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Saying ‘I Do’ At Sea Made Easy With Norwegian

Ship's Captains Can Officiate Wedding Ceremonies


Engaged couples dreaming of exchanging vows at sea can now do so with Norwegian Cruise Line which will begin offering legally recognized weddings at sea performed by the ship’s captain beginning this month on Norwegian Breakaway and Norwegian Getaway, and on Norwegian Escape when she launches this fall.

Norwegian’s Wedding At Sea package includes everything couples need to celebrate their nuptials, including a bridal bouquet and matching boutonniere, champagne toast, wedding cake and more, plus an experienced wedding co-ordinator to assist them every step of the way during the planning process. Once on board, they will enjoy their big day stress free, as on-site wedding co-ordinators handle all of the day’s details so the couple can relax and enjoy their special day. The onboard ceremonies will be performed by the ship’s Captain, with the couple’s marriage license issued by the Bahamas.
In addition to weddings at sea, Norwegian also offers customizable destination wedding experiences in one of the line’s ports of call.

Whether they choose to tie the knot overlooking the sparkling ocean, atop a majestic glacier in Alaska, or under a canopy of palm trees on an exotic Caribbean beach, couples planning their dream destination wedding with Norwegian can select a Harborside Ceremony, performed on board while the ship is docked in select ports of call, or Destination Ceremony, performed on shore in select ports of call.

Ceremonies are available in a wide range of destinations – including Norwegian’s domestic embarkation ports, as well as destinations in Canada, Mexico, Europe, the Caribbean and Bermuda.

With a range of packages available, Norwegian offers everything that couples need for the perfect celebration. All packages include an officiant or ship officer to perform the ceremony, on-site wedding co-ordinator, private ceremony location, ceremony vows, bouquet and matching boutonniere, prerecorded ceremony music, a bottle of sparkling wine, keepsake wedding certificate and wedding cake.

Norwegian is also offering legal same-sex ceremonies, available in destinations where same-sex marriages are recognized by local law, including Boston, Hawaii, Los Angeles, New York, Seattle, Vancouver, Tampa, Miami and Port Canaveral.


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