The basic fee for Marriage Ceremonies in 2023 is 500 Euros.
This includes the preparation of the ceremony script with the couple by email. A face to face meeting either by Zoom or in person (if near to Carcassonne) with the couple. Any candles, goblet, sand jar, knot rope and personalized marriage declaration used during the ceremony. A portable audio system with microphones for the celebrant and readers to use during the ceremony. The Celebrants time at the venue on the day, (usually about 3 hours).
An additional charge will be agreed with the clients to cover our travelling expenses, which includes travelling time, petrol and motorway tolls.
We are happy to travel up to 350 kms / 3.5 hours from our base near Carcassonne. An area stretching fom Marseille to Barcelona and north to the Dordogne.
We also ask for an additional charge of 50E for a bi-lingual (English/French) ceremony due to the extra work in preparing for this.
Typically - our charges are between 550 and 800E.
Any further than the distance stated above would also incurr the cost of an overnight stay.
A deposit of 300 Euros is required at the time of booking to secure the date.
Fees can also be paid in £ Sterling (exchange rate variable at time of payment).
To include a Baby Naming Ceremony in or after your marriage ceremony, there would be an additional charge of 100E.