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Terms & Conditions

Lambert Couples Therapy Luxury Retreat (Retreat)

All couples must complete the online registration form together. You agree to provide accurate and thorough information so we can ensure that your Retreat experience is as enjoyable as possible.

Important Information

Retreat attendance requires a valid U.S. passport. If you do not currently have a passport, please apply for one and contact Craig & Debbie to hold your place on the Retreat while you await passport processing.

Please note that Retreat participants are offered complimentary group transportation from the Kona Kai Resort & Spa in San Diego (1551 Shelter Island Dr., San Diego, CA 92106) to Valle de Guadalupe, returning to the Kona Kai Resort & Spa at the Retreat’s conclusion. Participants are welcome to make alternative arrangements but must inform Craig & Debbie.

The Retreat cost includes transportation for the duration of the Retreat, Mexico entry/visa fee, lodging for the duration of the Retreat, all meals for the duration of the Retreat (including one glass of wine plus soft drinks, and water at each hosted meal with additional beverages at the participants’ expense); scheduled wine tastings, wine tours and activities organized and hosted by Debbie and Craig; and all tips, service fees, or surcharges. Please note that you are responsible for any purchases or activities including but not limited to wine purchases, gifts, spa services, bar tabs, room service, and/or recreational activities or tours not organized by Lambert Couples Therapy.

Fee Schedule, Cancellation, and Refund Policy

Fee Schedule
  • Retreat Registration Fee: $200 per couple (NONREFUNDABLE)* is payable to hold your place. Please remember that space is limited to 12 couples.
    • *The Registration Fee will be applied to Retreat balance 
  • July 1: Payment of $1,000 per couple is due (NONREFUNDABLE)*
    • *Early incentive benefit! Pay by June 1 and receive 1 free session with Craig & Debbie prior to the Retreat at their private residence or virtually (valued at $400). Nonpayment by July 1 may result in forfeiture of your place on the Retreat and the registration fee.  
  • August 1: Final Payment is due in full. 
Cancellation & Refund Policy
  • If you cancel in writing before August 26, 2021, we will honor a refund minus the registration fee and first payment ($1,200 total). 
  • Please note that there will be no financial compensation for late arrival or early departure.
  • We suggest that you purchase travel insurance for the Retreat in case you have to cancel due to illness or an unanticipated life event. It’s a good investment for any trip.
A Note About Covid-19
  • Travel has been challenging over the past year but with a comprehensive vaccine program now in place, a resumption of normal—and fun—activities is within reach.
  • In the unlikely event that the U.S. border with Mexico should close, Lambert Couples Therapy will provide a full refund of the Retreat cost to all participants.  

Release, Assumption of All Risks, and Binding Arbitration Agreement

Lambert Couples Therapy does not own or operate any entity which provides, or is to provide, goods or services for your trip including, for example, lodging facilities, transportation companies, food service, entertainment providers, tour companies, wineries, equipment suppliers, operators of recreational, adventure or other activities (regardless of whether such activities are included as part of the Retreat), etc. As a result, Lambert Couples Therapy is not liable for any negligent or willful act or failure to act of any such third party or third person.

I have voluntarily applied to participate in the trip designated on this form (Lambert Couples Therapy Luxury Retreat). I am participating in this trip with the knowledge of the numerous risks and dangers involved, including but not limited to: negligence of any manner on the part of Lambert Couples Therapy, including, without limitation, negligence in the conduct or arrangement of the trip in any respect from inception to completion, in the maintenance or operation of any van or other motor vehicle utilized to transport passengers, etc., Acts of God or force majeure, acts of war or civil unrest, insurrection or revolt, acts of government, strikes or other labor activities, physical exertion for which I am not prepared, forces of nature, weather conditions; transportation failures of the failure of any transportation mechanism to arrive or depart safely and on time, consumption of alcoholic beverages, medications, and other substances whether or not prescribed; risks associated with food, food allergies, or impure water; terrorism or the threat thereof, criminal activity, bites from or dangers associated with wild or other animals, pests or insects, negligence or willful misconduct of any third parties; financial default of any supplier, high altitude, accident, allergic reaction or illness without access to means of rapid evacuation or availability of medical supplies or services; the adequacy of medical attention once provided; epidemics or the threat thereof including but not limited to, exposure to COVID-19 by any means of transmission; stolen, lost, or misplaced luggage or property; and theft or break-ins into vans, lodging rooms or elsewhere. I acknowledge that the enjoyment and excitement of the Lambert Couples Therapy Luxury Retreat is derived in part from inherent risks incurred by international travel and activity beyond the accepted safety of life at home and work. 

