FAQs

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What is a Civil ceremony and what are the requirements?

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A civil ceremony is to have a legal wedding here in Cabo San Lucas! For a civil ceremony you need to have a blood test prior to the ceremony which is done at the convenience of your resort, or at a near by medical center. Your wedding planner will assist you with the blood test process.  During a civil ceremony you are legally married by a local judge.

The requirements of a civil ceremony are the following:

  1. Birth certificates (Original or certified copy of each one)
  2. Valid passports
  3. Health certificate/original blood test, which must be taken at the resort or a nearby medical center and results are ready within 24 hours.
  4. Original or certified copy of former spouse’s death certificate (if applicable)
  5. Divorce decree (if applicable)
  6. Legal documentation of adoption or name change (if applicable)
  7. Name, age, nationality, home address and occupation of 4 witnesses
  8. Tourist ID Card (provided by customs upon your arrival at Cabo’s International Airport)
  9. Must arrive two business days prior to legal wedding ceremony – For blood test

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Destination Wedding VS.Traditional Wedding?

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A destination wedding is ceremony that is celebrated at an exotic locale far from your home. Think of it as a mini vacation with friends and family members. Whereas a traditional wedding is taken place at a venue near or in your hometown. Usually traditional weddings have a larger guest list.

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Why have my destination wedding in cabo san lucas?

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Why not, have your wedding in Cabo San Lucas! Cabo San Lucas is Mexico’s hot spot for weddings. The weather is practically perfect all year round, and the beaches are just amazing.  The two components alone are what allow Cabo to have some of Mexico’s top wedding venues! So what are you waiting for? Start planning your Cabo San Lucas wedding today!

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How far in advance should I plan my wedding in Cabo San Lucas?

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Well it really depends on what type of wedding you’re envisioning. If you are looking to have that extravagant wedding that you’ve been dreaming of and plan on having a lot of guests then it’s better to plan it in advance, at least 9-14 months. Research, designing each little detail, and giving your guests ample time to plan and respond take time. However, we have planned many weddings within only a couple months and, we have even planned some last minute weddings within weeks.

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Do I really need a wedding planner?

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Hiring an experienced professional wedding planner for your event, makes a huge difference in your wedding planning process not to mention your wedding planner will ensure your special day goes over as smoothly as possible. Hiring a local professional wedding planner allows you access to all the best vendors at the best rates.  Planning a destination wedding can be stressful, as you’re not there to see every detail. However, by hiring a local wedding planner they are your eyes, hears, and voice to see that every detail of your big day is in place!

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What is a symbolic ceremony?

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A symbolic ceremony is a symbolization of your ceremony. For a symbolic ceremony you need to get married legally by the courts or the county register office depending on the requirements of the state you reside in. You can do this either prior to coming to Cabo or after you return from Cabo. During a symbolic ceremony you are married by a minister, and basically go through the motions.

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Why choose Cabo Beach Weddings to help me plan my destination wedding?

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Your Story Begins Here! We are Cabo’s top wedding planning service. Cabo Beach Weddings offers you an afforded premier one-stop experience. Our Certified Master Wedding Coordinators provide expert advice, harmonious design and welcome the opportunity to discuss all the aspects of wedding planning with you. It’s our passion!  We help our Brides and Grooms to never lose sight of the real reason for their wedding celebration.

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What cost can I expect?

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Take a peek at our simply perfect wedding packages, and you will be amazed at how much wedding you will be able to afford.  This is our gift to you an afforadable dream wedding!