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Elope to Orlando!

FAQ’S

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Q. How much are your services?

A. Visit our packages page to view a list of packages, services, what’s included, and pricing. It’s all in there!

Q. How many people are allowed?

A. Our packages accommodate 2-22 people including the bride and groom - NO EXCEPTIONS, EVERYONE COUNTS. Beach elopements are for couples eloping without guests except the couple’s children.

Q. CAN I REQUEST A CUSTOM PACKAGE?

A. Our goal is to keep our services simple and we don’t provide custom packages or services. If you are looking for something different than what we offer, you might want to consider the services of a traditional wedding coordinator instead.

Q. How does everything work?

A. Our job is to make the process simple:

  • First, decide on a package, choose a wedding date, and contact us via email to check availability.

  • After we confirm availability with the venue, you will secure your date and venue with an electronic agreement and paid retainer.

  • During the planning process we will help you obtain your Florida marriage license my mail, you will answer a short questionnaire with your flower options, ceremony requests, etc. and we'll take care of everything. You'll be guided every step of the way!

  • The day of the wedding all you need to do is show up with your Florida marriage license, your rings, and get married!

Most of our couples tell us they can't believe the process was so easy and simple!

Q. What are the requirements to get married in Florida?

  • To get married in Florida you need a Florida marriage license regardless of where you live.

  • You must be at least 18 years old

  • There is NO residency or waiting-period for non-Florida residents. Florida residents ONLY must wait 3 days after they obtain their license to get married. If you are NOT a Florida resident, your license is valid the same day!

  • If you live in the US, all you need is a valid State ID or Driver's License

  • If you don't live in the US, all you need is a valid passport

  • You do NOT need a Social Security card - only the number if you have one. If you are not a US Citizen, you don't need a Social Security Number.

  • You do NOT need birth certificates or divorce papers. If you've been married before, all you need to know is the exact DATE of your divorce.

  • You do NOT need witnesses to get married in Florida!

Q. WHO WILL GET ME MARRIED?

A. Officiants are assigned based on availability. We cannot guarantee a gender or religious denomination, therefore, we don’t take requests for a specific Officiant. If you expect a traditional religious ceremony, our services would not work for you.

Q. CAN I BRING MY OWN OFFICIANT OR PHOTOGRAPHER?

A. No, you cannot. The purpose of our packages is to sell our services! We are not a traditional wedding planning service where you pay a coordinator just to coordinate and hire your preferred vendors. We are the vendors! You save coordination fees when you hire us directly. ;-)

Q. We are already legally married. Do we need a marriage license?

A. No, you do not. Vows renewals do not need a license because you are already married. If you don’t need a license, we will discount the marriage license fee ($86) from the package price.

Q. what about ceremony MUSIC?

A. We don’t provide music. You may hire a Harpist to play during the ceremony (prelude, ceremony, processional, etc.) for an additional fee. Her fee is $300 Monday-Thursday and $375 on weekends.

Q. Is a Florida marriage valid at my Country?

A. A marriage performed in Florida is valid anywhere in the US, Canada, and the UK. For other Countries, please contact your local registrar for details. We are not attorneys and cannot provide legal advice.

Q. What's included with the photographer?

A. The photographer will start taking photos when the ceremony starts followed by a bridal session at the same venue. It includes up to one hour of his/her time including the ceremony. The couple will receive all their edited high resolution digital photos (approximately 50 photos) with a print release via a download link approximately four weeks later.

Q. What TYPE OF FLOWERS WOULD I RECEIVE?

A. Packages include a hand-tied bouquet with fresh roses and a matching rose boutonniere. You may opt to add carnations and daisies at no additional charge. You may request a quote for a costume bouquet.

Q. Are travel, transportation, and/or accommodations included?

A. No. We only provide the actual ceremony service and do not arrange accommodations or transportation.  

Q. Do you have reception packages?

A. No, we don't. Most venues would not arrange receptions for a small number of guests. The most common way to celebrate after the ceremony is with a restaurant meal. Below are some suggestions.

Q. Can you suggest a restaurant for after ceremony in Orlando?

A. The following Orlando area restaurants arrange private dinning: 310 Park South (affordable dinner packages w/no fee for reception room), Seasons 52, Kres Chop House, Eddie V's SeafoodLe Coq au Vin (French Dinning), Chez Vincent, The Capital Grille, Ceviche, Christinis, Fogo de Chao (Brazilian Steakhouse), Bice Ristorante, Chatham's Place Restaurant, Roy's, and STK Orlando located at Disney Springs. Click here for a complete list of Orlando area restaurants with private dinning available.

Q. Can you recommend stylists for bridal hair and makeup in Orlando?

A. Yes, we can. Please check with any of the following experienced vendors:

Q. Can you recommend someone for transportation from my hotel to the venue in Orlando?

A. A lot of couples use Uber to travel between their place to the venue. However, if you'd like more traditional transportation check with any of the following limo companies:

Q. Do we meet before the ceremony or can we meet up in person to discuss our ceremony?

A. No, we don't.  You will meet your Officiant and photographer for the first time the day of the ceremony, a few minutes before we start. However, we will communicate via phone and email, as many times as you need us, to make sure all the details are taken care of the day of your ceremony. 

Q. Is there a place to change INTO MY GOWN?

A. No. You need to arrive dressed and ready to start (except for the Leu Gardens Petite Wedding).

Q. How is the weather like during my chosen date?

A. Click here to check out Weather.com average temperatures and precipitation tables by month.

Q. Can I write and read/recite my own vows?

A. Of course you can! You should be free to express how you feel about each other on your own way!

Q. Do you perform same-sex ceremonies?

A. Yes, we do!

Q. How far in advanced can I reserve your services or a package?

A. No more than a year out.

Q. What happens if I have to postpone my date?

A. You will have to sign a new agreement and submit a new retainer. 

Q. What happens after I book a package?

A. Our team will get to work right away! If you booked a paid venue, we will secure the venue right away. You will also receive a detailed email with all the information you need the day of the ceremony.