housing or vehicle costs.

Photographs and video

We reserve the right to take photographs and video during your trip. By traveling with us, you grant to us the absolute and irrevocable right and unrestricted
permission to use and publish your image, or likeness, without compensation, for commercial, advertising, editorial, or any other purpose; and in any manner and medium, whether now known or hereafter devised; and to alter and composite the same without restriction and without your inspection or approval. You hereby release and discharge us from and against any and all claims, liabilities, costs, damages and expenses of any kind arising out of or relating to the use by us of your image or likeness. Photographs and video of your trip may be submitted to us by you or by third parties such as (but not limited to) other travelers, tour guides, crew, or staff members. By submitting such photographs or video, the party making the submission is representing and warranting (a) that the photo is their original work created solely by themselves and does not infringe the intellectual property rights of any party; (b) that they have obtained any and all necessary releases from subjects depicted in said original work; (c) that they grant to us a worldwide, royalty-free, perpetual, transferable, irrevocable, non-exclusive and fully sublicensable right and license to use, in any and all media whether now known or hereafter devised, in perpetuity, anywhere in the world, with the right to make any and all commercial or other uses thereof, including without limitation, reproducing, editing, modifying, adapting, publishing, displaying publicly, creating derivative works from, incorporating into other works or modifying the photo and (d) that they hereby release and discharge us from and against any and all claims, liabilities, costs, damages and expenses of any kind arising out of or relating to the use by us of any photo submitted.

By booking into a retreat you agree to all policies above