TERMS AND CONDITIONS

Essentials

The following points are key factors which you need to acknowledge when registering for Nirvana Yoga with Radhika's Wellness Retreat.

I understand and agree:

  1. That a 50% deposit is due at the time of booking, with the balance payable no later than 30 days before the start date of the retreat.

  2. To qualify for the Early Bird Discount I must register by the early-bird discount deadline stated on the retreat page and have paid the deposit and final payment by the given date/s.

  3. If I book within 2 months of the departure date I understand that full payment is required at the time of booking and I am subject to the refund policy.

  4. I have read and understand the cancellation policy.

  5. I must complete and return a Health and Emergency Contact Form, a Travel Insurance and Protection Waiver Form and a Release of Liability Agreement Form by the date outlined in the email sent by Nirvana Yoga with Radhika after registering for the retreat. Failure to do any of the above may result in the cancellation of my booking.

  6. I must submit a copy of my passport (picture page), Visa, and Travel Insurance Policy. Failure to do any of the above may result in the cancellation of my booking.

  7. That I am participating in an active Retreat in India and at times may find it mentally and physically challenging. There will be one or more yoga/meditation classes daily. In addition, there will be some walking daily, trekking and exploring pilgrimage sites, some of which traverse uneven terrain and moderate to steep gradients. The onus is on me, the participant, to ensure that I am physically fit to undertake the retreats.

  8. I take full responsibility for my own health and well-being during the program and understand the risks of travel in the developing world. I will not hold Nirvana Yoga with Radhika or any of the contractors and staff responsible for injuries or other medical or emotional problems that might occur.

  9. I understand that Nirvana Yoga with Radhika reserves the right to modify the itinerary, to accept or retain any person as a participant in the program at any time, or to withdraw the tour if they deem it necessary for the comfort, convenience or safety of the participants.

  10. I understand if I wish to cancel my reservation, it must be done in writing or via email and the cancellation will be effective as of the date Nirvana Yoga with Radhika receives it. The deposit is non-refundable and is subject to the refund policy - listed further down.

  11. Nirvana Yoga with Radhika reserves the right to cancel a trip that is below the minimum of 10 participants. If this is to occur, Nirvana Yoga with Radhika will notify me in advance and give me a full refund, including the deposit within 30 days of cancellation. I understand that Nirvana Yoga with Radhika is not responsible for any additional expenses incurred in relation to this trip such as air tickets, passport and visa costs, nor any medical vaccination and preparations.

  12. I have read the below Full Terms and Conditions and understand and accept them, along with the Terms and Conditions - Essentials. (As above)

Journey itineraries

An itinerary will be sent to all tour participants prior to departure. The itinerary is subject to change due to circumstances beyond our control including weather, political upheavals, pandemics, as well as delayed/changed flights. Nirvana Yoga with Radhika reserves the right to change the itinerary, suppliers and/or accommodation should the need arise. Should any change be made to the itinerary, we will endeavour to ensure a comparable alternative is provided.

Travel documentation

All travellers require a passport valid for at least 6 months after the date of departure, together with onward travel documents and sufficient funds for the duration of the stay. The onus is on the traveler to ensure passports and relevant visas are current and valid. Sufficient blank VISA pages in your passport (not endorsement pages) are also required by certain immigration authorities; please ensure that you have at least 3 blank, double facing pages in your passport prior to travel. If there are insufficient blank pages in your passport then entry into a country could be denied. All passport holders should verify with their travel agent or relevant Consulate concerning visa entry requirements. If travellers are extending their journey to other countries, please establish entry requirements for those countries as well. Applications, costs and relevant documentation are the responsibility of the traveller. Nirvana Yoga with Radhika, their staff, contractors and agents, cannot be held liable for any visas or travel documents not held by the traveller nor any costs relating to refused travel by Airlines or the concerned authorities. 