I AGREE TO BE RESPONSIBLE FOR MY OWN WELFARE AND ACCEPT ANY AND ALL RISKS OF DELAY, UNANTICIPATED EVENTS, INCONVENIENCE, ILLNESS, INJURY, EMOTIONAL TRAUMA OR DEATH. 

I acknowledge that participation all Lambert Couples Therapy retreats are based on trip participants executing this release, assumption of all risks and binding arbitration agreement. I agree that this Agreement shall be legally binding upon me personally, all members of my family and all those in my party traveling with me, and my heirs, successors, assigns, and legal representatives, it being my intention to fully assume all the risks associated with this trip and to release Lambert Couples Therapy from any and all liability to the maximum extent permitted by law. 

MISCELLANEOUS MATTERS: I understand that Lambert Couples Therapy and Craig and Debbie Lambert reserve the right to take photographic or film records of any of its retreats and agree that Lambert Couples Therapy may use any such photographic or film records for promotional and/or commercial purposes, as well as approve such use by third parties with whom Lambert Couples Therapy may engage in joint marketing, without any remuneration to me. I assign Lambert Couples Therapy and Craig and Debbie Lambert all right, title and interest I may have in or to any and all media in which my name or likeness may appear. 

I agree to follow all written and verbal rules of safety presented to me by Lambert Couples Therapy and Craig and Debbie Lambert. I understand that Lambert Couples Therapy reserves the right to refuse as a trip participant, or remove from a trip, without refund, any person it judges to be incapable of meeting the rigors and requirements of participating in the activities, or who is abusive to other trip participants, leaders or third parties, or who it determines to detract from the enjoyment of the trip by others. Lambert Couples Therapy reserves the right to make route, hotel, itinerary and trip modifications as required or desirable to improve the trip quality and/or to accommodate the comfort and well-being of guests.

BINDING ARBITRATION: I agree that any dispute concerning, relating or referring to this Agreement, the brochure or any other literature concerning my trip, or the trip itself, shall be resolved exclusively by binding arbitration pursuant to the Federal Arbitration Act, 9 U.S.C. §§ 1-16, either according to the then existing Commercial Rules of the American Arbitration Association (AAA) or pursuant to the Comprehensive Arbitration Rules & Procedures of the Judicial Arbitration and Mediation Services, Inc. (JAMS). Such proceedings will be governed by substantive (but not procedural) California law without consideration of the California Arbitration Act and will take place in Berkeley, CA. Except for trips in California, the California Vehicle Code will be inapplicable to my trip or any claim arising therefrom. The arbitrator and not any federal, state, or local court or agency shall have exclusive authority to resolve any dispute relating to the interpretation, applicability, enforceability, conscionability, or formation of this Agreement, including but not limited to any claim that all or any part of this Agreement is void or voidable. By agreeing to these terms and conditions, I, as well Lambert Couples Therapy, waive our right to a trial by jury.

KNOWING & VOLUNTARY EXECUTION: I have carefully read and fully understand the contents and legal ramifications of this Agreement, including but not limited to, those regarding cancellation and refund policies. Exceptions to this policy cannot be made for any reason, including but not limited to, weather, terrorism, civil unrest, personal, family or medical emergencies. I understand that this is a legally binding and enforceable contract and sign it of my own free will. I agree that if any portion of this agreement is found to be void or unenforceable, the remaining portions shall remain in full force and effect.

By submitting your registration payment, you and your partner indicate you have read, understand, and agree to the fee schedule, cancellation policy, refund policy, and release of liability outlined above.