Honeymoons: Everything You
Need to Know
Honeymoon. The very word rings with the promise of romance.
Although the two of you may take many trips together throughout your relationship,
no other journey will hold the same significance as this vacation, your
first trip as husband and wife.
This is the trip you want to be "just right."
The perfect hotel. The best hotel room. Trouble-free transportation. And
romance, romance, romance.
No trip can be 100% perfectunexpected discoveries
and last-minute plan changes can be part of the fun of travel. However,
some surprisesthe hotel room that throbs with the sound of the adjacent
disco, the B&B with a shared bath, the cruise stateroom with twin
bedsare best avoided.
Thats where this special section comes in. Working
through these pages, the two of you can narrow your honeymoon choices,
fine tuning your honeymoon so it satisfies both your travel dreams. With
that information in hand, youll be ready to narrow your selection
of specific accommodations, flights, and cruises.
this mini-site, youll find numerous suggested questions designed
to help you plan the honeymoon youve already dreamed about. Work
through these pages, ask questions about your honeymoon choices, and youll
keep yourself from reaching your honeymoon destination and wondering "why
didnt we ask about this?" or "why didnt we think
Instead, youll be able to concentrate on the joy
of your honeymoon and the trip of a lifetime.
Where should we go?
Where should the two of you go? This page takes a look at your broad options
to help you figure out the type of honeymoon you'd like, from beach to
Top Honeymoon Destinations
Around the World Check out this chart to get the wheel
turning when it comes to selecting a specific destination. Broken down
How do we decide?
A handy chart for the two of you to work through together, checking off
which features--from room features to fun activities--are most important
for you to have on your honeymoon.
You and your sweetie can take this quiz to see which Caribbean islands
best fit your personality and plans!
Budgeting for Your Honeymoon
How to shop around, what "peak," "shoulder" and "off"
seasons mean to your honeymoon budget
High versus Low Tourism
Season Should you splurge on high season or wait for low season?
And what's the difference anyway?
Tourism Seasons A
handy chart with high and low seasons for many of the world's top honeymoon
Savings Tips for Your Honeymoon
Little ways the two of you can save money on--and for--your honeymoon
Calculating the Cost
of Your Honeymoon Print out this page with everything from meals
to passports, airfare to activities
The Wedding Night
Considerations--from what to do with your dress to how to get to the
How Long to Honeymoon
A look at the length of honeymoon packages, weekend honeymoons, postponed
honeymoons, and more
Choosing a Honeymoon Home Base
Should you choose an all-inclusive? A B&B? An inn? A villa?
on Your Honeymoon No one likes to think about problems on a honeymoon,
but here are some handy tips in case you find yourself out of the country
FAQ: Honeymoon Questions
to Ask Each Other Before the two of you get too far involved in
honeymoon plans, spend a little time asking each other what you want from
The Caribbean We went to a Caribbean travel specialist for the
questions you want to know about honeymooning in these romantic isles.
FAQ: Questions about Cruises
Considering a cruise honeymoon? Here's a list of questions you'll want
to ask about your potential cruise line before making that all-important
for Each Other About Cruises Sit down with this list to figure
out what type of cruise the two of you would enjoy: large or small, adventurous
FAQ: Questions About Resorts
Go through this list of questions with a potential resort or with your
travel agent before booking your honeymoon resort!
About All-Inclusive Resorts Considering the convenience of a one-price-pays-all
package? All-inclusives can be a great option for honeymooners but check
on these questions before booking!
FAQ: Questions About
B&Bs A bed and breakfast inn can make the two of you feel
special--but before you book, ask these questions
FAQ: Condominiums and
Villas Condominiums and villas can give you the
feeling of a real home away from home. Before booking, though, ask these
FAQ: Private Yacht Charter
Honeymoons It may sound like something out of "Lifestyles
of the Rich and Famous" but private yacht charters can cost about
the same as a stay at a tropical resort. Like traditional cruises, charter
yacht vacations offer a variety of experiencesplus personalized
service and plenty of opportunities for custom crafted itineraries.