Airlines and/or government authorities may also require proof of COVID vaccination and other documentation as a condition of travel and all such documentation and the costs of acquiring and furnishing them are the responsibility of the traveller. Nirvana Yoga with Radhika, their staff, contractors and agents, cannot be held liable for any visas or travel documents not held by the traveller nor any costs relating to refused travel by Airlines or the concerned authorities. 

Deposits & Payments

Reservations are accepted on a first come, first served basis, as space is limited. To secure your place, a deposit of 50% of the retreat cost is due at time of reservation. Full payment is required 30 days before travel (unless otherwise stated). Please refer to the relevant Retreat page and the email received after registration/booking for specific date deadlines for payments. Payment details, including information on how to pay, will be outlined in the email you will receive after registering for the retreat.

Cancellations

Please note that we require minimum numbers for the journeys to operate. Should the minimum number of participants not be reached, Nirvana Yoga with Radhika reserves the right to cancel a trip that is below the minimum of 10 participants. If this should occur, Nirvana Yoga with Radhika will notify you in advance and give a full refund, deposit included, within 30 days of cancellation. Note that Nirvana Yoga with Radhika is not responsible for any additional expenses occurred in relation to this trip, such as air tickets, passport and visa fees or medical vistas in preparation.
Travellers are required to provide a copy of their Travel Insurance and it is recommended that you include TRIP Cancellation Insurance. Nirvana Yoga with Radhika is not responsible for conjunction of air tickets or additional travel arrangements booked through any source. Cancellations due to Travel Advisories, Acts of War or Terrorism, Acts of God, Natural disasters, strikes, technical problems, political upheaval, pandemics, or any other circumstances outside the control of Nirvana Yoga with Radhika will not be eligible for any form of refund.

Cancellation Fees & Refund Policy

Unless otherwise stated, cancellations after payment of the deposit or balance must be in writing and are subject to the following refund policy:

  • Up to 60 or more days before the retreat start date there will be the loss of the $300 administration fee, taken from the 50% deposit paid at registration.

  • Between 59 - 30 days before the retreat start date will result in a loss of 50% of the total retreat cost.

  • Less than 30 days before the retreat start date and no shows – 100% of the retreat cost is forfeited.

Travel Insurance

Individuals are responsible for their own Personal and Travel Insurance. Nirvana Yoga with Radhika highly recommends all participants protect themselves and their trip investment by purchasing an accredited Travel Insurance Protection Plan. Your Personal Travel Insurance should include trip cancellation insurance. Personal items, such as jackets, cameras, purses and daypacks are the sole responsibility of the owner. Participants are required to provide a scanned copy of their Travel Insurance to Nirvana Yoga with Radhika at the time of final payment.

Medical

Please consult a general practitioner or travel clinic and discuss all travel related medical questions prior to travel. Please check for all required immunisations with your nearest travel clinic or general practitioner and establish what precautions will be required.

Special requests & dietary requirements

Special requests and dietary preferences should be specified at the time of booking. Whilst every effort will be made to fulfil these requests, Nirvana Yoga with Radhika cannot guarantee that these requests will be met.

Privacy Policy

Nirvana Yoga with Radhika recognises that privacy is important. In order to provide you with the services that we offer, we will collect some personal information from you which will only be used to facilitate your travel, Hotels and Ground Handlers who partner with us in providing you travel services, and then only for the purposes of your trip. We will always safeguard your personal information to the best of our ability.

