Travelers must agree to Love Fest Fibers’ Booking Terms and Conditions in order to join this experience. Here’s all the necessary legal stuff…
“Agreement”shall mean these terms and conditions and the Love Fest Fibers Booking Agreement between Love Fest Fibers and the Participant;
“Trip Participant”shall mean the client of or individual receiving Booking Services pursuant to this Agreement;
“Love Fest Fibers” or “LFF”shall mean Love Fest Fibers, a company licensed to do and doing business in the State of California.
“Love Fest Fibers Booking Agreement”shall mean any agreement entered into by Love Fest Fibers and the Participant that related to the provision of Booking Services by Love Fest Fibers;
“Personnel”shall mean the members, employees, agents, and/or representatives of Love Fest Fibers who are to be engaged in providing the Services;
- Provision of Services:
Love Fest Fibers shall provide the Booking Services to the Trip Participant in accordance with the provisions of these Booking Terms and Conditions. All bookings are made directly with Love Fest Fibers. By booking a trip with us the Trip Participant agrees to these Booking Terms and Conditions. This document constitutes the entire agreement between the Trip Participant and Love Fest Fibers, and your booking will be accepted on this basis.
Please read the following carefully:
- Travel Insurance
LFFrequires comprehensive travel insurance (see form at bottom of page) for all Trip Participants. It is solely the responsibility of the Trip Participant to secure such coverage, if he/she chooses to do so. If the Trip Participant chooses to obtain travel insurance, Love Fest Fibers recommends that it cover trip cancellations, trip interruptions, medical emergencies abroad, emergency evacuation, loss of baggage or personal items and flight delays.
- Passports and Visas
Each Trip Participant is required to carry a valid passport and obtain all required visas and/or permits for countries visited. All passportsmust be valid for6 months beyond the duration of your trip. For example, if the Trip Participant (departs/returns) on January 1, his/her passport must be valid until at least June 2. Love Fest Fibers is not responsible for travel interruptions or cancellations due to the Trip Participant’s failure to obtain or secure proper travel documentation prior to departure.
- Participant Information
In order to efficiently facilitate Love Fest Fibers trips, Love Fest Fibers requires specific details from each Trip Participant no less than two (2) weeks prior to departure. Each Trip Participant must provide to TC: (1) his/her full name as it appears in his/her passport, (2) his/her passport number and issue/expiration date, (3) his/her date of birth, (4) nationality, (5) any and all allergies (food or otherwise), (6) dietary preferences, (7) flight itinerary, and (8) any and all pre-existing medical conditions regardless of severity or duration of such condition. The foregoing information must be submitted to firstname.lastname@example.org later than two(2) weeksprior to departure.
- Deposit Requirement
Whether paying in full or paying in two installments, $500 of your payment is marked as your deposit. Deposits are non-refundable and non-transferable.
- Trip Payment
Love Fest Fibers offers the option to pay in full at the time of booking or in two installments after the early bird pricing period has passed. If paying in installments, the second installment is due May 15, 2023.
- Cancellations + Refunds
In the event that a Trip Participant wishes to cancel his/her Love Fest Fibers Booking the following terms and conditions shall apply:
The Trip Participant must notify Love Fest Fibers, in writing, of his/her desire to cancel. The following conditions shall apply with respect to refunds for cancellations:
If the Trip Participant cancels before May 15, 2023, his/her $500 non-refundable deposit is retained, but any other payments already made by the Trip Participant will be refunded in full;
If the Trip Participant cancels after May 15, 2023, all payments made by the Trip Participant willnot be refunded.
Once the deposit is collected, all additional payments are dueMay 15, 2023.Love Fest Fibers reserves the right to cancel participation resulting in the loss of all money collected if any outstanding payment is not received by May 15, 2023.
If, for any reason, the Trip Participant leaves a trip once it has commenced, Love Fest Fibers is not obliged to issue any refund, credit, or compensation.
If Love Fest Fibers is forced to cancel or significantly alter your trip, we will notify the Trip Participant in writing as soon as possible. When a tour is canceled for foreseeable reasons, Love Fest Fibers will provide the Trip Participant the option for a full refund or full credit of trip payments made. This refund or credit will constitute full settlement of any claims the Trip Participant may have against Love Fest Fibers or our suppliers.
