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Cunard Weddings

Cunard Weddings at Sea is offered on all three ships. For more information on Cunard cruises, click here. To read more about Cunard's wedding services, see below.


**Note: All packages must be booked at least 3 months in advance.

Prices 

Queen Mary 2 Wedding packages are $3400.00
License fees are included
Additional Marriage Certificates are $50.00 for a pre-voyage certificate and $65.00 for a post-voyage certificate

Queen Elizabeth and Queen Victoria Wedding packages are $2800.00
License fees are included
Additional Marriage Certificates are $50.00 for a pre-voyage certificate and $65.00 for a post-voyage certificate

Wedding Voyages

Voyages must be a minimum of 7 nights in duration, and weddings can only take place on sea days.

What’s included:
  • Wedding ceremony venue
  • Ceremony at sea, conducted by the Captain
  • Two fresh floral arrangements for the ceremonial room
  • Traditional wedding music
  • Commemorative wedding certificate
  • Bottle of Veuve Clicquot champagne
  • Wedding Invitations and Thank You cards for voyage guests
  • Services of onboard wedding coordinator
  • White Star bellman to escort Bride to ceremony room
  • Pressing Service for Bridal outfits
  • Priority check-in 
  • Priority embarkation and disembarkation for the couple
Ceremony Times

Ceremonies are available at either 11 a.m. or 3:30 p.m. on selected days and voyages. There will be only one wedding conducted per day. Cunard requests that all Wedding parties with more than 20 guests reserve the 11 a.m. ceremony.

Reception Venues

Queen Mary 2

Todd English restaurant
  • Lunch: For parties of 40 - 100 guests, Cunard offers exclusive use of this stunning, formal dining room. Smaller parties may also dine here but Cunard is unable to offer this on an exclusive basis and service may be on a staggered basis.
  • Dinner: Wedding parties with 20 guests or less may dine in the Todd English restaurant, but Cunard is unable to offer this on an exclusive basis.
Britannia Club or Britannia restaurant
  • Lunch: Cunard is able to offer an exclusive area within either the upper level of the magnificent Britannia restaurant or the Britannia Club area.
  • Dinner: Wedding parties will dine at the restaurant table already allocated to them throughout their voyage. Cunard regrets that they are unable to offer an exclusive area or specifically arranged seating for the evening.
Queen Victoria

The Verandah restaurant
  • Lunch: For parties of 30 - 60 guests, Cunard offers exclusive use of this stunning, formal dining room. Smaller parties may dine here but we are unable to offer this on an exclusive basis and service may be staggered.
  • Dinner: Wedding parties with 20 guests or less may dine in the Todd English restaurant but Cunard is unable to offer this on an exclusive basis.
Britannia restaurant
  • Lunch: Cunard is able to offer an exclusive area for your wedding party within the upper level of the magnificent Britannia restaurant.
  • Dinner: Wedding parties will dine at the restaurant table already allocated to them throughout their voyage. Cunard regrets that they are unable to offer an exclusive area or specifically arranged seating for the evening.
Queen Elizabeth

The Verandah
  • Lunch: For parties of 30 - 60 guests, Cunard offers exclusive use of this stunning, formal dining room. Smaller parties may dine here but we are unable to offer this on an exclusive basis and service may be staggered.
  • Dinner: Wedding parties with 20 guests or less may dine in the Todd English restaurant but Cunard is unable to offer this on an exclusive basis.
Britannia Club or Britannia restaurant
  • Lunch: Cunard is able to offer an exclusive area for your wedding party within the upper level of the magnificent Britannia restaurant or the Britannia Club area.
  • Dinner: Wedding parties will dine at the restaurant table already allocated to them throughout their voyage. Cunard regrets that they are unable to offer an exclusive area or specifically arranged seating for the evening.
Menu Options

All menus must be preselected and prepaid 56 days before departure. Vegetarian options are available, and beverages charges will be added to your onboard account. Wedding lunch menus are only available to guests booking on an 11 a.m. wedding. 

Canapés

Cunard’s chefs have selected the following three tempting options to accompany a drinks reception. Each platter contains a mixture of 8 hot and 8 cold items and could include delights such as smoked salmon, caviar, Peking duck pancakes and coconut fried shrimp.
  • Wedding Canapés -- $20.00 per platter
  • Deluxe wedding canapés -- $25.00 per platter
  • Gourmet wedding canapés -- $30.00 per platter
Wedding Lunch Options

Britannia Restaurant:
Two delicious wedding menus are available for parties dining in the Britannia Restaurant and these include items such as Tartar of Duart Salmon, Dublin Bay Prawns, Medallion of Beef Fillet or Cumbrian Lamb through to Chocolate Lava Cake, White Chocolate Date and Walnut Bread and Butter Pudding and home made Mignardises.
  • Deluxe Wedding Lunch US$20 per person
  • Gourmet Wedding Lunch US$25 per person Todd English - Queen Mary 2
Todd English (Queen Mary 2):
Innovative Mediterranean cuisine created by worldfamous chef Todd English.
  • Todd English Wedding Menu US$35 per person
The Verandah (Queen Elizabeth & Queen Victoria):
Contemporary French cuisine.
  • The Verandah Wedding Menu US$35 per person
Wedding Dinner Options

Britannia Restaurant or Britannia Club:
Wedding parties will receive the evening dinner menu being served to all guests dining in these restaurants. As such, there will be no additional charge to dine in these restaurants aboard Queen Mary 2, Queen Victoria or Queen Elizabeth.