Liability

All information, such as comments, messages, text, files, images, photos, video, sounds and other materials ("content") posted on, transmitted through or linked from the website are the sole responsibility of the person from whom such content originated. You understand that we do not control and are not responsible for content made available through the website unless it originates from us. Consequently, by using the website you may, contrary to this agreement and our intentions, be exposed to content that you find offensive, indecent, inaccurate, misleading or otherwise objectionable. You use the website at your own risk.
In the absence of its own negligence neither Nirvana Yoga with Radhika nor any agent or affiliate shall be liable for any loss or damage to baggage or property, or for injury, illness or death, or for any damages or claims whatsoever arising from loss, negligence, delay or from the act, error, omission, default or negligence of any person not its direct employee or under its exclusive control, including any act, error, omission, default, or negligence of any country, government or governmental authority, officer or employee. Neither Nirvana Yoga with Radhika nor any agent or affiliate is responsible for any criminal conduct by any third parties.
All bookings agreed to be made by Nirvana Yoga with Radhika with the provider of any transport or other services are subject to the terms and conditions imposed on such suppliers in relation to matters that may not be expressly the subject of our agreement with them and, in particular, to the applicable laws, requirements and policies of any government, governmental authority or employee including, visa, entry, exit or transit.
Nirvana Yoga with Radhika does not accept responsibility or liability for any acts, omissions or defaults whether negligent or otherwise, of suppliers. Neither Nirvana Yoga with Radhika, nor any agent or affiliate accepts any responsibility or liability of any nature whatsoever for the acts, omissions or defaults (whether negligent or otherwise) of any governmental authorities, their officers, or employees or of any employees, or agents of airlines, air carriers, coach operators, other land carriers, shipping companies or operators, cruise or ferry operators, any other transport providers, hoteliers or other accommodation providers, any other facilities providers, tour directors, tour guides, travel agents, or the providers to you of meals, other goods or other services on your holiday or in relation to it and over whom Nirvana Yoga with Radhika, its agents or affiliates have no direct control.
Neither Nirvana Yoga with Radhika nor any agent or affiliate accepts any responsibility or liability of any nature whatsoever including but not limited to contract, in tort or under any other law for any injury, damage, loss, delay, additional expenses or inconvenience caused by your own acts and/or omissions, or other events which are beyond their control including force majeure or other events including but not limited to war, civil disturbance, fire, floods, severe weather, acts of God, acts of government or any other authorities, failure of equipment or machinery.
Neither Nirvana Yoga with Radhika nor any agent or affiliate accepts any liability or responsibility for any terms, conditions or requirements of any third party who provides some service in the course of your holiday. If you decide that you do not want to visit a country or part of a country you intended to visit because of any law, condition or requirements of any government or governmental authority, official, servant or agent, you are responsible for any costs, expenses, charges, fees, losses or damage incurred as a consequence and any cancellation or amendment fees.
Neither Nirvana Yoga with Radhika nor any agent accepts any responsibility or liability for your acts, omissions, defaults, conduct, and state of health, condition or circumstances. Every effort is made to ensure website accuracy at all times. However, Nirvana Yoga with Radhika cannot be held responsible for printing or typographical errors or errors arising from unforeseen circumstances.

Limitations of Liability

Nirvana Yoga with Radhika arranges your retreat, which will be provided in partnership with other suppliers. Nirvana Yoga with Radhika sells retreats in Australia and internationally that are arranged by Nirvana Yoga with Radhika or by entities related to or affiliated with it. Nirvana Yoga with Radhika provides you and other participants with bookings, arrangements, ticketing and other ancillary and related services.
Nirvana Yoga with Radhika does not itself provide the transport, accommodation, meals or other facilities described on this website that you may receive on your retreat, all of which are provided by air and land carriers, cruise operators, hoteliers or suppliers of other services as principals.
Nirvana Yoga with Radhika bears no responsibility as an intermediary and cannot be held responsible in case of damage caused to you by any of our suppliers, caused by you to our suppliers. You therefore commit to indemnify and hold harmless Nirvana Yoga with Radhika against all damages or claims made by you. The above provisions do not apply to benefit Nirvana Yoga with Radhika if the cause of the loss or claim against Nirvana Yoga with Radhika arises directly as a result of a breach of any of these terms by Nirvana Yoga with Radhika.

Indemnity

You will at all times indemnify, and keep indemnified, us and our directors, officers, employees, contractors and agents from and against any loss (including reasonable legal costs and expenses on a full indemnity basis) or liability incurred or suffered by you or by us arising from any claim, demand, suit, action or proceeding by any person against you or us where such loss or liability arose out of, in connection with or in respect of your conduct or breach of this agreement.