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Payments, Policies, and Procedures

Extra Day Convention Package: $599

Main Convention Package: $499

Extra Day Convention Package (Payment Plan) $649,

Main Convention Package (Payment Plan) $549

Those registering by check must send in your payment within 15 days of registering or you will lose your reservation.

Refund/Cancellation Fees

  • **All cancellations must be in writing via email to or by US mail. Cancellations by phone will not be accepted.
  • All Cancellations received by November 17, 2016 will be assessed a $50 processing fee.
  • Cancellations after November 17, 2016 will forfeit 50% of their Convention fee.
  • Cancellations after December 15, 2016 will forfeit 75% of their Convention fee.
  • Cancellations after January 17, 2017 will forfeit 100% of their Convention fee.

Payment Plans

The Red Hat Society is delighted to offer Hatters a payment plan option. There is a $50 non-refundable, handling fee for this request and independent of the cancellation fee, should you choose to cancel your reservation or be cancelled due to non-payment. Payments are structured monthly and the monthly amount is based on the remaining months until one month prior to the convention. Payments will ONLY be processed on the 15th of each month. If the 15th falls on a Friday, Saturday or Sunday the funds will debited on the following Monday. An example of the payment plan: In April 2016, you registered for the Payment Plan Extra Day Package and a tour: $700.00 Your first payment is May 15, 2016 $77.77 Monthly for 9 Months. All registrations must be paid in full a month prior to the Convention.

Please remember the following are your responsibilities:

  1. The funds must to be in your account on the 15th of each month. If you do not have the funds on the 15th we will not notify you but we will process a double payment the following month. If they once again are not available you will be given the option to pay in full or be cancelled.
  2. If your credit card number changes for any reason it is your responsibility to notify us. If you don't contact us with new credit card information within 2 months you will be given the option to pay in full or be cancelled.
  3. If you are paying by check the check must reach Hatquarters by the 15th of each month.
  4. If you do not send a check for 2 consecutive months you will be given the option to pay in full or be cancelled.

No-Shows / Late Arrivals / Early Departures

  • No-shows: Convention registrants who are not checked in on their confirmed registration date at Convention Registration will be considered a (no-show) non-refundable cancellation.
  • Late Arrivals: Convention registrants who arrive after their confirmed registration date will be welcomed, but will NOT receive any refund from their missed Convention Activities.
  • Early Departures: Attendees who leave before the Convention concludes will not receive any rebate or refund on their Convention Fee.

Contact the Red Hat Society

If you have any further questions, please email us at

or call us at 1-866-FUN-AT50 (1-866-386-2850)

International: 1-714-738-0001

The Red Hat Society

431 S. Acacia Ave.

Fullerton, CA 92831

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Registration for Tour & Extra Day Convention Attendees opens

"It was the first time I attended an International Convention & had a wonderful time. I will attend in the future if it is close to where I live. I can check this off my Bucket List"