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Destination Wedding Guide – Getting Married In New York City

02/07/2013 | 4

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If you are thinking about getting married in The Big Apple, then our Destination Wedding Guide is a great place to start. We bring you all of the inspiration, information and contacts you need to start planning your wedding in one of the most exciting cities in the world.

 

The bright lights of this big city make a sparkling stage for a chic metropolis wedding. Come sunshine or snow this vibrant concrete jungle is where weddings dreams are made of. Your guests will certainly be treated to a wedding to remember on the impressive and magical Manhattan island; visiting it’s famous landmarks, enjoying celebration drinks upon sleek rooftop bars and enjoying all things Empire State of Mind!

From grand and glamorous to small and intimate, there’s a wedding style to suit everyone (and every budget) in New York.

 

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Legal requirements

UK couples can legally marry in New York. The wedding ceremonies and the marriage certificate you receive are legally recognised as binding and are in accordance with UK laws.

The legalities of getting married in New York are quite straight forward, however it is always a good idea to use a wedding planner or to make good use of the hotel wedding coordinator (if you’re getting married in a hotel). It will give you peace of mind that everything is running smoothly from across the Atlantic as well as giving you a little hand holding on your arrival in New York – ensuring you’re stress free in the lead up to your big day.

 

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Marriage License

You will need to obtain a marriage license when you arrive in New York at one of the City Clerk’s offices. Again, if you’re using a wedding planner, they will be able to talk you through this whole process.

  • The bride and groom-to-be need to appear in person at the office with their passports and birth certificates to obtain the license.
  • The marriage license is valid 24 hours after it is issued.
  • On your wedding day, the marriage license needs to be signed by the officiant, the witnesses and the bride and groom and then delivered back to the City Clerk’s offices.
  • The final version of your wedding certificate will then be sent to your home some weeks later.

 

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Destination Wedding Guide – Getting Married In Ibiza

13/05/2013 | 1

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If you are thinking about getting married in Ibiza, then our Destination Wedding Guide is a great place to start, bringing you all of the inspiration, information and contacts you need to start planning your magical Ibiza wedding.  

 

The untouched beauty of Ibiza with its turquoise waters, secluded coves, secret idyllic beaches, spectacular mountain vistas and rugged pine forests can be found perfectly intertwined with cosmopolitan beach bars, the world’s best clubs, crowd-pleasing sunsets, legendary Balearic beats and an eclectic vintage vibe.

 

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A wedding in Ibiza can be an unforgettable holiday for both you and your guests and it’s the perfect place for a short mini-moon or your honeymoon after your big day.

 

Almost everyone in Ibiza speaks some English and with a lot of Brits involved in the Ibiza wedding industry, it makes it an easy-going place to arrange a destination wedding.

 

The chilled-out vibe of Ibiza is a major draw for couples wanting a relaxed affair – one that they can really make their own and add their individual stamp to.

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