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Frequently Asking Question Wedding Turkey

  • Will our wedding be legally recognised in the UK?
    Your marriage will be legal in accordance with British law and will be registered in Turkey. You marriage certificates are proof that you are legally bound by law, as if you had been married in the UK.

  • Do we receive a Marriage Certificate?
    Yes you will receive 2 certificates along with a marriage book as soon as the ceremony is completed. Unless you get married on a weekend, in which case the certificates will be issued on the next working day.

  • Is the ceremony a religious or civil ceremony?
    All legal weddings in Turkey are civil ceremonies, a short informal service, conducted in Turkish with a translator provided.

  • If we choose the full package, do we have to have the whole package?
    No you can leave out any item within the package you don't require and a reduction in price will be quoted. Also you can add any other items to the package such as imported drinks and we will quote you for this. All final decisions including any colour scheme will be yours.

  • What happens when we arrive?
    As soon as is convenient for you, we will meet you prior to your wedding day to discuss your plans and to finalise all your requirements. itinerary, menu etc. Please arrive at least 3 working days prior to your wedding.

  • Where do we actually get married?
    If you choose to marry on the yacht, the registrar boards the boat in Fethiye before you arrive, the yacht then sails to the ceremony destination within the Gulf of Fethiye. The registrar is then returned to Fethiye after the ceremony, whilst you and your guests continue with your day. The beach wedding ceremony is held in a decorated gezebo situated on the beach with the registrar in attendance. The reception, if having, is held in the garden patio bar/restaurant directly adjoining the beach.

  • Can we customise our ceremony with personal vows and readings
    You are free to add readings. poems and your own vows, if arranged with us beforehand so we can ensure the Registrar is aware of the running order.

  • Do we need to have witnesses present?
    Yes two witnesses must be present and they cannot be a member of your immediate family and must be over 18 years old. If this is a problem, two people to act as witnesses, will be provided for you.

  • What is the best day to get married?
    Any day you wish including weekends.

  • What is the best time to get married?
    Early evening is the best time to get married, temperatures are cooler and the light is better for photography. The beach can be busy before 5.30pm.

  • What should we wear?
    Your day can be as formal or casual as you wish. Consider the climate when choosing your wedding outfits. Tight dresses or suits and man made fibres could be uncomfortable.

  • What besides the legally required documentation should we bring with us?
    Besides your normal holiday needs and your wedding outfits, the rings if required– although these can be bought in Turkey. We can also organise the bridal bouquet, button holes, hairdressing and entertainment for you if required.

  • What choice of food and music is there?
    An open buffet BBQ is provided in both packages and this can include steaks, fish, chicken and meatballs – or a mixture of all. This is served with a mixture of jacket potatoes, salads, pasta etc. The menu will be discussed when we meet on after your arrival as well as your preference for any music, either using our CDs or bring your own or IPOD. or hire a DJ for the evening. There ıs a professional music system with quality sound and a microphone that can be used for speeches if required.

  • Will my wedding consultant be present during the ceremony?
    A British co-ordinator will be in attendance during the entire evening, to ensure everything goes smoothly and according to your plans.

  • Can we swim from the yacht or the beach?
    Yes - if you or your guests want to – there are steps from the boat into the sea. There are fresh water showers and spacious bathrooms to change in at both venues.


  • Can we have the photographer and videographer for a longer time than is included in the wedding packages?
    Yes, for an additional fee, payable locally.


  • What are the payment conditions?
    The non-refundable deposit of £410.00 is due upon confirmation. Full payment is due on your arrival in Turkey. Thıs is to be paid by online. The £35.00 /£39.00 payable for each extra guest if having the fully inclusive reception and charge for any entertainment should be paid in cash as this needs to be passed onto the suppliers.


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