Cancellation & Refund Policy - Arhanta Yoga Ashram

Cancellation & Refund Policy

  1. In Case of Non Refundable Fees (Standard Fees)

If your registration does not include the booking of an accommodation, then you have the right to cancel the contract without stating the reasons within a period of 14 days after booking. After that all the paid fees become non- refundable.

If you register for a residential course, that includes a booking of accommodation all fees are non-refundable in any situation. However a transfer of registration or a credit note can be requested. The credit note can be used towards any future courses at Arhanta Yoga Ashrams. All credit notes have a validity of two years from the date of issue.

Transfer of registration to a future date

A student can transfer his / her registration from one course to another course or request a credit note only before the start of the original course (once only). After this time fees are forfeited. The student can transfer the paid fees towards any future date within 2 years after the date of cancellation. All the transfers will incur an administration charges as following:

  • If the transfer of registration / credit note is requested more than 6 weeks prior to the commencement of the course there will be no administration charge.

  • If the transfer of registration / credit note is requested less than 6 weeks but more than 4 weeks prior to the commencement of the course there will be administration charge of 10% of the total fees.

  • If the transfer of registration / credit note is requested less than 4 weeks but more than 14 days prior to the commencement of the course there will be an administration charge of 25% of the total fees.

  • If the transfer of registration / credit note is requested less than 14 days but more than 7 days prior to the commencement of the course there will be an administration charge of 35% of the total fees.

  • If the transfer of registration / credit note is requested less than 7 days prior to the commencement of the course there will be an administration charge of 50% of the total fees.

Note:

  • After the commencement of the course any transfer of registration is not possible. An exception can be only made, in case of certain medical conditions where the student can provide the proof that he or she can not follow the course any more. This does not cover any medical conditions or ailments which already existed prior to the start of the course.

  • Transfer of registration to a third person is not possible.

  1. In Case of refundable fees (Fees with 15% insurance premium)

A student who has chosen the refundable fee structure and paid 15% insurance premium extra on top of the total fees (which is payable with the balance fee payment), is entitled to

  • Free cancellation and full refund of your paid course fees (excluding the paid 15% insurance premium amount) for any reason, minimum 30 days before the start of the course.

  • 90 % refund of your paid course fees (excluding the paid 15% insurance premium amount) for any reason, minimum 15 days before the start of the course.

  • 80% refund of your paid course fees (excluding the paid 15% insurance premium amount), if registration is cancelled less than 15 days but more than 7 days before the start of the course.

  • 75% refund of any unused portion of the paid course fees (excluding the paid 15% insurance premium amount), if registration is cancelled less than 7 days before commencement of the course or during the course.

Transfer of registration to a future date (with refundable fee structure): 

A student who has paid the full fees and the insurance premium of 15% can transfer his / her registration from one course to another course or request a credit note which is valid for 2 years. All the transfers will incur the charge of the premium payment and depending on the situation the following additional charges:

  • If the transfer of registration / credit note is requested more than 14 days prior to the commencement of the course there will be no additional administration charge.

  • If the transfer of registration / credit note is requested less than 14 days prior to the commencement of the course there will be an additional administration charge of 10% of the total fees.

  • If the transfer of registration / credit note is requested less than 7 days prior to the commencement of the course there will be an administration charge of 15% of the total fees.

  1. In case of expulsion from the course

If a student is expelled from the course due to non observance of ashram rules/ regulations then no refund can be claimed.

  1. In case of cancellation or rescheduling by Arhanta Yoga

In case of cancellation or rescheduling of the course by the AYA, students have the choice to transfer to another course or to receive a full refund of the paid fees. Our liability is limited to the refund of the received fees only.