Elopements

Elopements

Why not enjoy the mystic and culture of exotic Japan, just the two of you!!   Enjoy one of our special elopement packages, perfect for those who want to mark their commitment to each other with an experience that will provide a lifetime of happy memories.

We have two plans to choose from: Sakura and Ume.

Sakura Plan: Shrine Ceremony ¥300,000

With the Sakura package you can experience the best traditions of Japan, in beautiful shrines, with mysterious customs and rituals.  You will be dressed up in beautiful silk wedding kimonos, complete with hair and make up, and photographed by a professional photographer.  We will even put together an album for you, so you can show your friends and family on your eventual return home.  (You know, make them jealous!)
 
Sakura Plan: Traditional Japanese Wedding Ceremony for two. ¥??
This plan includes:
  • shinto ceremony 
  • traditional wedding kimono 
  • hair and make up
  • photography
  • On-the-day assistance
 
Japanese weddings usually start with a ritual washing of the hands at the water well, which is followed by a procession to the shrine itself.  Once in the shrine, the priest reads several incantations, waves a magic wand and even gives you tea!  There is but one snag… you have to read the vows in Japanese!  But not to worry, we will teach you how to pronounce the words and provide you with a full translation of the text.  
 
It really will be a magical experience; one to treasure for the rest of your lives.  
 
 
 

Ume Plan: Bespoke Package

Maybe you don’t want to be limited to a shrine ceremony, but you do want to take advantage of the beauty that this country has to offer.  For this reason, we have come up with the ume package, a pick-and-mix package, so you can design the day to match your vision.  Our job, will be to bring your vision to life.
 
The ume plan includes:
  • Officiation
  • Ceremony Coordination
  • Advice/Research on Ceremony Locations
  • On-the-day assistance
  • Unlimited Planning Meetings
  • Self-Photography
 
Additional Fee will be required should you choose any of the following options (contact us for a quote):
 
LOCATION
  • Shrine
  • Old Japanese House
  • Japanese Garden
 
PHOTOGRPAHY:
  • Ceremony Photography
  • Post Ceremony Location Photography
 
COSTUME:
  • Traditional Wedding Kimono for bride and groom
  • Kimono for bride and groom
  • Wedding Dress and Tuxedo Rental
  • Hair and Make-up
 
MISCELLANEOUS:
  • Flowers
  • Celebration Dinner (requires research)
 
If you have further ideas that you want to include, just contact us and we will be happy to discuss your vision and how we can make it happen!
 
While we are based in Tokyo, we are happy to assist planning elopements in other locations (please note, this will incur travel costs).

How it works

Contact us either using the form to the right, or via email to info@serendipity-flower.com.    We will send you a questionnaire for further details, and to ask for your availability for a meeting, either over Skype, WhatsApp or in person.

Get to know each other, discuss your wishes, budget, feasibility etc.

We will carry out some research on your behalf, and submit a brief proposal of starter ideas.  Make sure we are on the same page!

If you like the proposals and direction of the research, and want to work with us, we will send you a contract.  Payment can be made via PayPal. 

We will maintain communication through Skype/WhatsApp and a project management system.  We will guide you through the process, and set monthly targets/goals. 

After months or even years of planning, you can focus on enjoying your big day!!  (Hopefully we will have a chance to meet you in person for a drink or two prior to the big event!  :-))

Contact us, let's start planning!

If you are ready to start discussing the details of your wedding, go ahead and review the contract (no need to sign it yet), and download and complete the application form (below, in PDF or Excel).  Email it  to info@serendipity-flower.com and we will get back to you to set up a meeting:

Alternatively, if you want more information before proceeding, that’s great!  Send us a message using the form below, and we will be happy to answer any questions you may have.