Getting married at sea is one of the most romantic ways to celebrate your love. Whether you decide to celebrate with a handful of guests, or with your whole family, we can take care of everything for you. Michele Dance, Managing Director at Ocean World Travel, organises weddings at sea making sure that all your requests are taken care of on your speciel day. Michele not only will liase with the cruise line and make sure all needs are met, but if there is something you want and is not available, she can count on trust of external businesses as she is part of the Hampshire Wedding Group. The group is a collection of buisness local to Hampshire with a passion for weddings. They can cater for every aspect of their wedding day, with the very best, highly experienced suppliers. 

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Phone us to let us know what you require for your special day. You're in safe hands when dealing with Michele - did you know that she got married at sea herself? Call today 0800 368 9050.

Wedding at packages from the top cruise lines

P&O Cruises

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P&O Cruises Weddings at Sea experience begins with champagne and flowers in your cabin. Your wedding cruise continues with the dedicated services of a personal wedding coordinator. It includes a private ceremony conducted by the Captain. It encompasses love, laughter and adventure, in some of the world's most stunning destinations. Weddings can only be on cruises of 7 nights or more:

If you are interested in getting married on a cruise with P&O Cruises all of the following are included in your wedding cruise package:

  • A romantic ceremony at sea conducted by the Captain*
  • Wedding ceremony venue with floral arrangements
  • Traditional wedding music
  • Services of the on board Wedding Coordinator
  • The attendance of a professional photographer at the ceremony
  • Commemorative wedding certificate
  • An official copy of your Marriage Certificate
  • The cost of the licence fees
  • A bottle of Champagne in your cabin on arrival
  • Champagne for a toast after the ceremony
  • Invitations and thank you notes
  • An additional 5kg luggage allowance for both bride and groom if travelling on a P&O Cruises fly-cruise holiday**

Cunard Wedding Package

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What's included:

  • Elegant Wedding Ceremony Venue
  • Romantic Ceremony at Sea conducted by the Captain
  • Two fresh floral arrangements for the ceremonial room
  • Traditional wedding music
  • Commemorative Wedding Certificate
  • Commemorative Printed Wedding Menu
  • Bottle of Veuve Clicquot Champagne
  • Wedding Invitations and Thank You Cards for your voyage guests
  • Services of Your On Board Wedding Coordinator
  • White Star Bellmen to escort Bride to ceremonial room
  • Pressing Service for Bridal outfits
  • Priority Check-In and Luggage Delivery 

Royal Caribbean International

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All Royal Romance wedding ceremonies are designed to create a memorable occasion for the bridal couple. The package includes:

  • Pre-planning with a Royal Romance Wedding Specialist
  • Priority check in for you and your guests**
  • Escort by an on board Royal Romance Wedding Coordinator from the pier to your stateroom**
  • Ideal wedding location on board a Royal Caribbean International ship
  • A romantic wedding ceremony
  • Royal Romance Wedding Officiant
  • Personal Wedding Coordinator on hand during the ceremony
  • Recorded music during the ceremony
  • Sailing Day Ports: Simple, elegant hand tied bridal bouquet with nine ivory roses.
  • Island Locations: A tropical or wild flower bridal bouquet created with designer’s choice of flowers ***
  • A groom's boutonniere with single matching bloom
  • A keepsake marriage certificate
  • A bottle of sparkling wine
  • Photography service, including prints and a CD

Princess Cruises

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If you’ve always dreamed of being married at sea and by the ship’s Captain, this is the package for you. Getting married on board Princess Cruises includes:

  • Wedding Chapel or Ideal on board location
  • Candlelit ceremony
  • Captain to perform ceremony
  • Special vows at sea
  • Wedding coordinator onboard††
  • Ceremony music
  • Two fresh floral arrangements to adorn the ceremony location
  • A bouquet of a dozen roses (one dozen)
  • Boutonniere
  • Photographer services^^
  • One canvas wall portrait **
  • Wedding cake
  • Bottle of champagne
  • Two Princess keepsake champagne flutes
  • Keepsake wedding certificate

Celebrity Cruises

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NAUTICAL NUPTIALS - AT SEA PACKAGE:

  • Pre-Sailing wedding coordinator
  • Master-performed legal service
  • On board event coordinator
  • Romantic indoor wedding location
  • Elegant bouquet^
  • Matching boutonniere^
  • Live music
  • Special nautical vows
  • Photography service
  • Cake for two
  • Bottle of champagne & two champagne flutes
  • Rose petals on bed
  • 2 logo bathrobes
  • Chocolate covered strawberries
  • Fresh flowers in stateroom^

NCL

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Norwegian offers three wedding packages. Its "Wedding at Sea" ceremony is performed on board while at sea and officiated by the ship captain on board Breakaway, Getaway and Escape.
This package includes:

  • A bridal bouquet
  • boutonniere
  • 6-inch cake
  • recorded music
  • bottle of sparkling wine
  • chocolate-covered strawberries and  canapes
  • one 8x10 portrait and a keepsake certificate
  • a group service coordinator, who can make dinner reservations, organize group seating at shows and otherwise assist the couple and their guests, in addition to overseeing the wedding
  • Marriage certificates will be issued by the Bahamas.

