Frequently Asked Questions

1. Q. Why have a Destination Wedding ?
Your wedding day is all about being with family and friends. A destination wedding has fewer time constraints giving you all more time to spend together. Its less stressful, we take care of everything for you so you relax and enjoy all the Planning and your trip from the Beginning to End. Its Unique, as well as having a Beautiful, Romantic Wedding Day you get to share some fantastic experiences with your guests and relax and enjoy the culture of the Destination.

2. Q. What is the average cost of a Destination Wedding ?
We have a minimum spend of $50,000.00 which will cover your venue, catering and all elements needed for your special day. 

3. Q. What is a wedding proposal ?
Our proposal will give you a completley itemised break down of all costs inclusions selected by you with additional wedding options and most important a total overall cost.

4. Q. Can I have costs done on more than one resort on my proposal
Yes we can do up to three different resort/ villa combinations for the $250 fee, you shouldnt need any more locations than this. We will work with you to find the right resort and destination to suit you and your Budget.

5. Q. Can you help with our Guests Travel and arrange special Group Rates ?
Yes, Global Wedding is part of the Retail Chain Helloword Travel allowing us access to their special deals as well as special deals we have negotiated direct with the most popular hotels for group bookings

6 Q. Can you help with our Travel Arrangements and Honeymoon ?
Yes, we would love to help with your travel and Honeymoon, we have all travelled exstensivley so we can also recommend some of our favorite places for you to stay.

7. Q. Is my Wedding Overseas Legal ?
You can choose to have a Fully Legal Wedding or a Non legal Commitment ceremony - Please see seperate section on Legalities Overseas

8. Q. Can I have a Civil service or does it have to be religious ?
That all depends on the Country you choose, contact us for exact requirements

9. Q. Can you look after my cake & flower choices, photography and hair and makeup?

Yes we can assist with all of the above, depending on the Destination you choose we also have some amazing suppliers to reccomend. 

10. Q. Do we pay everything in Australian Dollars even though we are gettting married in a different country ?
Yes we convert everything to Australian dollars for you. A great tip when the Dollar is strong pay as much off your wedding as you can so we can lock in any Foreign currency amounts and adjust your costs acordingly.

11. Q. Will a Global Weddings representative actually be there on my Wedding Day ?
If your wedding is in Bali yes, Michelle Williams lives full time in Bali taking care of all of ours brides and grooms.  If your wedding is in Thailand and over 30 guests one of our Australian team will be there and also depending on your guests numbers and fee you have choosen will depend on if one of us is there.  Rest asured if you are having a smaller wedding with no Global Weddings staff member present we only work with profesional resorts and everything will be pre arranged so the day will be perfect. 

12. Q. How long does it take to actually arrange everything ?
The more notice the better, mainly for your guests. We prefer not to arrange any wedding within 3 months of the date - Most couples plan from 6 - 18 months in advance.

13. Q. How do I change my name after the Wedding
There is an online form (different for each state) you can complete with your details. If you google name change and make sure you select the government web site and department.  Remember your marriage is registered overseas and cant be registered here in Australia . You are just wanting to change your name because you were married overseas.


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