The luxury elopement experience by Rochelle Cheever is a boutique design and photography studio based in San Diego, California and Rome, Italy.

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Eloping Tips For The Best Elopements

Are you engaged and dreaming of eloping? In this post, I’m sharing with you some of my favorite eloping tips for the best elopements. Stay tuned to the end as I have a free gift for you:)

So the idea of having an elopement somewhere romantic and fun sounds more appealing to you rather than having a large, stressful traditional wedding. But you're not sure how to go about it?

Then you’re in the right place.

After 15+ years of being an elopement photographer and creative designer, I’ve photographed and helped couples create their beautiful elopements around the world in some of the world's most beautiful places.

I’ve written two books, one on Italy and my latest one, “The Elopement Experience.”

Eloping Tips For The Best Elopements

I believe each couple is unique. And I don’t believe in the standard  elopement “packages” that flood the market. 

No two stories are the same and each elopement should be fine-tuned to their own story.

The choice of location, the time of year, your own personal details, like your favorite flowers or colors should be an integral part of designing your dream wedding. 

You decide what is important to you and you allocate your time and funds to what is meaningful to you!

Eloping tips for the best elopements Villa Cimbrone, Ravello


The first thing I do when a couple reaches out to me and is interested eloping, is to meet or book a call so I can hear their story and ideas. 

After listening their stories for their ideal wedding, and I think we’ll be a good fit, then I’ll help them design their elopement and we always start with choosing the perfect location for them to then finding their whole ideal team.

And I’ve done this for hundreds of couples. For the past 15 years. And my system works!

That is why I wrote “The Elopement Experience.” To show you how you can have a dream elopement and fine tune it to your story wherever in the world you choose! You’ll learn everything you need to begin designing your dream day.

eloping tips for the best elopements

Inside the book, you will have 10 real-life case studies from around the world to draw inspiration from on how other couples eloped and what they did along with 10 chapters that include. The book is filled with eloping tips for the best elopements:)

  • Should you Elope
  • How to find your ideal location
  • Where to elope
  • Types of ceremonies
  • DIY or Wedding planner
  • How to create an inspirational elopement board
  • When to elope
  • Where to elope
  • What to pack

My  book Amazon in 3 editions:

  1. Kindle
  2. Softcover
  3. Hardcover

FREE CHAPTER - of "The Elopement Experience"

To celebrate the one year anniversary since my book has been published,  I’ve giving away a free chapter!

You’ll also get a chance to grab a copy of the sister-book, PLANNER & ORGANIZER for free. If you're thinking of eloping, this book will really help.


 "I’ve been stalking your work and purchased your “Elopement Experience” book. Incredible!!"


Rochelle knocked this one out of the park! She truly captured the beauty of eloping. I’m glad she’s sharing her wisdom and photography with the world!


My fiance' and I were referred to Rochelle by a friend and after purchasing her book we knew we had to work with her for our  Elopement next May. Not only does her book have beautiful pictures, but it's very informative. Giving tips on should you elope, where, when and do you need a wedding planner- it's all in there! We are beyond excited to have her as our photographer and hopefully you'll see us in her next book 😉

You can download the free chapter below.  You'll also be subscribed to my elopement series which will help start with you elopement planning.

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