Retreat Payment & Refund Policy

BKS Iyengar Yoga Mandir will do its utmost to maintain its standard of never cancelling a retreat, but if for some unforeseen reason a retreat has to be cancelled, your booking payment will be either refunded or can be used as an advance for a retreat at a later date. The decision is with the the participant.

Payment of your advance deposit indicates your agreement to this payment & refund policy.

In case of cancellation by the applicant:

Depending on the time of cancellation, fees may apply.

These fees are determined by the following schedule:  
All bookings require an advance payment of 100 US$ to secure your reservation. The payment of this registration advance fee can be done through the website which uses Paypal as a secure payment gateway.

For cancellations made more than 45 days prior to retreat start date, 
100% of your deposit payment can be applied to another retreat in future. 
For cancellations made between 45 and 31 days prior to the retreat start date, 
50% of your deposit payment may be applied to another retreat. 

If you cancel 30 days or less before your retreat start date, 
you will forfeit your entire advance payment of 100 US$.

We do not offer credit for arriving late or leaving early.

Cancellations Policy, Risks and Insurance

BKS Iyengar Yoga Mandir shall not be responsible for any injuries, losses or damages in connection with accommodations, other facilities at the retreat venue, ground transportation, diseases, higher forces, local laws, climatic condition delays, changes or cancellation of travel due to weather conditions, accidents or health related problems while residing at Swami Dayananda ashram in Rishikesh, and while in-transit to (e.g., an accident on the way to a tour), during, and after a tour.

We recommend our participants to obtain appropriate insurance coverage against such risks.  You can purchase travel insurance when you purchase your airline ticket with most airlines and travel agents.

If travel plans are delayed or cancelled for any reason there will be no refunds issued, except as stated herein. 

We specifically recommend that foreigners entering India do so with a valid Passport expiring more than six month following the departure date from India. 

BKS Iyengar Yoga Mandir is not responsible for expenses incurred in preparation for any cancelled trips by a guest such as flight cancellation or illness, airline tickets complications or for costs incurred due to travel delays.