Currency: Turkish Lira
Flight time: 17 hours from Sydney
If you're looking for a destination at which to get married that has breathtaking scenery, a wealth of history, and a pot pourri of religions, then Turkey could be the perfect location for you. With a choice of modern hotel resorts or ancient churches in which to exchange your vows, or possibly a marriage aboard a Gulet with your vows exchanged on a secluded cove followed by a champagne reception on board, weddings abroad in Turkey cater for all tastes. With it's diverse landscapes and climates, Turkey is a great destination for year round weddings and honeymoons.
Only civil ceremonies are legally binding in Turkey but it is still possible to have a religious ceremony of your choice once this has taken place. The documents a couple will need to bring with them include a marriage petition, a certificate of capacity to marry (this can be a licence from your home country or it can be obtained from the consulate of your country in Turkey), personal ID, including passports, ID cards and birth certificates and 4 photos of the bride and groom. For more information visit http://www.turkeytravelplanner.com/special/wedding/more_laws.html
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