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Have Your Destination Wedding on a Ship!

By January 7, 2014

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Are you getting married in 2014 or celebrating a milestone anniversary?
Cruise ship wedding
If so, you might want to consider either a cruise ship wedding or a destination wedding ashore. Most cruise lines offer wedding planning services for one of three types of weddings:
  • Embarkation port wedding -- the guests come onboard for the wedding ceremony and then go ashore before the ship sails
  • Onboard port wedding -- the wedding is held onboard in either a wedding chapel, lounge, or conference room
  • Ashore destination wedding -- the wedding is held ashore in a romantic destination on a beach, glacier, elegant resort, or scenic site. I attended a beach wedding on St. Thomas from the Ruby Princess, and it was a special event for all.
Some cruise lines also allow the ship Captain to marry guests while the ship is at sea.

More on Cruise Weddings from the About.com Guide to Honeymoons and Romantic Travel

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