Oaxaca Women’s Writing Retreat Registration Form

Oaxaca Women’s Writing Retreat, March 4-10, 2011

Please print and complete this form.  Send along with your deposit.

About Lodging/Accommodations:

To keep this program affordable, we have selected clean and basic accommodations at a woman-operated bed and breakfast inn that is part of their family compound.  This is not a luxury hotel!  You will be staying with Josefina, along with her mother-in-law Magdalena and daughter Eloisa, who prepare delicious meals from scratch.  Eloisa is a graduate of the Oaxaca culinary institute.

Base Cost:  $995 per person double occupancy with shared bath facilities.

Single rooms are available.   A limited number of double occupancy rooms with private bath, and single occupancy with private bath are available. Please indicate your preference below.

[  ]  I will share a room, double occupancy with shared bath, $995 per person.

[  ] I prefer a single room with shared bath, with a $200 single supplement for a total of $1195 per person.

[  ]  I will share a room, double occupancy, with private bath, with a $200 per person supplement for a total of $1195.

[  ]  I prefer a single room with private bath, with a $300 single supplement for a total of $1295.

Additional nights are $40 each (includes breakfast).  Please indicate if you intend to arrive earlier or stay later, and which dates________________

My roommate is _____________________________________________________

The base cost includes six nights lodging double occupancy, six breakfasts, four lunches, three dinners, one massage, daily yoga, and all instruction.  Most travel workshops of this type and length cost more than twice as much!

The trip does NOT include airfare, taxes, gratuities, travel insurance, liquor or alcoholic beverages, some meals, and local transportation to and from Oaxaca city.

Reservations and Cancellations

A 50% deposit ($500) is required to guarantee your spot.  The final payment for the balance due (including any supplemental costs) shall be postmarked by January 15, 2011.  Payment may be made by check or PayPal.  We will be happy to send you an itemized invoice.

If cancellation is necessary, please notify us in writing by email.   After January 15, 2011, no refunds are possible; however, we will make every possible effort to fill your reserved space.  If you cancel before January 15, 2011, we will refund 50% of your deposit or $250.  We strongly recommend that you take out trip cancellation, baggage, emergency evacuation and medical insurance before you begin your trip, since unforeseen circumstances are possible.

To get your questions answered and to register, contact:  normahawthorne@mac.com or call (919) 274-6194

Please make your deposit payable to Norma Hawthorne OCN-LLC, and mail it to:  Norma Hawthorne, 110 Blue Heron Farm Rd., Pittsboro, NC 27312. Thank you.

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