Terms & Conditions
Your booking is not confirmed until we have received your deposit (or full payment). Registering your details on this page alone is not sufficient. The deposit is ISK 60,000 (approx $500 US), with the remaining balance automatically charged 60 days before the Retreat begins, on 29 February, 2020. Payment is made through the secure website of Valitor, a leading Icelandic payment solutions company. Your credit card will be charged University of Iceland (the venue for our talks and workshops). You will receive confirmation of payment via email. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to request a full receipt.
Your credit card will be charged an initial deposit of ISK 60,000 with the remaining balance automatically charged 60 days before the Retreat begins, on 29 February, 2020. If you sign up after this date, your credit card will be charged the full balance upon registration.
a) a cancellation made more than 60 days prior to the event day will be refunded minus an an administration fee of ISK 20,000
b) a cancellation made less than 60 days but more than 28 days before the event will be refunded minus an administration fee of ISK 30,000
c) a cancellation made less than 28 days but more than 14 days before the event will be refunded 50% of the total payment
d) No refunds are provided for cancellations made fewer than 14 days before the event begins
If you need to cancel, please do so in writing to email@example.com. We will confirm via email that we have received your cancellation and that we have processed your refund (as applicable).
Please note that due to contractual obligations with our suppliers, we cannot make exceptions to the cancellation policy, regardless of the reason for cancellation. Many credit card companies have some cancellation insurance if you need to cancel at the last minute due to unexpected developments, and we recommend you check these policies, and, of course, that you always have travel insurance.
All announced faculty for the Iceland Writers Retreat and Iceland Readers Retreat have confirmed their planned appearance at the event with us in writing. On occasion a faculty member may cancel his/her planned appearance due to unforeseen circumstances. We announce any faculty changes as soon as possible. Please note, however, that the regular cancellation policy applies and we cannot issue different refunds if a faculty member if no longer able to attend. We will always offer the same number of workshops and talks / lectures.
Hotel Cancellation Policies