What is Included??
Cost 2650 euro per person. Prices are expressed in Euros, but can be sent in dollars. That is, because the dollar is fluctuating, we have adopted the following policy for the sake of fairness. On the day you send the fee, you can go to x-rates.com and send the Euro amount in dollars. A 500 euro deposit holds your place.

The price of a vacation includes everything from the moment of arrival until departure - all meals, accommodations, wine, admissions, snacks, meals out. It does not include airfare, airport transfers, or local transportation to the vacation site. Every effort will be made to help guests coordinate their travel and share transportation to and from the nearest airport if desired. We can also help arrange for a car and driver from the airports in Sicily (Palermo or Catania), or, for the Tuscany vacations, from the airports in Rome or Pisa, or the train station in Siena.

We offer a 15% discount for non-cooking spouses etc.

Reservations Final payment is due 60 days prior to arrival. What is included? EVERYTHING! Instruction, accommodations, all meals, all scheduled restaurant meals, and local ground transportation during the week. We supply table wine for our meals. Guests who wish to purchase fine wines or other alcohol are welcome to do so. Cancellations and Refunds If a request for cancellation is made more than 60 days prior to arrival, 75% of the deposit will be refunded, or the full amount can be applied to cover a future session if desired. If the request for cancellation is made in writing 31-60 days prior to arrival, 65% of the total fee will be refunded, or the entire amount can be applied to a future session. There will be no refund for cancellations 30 days or less prior to arrival unless your place can be filled with another participant. In that event, your total fee, less $300 will be refunded. Cancellation and Refund Policy Should Deborah Krasner be forced to cancel a program for any reason, all fees, including deposits, shall be returned in full. However, the costs of any travel arrangement you may have made will not be reimbursed. Travel Insurance Travel insurance: We recommend that you purchase separate insurance in case you have to cancel your trip, as well as accident, health and baggage and personal effects loss or damage. Responsibilities We assume no liability for injury, delay, inconvenience, irregularity, loss or damage to person or property or additional cost resulting directly or indirectly from the following causes: fire, acts of government, thefts, delays, cancellations...over which we have no control. Further, Deborah Krasner and her employees act only as agents and assume no liability for injury, damage, loss, or accident in any vehicle or through default of any company or persons engaged in carrying out the arrangements of the program.

No refunds will be given for any sightseeing, accommodations, meals, or excursions that the participant misses or decides not to take.