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FAQ #1 - What is the cost of a Tahitian Wedding in Bora Bora

The #1 question being the cost of a Tahitian Wedding in Bora Bora

Our Tahitian ceremonies at Matira start in the $700 range.

You are wishing to have a Tahitian Wedding or Vow Renewal ceremony? These FAQs might answer some of your questions but please do not hesitate to contact us with any questions.  Our philosophy is to be as clear and transparent in what we do.  Fulfilling our couple’s dreams is what matters to us!

How long has Wedding Bora Bora been in business?

Wedding Bora Bora was founded and started operating in 2014

Can you organize a ceremony at my resort?

No, each resort has their own wedding package and staff to assist you. Best is to contact your resort

Can you organize a Wedding or Vow Renewal ceremony outside & independently of my resort?

Yes, this is what we do. We can organize the most stunning ceremony on the Main Island, at Motus or even in Tupai.

Can you assist us with the administrative tasks of a legal wedding in Bora Bora?

Yes, we would be happy to do so and we encourage you to reach out several months prior.

How much advance planning is required for a civil wedding at the Bora Bora Town Hall?

It requires a minimum of 3 months to get it scheduled with Town Hall as well as to process the required documents – However, we encourage you to start the process as soon as possible.

How many staff do you have?

Wedding Bora Bora is composed of a principal organizer & an adviser. We organize Tahitian Ceremonies while partnering with local trusted operators.

What is your pricing structure?

We charge a flat fee based on the time required to organize your ceremony. All other costs associated with a ceremony are passed as a direct cost to you without commissions or resell of these services.

How long in advance should I plan my Tahitian Ceremony?

The sooner the better so we can ensure our partners are available for your special date. However, everyone is flexible and we can often organize a ceremony as last minute during your stay.

Is Bora Bora & your organization LGBTQ friendly?

Yes of course, the atmosphere here is very laid back and we have visitors from all horizons and way of life.

Are you based in Bora Bora?

I am Moea; Director of Wedding Bora Bora and I am from Bora Bora. All other partners associated with our services are native to Bora Bora or have been operating in Bora Bora for many years. All of our partners operate as their own entity, are registered with French Polynesian Chamber of commerce and are insured in their discipline.

Do you provide Hair & Make up as well a Photography Services?

While we do not directly provide these services, we work with trusted partners of a solid reputation. We will inform them of your ceremony, they will communicate their services options and pricing to you. We again, do not profit from their services.

Is your instant quote accurate?

Yes, the intent is to be transparent with pricing. We will review the information and confirm back with you. There are many factors for logistics and transportation that can affect the final price but it should be very close to what you have received.

What happens in case of inclement weather?

We will work with you the best we can to re-schedule at a latter date time during your stay. We can cancel the event entirely within 48hrs of the date.

Do you require a down payment to reserve your services?

We do not require any down payment at this time.

What form of payment do you accept?

We can accept Cash, Credit Card payments via Paypal & Wire Transfers. We operate on a VERY low margin and thus have to charge back any banking or credit card processing fees.

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