Carnival – Wedding Packages

Carnival Cruises - wedding packages

Thinking of getting married on cruise ship? Carnival cruise lines offers a range of wedding packages to suit all different tastes and budgets:

  • JUST YOU & ME
  • TIME TO CELEBRATE
  • TIME TO CELEBRATE…BIG!
  • LET US SERVE YOU

 

 

Carnival Cruises - wedding packages - just you and me

JUST YOU & ME

It’s All About You…Two! An intimate ceremony for the wedding couple, followed by a champagne toast and wedding cake cutting celebration.

What’s included?

  • Personal Wedding Planner to guide you prior to your wedding day
  • Priority VIP check-in and boarding for the wedding couple and guests
  • Secluded waiting area at check-in
  • Private wedding ceremony location
  • Ceremony performed by an authorized marriage celebrant under Australian law
  • Assistance by a wedding coordinator to escort wedding couple to their stateroom upon clearance and oversee guest needs during their wedding ceremony
  • A beautiful setting – aisle runner, columns and silk floral arrangements
  • Recorded ceremony music
  • Bridal bouquet (8 ivory roses hand-tied) and matching Groom’s Boutonniere
  • Tiered wedding cake and keepsake cake topper
  • Cake cutting service and champagne toast with keepsake etched
  • Carnival champagne flutes for the wedding couple
  • Photography service at the ceremony and reception*
  • A bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate-dipped strawberries for the wedding couple’s stateroom after the celebration
  • JUST YOU AND ME PACKAGE PRICE: $2,995 AUD
  • The JUST YOU & ME package accommodates a maximum of 8 guests, this count includes the wedding couple. If your count exceeds 8, you must upgrade to TIME TO CELEBRATE, TIME TO CELEBRATE…BIG! or LET US SERVE YOU luncheon.
  • A 1.5% credit card convenience fee applies to credit card payments.
  • *Photographer and editing included; photographs sold separately

 

 

Carnival Cruises - wedding packages - time to celebrate

TIME TO CELEBRATE

The More, The Merrier. Brought along your friends and family? Let’s celebrate! Follow your ceremony with a one-hour cocktail reception. Want more time to celebrate? Please see our “Time to Celebrate-BIG!” reception.

  • What’s included?
  • Personal Wedding Planner to guide you prior to your wedding day
  • Priority VIP check-in and boarding for the wedding couple and guests
  • Secluded waiting area at check-in
  • Private wedding ceremony location
  • Ceremony performed by an authorized marriage celebrant under Australian law
  • Assistance by a wedding coordinator to escort wedding couple to their stateroom upon clearance and oversee guest needs during their wedding ceremony
  • A beautiful setting – aisle runner, columns and silk floral arrangements
  • Recorded ceremony music
  • Bridal bouquet (8 ivory roses hand-tied) and matching Groom’s Boutonniere
  • 1 hour celebration Open Bar** with hot and cold hors d’ouevres
  • Tiered wedding cake and keepsake cake topper
  • Cake cutting service and champagne toast with keepsake etched
  • Carnival champagne flutes for the wedding couple
  • Coffee/Tea Service
  • Photography service at the ceremony and reception†
  • A bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate-dipped strawberries for the wedding couple’s stateroom after the celebration
  • TIME TO CELEBRATE PACKAGE PRICE: $3,495* AUD
  • The TIME TO CELEBRATE package accommodates a maximum of 20 guests, including the wedding couple. Additional guests may attend at the cost of $33 per person. Fees pertain to all attendees. An additional fee of $325 AUD will apply for every 50 guests attending wedding, this count includes wedding couple. A 1.5% credit card convenience fee applies to credit card payments.
  • **Open Bar – Premium spirits, wine, sparkling wine, beer, soft drinks, sparkling and bottled waters.
  • †Photographer and editing included; photographs sold separately

 

 

Carnival Cruises – wedding packages – time to celebrate big

TIME TO CELEBRATE….BIG!

Want Even More Fun?! Our Time To Celebrate…BIG! package will give you and your guests an hour and a half reception to celebrate! In this package we’ve included another BIG reason to celebrate with a stylish ice carving of interlocking hearts.

