TERMS, CONDITIONS & LIABILITY DISCLAIMER
By registering for a Strada Toscana small group tour, retreat or workshop in Italy you signify your acceptance of and obligation to these Terms, Conditions and Liability Disclaimer. If you have objections to any of the following you should not register.
Covid Practices and Policies
Please refer to our continually updated FAQ page for information regarding our Covid policies and practices.
Deposits, Payments, Cancellations and Refunds – Effective as of January, 2021
Guests, instructors and students on all Strada Toscana tours, workshops and retreats must be 18 years or over.
A $500 deposit is required upon registering for any Strada Toscana tour, retreat or workshop. If you cancel within 30 days, we will refund your deposit minus a $100 administration fee.
After 30 days, should you cancel your reservation due to (but not limited to) health conditions, family emergencies, medical emergencies, personal reasons – for ANY reason whatsoever – we will refund any payments received less the following cancellation fees:
Cancellation Fee Per Person (Number of Days Prior to Event Start Date)
211 + Days – $500
210 – 151 Days – $1,000
150 – 121 – $1,500
120 – 91 Days – $2,000
90 – 61 Days – $2,500
60 – 0 Days – 100% of the trip price
You are required to notify us in writing to cancel your participation in a Strada Toscana tour, retreat or workshop. Exceptions to this policy cannot be made for any reason.
Trip balance may be paid by American Express, Mastercard, Visa, Discover Card through our secure online shopping cart system. Payment by check can also be arranged upon request.
All bookings made within 120 days of the trip start date require full payment. If a trip balance is not paid upon the specified due date, we will consider your reservation cancelled and cancellation fees, as stated above, will apply.
Strada Toscana’s representatives reserve the right to cancel a Strada Toscana tour, workshop or retreat in Italy for any reason whatsoever. In the highly unlikely event that such a cancellation occurs, all payments received will be completely refunded.
We HIGHLY recommend that you obtain trip cancellation insurance. If you must cancel your participation in a Strada Toscana tour, retreat or workshop for any reason whatsoever – including health conditions, death of a family member, travel difficulties, personal reasons, or any other reason whatsoever – cancellation fees as stated above will apply. Travel Insurance – specifically trip cancellation insurance – can cover some or all of these expenses. No exceptions whatsoever will be made to this policy.
In addition, if you miss a specified group pickup or transfer due to a delayed, cancelled or missed flight or for any reason whatsoever, you are responsible for arranging and paying for your own transportation to the tour venue. Travel insurance – specifically trip cancellation or trip interruption insurance – can cover some of all of these expenses.
Note: Terms and coverages vary depending on the specific insurance carrier. Carefully check the specified terms and coverages before purchasing your policy. Some insurance carries require that you purchase a policy with 7 days of placing a deposit on a tour, retreat or workshop.
While we take every possible measure to ensure each trip participant’s safety during a Strada Toscana tour, retreat or workshop in Italy, we cannot control everything and everybody. For this reason, the trip participant (you) is legally responsible for his/ her safety and behavior and agrees to, and is held legally liable to, the following statements:
I am 18 years or over.
I am responsible for choosing a Strada Toscana tour, workshop or retreat in Italy based on my health, fitness and abilities.
I understand that Strada Toscana representatives are not responsible for participants’ baggage or personal effects and that I am responsible for purchasing a travel insurance policy to cover any baggage damage or theft.
In the event of delayed, canceled or missed flights, or other travel delays, I understand that I am responsible for making alternate arrangements and that I am also responsible for paying for my own transportation to the tour, retreat or workshop location.
I understand that all services and accommodations are subject to the laws and regulations of Italy. Strada Toscana acts only as an agent for the various independent suppliers that provide accommodations, transportation, sightseeing, activities, or any other services connected with this tour. Such services are subject to the terms and conditions of those suppliers. Strada Toscana’s respective agents, representatives, and assigns accept no liability whatsoever for any injury, damage, loss, accident, delay, or any other incident which may be caused by the negligence, defect, default of any company or person in performing these services.
I understand that Strada Toscana representatives reserve the right to accept, remove, retain or decline any participant at any time for any reason. In such case, a refund equal to the actual cost of the unused services is the limit of Strada Toscana’s responsibility.
I agree that Strada Toscana hereby gives notice that all services and arrangements related to a Strada Toscana tour in Italy have been made upon the express condition that Strada Toscana’s representatives shall not be held liable and do not assume responsibility for any claims, damages, expenses or other financial loss whether to person or property arising out of any injury, accident, death, cancellation, delay, alteration, or inconvenience resulting from any acts of negligence, breach of contract, omission, or by weather, sickness, strike, quarantine, hostilities, local laws or the willful or negligent acts of any other trip participant, or any cause whatsoever.
I consent and acknowledge that should I require emergency medical treatment as a result of accident or illness arising during my attendance and participation a Strada Toscana tour, workshop or retreat in Italy, I am financially responsible for any medical or legal bills that may be incurred as a result of that emergency medical treatment. I will notify Strada Toscana representatives verbally and in writing if I am at any time injured prior to, during, or after a Strada Toscana tour in Italy, or if I have medical conditions about which emergency medical personnel should be informed; however, I understand that agents of Strada Toscana are not legally obligated to act on that information in any way or to providing any medical service whatsoever to me.
I agree that if I have any medical or psychological conditions that may hamper me from fully and healthfully participating in a Strada Toscana tour in Italy that I will notify Strada Toscana representatives and that they retain the right to request that I not participate in portions of or in the entirety of the trip.
I understand that I am ultimately responsible for my own health and well being, including carrying with me any necessary medications, such as those for chronic conditions and/or allergies to foods, insects, etc. I also understand that I should report to Strada Toscana representatives any health-related issues that might affect myself or other trip participants.
I agree that Strada Toscana’s agents or representatives reserve the right to take photographic or video records throughout a Strada Toscana tour, workshop or retreat in Italy, and may use such records for promotional and/or commercial purposes.
COVID 19 LIABILITY WAIVER
Strada Toscana is committed to following all Covid 19 safety protocols, as outlined by the Italian government, to ensure to the best of our ability each trip participant’s safety during a Strada Toscana tour, retreat or workshop in Italy. However, we cannot control everything and everybody. For this reason, the trip participant (you) is legally responsible for his/ her safety and behavior and agrees to, and is held legally liable to, the following statements:
I understand and agree that Strada Toscana has recommended that I NOT travel to Italy unless I am fully vaccinated.
I agree that I am responsible for abiding by any and all Covid 19 safety protocols and rules, as recommended by the officials in the country from which I will be traveling, before the start date of my trip with Strada Toscana in Italy.
I agree that throughout my trip with Strada Toscana I will abide by Covid 19 safety rules, as outlined by the Italian government and as practiced by Strada Toscana, including mask-wearing (when/if required), social distancing when on excursions, and hand sanitizing as necessary.
I understand that Strada Toscana will provide access to a Covid 19 Antigen Rapid Test before the completion of the trip so that I can present negative test results to my airline in order to be allowed to fly. In the highly unlikely event that I should test positive for Covid 19, I understand that I must self-quarantine up until which time I test negative for Covid 19. Although Strada Toscana will assist me in obtaining private accommodations, I am ultimately financially responsible for my extended stay in Italy, until which time I test negative and am allowed to return home.
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Miami, Florida, USA 33179
Owner/president: Pamela Haack
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