Book a magical Bali wedding
From palm-fringed beaches to lush green terraces, the island of Bali is one of the most magical places on earth, with a seductive blend of culture and scenery that never fails to evoke romantic notions of the mystical east.
Walk down the aisle flanked by Balinese dancers and to the tones of traditional music – and even under a flower petal cascade if you so wish.
There’s so much to see and do in exotic Bali that you might want to extend your stay on this magical island to include your honeymoon.
Laze on dazzling white beaches in the south or tranquil black sands in the west and north. Explore Ubud’s art galleries, visit magnificent Maduwe Karang Temple and watch elephants bathe at Bali Elephant Safari Park.
Here are some of our favourite Bali resorts to make your vows:
• Melia Bali is famous for its spectacular tropical gardens and private pool villas. Adding an authentic feel to your big day, this lovely resort’s Deluxe Wedding Package includes a venue decorated Balinese-style, Balinese Rindik music during the ceremony and two Balinese bridesmaids.
• Beachfront Bali Hyatt is a favourite with Kuoni customers. Its Lily Wedding Package includes free use of the spa and Jacuzzi for the bride and groom, so you can unwind amid all the excitement.
• The luxurious, five star The Oberoi Bali’s wedding package includes a petal shower and a choice of decorations decorated in a Balinese or western style.
Your wedding in Bali includes:
• Minister and registrar fees
• Assistance from a wedding coordinator
• Transfers to and from the British Consulate
• Witnesses if required
• Wedding certificate
• Wedding gift
• Return transfers and assistance to the photo studio for official photographs for administration
• Both parties must belong to one of the following religions: Protestant, Catholic, Muslim, Hindu or Buddhist - and ideally be of the same religion
• If one of you is Protestant and the other Catholic, you’ll need to sign an affidavit in resort that your ceremony will be conducted by a Protestant Minister
• Additional information may be required for some religions
• To marry in Bali the wedding couple must visit the British Consulate in Denpasar (only available to British passport holders)
• Couples are now required to obtain an original Certificate of no Impediment, issued by their local Registry Office (see Legal Documents). In Bali this certificate will be endorsed by the British Embassy and costs about £45 to be paid in local currency
• An affidavit will be completed in resort at a cost of £120 per person (see Legal Documents)
Before you travel, Kuoni needs to see copies of the following:
• Full 10 year British passport
• Original birth certificate
• Original decree absolute (if divorced)
• Original death certificates (if widowed)
• Original adoption certificate (if adopted)
• Original deed poll notice (if changed name)
• Certificate of no impediment (see Legal Documents. Takes up to 21 days; to be issued within three months of wedding date)
• Letters of personal details
Other important information
• British passport holders only
• You must spend five days in resort before your wedding
• You must stay at the resort for at least 10 days
• Minimum age 19
• Kuoni must receive your documents eight weeks before you travel
When to travel
Bali’s peak season is June to September, when it’s hot and there’s very little rain. Great savings are available at other times of year, although the weather may be slightly wetter.
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