In the rare event that Love Fest Fibers is forced to cancel a trip for any unforeseen circumstance beyond the reasonable control of Love Fest Fibers, such as, but not limited to, acts of nature, war, labor strikes, pandemics, earthquake, flooding, etc., Love Fest Fibers will give the Trip Participant options for a full credit of payments made, or a refund of recoverable costs by the Love Fest Fibers. Refunds will not include any unrecoverable costs, such as non-refundable deposits, in the unlikely event any occur.
Love Fest Fibers is not responsible for any loss incurred on account of non-refundable or non-transferable air OR travel tickets.
Due to the foregoing cancellation and refund policy, Love Fest Fibers requires that each Trip Participant purchase travel insurance.In the event that the Participant cancels their booking, Love Fest Fibers is not liable for any incidental costs, refunds or damages incurred by the Participant, such as but not limited to, airfare, passport and visa fees, vaccinations, hotel stays, etc.
- Optional Activities
Throughout the course of each trip there will be opportunities to participate in additional and optional activities. The dangers associated with these activities as well those generally inherent to the trip location are accepted by the Trip Participant at his/her own risk. Any assistance given by group leader or local representative in organizing these activities shall not result in any liability of Love Fest Fibers for any bodily injury, illness, or death arising out of, resulting from, related to, and/or caused in whole or in part, by the Trip Participant’s involvement in these optional activities.
- Age and Health Requirement
Trip Participant’s must have reached the age of 12 at the time of departure. Any Trip Participant under the age of 18 (at the time of departure) must be accompanied by an adult.
Love Fest Fibers’s trips are adventurous and can be physically demanding. It is the sole responsibility of the Trip Participant to choose a trip that fits his/her personal level of physical fitness, which requires awareness of any personal physical and mental limitations. Love Fest Fibers strongly suggests that Trip Participants research or look into any and all pertinent information with respect to the latest health requirements and recommendations for the destination. This includes obtaining all necessary vaccinations, inoculations and prescription medications as directed by a local doctor or clinic.
By agreeing to Love Fest Fibers’s Booking Terms and Conditions, the Trip Participant gives Love Fest Fibers permission to use photos taken of him/her during the trips for promotional purposes and in any other medium Love Fest Fibers chooses.
- Code of Conduct
Each of the Love Fest Fibers destinations have cultural customs unique to each region including attire, food, drink and other social aspects. Though Love Fest Fibers will provide cultural information on each location but it is recommended that Trip Participants research on his/her own as well to ensure all Trip Participants are prepared. Love Fest Fibers does not tolerate illegal drug use and respectfully asks that each Trip Participant of age to do so, consumes alcohol responsibly. Love Fest Fibers reserves the right to remove a Trip Participant from a trip is he/she is found to be engaging in and/or using any illegal activity or drug and/or hazardous behavior. Such removal shall be at the Trip Participant’s own financial expense.
- Acceptance of Risk
Love Fest Fibers wants each traveler to experience an unforgettable adventure of discovery, both personal and cultural. Therefore, Love Fest Fibers’ trips involve an inherent degree of personal risk based on cultural, political, and geographical attributes relevant to our destinations. Love Fest Fibers gathers information from foreign departments and our own local contacts to make itinerary decisions; however,it is ultimately the Trip Participant’s responsibility to familiarize himself/herself with relevant travel advisories and information. Visit the U.S. State Department at www.travel.state.gov for updated travel warnings and advisories prior to departure.
By booking a trip with Love Fest Fibers, the Trip Participant acknowledges that he/she is aware of associated risks with such unique travel and agrees to release, indemnify, and hold harmless Love Fest Fibers from any and all liability and responsibility arising out of, resulting from, related to, and/or caused in whole or in part, by bodily injury, illness, or death, whether such was the result of intentional or unintentional acts.
- Forum and Governing Law
By agreeing to these Love Fest Fibers Terms and Conditions , the Trip Participant acknowledges that he/she is contracting with a business incorporated in the State of California. Thus, any legal action that may arise from this Agreement shall beexclusively litigated in the state of California.This Agreement shall be interpreted and construed according, and governed by, the laws of California excluding any such state or international laws that might direct the application of the laws of another jurisdiction.
Invalidity or unenforceability of one or more provisions of this Agreement shall not affect any other provisions of this Agreement. If possible, any unenforceable provision within this Agreement will be modified to reflect the parties’ original intent.
- Updating of Booking Terms and Conditions
Love Fest Fibers reserves the right to update or alter these Love Fest Fibers Booking Terms and Conditions unilaterally at any time and it shall be the Trip Participant’s responsibility to familiarize himself/herself with them.