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Festival Fees

KMC NY Temple

 

Teachings

Full Festival $250

Or you can register for part of the Festival. Daily rates are as follows:

Friday (Evening Introduction) $15Listening at the Kadampa Temple
Saturday (Empowerment Day) $80
Sunday (Teachings) $60
Monday (Teachings) $60
Tuesday (Retreat) $35
Wednesday (Retreat – half day) $20

Meals and accommodation are not included. More details on meals and accommodation options are below:

Meals

Lunch and dinner are not included in the fees above. You can register separately for meals at $10/day.
Friday evening meal and Wednesday lunch are $5 each.   You can also select the “no meals” option.  All meals are served on-site in a dining tent.  If you prefer not to purchase a meal ticket, a selection of savory snacks and light meals will be available in the Festival Cafes.  There is also a small deli (sandwiches) within walking distance of KMC NY.

Festival meals begin with dinner on Friday, April 25, and end with lunch on Wednesday, April 30.  All meals are vegetarian and may include wheat, egg, soy, and/or dairy products. We regret that it is not possible to provide for special diets during the Festival.

Accommodations

Fees for on-site accommodations are listed below, please see the accommodation link for off-site options.

On-site Indoor Accommodations

There are limited on-site indoor accommodations available at KMC NY that may be booked online for the full Festival only and on a “first-come, first-serve” basis.  Partial Festival bookings cannot be accepted. On-site indoor accommodation available is as follows:

Single room $450 (whole festival)
Twin room $325 (whole festival, per person)
**Double room $325 (whole festival, per person)
Shared room $275 (whole festival, per person, 5 -6 people per room)
Dormitory $175 (whole festival, per person, 10 people per room)

** Special instructions for the double room booking:  Double rooms are booked by room and you select your own roommate.  If you book for a double room, one person should book the room and then indicate the name of their roommate in the “special request” field.  Please note that your roommate will also need to register for the Festival separately without accommodation and mention that they are sharing with you in the special request field on the registration form.

A breakfast buffet is included in on-site accommodation fees. Other meals and festival fees are charged separately.

On-site Camping

There is unlimited camping space available at KMC NY during the Festival. Please be prepared for wet and cold weather, and bring an appropriate waterproof tent, ground cloth and warm sleeping bag.  Camping is $20/night.

A breakfast buffet is included in on-site accommodation fees. Other meals and festival fees are charged separately.

Refund Policy

Deposits

Your registration is only valid when accompanied by the 25% deposit.  Your registration cannot be transferred to another person.

Festival Fee

If you cancel your Festival registration before the start of the Festival, we will refund your Festival fee pre-payment less the non-refundable 25% deposit. Once the Festival has started, no refunds are given if you cancel all or part of your Festival.

Cancellations will be accepted up to and including April 17, 2014.  Up to that date we will retain the 25% non-refundable deposit and refund the balance of your prepayment.  After this date, no portion of your prepayment will be refunded.  Please note:  Airport transfers must be paid in full when you register; this will be calculated automatically within your Festival minimum payment.

Exceptions may be made, in circumstances of sickness or bereavement, if you apply by email to the Festival Treasurer at treasurer@kadampanewyork.org within two weeks of the end of the Festival.  Any non-refunded fees arising from cancellations will be donated to the NKT International Temples Fund.

Onsite Accommodations

If you cancel your Festival onsite accommodations before the start of the Festival, we will refund your onsite accommodation pre-payment less the non-refundable 25% deposit. Once the Festival has started, no refunds are given if you cancel all or part of your Festival onsite accommodations.

Airport Transfer

Airport transfers must be paid in full when you register – this will be calculated automatically within your Festival minimum payment. Cancellations for airport transfers will be accepted up to and including Thursday, April 17.  Up to that date we will retain a 25% non-refundable deposit and refund the balance of your prepayment. After this date, no portion of the pre-payment will be refunded.

 

Exceptions to the refund policy may be made, in circumstances such as sickness or bereavement, if you apply by e-mail to the Festival Treasurer at treasurer@kadampanewyork.org within 2 weeks of the end of the Festival. Any non-refunded fees arising from cancellations are donated to the NKT International Temples Fund.