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For Settled, Tuscany Retreats:

  • Terms of service
    • Settled, Tuscany Retreats trips include only specific transportation listed in the retreat itinerary of the trip, breakfast and lunch meals, daily yoga classes and accommodations.  Trips never include listed optional services, optional excursions or cultural trips, tips, travel insurance, documentation, travel preparation or airfare.
  • Booking
    • Your booking is not considered definite and no contract will exist until we receive 100% payment from you and you agree to these terms and conditions. Included in your payment is a non-refundable $500 booking deposit.
  • Payment
    • The price is the exact amount to be received in US dollars. Payments can be made through the Settled online store, processed with PayPal. Financing options available through PayPal Credit.
  • Provided Food
    • Breakfast is a cold self served buffet of fruit, local pastry, yogurt, coffee, tea and juice. The breakfast could be put on a tray and taken into your room or outdoors.
    • Lunch is prepared by Tuscany Retreats Staff or by local chef (dine onsite or pack up for an afternoon out)
    • Dinner is provided on the night of the on-site Tuscan cooking class ONLY
      • All other evenings you are free to cook onsite or explore restaurants in Florence, Pratolino, Fiesole and other nearby villages. No transportation included.
  • Cancellation Policy
    • You may cancel and receive a tuition refund (minus $500 booking deposit) up to 10 weeks prior to retreat start date. You may also sell or give your spot to someone else in the event if you can’t attend. If we have a waitlist, we can help you find someone else who may want your spot, however it is not guaranteed.
    • Changes/Trip Cancellations: Settled, Tuscany Retreats reserves the right to make any changes deemed necessary by our team, trip leaders, teachers or partners. In the rare case of a cancellation on the part of Settled Tuscany Retreats we will offer a transfer to another trip or a full refund of your funds. Settled, Tuscany retreats is not responsible for any expenses or damages incurred as a result of trip cancellation including preparations costs, airline tickets, travel documents or other expenses. Settled, Tuscany Retreats reserves the right to cancel any trip prior to departure in the event that there are too few people booked in which case you will be given a full refund of any and all payments to Settled, Tuscany Retreats. You will not be entitled to claim any additional amounts or seek any compensation for any injury, loss, expenses or damage (either direct or consequential) or for any loss of time or inconvenience which may result from such cancellation. (including but not limited to visa, passport and vaccination charges, or departure, gear, purchases, airport and airline taxes).
    • Cancellations must be made in writing to Settled in conjunction with Tuscany Retreats. 7545 Butler Hills Dr. Cottonwood Heights, Utah. 84121.
  • Your Travel Arrangements
    • Flights and Transportation are not provided. You will need a passport for international travel.
    • All your travel arrangements, flights and ground transportation are your responsibility and at your own cost.
    • We shall not be held liable for any consequences arising from delays or cancellations in any of the companies you have made arrangements with, or for any irregularities in your documentation required for travel.
    • Transportation to and from the retreat location for any reason is not included in the price and is your responsibility and at your own cost, unless otherwise specified. Details regarding directions and address of event will be provided upon registration.
    • The Florence airport (FLR) is called Amerigo Vespucci. Another option is to fly into the Rome airport (FCO) and take the Rome Termini train to Firenze Santa Maria Novella Train station in Florence, connection available at airport. The train ride is approximately an hour and forty minutes.
  • Travel Insurance
    • We strongly suggest that each trip member purchase individual travel insurance for their trip. It can be a minimal expense for the peace of mind and protective benefits it can provide. We suggest that you include the “cancel for any reason” option and a policy that includes medical coverage for foreign travel.
      • The best way to protect yourself from unforeseen circumstances is to purchase trip insurance. Again, Travel Insurance is highly recommended. The right Travel Insurance plan can protect you in the case you:
        • Cancel your participation in the yoga retreat
        • Retreat is cancelled due to weather, natural disaster, political upheaval, war, or not enough participants
        • Lost or delayed baggage
        • Medical expenses should you become ill or injured
        • Travelguard offers a variety of travel insurances, including the option for a comprehensive “cancel for any reason” policy. Look for plans that cover you if you have to cancel your participation in the retreat, your airfare, retreat costs, etc.
        • There are plenty of travel insurance providers so please research and choose the right policy for your needs.
        • Please note that many insurance companies require that you purchase your travel insurance policy within 15 days of purchasing your airfare or incurring any costs for any part of your travel (like booking your retreat and paying with us)
  • Your Health
    • It is your responsibility to let your yoga instructor know if you have any injuries and to be mindful at all times of your body’s safety and health during the retreat.
      • If you experience any injury or discomfort during any activity during the retreat you must desist immediately.
    • It is also your responsibility to consult a doctor with and understanding of yoga to check that you are sufficiently healthy to participate in yoga classes and other physical activities you may choose to participate in while on the retreat.
    • Please advise us of any physical or mental health conditions and dietary requirements that may be affected by the activities offered on our retreats.
      • We reserve the right to advise you to desist and in the interest of your well-being or others, we may decline your registration request.
    • While all measures are taken to ensure the a high standard of health and safety, we are situated in the countryside where land is uneven and we shall not be responsible for any injuries caused by uneven terrain.
    • Women who are pregnant should provide a letter from their health practitioner specifying that they are fit to travel and be able to engage in the activities that we provide.

