Planning any kind of wedding will create all kinds of questions – but perhaps never more so than when planning a destination wedding. Chic Bahamas Weddings and founder/director Marva Munroe are true experts in all aspects of planning and executing elegant wedding celebrations in the Bahamas. Read more about our company, our unique approach to weddings, and general Bahamas wedding information below!
General Company Information:
What services does Chic Bahamas Weddings offer?
Chic Bahamas Weddings handles every aspect of planning, designing and executing wedding ceremonies, receptions and honeymoons anywhere in the Bahamas. We also are available for a select number of upscale non-wedding celebrations, though weddings are our focus. We would love to help you plan an exotic and unforgettable marriage proposal or a party for any occasion – while weddings are our main focus, we are also available for a select number of upscale non-wedding celebrations each year. Click to learn more about our ceremony and reception services.
What is your company’s specialty or niche?
Unlike many “inclusive” destination services, Chic Bahamas Weddings is proud to create completely custom wedding experiences for each client. Our clients desire a unique celebration from start to finish, with every detail meticulously carried out – standard packages just wouldn’t suit their needs. We’re happy to work with you individually to plan a one-of-a-kind wedding that’s exactly as you’ve envisioned it!
What other events can you plan?
Chic Bahamas Weddings welcomes the opportunity to help you plan an unforgettable marriage proposal, enabling you to create an extraordinary experience while maintaining the element of surprise. We also plan and coordinate parties for any occasion, including special birthdays, anniversaries, retirements and other celebrations. Finally, our expertise in Bahamian travel requirements, accommodations and activities make us an ideal resource for your private excursion. We’d love to plan a once-in-a-lifetime adventure for you, you and a partner, or your small group! Whatever your cause for celebration in the Bahamas, we’ll expertly handle every detail.
How experienced is Chic Bahamas Weddings?
Our company’s founder and director, Marva Munroe, has over a decade of wedding planning experience, both for private celebrations and on-site for some of the most elite venues in the islands. Her expertise in Bahamian wedding services, products, and vendors enables her to plan exquisite events for her clients, while they enjoy the process, stress-free, from beginning to end. Read more about Marva here.
Bahamas Wedding Requirements:
Do I need a marriage license in order to be married in the Bahamas?
Yes, a wedding license will need to be obtained at the specific island where you’re being married. Please note that you need to arrive in Nassau, Grand Bahama or the Out Islands at least 24 hours prior to applying for your license. The office is not open on weekends, so please plan accordingly to avoid surprises!
Can Chic Bahamas Weddings help me acquire a marriage license?
Yes! We’re happy to provide this service for our clients’ convenience. We can help you apply for and collect your license prior to the wedding.
Is a blood test required to apply for a marriage license?
No, a blood test is not required for marriage licenses in the Bahamas.
How much does a wedding license cost?
Currently, the cost is $220.00, which is included in your total fee to Chic Bahamas Weddings. This fee covers the license itself, the two required affidavits of singlehood, and one certified copy of your marriage certificate.
Will my Bahamas wedding be valid in my home country?
Yes, your wedding in the Bahamas will be considered 100% legal and accepted in all countries around the world!
Wedding Planning Questions:
Who is available to perform our ceremony?
The choice is yours! Whether you prefer to be married by an ordinated minister, rabbi, imam, or Justice of the Peace, we can connect you with an available party to perform your marriage ceremony.
Can I rent a tuxedo on the island?
Absolutely – there are several rental shops for tuxedos and other formalwear in the Bahamas. We’re delighted to make recommendations upon request.
Where can I find additional wedding vendors?
Part of our role as your wedding planner is to suggest, and help you work with, the very best wedding professionals in the islands. We’ll discuss your preferences and budget, and assist you every step of the way. Read more about our reception services and our partnerships with other outstanding wedding vendors here.
Can we have a wedding rehearsal?
Of course! If you’d like to rehearse your wedding ceremony, simply let us know.
Where should we stay?
The Bahamas offers some of the most beautiful accommodations anywhere. Read more about hotel options throughout the islands here, or ask us for our recommendations – we’re experts on the surrounding hotels and resorts!
What if it rains at our wedding?
Your peace of mind is our priority, and we always ensure that a back-up location is reserved should the tropical weather decide not to cooperate on your wedding day. Click here to view the weather in the Bahamas today!
Will our wedding planner be there on the day of our wedding?
She wouldn’t miss it! Marva attends each and every Chic Bahamas Weddings event to ensure everything runs smoothly. She’ll be on hand to answer questions and resolve any last-minute emergencies, so you can relax and focus on enjoying your bespoke wedding celebration!
How do I learn more?
We’re happy to discuss your unique wedding vision, and how Chic Bahamas Weddings can help you bring it to reality. Simply reach out to us for more information!
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