Policy & Payment

It is our honor and pleasure to plan and produce your wedding or vow renewal with you. You may be surprised to know the number of people that elope in Santa Barbara each year. We get an incredible amount of inquiries. We’re excited and delighted for the couples that become our clients.

Communication is key for a healthy relationship. To avoid any misunderstanding we ask that you read our policy.

No dates or times can be reserved without retainer payment. We accept cash, check, Pay Pal, and credit cards. (see below)

Price quotes are only valid for 48 hours, unless you have made a payment. Prices subject to change unless you have reserved our services.

Santa Barbara sales tax is included in your price quote. Tips are delightful and appreciated, but not expected. They are not included in your price quote.

Elope with Style does not discriminate. We love diversity. We are delighted to work with people that are in love, whether they are gay or straight.

Services that are priced by the hour must begin at start time, and end at contracted end time. Overtime due to lateness, or any reason, must be paid the day of the wedding.

1/2 payment retainer is due to reserve the date and time of your wedding services. For photography services only, balance is due day of wedding. Full payment must be made 7 days prior to wedding day for any other services provided.

Reservation payment is non refundable if wedding is cancelled or moved to another time or date.

You are not under obligation to choose Melissa Musgrove Photography as your photographer.

Photographer will provide your digital files via dropbox. If you prefer a DVD or flash drive to be shipped to you, there will be a slight charge to cover the costs of product and shipping. Digital files are at print resolution up to 16×20 inches. You have permission to make photographic prints. You are welcome to post on Facebook, instagram, or any other personal social media.

Pricing and collections listed on this site are for weddings, elopements, and vow renewals Monday through Thursday. Pricing may be different for weekends. Please inquire for weekend rates.

Melissa Musgrove is well regarded and respected in the Santa Barbara Events community. In this industry reputation is everything. We encourage you to ask about Melissa Musgrove and her team when speaking with, and shopping for local event professionals.

Elope with Style, and Melissa Musgrove delight in creating plans and services for our clients. We will do everything within our power to perform expected services. However we cannot be responsible for human or technical failures. While we have not had any incidents or problems in the hundreds of elopements we’ve been a part of, it is important to let you know the liability of Elope with Style, and Melissa Musgrove for any reason extends to the refund of payments made only.


Please email or call Elope with Style for date and time availability before making payments of any kind. 

info@elopewithstyle.com  805-563-5050