Holland America Line

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On board Holland America Line, a wedding package varies according to your wishes and budget. Packages start at $795 for a simple on board ceremony for two on North America and Caribbean sailings. That price includes priority check-in for the bride and groom, an on-site wedding coordinator, an officiant and a keepsake wedding certificate. The line also has three additional wedding packages with increasingly stepped-up amenities.

The "Anchors Away Shipboard Wedding" package, starting at $1,395, adds:

  • a bridal bouquet and matching boutonniere
  • a single-tier wedding cake
  • an elegant table with flowers and linens
  • a bottle of Champagne
  • photography services
  • one photo
  • a commemorative photo album
  • recorded music.

According to the location the package may vary and may include a surcharge. 

The "Rembrandt Shipboard Package", starting at $1,895 (available in Fort Lauderdale, San Diego, Seattle and Vancouver) offers all the amenities of the "Anchors Away" package, and it adds

  • 10 photos and transportation for the bridal couple via chauffeured limo to the pier the morning of the wedding
  • the line's "Royal Dutch Deluxe Package" for $2,595 ups the offerings of the Rembrandt package with a more elaborate bridal bouquet
  • a bottle of premium Champagne
  • an additional 20 photos
  • in-cabin floral arrangement
  • chocolate-dipped strawberries
  • a bottle of Champagne at turndown
  • a 30-minute massage for two. 

Crystal Cruises

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Crystal offers two base wedding ceremony packages, along with a number of add-ons and upgrades. Rates for a ceremony aboard the ship start at $3,500 and include:

  • pre-planning with an event consultant
  • a wedding registry
  • 25 custom save-the-date cards
  • services of a wedding coordinator
  • special cabin decor
  • services of a local officiant
  • live ceremony music
  • ceremony decorations 
  • bridal bouquet and groom's boutonniere
  • a speciality cake for two
  • keepsake Champagne flutes
  • a bottle of Champagne
  • one hour of photography services
  • a print
  • a commemorative certificate
  • turn-down gift
  • dinner reservations at a speciality restaurant for the bride and groom
  • a 20 percent discount at the ship's spa

You can also get married ashore, rates start at $4,295, and include:

  • pre-planning with an event consultant
  • a wedding registry
  • local wedding venue
  • officiant
  • commemorative certificate
  • on-site coordinator and your choice of amenities from a set list.

These options are organised into tiers, and you can choose two items from Tier 1 (photography services, live music, flowers, etc.), three items from Tier 2 (in-port transportation, wedding cake, aisle decor, Champagne) or four items from Tier 3 (wedding invitations, and flower girl and ring bearer accessories). Rates vary accordingly.

Terms and conditions-
P&O Cruises: Pressing services of the bridal outfits**** If the Captain is unable to conduct the ceremony, his Deputy Captain will be asked to perform the role on his behalf. ** The additional luggage allowance, only available on our charter flights, must be in the form of an additional item of luggage as the maximum weight for each piece of luggage on our Caribbean charter flights is 23 kg and Mediterranean charter flights, 20kg. This additional allowance will not show on your ticket. *** We may not be able to offer the pressing service on garments of a particularly delicate and/or intricate nature.
Royal Caribbean: ** Only available for weddings held on the ship’s sailing day.
*** Flowers may be substituted based on availability. Weddings performed in Italy, France and Spain will include an elegant bridal (round) bouquet consisting of three (3) ivory roses with greenery including a matching groom’s boutonniere.There are certain limitations as to when your wedding can take place. Royal Romance will make every effort to accommodate. Your preferred date but it is subject to the availability of the Captain or Staff Captain, his/her staff and the location of the ship. All weddings at sea must be booked at least 60 days prior to sailing but we strongly encourage you to book a few months in advance as possible. For shipboard ceremonies, the maximum is 150 guests in total.
Celebrity Cruises:  All photographs will be available for your viewing within 8 hours, at which time, you can select the Wedding photography package you wish to purchase (see our full brochure for pricing). Photographs are not available individually without purchase of one of the packages. Due to the duties of the ship’s staff, At Sea ceremonies cannot be held on embarkation day/night. The cancellation policy for the At Sea package is the same as for other wedding packages. *The At Sea Wedding package is limited in number. Book your package early to ensure availability. ^Flowers may be substituted or enhanced based on availability. Receptions are available, contact an event manager for more information. Marriage License Information: Marriage licenses will be legal Maltese licenses and cost $500 US plus mailing fees.