Policies - Tao de Libertad



Payment Policy

After a confirmation has been emailed to you, a courtesy hold requires payment of the  $500 deposit within 3 working days to secure the reservation. For retreats that have a wait list a 24hr courtesy hold will be offered.

Retreat Cancellations

It is your responsibility to read and understand our cancellation policy before making a reservation.

Please purchase travel cancellation insurance once you have made your reservation. We understand that no one intends to cancel when they are booking, and life has a way of throwing obstacles in our path. So please make sure you purchase travel insurance that offers to compensate you if you have to cancel your trip.


“Cancellation” is defined as not attending your scheduled Tao de Libertad retreat, including postponing or rescheduling.

“You” refers to the guest booking a Tao de Libertad retreat

“We” refers to Tao de Libertad.

Travel and Cancellation Insurance

Please be sure that your insurance policy covers you for all SURF SPORT ACTIVITIES & TRIP CANCELLATION.

Depending on the policy and conditions, travel cancellation insurance will pay for some or all cancellation fees.

With most agencies, insurance must be purchased within 14 days of making your reservation.

To join the retreat you must have travel insurance and we suggest the following partners

World Nomads provide our guests affordable travel insurance please click here now to organise a quote: www.worldnomads.com.

Surf Travel insurance are specialists in insuring Traveling surfers www.surftravelinsurance.com.au

Guest Cancellation Policy

If you cancel your trip, Tao de Libertad does not offer refunds for any reason. A portion of your payment may be used as credit for another retreat to be taken within two years of your original retreat date. We will gladly transfer your credit to another guest.

Depending on when you cancel, cancellation penalties may apply. Fees are determined by the following schedule:

  • If you cancel more than 90 days before your retreat start date, 100% of your payment may be applied to another Retreat.
  • If you cancel 60 – 89 days before your retreat start date, 75% of your payment may be applied to another Retreat. You will forfeit 25% of the price of your retreat.
  • If you cancel 15 – 59 days before your retreat start date, 40% of your payment may be applied to another Retreat. You will forfeit 60% of the price of your retreat.
  • If you cancel 14 days or less before your retreat start date, you will forfeit your entire payment.

Exceptions to our policy cannot be made for any reason. We do not offer credit for a guest arriving late or leaving early. You must submit your signed guest waiver form within one week of booking or 90 days prior to retreat start date, whichever comes first. Guests who fail to do so, may be subject to an automatic cancellation and the above policy will apply.

Tao de Libertad Retreat Cancellation Policy

If Tao de Libertad must cancel a booked retreat date for any reason, you may transfer your full retreat payment to another retreat, or you may request a refund of your payments to us, constituting a full settlement.

Tao de Libertad is not responsible for your expenses incurred in preparation for any cancelled retreat, such as airline tickets, loss of work, and/or other costs associated with preparing for your trip.

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