Workshop Policies 2011

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REGISTRATION Be sure to register right away, space is limited in each workshop and is subject to availability. Space is reserved on registration with payment (payments are only processed if the workshop is confirmed). All registration for any travel workshop closes 45 days before the first day of these workshop. Registration using a check for payment will be held for 5 days from the date of on-line registration, immediate payment is needed for classes taking place within 10 days of registration.

Pre-Register for upcoming workshops* No payment or retainer is due with any pre-registration. Fill in the form below and check the pre-register box. By doing this you only indicate your interest in specific workshops and are not obligated to pay a retainer or register for the workshops. You will be again notified approximately 30 days before the workshop or if the workshop begins to fill, as well as with updates and specials.

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Private Lessons (tutoring) are scheduled in advance with a payment (credit card or check), for the full amount of the time scheduled. Payment - Travel Fees and Tuition are due in full 60 days before the first day of the workshop or on registration if the date is sooner than 60 days, late registration and payment may incur additional travel fees.

Registration, pre-registration and questions will be confirmed and answered within 3-5 business days or sooner; via email, or call us with your questions.


Payment policy

Space for workshops is reserved on registration and payment for the workshop.

Private Lesson (tutoring) appointments are scheduled on receipt of payment.


Cancellation policy

International and US travel workshops*

Space for workshops is reserved on registration and non-refundable retainer of 1/3 for workshop tuition. If cancellation is made 60 days or more before the start of the workshop 75% of the total (tuition & hotel*) or 50% of tuition paid for the workshop will be refunded. If you cancel a workshop: 46-60 days before the first day of the workshop, 50% of the total (tuition & hotel*) or 25% of the tuition paid for the workshop will be refunded; 21-45 days before the first day of the workshop, 25% of the total (tuition & hotel*) or 12% of the tuition paid for the workshop will be refunded; less than 21 days before the first day of the workshop - no refunds will be given.

Check and Credit Card payments are held until 30 days before the travel workshop and processed at this time. If the workshop does not take place due to low enrollment, the payments will not be processed.

If the workshop is cancelled for any reason, all payments and fees will be refunded. If the workshop is post-poned/rescheduled for any reason, all payments and fees will be transferred to the rescheduled date or refunded at your request.

Your workshop tuition is transferrable at anytime, Pisconeri Workshops must be notified of the transfer.

Travel workshop tuition and fees are transferrable; exception: single room bookings are transferrable at anytime; double room bookings are transferrable to the same gender only. {If a suitable replacement (same gender for shared room accommodations) is found for your place - 75% of the tuition and travel fees will be refunded.}

Atlanta & Southeast US workshops*

If cancellation is made 30 days or more before the start of the workshop 75% of tuition paid for the workshop will be refunded. If you cancel a workshop: 21-29 days before the first day of the workshop, 50% of the tuition paid for the workshop will be refunded; 14-20 days before the first day of the workshop, 25% of the tuition paid for the workshop will be refunded; less than 14 days before the first day of the workshop - no refunds will be given. If the workshop is cancelled for any reason, all payments and fees will be refunded. If the workshop is post-poned/rescheduled for any reason, all payments and fees will be transferred to the rescheduled date or refunded at your request.

Check and Credit Card payments are held until 14 days before the workshop and processed at this time. If the workshop does not take place due to low enrollment, the payments will not be processed.

Private Lessons & Corporate Training - must be prepaid to schedule

48 hours or more notice of cancellation or postponement will be entitled to a credit of the full amount toward a rescheduled lesson. Less that 48 hours notice of cancellation or postponement of lesson will result in a forfiture of the payment. Pisconeri Workshops reserves the right to cancel or reschedule any workshop, class or field trip, due to varying circumstances including low enrollment, weather or other. For all international travel workshops, cancellation will be made 30-60 days before the first day of the workshop. If the workshop is cancelled for any reason, all retainers and payments will be refunded.


Pre-registration policy

No payment or retainer is due with any pre-registration. Fill in the on-line form and check the pre-register box. By doing this you only indicate your interest in specific workshops and are not obligated to pay a retainer or register for the workshops. You will be again notified approximately 90 days before the workshop or if the workshop begins to fill, as well as with updates and specials. Pre-registration is *not* available for workshops taking place in the next 60 days.


Gift Certificates

Payment by credit card, check or cash is due before gift certificate is issued. Gift certificate purchases are non-refundable and cannot be redeemed for cash. Gift certificates may be used for private lessons (tutoring) or applied to any workshop (photography or culinary) offered by Pisconeri Workshops. Gift certificates are valid for two years from the date of purchase.


*Any refunds for workshops with travel arrangements will be subject to a cancellation fee that includes fees for the hotel-accomodations, travel arrangements, ground transporation, group entrance fees & other travel expenses that are part of the group package.