Terms and Conditions —Italian Retreat

Terms and Conditions – Italian Retreat
To: The Participant
Francesco Geronazzo
Unit 9 6 Westringia loop
6285 Margaret river
agree to the following terms and conditions in relation to our attendance at the Italian
Retreat Workshop in accordance with the itinerary provided to us in
Belvedere, commencing on 1st June 2024.
Passports and visas
It is the Participant’s responsibility to ensure that their passport is up to date, has at
least six months validity and that you supply us with the Participant’s name exactly
as shown in the passport. You must check what the visa requirements are in
your country of origin.
Payment Arrangements
We require a deposit of 50%, to hold your place. Full payment is required on or before
1st May before the workshop.
Payment may be directly from the website using paypal or by direct
deposit, email margaretriverprintmaking@gmail.it for an invoice with bank details if
you prefer this method.
Cancellation by you
Any cancellation by you must be made in writing (letter/email).
The deposit will not be refunded if you cancel after payment of the deposit as this is
used to hold the accommodation and is forfeited to the accommodation provider.
If you cancel after the final payment is made, we will refund the amount paid less the
deposit and non-refundable accommodation costs at CA’ Colmello.
We will not refund any money to you if you cancel after 30th of April 2024 although
you can gift your place to a friend, subject to the friend first signing these Terms and
Also, we will not refund any money once the workshop has commenced.
Cancellation by us
We may cancel your attendance at the Workshop at any time by written notice to you
(given in writing by letter/email) if you do not comply with any of these Terms and
Conditions. In that event you will forfeit the Deposit paid and costs incurred by us for non-
refundable accommodation costs at Ca’ Colmello and we will refund the remaining money
if we cancel before the Workshop commences. In all other cases we will not refund any
Travel insurance
We require that you take travel insurance to cover for unforeseen events both before
and during the Workshop and that you provide us with details of the cover prior to
leaving home for the Workshop. We recommend you obtain cover for cancellations
fees that could result from illness, accident and death and the like.
Minimum numbers of guests
Each Workshop has been priced on the basis of a minimum number of guests
attending. We reserve the right to cancel your booking if fewer than 6 people have
confirmed their booking and paid their Deposit within 90 days from the proposed day
of commencement of the Retreat. We will refund all money paid by you if we
cancel your booking because fewer than 6 people have confirmed their booking.
Your tutor
In the unlikely event your tutor is unable to attend due to unforeseen and
unavoidable circumstances, we will substitute a worthy replacement.
You must organise your own flights to arrive prior to the commencement of the Retreat.
Please organise to arrive in Bologna the day prior to the start of the retreat before 4pm to
allow time to travel to Belvedere and attend the welcome dinner. Please provide flight
details in writing (email) so we can arrange someone to meet you at the airport. We are not
liable for any costs incurred by a participant due to late arrival or airline delays for whatever
reason. If your flight is late, or you have missed a transfer, we will endeavour, if we are
given sufficient notice, to have someone at the airport to meet you at the time of your
Extra Accommodation
If you require any extra days accommodation at Ca’ Colmello please contact us
in writing via email with the extra dates and we will endeavour to secure them for you
(subject to availability). We will provide information regarding the extra cost.
Not included
Airfares, insurance, alcoholic drinks, other drinks and transport prior to your arrival at
Belvedere, or other transport/tours not specified in our itinerary are not included.
People with mobility issues, please note that our accommodation at Ca’ Colmello
does have stairs.
Please note bottled water is included.
Health requirements
You acknowledge that you do not suffer from any medical condition that would
prevent you from participating in the workshop without risk to my health and safety.
If that is not the case, please advise us of any health conditions and ensure that you
carry sufficient medication for any medical conditions. Italy has no mandatory
requirements for inoculations, please consult your GP if you have any queries.
Dietary Requirements
If you require any special dietary considerations please email us before the
Baggage and personal effects are at the participant’s own risk at all times and we
take no responsibility for losses incurred by you in relation to loss of baggage or
personal effects.
We will take all reasonable care to run the workshop. However, we accept no
responsibility or liability for death, injury, sickness or accident to you or any person,
or loss of or any damage to any property or otherwise, or any cancellation, delay,
substitution, or deviation arising out of, or in connection with any accommodation,
transportation, conveyance or any other services provided by hotels, resorts,
restaurants or any other services as per the itinerary. All optional services are
booked at the participant’s risk.
We are under no obligation or liability to any person as a result of inaccuracy or
changes to any tour or itinerary.
All art tutoring will be delivered to the best of the ability of your tutor. No refunds will
be made for any perceived shortfall in the quality of teaching or the experience from
that advertised.
Due to varying exchange rates, fuel costs, Government taxes, etc. prices quoted are
subject to change without notice. However, all attempts will be made to absorb minor
alterations in currency fluctuations.
By paying for this workshop you are agreeing to these Terms and Conditions.