  • What’s included?
  • Personal Wedding Planner to guide you prior to your wedding day
  • Priority VIP check-in and boarding for the wedding couple and guests
  • Secluded waiting area at check-in
  • Private wedding ceremony location
  • Ceremony performed by an authorized marriage celebrant under Australian law
  • Assistance by a wedding coordinator to escort wedding couple to their stateroom upon clearance and oversee guest needs during their wedding ceremony
  • A beautiful setting – aisle runner, columns and silk floral arrangements
  • Recorded ceremony music
  • Bridal bouquet (8 ivory roses hand-tied) and matching Groom’s Boutonniere
  • 1 hour and 30 minutes celebration Open Bar** with hot and cold hors d’ouevres
  • Ice Carving (sculpted onboard)
  • Tiered wedding cake and keepsake cake topper
  • Cake cutting service and champagne toast with keepsake etched Carnival champagne flutes for the wedding couple
  • Coffee/Tea Service
  • Photography service at the ceremony and reception†
  • A bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate-dipped strawberries for the wedding couple’s stateroom after the celebration
  • TIME TO CELEBRATE…BIG! PACKAGE PRICE: $3,795* AUD
  • *The TIME TO CELEBRATE…BIG! package accommodates a maximum of 20 guests, including the wedding couple. Additional guests may attend at the cost of $42 per person. Fees pertain to all attendees. An additional fee of $325 AUD will apply for every 50 guests attending wedding, this count includes wedding couple.
  • A 1.5% credit card convenience fee applies to credit card payments.
  • **Open Bar – Premium spirits, wine, sparkling wine, beer, soft drinks and sparkling and bottled waters.
  • †Photographer and editing included; photographs sold separately.

 

 

Carnival Cruises – wedding packages – let us serve you

LET US SERVE YOU

Dining with the newlyweds. Your special ceremony followed by a posh, pampering dining experience (4-course elegant sit-down lunch, with a special menu…. Swanky never sounded so good).

  • What’s included?
  • Personal Wedding Planner to guide you prior to your wedding day
  • Priority VIP check-in and boarding for the wedding couple and guests
  • Secluded waiting area at check-in
  • Private wedding ceremony location
  • Ceremony performed by an authorized marriage celebrant under Australian law
  • Assistance by a wedding coordinator to escort wedding couple to their stateroom upon clearance and oversee guest needs during their wedding ceremony
  • A beautiful setting – aisle runner, columns and silk floral arrangements
  • Recorded ceremony music
  • Bridal bouquet (8 ivory roses hand-tied) and matching Groom’s Boutonniere
  • Elegant sit-down dining experience in our main dining room from appetizers to desserts
  • House Wine or House Champagne
  • Tiered wedding cake and keepsake cake topper
  • Cake cutting service and champagne toast with keepsake etched Carnival champagne flutes for the wedding couple
  • Coffee/Tea Service
  • Photography service at the ceremony and reception†
  • A bottle of sparkling wine and chocolate-dipped strawberries for the wedding couple’s stateroom after the celebration
  • LET US SERVE YOU PACKAGE PRICE: $3,295* AUD
  • *The LET US SERVE YOU package accommodates a minimum of 8 guests, including the wedding couple. Additional guests may attend at the cost of $39 per person.
  • Fees pertain to all attendees and does not include dance music or open bar in the dining  room. (In the event of multiple weddings the day of your wedding, exclusivity of the dining room cannot be guaranteed.) An additional fee of $325 AUD will apply for every 50 guests attending wedding, this count includes wedding couple. A 1.5% credit card convenience fee applies to credit card payments.
  • †Photographer and editing included; photographs sold separately.

 