Acknowledgement of risks- Assumption of Responsibility

Although Settled, Tuscan retreats has taken reasonable steps to ensure safety, I acknowledge that this activity has risks, including certain which cannot be eliminated without destroying the unique character of this activity. The same elements that contribute to the unique character of this activity can cause loss or damage to the Participant including accidental injury, illness or in extreme cases, permanent trauma, disability or death and also damage to or loss of property. The following describes some, but not all, of those risks. Activities vary from trip to trip and may include but are not limited to: yoga, spa destination travel and services, hiking, backpacking, and bicycling on trails and roads with a wide range of surface conditions and traffic volume. Settled in conjunction with Tuscany Retreats trips can involve adventure travel to remote places, oftentimes hours from medical facilities. Transportation, evacuations and medical care can be significantly delayed; communication can be delayed, limited or unavailable. Environmental risks and hazards include insects, snakes and weather changes without warning. Possible injuries and illnesses include sunburn, heatstroke, dehydration and other mild or serious conditions. Throughout the trip, participants are responsible for their own safety. I understand that Settled in conjunction with Tuscany Retreats trips include risks of injury or death. I understand that the description above of these risks is not complete and that other unknown or unanticipated risks may result in property loss, injury or death. I agree to assume responsibility for the inherent risks identified herein and those inherent risks not specifically identified. I acknowledge that participation in this activity is purely voluntary, no one is forcing participation and participation is elected with full knowledge of inherent risks. I assume and accept full responsibility for any injury, death, loss of personal property, and expenses suffered as a result of those inherent risks and dangers identified above, and those identified and as a result of my negligence in participating in this activity.

Release and Waiver of Liability and DECLARATION OF HEALTH

By accepting this Tour Participation Agreement I represent that I have no such physical conditions or medical precautions which would adversely affect my ability to take part in the yoga program or other Physical or cultural activities offered/purchased on Settled in conjunction with Tuscany Retreats trips. I fully understand that my participation in the yoga program or other activities could be injurious to my health and I voluntarily assume all risks related to such activities.

Personal Release

By agreeing to the terms outlined here and elsewhere on the Settled in conjunction with Tuscany Retreats website I hereby release and discharge my rights and claims for damages or liabilities that may occur as a result of participation on a Settled in conjunction with Tuscany Retreats trip, including but not limited to damages from as a result of provided car transportation or unexpected occurrences including those from weather, local political situations, wildlife or uncontrollable acts of God, including risks of death. I hereby release Settled in conjunction with Tuscany Retreats including its owners, directors, employees, yoga teachers and partners, owners of the property Villa TorrePietro where I will be staying, from liability for personal injury, illness, emotional damage, incurred travel expenses or property damage I may incur as a result of participation on this trip, including injury sustained in connection to day trips off site. For the benefit of everyone on your trip, Settled in conjunction with Tuscany Retreats reserves the right to accept or reject any participant at anytime without liability, and in the event it determines, in its sole and exclusive discretion, that a participant is disruptive to the harmony of the trip, it may without any obligation to pay a refund or any other amount whatsoever, expel such a participant from the trip. Settled in conjunction with Tuscany Retreats will carry no responsibility or liability for any participant who leaves the trip prior to its conclusion or for any activity undertaken by any participant which is not included on the trip itinerary.