Policies: Women’s Creativity Immersion

***POLICIES & Agreement of Terms***

By registering, you agree to these terms.

Agreement of Terms to participate in Wiser & Wilder: Women’s Creativity Immersion
Art and Writing Retreat in Mexico for Women 50+ taking place September 12 — 18, 2018
in Oaxaca, Mexico with Emily Trinkaus and Lisa Sonora, a program of Guidess Co. LLC

Confirmation: You’ll receive an email after you make your deposit. This is your registration confirmation, and contains helpful info to get you started planning your trip to Oaxaca. Please keep this email in a safe place. It’s recommended that you print it out.

Important: All workshop information will be emailed to the email address you used when registering. If you require the materials be sent to an alternate email address,  please email Jen (@ lisasonora  (dot) com) and let her know right away.

Cancellation, Refunds, Payment  Schedule…A deposit of $400 off-site lodging, $500 Double, or $600 Single Occupancy will hold your space. Deposit is fully refundable until June 1. On or after June 2, your deposit is non-refundable.

The balance is due by July 1, 2018.

You’ll receive an invoice from us for the balance. If you’d like to pay the balance in smaller payments over time, no problem. We’ll set up a payment plan that works for you at no additional charge.

Cancellation before July 1, 2018: a refund of monies paid, less the $500 deposit will be issued to those that cancel their registration. After July 1, registration fees are non-refundable.

Refunds will be issued to those that cancel their registration by emailing Jen at (at) lisasonora (dot) com. Please include Cancellation Request in the subject line, and in the message, include the name and email address you used to purchase your registration.  A full refund will be made to you within 72 business hours of receiving your cancellation email.


This retreat is open to women age 50 and over. There is no maximum age limit. Participants must be in good health and able to participate in trip activities, which includes light t0 moderate walking. We reserve the right to decline to accept any person as a member of this tour at any time.

Itinerary or Program Modifications

While every effort will be made to carry out the program as planned, the program as described is subject to modification and change.

Travel Insurance

It is strongly recommended that all tour participants purchase Trip Cancellation, Emergency
Medical Evacuation, Baggage, Accident and Medical insurance covering all trip and workshop costs from a reputable insurance company. Guidess Co. LLC is not liable for cancellation of trip for any reason other than Guidess Co. canceling the trip.

Please note, people have had to cancel for illness and other reasons. Guidess Co. will not refund fees after the trip registration deadline date unless it cancels the trip. Guidess Co. LLC accepts no liability for any airline cancellation penalty incurred by the purchase of a non-refundable ticket. Nor does it accept liability for canceled flights.

While not an endorsement, travel insurance options can be found at:
​https://www.worldnomads.com or http://www.travelguard.com


None of the service suppliers is in any way controlled by Guidess Co., Lisa Sonora or Emily Trinkaus and we undertake no responsibility for transportation or safety, nor for any other aspect of the trip except the educational program. Consequently, Guidess Co. LLC shall not be construed to make any covenants or warranties, expressed or implied, regarding this trip and shall not be liable in any way for any personal injury, death, property damage or any loss incurred by any person in connection with the trip.

Photography and Written Records

Guidess Co. LLC reserves the right and all participants agree to allow Guidess Co. LLC to take photographic, film or text records of any of our trips and trip participants, and may use any such records for promotional purposes.

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