Todd English (Queen Mary 2):
Innovative Mediterranean cuisine created by world-famous chef Todd English.
  • Set Dinner Menu US$35 per person
  • À La Carte Dinner Menu Charges as per on board menu.
The Verandah (Queen Elizabeth & Queen Victoria):
Contemporary French cuisine.
  • Set Dinner Menu US$35 per person
  • À La Carte Dinner Menu Charges as per on board menu.

Finishing Touches

Flowers

Cunard’s professional onboard florists will create fragrant, fresh flower arrangements for your special day. Two fresh arrangements, a bridal posy and a groom’s boutonniere are already included in your Cunard wedding package, but the following items are also available to purchase.

Wedding flowers must be pre-booked and pre-paid no less than 56 prior to departure. Floral table decorations and additional pedestal/aisle decorations are also available by request, subject to cost.
  • Bride’s Long Stem Bouquet -- $95.00 (roses) or $85.00 (lilies or exotic arrangement)
  • Bride’s Teardrop Bouquet -- $95.00 (roses) or $80.00 (lilies or exotic arrangement)
  • Bridesmaid’s Posy -- $55.00 (roses) or $45.00 (lilies or exotic arrangement)
  • Corsage -- $15.00 (carnations), $20.00 (roses) or $25.00 (lilies/orchids or exotic arrangement)
  • Buttonhole - $5.00 (carnation), $10.00 (rose), $15.00 (orchid), $15.00 (exotic)
Cake

Created by Cunard's on board pastry chef, options start with an elegantly decorated one-tier 8” wedding cake in your choice of vanilla or chocolate sponge. However, if you would prefer to choose one of the following options for your special day, please request this on the planning form. Cake boxes are available should you wish to buy a cake to take home with you later. Wedding cakes must be pre-booked and paid for at the time of booking.

One Tier Wedding cake
  • 8” Vanilla or Chocolate or sponge -- $95.00
  • 8” Fruit -- $125.00
  • 10” Vanilla or Chocolate or sponge -- $115.00
  • 10” Fruit -- $150.00
Two Tier Wedding cake, 8" and 10"
  • Chocolate or sponge -- $150.00
  • Fruit -- $275.00
Three Tier Wedding Cake, 6", 8" and 10"
  • Chocolate or sponge -- $180.00
  • Fruit -- $350.00
Live Music

Traditional wedding music, pre-recorded and played within the ceremony room is included with your Cunard wedding package. Guests wishing to choose their own music must provide their choice of music including all applicable sheet music. Live music can be provided by our onboard pianist, harpist and string quartet -- and is available on request at an additional cost. Cunard states that there should be no religious content in any music or venue.
  • Cocktail Pianist -- $180.00 an hour (play only)
  • Piano Entertainer -- $250.00 an hour (play and sing)
  • Harpist -- $180.00 an hour
  • String Quarter -- $375.00 an hour
Photography and Videography

All photography and videography are booked and paid for onboard. Wedding packages range from $499.95 to $1599.95 and may include items such as:
  • Choice of your favorite photographs in a 5" x 7" size
  • Choice of your favorite photographs in an 8" x 10" size
  • Choice of wedding albums in small and large leather portfolios
  • A CD of your chosen images
  • Personalized wedding announcements
Extras

Veuve Cliquot Champagne Afternoon Tea
  • $30.00 per person (maximum of 40 guests)
Wedding favors
  • Cunard Pink Marc de Champagne Truffles -- $14.95 per box of 6
Ice Sculpture
  • $200.00 each
Gifts

Bridal couples, guests and friends at home can all choose from a delightful collection of gifts—from chocolates, fine wines and champagnes to sublime spa treatments or cherished souvenirs. Please contact your Vacations To Go travel counselor for more information.

Cancellation Information

A guest may cancel their Cunard wedding at any time in writing but will be charged a cancellation fee based on the percentage of the price paid.
  • 120 days or more before departure – deposit
  • 119 to 90 days before departure – 45% of wedding package
  • 89 to 60 days before departure – 65% of wedding package
  • 59 to 30 days before departure – 90% of wedding package
  • 29 to 0 days before departure – 100% of wedding package

Important Note: Wedding package details and pricing are subject to change by cruise lines without notice.


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