What is the cancellation policy?
In addition to our normal registration & cancellation policy, which can be viewed here, the following cancellation policy applies for the India 2020 registrations (please note that where there is overlap in the policies the more stringent policy applies):
Cancellation on or prior to November 15, 2019
- Deposit of $500 is non-refundable/per individual program for any cancellations made on or prior to November 15. These include: The Power of Scripture in Practice, Golden Triangle Tour, Awaken the Power of Prana Shakti
- Deposit of $1,650 is non-refundable for any cancellations made on or prior to November 15 for 21-Day Package Program.
Cancellation after November 15, 2019
- Payment is 100% non-refundable after November 15, 2019
What if I must cancel?
Trip must be paid in full by November 15, 2019. Cancellations must be made via email to [email protected].
Cancellation on or prior to November 15th, 2019:
Deposits (mentioned in the policy) are not refundable. All other payments may be refunded or held on account for three (3) years to use for future programs. If you do not use the monies held on account within three (3) years they may be given to the Amrit Yoga Institute as a tax deductible donation. You may request an official letter stating the amount of your donation.
Cancellation after November 15th, 2019 or early departure (or no shows):
Payment is 100% non-refundable after November 15, 2019
The greater of minimum deposit OR Program Costs (percentage of days completed and expenses paid that will be deducted) and are non-refundable (such as teacher payments and event payments, etc.). This would be determined at the time of cancellation.
Remaining monies beyond the deposit, processing fee and program costs will be held on account for three (3) years to use for future programs. If it is not used within three (3) years the monies will be given to the Amrit Yoga Institute as a tax deductible donation. You may request a tax deductible donation to be made on your behalf to AYI.
Amrit Yoga Institute is not responsible for or have obligations to cover any additional costs or fees you purchased for your trip including but not limited to airfare, currency exchange, supplies, travel insurance. Amrit Yoga Institute. also reserves the right to cancel any trip prior to departure. In the event that the Amrit Yoga Institute must cancel the retreat due to “Force Majeure” refunds will be provided to the fullest extent possible dependent on retreat suppliers.
Force Majeure means a party shall not be liable for any failure of or delay in the performance of this agreement for the period that such failure or delay is:
- Beyond the reasonable control of a party
- Materially affects the performance of any of its obligations under this agreement, and
- Could not reasonably have been foreseen or provided against, but will not be excused for failure or delay resulting from only general economic conditions or other general market effects.
A typical list of force majeure events might include war, riots, fire, flood, hurricane, typhoon, earthquake, lightning, explosion, strikes, lockouts, slowdowns, prolonged shortage of energy supplies, and acts of state or governmental action prohibiting or impeding any party from performing its respective obligations under the contract. So if, for example, a hurricane occurred that shut down a location, the seller planning to visit or use that location would not be liable for cancellation of the portion of the trip.
If we cancel a tour you have reserved due to lack of enrollment, the entire amount you have paid to A.Y.I. for the applicable trip will be refunded to you within 30 days after the trips cancellation.
Please make checks payable to Amrit Yoga Institute or pay and register at www.amrityoga.org/India2020
Amrit Yoga Institute gives notice that services provided are rendered by suppliers who are not its agents or employees. Amrit Yoga Institute assumes no liability for injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, irregularity or additional costs resulting directly or indirectly from the following causes: weather, strikes, civil disturbance, theft, governmental regulations, quarantines, failure of any means of transport to comply with schedules, or changes in transport, or failure of any person to render any lodging or travel service, beyond reasonable control of Amrit Yoga Institute