Writing To Awaken Retreat in Italy
June 15 – 22, 2024
Payment, Cancellation, Refund Schedule
Covid/Pandemic Policy

Registration and Payment Information

All registrations require a $500 non-refundable deposit and the completion of registration forms. To qualify for the Early Registration Retreat Fee, a $500 non-refundable deposit must be received by December 31, 2023 AND the full balance must be paid by January 31, 2024. Failure to fully pay the balance by January 31, 2024, will result in an $350 increase to the Full Retreat Fee, payable by April 15, 2024.
All fees must be paid no later than April 15, 2024. We are happy to set up payment plans that meet the payment deadlines. If payment in full is not received by April 15, 2024, we have the right to cancel your registration and will refund any monies based on the Cancellation Schedule below.

Cancellation Policy and Refund Schedule

The schedule below refers to cancellations made by a registered guest. If Mark Matousek Media cancels the retreat for any reason, guests will be reimbursed 100% of any monies collected. With respect to Covid-19 or any other health emergency, Mark Matousek Media will only cancel the retreat if travel out of the United States or to Italy is not possible. Cancellations must be made in writing. Refunds will be based on the date the cancellation is received.
Cancel on or before February 15, 2024: 100% refund of collected fees less the $500 non-refundable deposit
Cancel February 16 – March 15, 2024: 75% of collected fees less the $500 non-refundable deposit
Cancel March 16 – April 15, 2024: 50% of collected fees less the $500 non-refundable deposit
Cancel April 16 – May 15, 2024: 25% of collected fees less the $500 non-refundable deposit
Cancel on or after May 16, 2024: No refund

Covid-19/Pandemic Policy

In the event of a Covid or other health emergency prior to the start of the retreat, we will continuously monitor recommendations by local, state, city, country, and the CDC, and update attendees accordingly. Guests will be responsible for adhering to any changes in guidelines and must agree to any and all measures necessary to keep the health and welfare of the other guests, Mark Matousek Media staff, and the retreat center staff safe. We will have home tests and information on local Covid-19 testing sites, if the need to test arises. Any positive results will require isolation and quarantine at the expense of the guest.

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