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About Sun and Sand Wedding Officiant (formerly known as ForeverTwogether)

with Gust Bassianotis Wedding Officiant

With over forty years in the wedding industry, Gust Bassianotis makes his home in Palm Harbor, Florida. Weddings are 100% of Gust's business, and his motto is: "Serving everyone in love, never to judge." he provides couples with a wealth of experience and an arsenal of trendy stress-free ideas and money-saving ideas tips but also unparalleled customer service.

Gust specializes in personalized ceremonies of any style, in any setting. He offers all the help you desire to create a unique service that will be heartfelt, meaningful, and memorable.

Gust is an experienced ordained minister and notary committed to helping create and deliver your dream ceremony. You will be delighted by the wealth of information he includes for your use in designing your customized service. Your marriage ceremony will indeed reflect yourself and your love for each other.

He will warmly welcome your guests, pay tribute to your loved ones, and tell the story of your love. Gust will guide you through your wedding vows, the ring exchange, and pronouncement of marriage, and then happily present you to your guests as a newlywed couple. Your ceremony will be personal, romantic, inclusive, exciting, and fun.

"Your wedding ceremony is going to be special!"

Experience

Gust Bassianotis has assisted Designed and Officiating over 800 Personalized Wedding Ceremonies and has helped thousands of people to experience successful and satisfying relationships. He is an ordained officiant and marriage coach of Prepare-Enrich Systems.

Final Word

You will invest a great deal of energy and emotional planning, leading up to that special moment when you walk down the wedding aisle to meet the love of your life. In just a matter of time, the moment will come when you open your heart and soul while sharing your promises before a few (or many) of your favorite people.

Your ceremony is the heart and soul of your wedding day.

Gust's promise to you

I will always treat each couple, family, and guest with the utmost respect.

I will maintain a strict confidentiality policy in assisting couples with their ceremony plans and relationships.

I will tailor your wedding ceremony to match your values and beliefs.

I will go the extra mile to satisfy you in my preparation and presentation.

I will always present myself as a professional.

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Frequently asked questions

What is the typical price for your wedding services?

$300

What is the starting price for your wedding services?

$300

Does starting price include the ceremony rehearsal?

No

What is the starting price for ceremony rehearsals?

$50

What is the starting price for pre-marital counseling (per session)?

$25

What types of weddings and events do you provide services for?

Non-religious
Interfaith
Ceremony Rehearsal
Vow Renewal
Civil Union

What services do you provide?

Premarital Counseling

What religious affiliations do you serve?

Agnostic
Anglican
Baha'i Faith
Baptist
Buddhist
Catholic
Earth-Based
Episcopalian
Evangelical
Hindu
Islam
Jainism
Jewish
Lutheran
Methodist
Mormon
No Denomination
Orthodox Christian
Pagan
Presbyterian
Quaker
Shinto
Sikhism
Taoist
Unitarian

On average, how long are wedding ceremonies you officiate?

Less than 30 mins.

In which states are you licensed?

AL
AK
AZ
AR
CA
CO
CT
DE
DC
FL
GA
HI
ID
IL
IN
IA
KS
KY
LA
ME
MD
MA
MI
MN
MS
MO
MT
NE
NV
NH
NJ
NM
NY
NC
ND
OH
OK
OR
PA
RI
SC
SD
TN
TX
UT
VT
VA
WA
WV
WI
WY

What languages do you speak?

English
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Gust was highly recommended by multiple reviewers for his exceptional officiating services at weddings. He was described as responsive, understanding, and easy to work with. Guests and couples alike praised his ability to deliver meaningful and personalized ceremonies that were both heartfelt and light-hearted. Gust's professionalism and caring approach were appreciated by all, making him a top choice for officiating weddings.

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Gust was highly recommended by multiple reviewers for his exceptional officiating services at weddings. He was described as responsive, understanding, and easy to work with. Guests and couples alike praised his ability to deliver meaningful and personalized ceremonies that were both heartfelt and light-hearted. Gust's professionalism and caring approach were appreciated by all, making him a top choice for officiating weddings.

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Leslie M. Sent on 11/05/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Fantastic 💕

We were going to be married in the Cayman Islands but wanted it legalized here in the US first. Gusto was phenomenal and his responsiveness, his presentation of words of love and matrimony and just a kind a great guy❣️ I would highly recommend him as an officiant for your wedding – – you won’t be disappointed 🥰
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Natalie B. Sent on 08/24/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Terrific Officiant

Gust did an outstanding job for my wedding. He was very easy and understanding to work with. Our ceremony had storms going on but he delivered the speech perfectly. I’m happy we chose Gust!
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Melissa Sent on 08/08/2022
5 out of 5 rating

Great experience!

Gust was wonderful. We wanted something quick but meaningful for our ceremony and he executed it beautifully. He listened to what we wanted and was very easy to communicate with. Many of our guests said how great he was. Would highly recommend.
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Gus is an amazing officiant for your wedding! He's personable, friendly, and very easy for your guests to listen to.

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