Carnival Cruises – wedding packages – important information

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

  • Carnival Weddings requires 60 business days to reserve a wedding package, however, it is reserved on a first come, first served basis.
  • Full payment of wedding package will be due at the time of booking, via credit card payment by phone.
  • Marriage License fees ($500 AUD) are separate from Wedding Package prices.
  • Bride and Groom must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Additional seasonal rates apply. Weddings taking place on the following holidays are subject to a $200 surcharge: Christmas and New Year’s (ceremonies on these dates are not guaranteed available, please ask your Wedding Planner to confirm availability).
  • Weddings taking place during the following seasons are subject to a $150 surcharge, 24th December – 4th January and 11th February – 18th February.
  • A 1.5% credit card convenience fee applies to credit card payments.
  • All prices quoted in Australian dollars.
  • We know it’s important for you to personalize your special day with your own finishing touches. While our wedding packages contain some of the must haves, we have other options for you to choose and add to make your experience most memorable.
  • Whether it’s floral upgrades, ceremony enhancements, favours, or salon appointments, our wedding vendors understand too and have a number of services and ideas to offer. Please note due to time constraints, we are unable to offer onboard salon appointments. If arriving a day prior, please consult with our wedding vendors or your hotel’s salon for possible appointments.
  • Upon booking your wedding, information on additional services offered will be provided to you.
  • Some additional points to keep in mind, given the venue, there are some restrictions –
  • Bubbles, rice, confetti, balloons, candles, bird seed, and/or fresh rose petals will not be allowed at any wedding.
  • Personal Cake servers and knives will not be allowed
  • Fresh flowers and food items cannot be boarded and taken off the ship in any port
  • Couples providing own minister for religious ceremonies are limited to 20 minutes
  • Couples providing own music at the wedding ceremony are limited to 3 songs for the ceremony
  • Carnival does not allow outside professional photographers, SOMETHING OLD, SOMETHING NEW, videographers, entertainment or equipment permitted onboard.

 

 

TIME TO CELEBRATE  … &  … TIME TO CELEBRATE…BIG!

  • WEDDING RECEPTION MENU
  • HOT & COLD HORS D’OEUVRES
  • COLD ITEMS
  • Roast beef and Brie Cheese Canapé
  • Sliced Roast Beef roll with Brie Cheese on a base of Frisse lettuce topped with black olive stuffed with pepper diamonds.
  • Prosciutto and Melon Canapé
  • Cantaloupe melon ball wrapped with Italian Prosciutto on serrated honey dew boat
  • Stuffed Egg Canapé
  • Stuffed egg with Russian salad on endive cups based white bread toast, topped with black Spanish caviar and chive spears.
  • California Sushi Roll
  • Marinated crab meat, avocado wedges and cream cheese strips in sesame crusted Uramaki roll
  • Smoked Salmon and Cream Cheese Canapé
  • Smoked Salmon roses with chopped baby dill and chives on Frisse based Norlander bread
  • HOT ITEMS
  • Chicken Brochette
  • White Chicken meat skewered with bell peppers and onions
  • Stuffed Mushrooms
  • Blue cheese stuffed mushroom crumb fried golden brown
  • Chicken Nuggets with Honey Mustard Sauce
  • Crisp fried white chicken meat with dipping sauce
  • Lamb Empanadas with Cilantro Salsa
  • Lamb in a crisp pastry dough with cilantro salsa
  • Spanakopita (Spinach & Feta Cheese in Filo Pastry)
  • Spinach & Feta Cheese flavored with Dill wrapped and baked in a crisp, flaky pastry.
  • Spring Rolls
  • Stir-fried vegetable wrapped in a crisp wonton skin, deep fried
  • If an item is not available Chef will substitute with another suitable item. In case of allergies or dietary restrictions contact your Wedding Coordinator for substitutions.

 

 

LET US SERVE YOU

  • WEDDING LUNCHEON MENU
  • The Ceremony & Let Us Serve You Wedding Luncheon Package includes your choice of one appetizer, one pasta dish, one main entree accompanied by a vegetable presentation and one dessert. Please select one item, per course/category and return to your Wedding Coordinator. In order to guarantee menu selections this form along with final payment must be received no later than four (4) weeks prior to sailing.
  • APPETIZERS (Course One)
  • Grilled Portabello Mushrooms and Baby Leeks in Balsamic Vinaigrette
  • Smoked Atlantic Salmon with condiments
  • Hearts of Palm and Artichokes with Grilled Peppers and Polenta Cake
  • Magret of Maple Duck arranged with Tian of Mizuna, Raspberry Lime CoulisTequila Steeped Tropical Fruits with Belgian endive Mille-Feuille of Floridian Seafood served in a Watercress Broth
  • Hearts of Romaine with Caesar dressing topped with Gulf Shrimp
  • Tossed Fresh Greens with combination of any Topping and Dressings
  • Roasted Pumpkin Soup, West Indian Style
  • Bouillabaisse Marseilles with Rouille
  • PASTA (Course Two)
  • Fettuccine Alfredo, Spaghetti with Tomato Sauce, Linguine with Smoked Turkey and Sundried Tomatoes, Penne Siciliana or Penne with Vodka and Caviar
  • MAIN ENTREES WITH VEGETABLE PRESENTATIONS (Course Three)
  • Ancho basted Fillet of Salmon over Five Beans Casserole
  • Panfried Fillet of Fresh Florida Snapper with Seasonal Fruit Salsa
  • Grilled Fillet of Salmon on a Nest of Leeks with Saffron Beurre Blanc
  • Broiled Fresh Catch of the day with Lemon Caper Butter
  • Grilled Breast of Chicken topped with Artichoke Hearts, Olives and Shallots
  • Blackened Chicken Breast with Peach Chutney, Jicama Slaw and Dirty Rice
  • Filet of Beef Wellington, Bordelaise Sauce
  • Soya marinated Breast of Duck over Sesame Wok Stirfry and Rice Noodles
  • Filet Mignon Forestiere, Lorrette Potatoes and Spinach Timbale
  • DESSERTS (Course Four)
  • Fresh Fruit Salad with Vanilla Ice Cream, Chocolate Decadence, Hazelnut Crème Brulee, Baked Alaska, Chocolate Tres Leche,
    Passion Fruit Indulgence or Fresh Fruit Tranche with Kiwi Coulis.
  • BEVERAGES (Category Five)
  • House Wine or House Champagne, Coffee and Tea

