Writing Workshops, Retreats, Mentoring

Writing Yoga Exploration Scotland

Cancellation and Transfer/Substitution Scotland

Acceptance of new participants will be closed on June 1st.
(or earlier if the maximum number of participants is reached before that date.)
All deposits must be finalized on or before June 1st, 2017.



If participants withdraw from the retreat for any reason between June 2nd and June 24th, they may transfer their registration to another person for an administration fee of $50. However, deposits cannot be refunded.


Important Dates Regarding Changes or Cancellations:
Friday, May 19th:
Last day to cancel without further penalty, ($500 deposit is non-refundable):
Saturday, May 20th to Friday, June 9th:  
Penalty is 30% of total cost. 
between Saturday, June 10th to Friday, June 23rd:  
Penalty is 75% of total cost. 
Saturday, June 24th or later:  
Penalty is 100% of total cost. 
No changes or transfers/substitutions are permitted after June 24th

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Inkslingers in Scotland Payment Details

Pricing: (Prices include taxes and are for Double Occupancy rooms)
If you register by March 31, 2017, Early Bird registration is $3,390. Cdn.
At least half of the total trip cost must be paid by March 31st to obtain the Early Bird Price. Please register and select one of the following payment options:
a) Pay $500 to guarantee a spot on the trip now, then $1,195 by March 31st. The remaining $1,695 is due by June 1st.
b) Pay $500 to guarantee a spot on the trip now, and pay the entire remaining balance of $2,890 by March 31st.
Of course you can pay the entire amount of $3,390 by March 31st, or make the split payments without making a $500 deposit at this time, but last year’s trip sold out at the Early Bird Registration deadline, so we recommend that you at least make a deposit when you Register to claim your spot on the trip.

Hello American friends: Payment is in Canadian dollars, but if you’re wondering what the cost equates to in U.S. Dollars CLICK HERE.

Starting April 1st, the regular cost of $3,650 Cdn is in effect.
Please note that all trip costs must be paid in full by June 1st, 2017.
Price includes all hotels (double occupancy), all breakfasts, the indoor programs (yoga and writing workshops), most of the optional activities available to the group listed on the itinerary, all transfers between hotels, and 4 dinners.(see detailed itinerary).
Not covered in these fees: travel and airfare to and from Scotland, lunches, 4 of the 8 dinners, driver tip, gratuities and 🙂 whiskey.

SINGLE OCCUPANCY: A VERY limited number of single occupancy rooms were made available for this trip at an additional cost of $919 Cdn. These have all been purchased. If you would like to be placed on a waiting list please let us know in the comments box when you register. We will place your name on a first come, first served list. These single rooms will only become available if a single occupancy holder cancels their trip or changes to double occupancy.

If you wish to confirm your place on this trip please click here to REGISTER and select your payment option.

There is no additional fee for paying the $500 deposit via Paypal/Visa, but a handling fee of 4% will be added to either the half or full payments if you select Paypal or Visa as your method of payment.


Travel Documents All passengers must travel with a valid passport. It is the passenger(s) responsibility to obtain at the passenger(s) own expense all documentation required by all relevant government authorities. We suggest that prior to departure, the passenger(s) ascertain(s) the documentation required. In the event the passenger does not possess the proper documentation required, be aware that the carrier(s) reserve(s) the right to refuse the passenger(s) and no refund will be permitted.
Travel Arrangements to and from the retreat, including airfare. (Transportation to and from the Glasgow airport is provided on a limited one-time schedule. Please ask us about this if you are not arriving and/or leaving on the scheduled start and end dates.)
Travel Insurance Inkslingers and Royal Irish Tours strongly recommend that you purchase Travel Insurance. Unexpected emergencies or illness can cause you to cancel or interrupt your vacation resulting in financial loss. For full details on insurance options please contact Royal Irish Tours.
Accessibility We cannot guarantee that destination airports, transfer vehicles and accommodations will be wheelchair accessible. Services for wheelchair confined passengers are not included in the prices. Some of the sightseeing locations may be difficult for the physically challenged.
Some Meal Costs Breakfasts are included in the cost of the retreat, but all lunches and four dinners are the responsibility of the participants.
Self-Guided Excursions not included in the prepaid plan. (See the itinerary on the website for the list of planned activities that we have included in the fee. If participants decide not to join the group on any planned activity on any given day, they are free to make alternate arrangements at their own expense.)
Special Requests If you have any special requests, including dietary restrictions, you must ensure it is clearly advised to us of at the time of booking. However, we cannot guarantee that any special requests will be met by our providers in Ireland and failure to do so will not be a breach of contract on our part.
Living Standards Participants are asked to bear in mind and accept that living standards, local customs, as well as the provision of utilities, services and accommodations may vary from those with which they are familiar with in Canada.
Extras local taxes, gratuities or other fees
Royal Irish Tours does not assume responsibility for any claims, losses, damages, cost or expenses arising out of personal injury or death, loss of employment, upset, disappointment, distress or frustration, whether physical or mental resulting from any of the following:

  • Any negligent act or omission by the airline or other suppliers or their personnel or any company or person not under our direct control.
  • Government actions, weather equipment failure, labour disputes, sickness, theft or any other cause beyond our direct control.
  • Failure of the passenger to obtain the necessary documentation to travel.
  • Failure of the passenger to arrive at the airport on time the day of departure, or missed connections.
  • The need for Royal Irish Tours to change itineraries or substitute accommodation or services provided that every effort is made to supply the most comparable service and accommodations available.
  • Cancellations of a flight or tour by Royal Irish Tours, provided that full refund on all monies paid is made to the passenger.
  • Photographs appearing in promotional materials are representational, this is not a guarantee that everything will be easily as depicted at your intended destination.



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