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Retreat FAQs

What is travel to Iceland like?

We recommend IcelandAir from the Washington, DC area on a nonstop flight about 5.5-6 hours overnight.

What is the weather like in July in Iceland?

Expect 20+ hours of light and a high temperature of 62 degrees.  It is “high” season in Iceland and many Americans and Europeans enjoy the beauty of Iceland in July and August.

How do the bed sizes compare to American bed sizes?

The European bed sizes are slightly different than American standard beds. See exact European bed sizes below.

Single/Double w/private facilities. (1) lg bed or (2) 90X200cm beds 

Single/Double w/shared facilities. ONLY ONE BED (1) bed 152 X 203.5cm 

Double Occupancy w/shared facilities. (1) bed 152 X 203.5cm (1) bed 90X200cm

Dorm Occupancy w/4/5 people with shared facilities* Beds: 90X 200cm

When will we receive more information to prepare us for the Retreat?

Thrive Yoga will send out email details as we get closer to the retreat departure time.  In addition as part of your retreat cost, we will have a Meet & Greet and Information Session via Zoom.

The excursions look amazing.  What if I do not want to participate in an excursion?

No problem! Each excursion was hand-picked for the adventurous.  We recommend that you research the excursions so that you are comfortable with attending.  You may elect to relax at the Guesthouse, walk the grounds or visit the Fontana spa (additional fee) instead of an excursion.  No refunds will be granted if you elect out of an excursion.

Can you accommodate my diet?

We will be able to offer meals for special diets including vegan, vegetarian and gluten free diets.  Send detailed questions about your dietary restrictions to info@thriveyoga.com

Will I have access to Yoga Mats and Yoga props?

Yes, the Guesthouse will have basic yoga mats and blocks. If you’d like a specific kind of mat you are welcome to bring your own. 

What meals are NOT included?

Breakfast, lunch is NOT included on July 10 and Lunch/Dinner is not included on July 16, both are travel days.

Is there another restaurant or cafe in walking distance?

Yes, you may choose to have a snack or meal offsite at your own cost at Lindin Restaurant.

What do I need to pack?

As part of your retreat, you will receive a concierge note on what to pack closer to the start date of the retreat.

When do I need to pay the full amount of the trip?

March 1st is the final date we’ll accept payment for Iceland. We strongly suggest you pay in full as soon as possible to reserve your preferred room.

 

 

Retreat Terms

Thrive Yoga Master Client Services Agreement and Retreat Specific Policies

We recommend that you thoroughly read your Client Services Agreement in your client account profile and in your receipt notes between you and Thrive Yoga. You can view your full master services agreement in your account under your scheduled sessions or receipt notes. 

These Thrive Yoga Retreat Specific Program Policies supplement, but do not replace or supersede the provisions of the Thrive Yoga Master Client Service Agreement (MCSA), Schedule A General Conditions, and general policies, rules, and codes of conduct – all of which remain in full force and effect. Thrive Yoga is not responsible for untimely Client cancellations. Thrive Yoga is not responsible for cancellations or rescheduling or poor vender service for reasons which it has no hands-on control, for example: weather or public health threats; political or social unrest or economic disruption; transportation failures; retreat facility misrepresentation or failure to perform; or instructor or vendor failure to perform. To mitigate the consequences of cancellations or rescheduling, Thrive Yoga strongly recommends that Clients purchase appropriate travel insurance. Thrive may in its sole discretion change trip venue facilities, leaders, instructors, and support staff as it deems appropriate. Thrive Yoga may in its sole discretion locate Clients in alternative facilities when the planned facility no longer can accommodate them. Thrive may reschedule a Retreat for any reason including, but not limited to, the causes and concerns listed above. Thrive Yoga may be forced by circumstances. beyond its control to cancel and reschedule a Retreat. The Client assumes this risk. If a Client cannot attend a rescheduled Retreat for personal reasons, Thrive Yoga shall substitute other Thrive services based upon its determination of equivalent value, less the Client retreat non-refundable deposit and a proportional share of Thrive Yoga unrefunded vendor deposits.

Travel to Iceland

Travel to Iceland from Washington, DC area is VERY LIMITED. Book your flight immediately.

Two flights are currently available Departing July 9 via IAD and BWI to arrive in Iceland on July 10.(Approx 5-6 hr flight).  

Arrive at KEF (Reykjavik International Airport) by July 10 for transportation departure to Guesthouse at 9:30am.  (Transportation departure subject to change by Thrive Yoga).  If you are not able to make the group transportation, you can arrange and pay for private transport at the airport. 

You are responsible for travel arrangements and are advised to secure a booking at the same time that you book with Thrive Yoga.  No refunds will be granted for any reasons including travel changes and restrictions.  We all have to GET THERE! See the details of the refund/cancellation policies.

Purchase trip insurance for your entire trip.  We recommend the following for Travel Insurance:

World Nomads

Forbes List World Travel Insurance

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