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Cunard Weddings

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

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


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 Laurent-Perrier La Cuvée
  • Wedding Invitations and Thank You cards for voyage guests
  • Services of onboard Wedding Coordinator
  • White Star Bellman to escort Bride or wedding couple to ceremony room
  • Pressing Service for wedding couple 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.

Ceremony Venues

Queen Mary 2
The Boardroom – An intimate and classically furnished room perfect for smaller wedding parties of 12 people or fewer, including the wedding couple.
The Atlantic Room – An elegant semi-circular, private room with beautiful 180 degree panoramic sea views across the bow of the ship. This room can accommodate up to 20 guests. Not available during World Voyages.

Queen Victoria
The Admiral’s Lounge – An elegant and intimate lounge perfect for smaller gatherings of 10 people or fewer, including the wedding couple.
The Yacht Club - A striking and contemporary room which offers breathtaking 270-degree panoramic views out to sea through expansive floor-to-ceiling windows. A backlit perforated metal sphere encapsulated in decorative glazed screens, light mahogany wood paneling, leather clad columns, a handcrafted wooden dance floor and a gleaming chandelier give the room its modern glamour. This room can accommodate up to 50 guests.

Queen Elizabeth
The Admiral’s Lounge – An elegant and intimate lounge perfect for smaller gatherings of 10 people or fewer, including the wedding couple.
The Yacht Club – A magnificent room with beautiful nautical features and striking panoramic views out to sea. This room can accommodate up to 50 guests.

Reception Venues

Restaurant Name Ship Lunch Dinner
Britannia Queen Mary 2
Queen Victoria
Queen Elizabeth
100+ guests, exclusive Area unavailable*
The Verandah Queen Mary 2
Queen Victoria
Queen Elizabeth
40-100 guests
30-60 guests
30-60 guests 
20 guests or fewer, not exclusive
*Guests will dine at the venue already allocated to them for their cruise.
**Smaller parties are free to dine in this venue, but Cunard cannot offer it on an exclusive basis.

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. 


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
The Verandah:
Contemporary French cuisine.
  • The Verandah Wedding Menu US$20 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.

The Verandah:
Contemporary French cuisine.
  • Set Dinner Menu US$35 per person
  • À La Carte Dinner Menu Charges as per on board menu.

Finishing Touches


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)

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 verse.
  • Cocktail Pianist -- $180.00 an hour (play only)
  • Piano Entertainer -- $250.00 an hour (play and sing)
  • Harpist -- $180.00 an hour
  • String Quartet -- $375.00 an hour
Photography and Videography

Experiencing your wedding day on board is a magical occasion and Cunard’s professional on board photographers are there to capture each special moment. Whatever the preferred wedding photography style, Cunard’s dedicated team will go above and beyond to create exquisite images that you will always treasure. From candid shots of your pre-wedding preparations to contemporary or traditional formal images, or even a documentary style reflection of the day’s events, you can be sure of the attention to detail and discreet approach throughout. Wedding packages range from $499 to $1,299 with a wide variety of options to suit every taste and requirement, from wedding albums and CDs of images, to personalized wedding announcements or even a professionally created DVD of your wedding ceremony. Cunard’s expert photography team on board will be on hand to advise on the best package for you during your cruise. Your deposit can be paid prior to travelling. Pre-booking allows you to spread the cost of your wedding package. Wedding guests can also purchase a photography package in part or whole before the cruise as a gift.


Champagne Afternoon Tea
  • $30.00 per person (maximum of 40 guests)
Ice Sculpture
  • $200.00 each

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