 

 

WEDDING CAKES

Well, we hear they are pretty yummy. We’ll let you decide; there are cake flavors such as carrot and lemon. We only listed a few to get your taste buds watering. Of course we have the traditional flavors of chocolate and vanilla too. Add fillings like coconut, strawberries, or chocolate ganache finished with a white buttercream frosting. Your wedding cake will be baked fresh the day of your wedding.

 

PHOTOGRAPHY

A longing glance, spontaneous laugh, sentimental tears, creating treasured memories with family and friends; our professional wedding photographers are dedicated to their art of capturing your once-in-a-lifetime moments. Our photo wedding collections and storybooks were created to tell your love story, while tailored to all budgets. All wedding packages include photography services. Your prints will be edited while onboard and made available for purchase before you disembark at the end of the cruise.

 

 

WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW

All ceremonies are performed in port before the ship sails. Carnival has chosen several ideal locations onboard at which to have your wedding ceremony and reception. Locations are determined based on the number of guests attending, length of reception and entertainment requests. Ceremony times and locations are confirmed with you within two weeks of sailing. We try our best to stick to a strict schedule, however delays or changes due to unforeseen events can happen. For weddings scheduled during the cruise, it is not recommended that you and your guests plan shore excursions on the same day as your wedding.

CANCELLATION POLICY

We understand, sometimes things come up. Written cancellation must be received in our office by the date specified below by the bride and groom if you wish to cancel your wedding. Weddings must be cancelled separately from your cruise. Our Cancellation Policy is as follows: Full refund if cancelled 76 days prior to sailing, $150.00 cancellation charge 75 to 46 days prior to sailing, 50% of total wedding charges 45 to 8 days prior to sailing. Unfortunately, no refund is applicable if cancelled within 7 days of sailing.

CHANGE IN ITINERARY, CANCELLATION OR DELAY BY CARNIVAL

Carnival has the right without previous notice to cancel, reschedule or delay performance of the wedding agreement at the port of embarkation or any time during the cruise for any reason whatsoever, including but not limited to (i) charter of the vessel, (ii) the ship’s Master exercising his discretion, for any purpose, to deviate in any direction or for any purpose from the direct or usual course, and to omit or change any or all ports of call; arrival or departure times, with or without notice for any reason whatsoever, all such deviations being considered as forming part of an included in the proposed voyage, or (iii) any reason beyond Carnival’s reasonable control; without prior notice, and shall not be held liable for damages, compensation and any inconveniences caused to our guests by reason of such cancellation or rescheduling.

ALL PACKAGE TERMS AND PRICES ARE SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE.

We tried to include as much information as we could to share with you how special we can make your wedding day. Some information included here is general; detailed information such as contracts/agreements, procedures, amenities, requirements and pier directions will be mailed to you after you have booked your Carnival wedding package. Our goal is to make your wedding day stress-free, fun and a memorable experience.

CONGRATULATIONS! YOU’RE GETTING MARRIED!


Author: admin

Post Date: 28th March 2017


Categories: Carnival Cruises