Honeymoons in Australia

If you are looking for a true adventure honeymoon then Australia could be your ideal destination. From Perth on the East coast to Sydney on the West coast, Australia can provide you with one of the most exciting experiences of your life if you choose it for your adventure style honeymoon.

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Australia Overview

If you are searching for a long haul honeymoon destination then why not consider travelling to Australia. With direct flights leaving from the UK daily you could literally be on the other side of the world within 24 hours of your wedding celebration coming to an end. Your exciting honeymoon adventure could begin on either coast of Australia in cosmopolitan cities such as Perth, Sydney, Brisbane or Melbourne followed by several nights exploring the smaller towns and islands such as Noosa, Fraser island and Hervey Bay if you are interested in whale watching. If you are after a real adventure honeymoon then why not try climbing the Sydney Harbour Bridge, take a helicopter ride over the Sydney bay, go diving in the Great Barrier Reef, or fly over the famous Ayres rock or Uluru as named by the Aboriginals in a Hot Air Balloon. Visiting Australia for your honeymoon will provide you with hundreds of memories and wonderful photographs that you can treasure forever.

Key Facts for Australia

Currency: Australian Dollar

Capital: Canberra

Language: English

Flight time: 20 hours from London

When to Honeymoon in Australia

Unlike the UK, Australia is a lot hotter from November to March than it is the rest of the year. Its coldest months are June and July but the temperature is nothing compared to Europe. Expect colder temperatures to drop to around 13°C during the Australian winter.

Flight Information:
There are a number of airlines that have flights travelling to Australia daily such as British Airways, Qantas Airways, Virgin Atlantic and Singapore Airlines. It is impossible to fly to Australia directly, however why not take advantage of the stop over and visit another city before officially landing in Australia.

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Getting Married in Australia

Getting married in Australia will create a memory that lasts a life time.  From the breathtaking landmarks in Sydney to the exciting and cultural city of Perth, Australia as a continent offers a huge array of experience and opportunity when it comes to planning and hosting your destination wedding.  Australia mostly has an amazing climate through out the year as well as hundreds of different types of wedding locations around the country to tie the knot.  From and outdoor ceremony on the beach to a five star luxury venue in the cosmopolitan city of Sydney, Australia can really offer you both variety and value for money when it comes to planning your wedding abroad.

Marriage Requirements

Australia

The British citizen must give public notice for one week (7 days) in his/her local newspaper (in Australia). In cases where both partners are British citizens, each person must make a separate notice.

It is essential that the newspaper notice(s) be worded as follows:

“I, [full name], bachelor/widower/divorcé, of [full address] intend to marry [full name of fiancée], spinster/widow/divorcée, of [full address] at [name and address of place where marriage is to be solemnised] on [date of marriage].  Any person knowing of any lawful impediment to the marriage should notify without delay the Consular Section, British High Commission, Locked Bag 5011, Passport Section, Piccadilly House, 39 Brindabella Circuit, Canberra Airport ACT 2609.

The British citizen should send all seven pages of the relevant newspaper (the whole page containing the same notice published on seven consecutive days in the same newspaper) along with the following documents:

a photocopy of the applicant’s full birth certificate

a photocopy of their British passport

a photocopy of the divorce decree for every marriage (if the applicant has been married previously)

an original affidavit

payment 

NB: All applicants must swear an affidavit to the effect that the applicant is free to marry, in front of a Notary Public (not a Justice of the Peace) in Australia before they leave for overseas to get married.  Where both partners are British citizens, each person must swear an affidavit.

If no objection to the marriage is received within twenty-one (21) clear days, the Consular Officer in Canberra will inform the Consular Officer in the consular district where the marriage is to take place.  The Consular Office in that country is then responsible for issuing the CNI.

Please see following website for further details and regulations - http://ukinaustralia.fco.gov.uk/en/help-for-british-nationals/living-in-australia/notice-intend-marriage

Real Weddings in Australia

Nichola & Paul
In Australia on 24-Feb-2011

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