How to Plan a Honeymoon

Featured Article, Home, Home & Family
on March 13, 2013
how to plan a honeymoon

For many couples, the honeymoon may be one of the most important details of a wedding. For many years, the honeymoon was the first opportunity that a couple had to spend all their time together, but even if that is no longer the case, it is important to make the time special. If you are faced with the task of planning a honeymoon, follow these tips to make sure you get it right. After all, you only have one chance.

Plan early and plan properly. The honeymoon should not be left until the last minute. With all the other preparations required for the special day, the honeymoon can sometimes get left until the last minute. This is a big mistake. Take time to make sure you choose the perfect honeymoon. The sooner you start, the greater the chances that you will get what you want.

Brainstorm ideas. When it comes to the honeymoon, there really is no limit on what you can do, so you need to narrow down ideas. Brainstorm all the things that you would like to do. That might include time on a beach, historical attractions, culture, good food, water sports and much more. More importantly, there could be activities that either the bride or groom would hate doing.

Be mindful of budget. Unfortunately, the honeymoon is limited to a budget. Make sure you understand the budget, and explore all the options available within your price range. You may need to be creative, and you may need help, too. Research package deals or specialist services online. Talk to a travel agent or a wedding planner. They may offer ways to get more bang for your buck.

Do your research. Choose hotels and resorts that have a good reputation. Word of mouth is always one of the best ways to get a good recommendation, but you can also read travel review sites and specialist websites. Read up on hotels before you place a booking, particularly if they offer specialist services or arrangements for honeymoon couples. Make sure that you have evidence that they are the best you can find, before you part with any cash.

Planning the honeymoon need not be an ordeal, but it’s important to get it right, so spend as much time as you can selecting the right holiday for the happy couple.