Your honeymoon is the ultimate post-nuptial getaway, and for some, that might mean traveling to a secluded tropical beach, heading to faraway snow-capped mountains or exploring an energetic big city.
Wherever you as a couple decide to go, consider it the trip of a lifetime, and start planning now. Perfect honeymoons exist and are as individual as each couple in the universe.
Make It A Joint Effort
It’s your first trip as a married couple, so share in the planning, and tailor the dream destination to your unique wishes.
Some couples find plenty of inspiration from travel videos and insiders’ guides. Others click on social media sites like Pinterest to see the hottest new honeymoon places trending.
Maybe you wish to go off the beaten path and challenge yourselves with a new adventure. Or it’s possible that languid luxury is more your thing. Some couples embark on a two-city destination. Sharing your vision as a wedded pair is romantic, exciting and charts a new course in your life together.
Set A Realistic Budget
The good news is that you have abundant options for honeymoon price tags, and depending on where you choose to travel, you can stretch a dollar. For instance, in far-off exotic locales like Thailand, where you stay and where you dine is cheaper than it would be in Greece or Italy.
A smart couple will begin putting aside money each month to save for their special post-wedding getaway. To plan a honeymoon is still romantic; couples do it all the time when discussing wedding planning. Both events are important to a couple and will create memories that last a lifetime.
You don’t want to deny yourselves a honeymoon because the funds aren’t there. By planning ahead, you can avoid last minute stress and financial issues.
Let An Expert Handle It
Enlisting the services of a travel agent is an excellent idea for narrowing down ideal honeymoon destinations and other key details. A professional in the industry would be privy to some amazing deals, discounts and freebies for the wedded couple, would work around the pair’s budget and be able to help select the best destination and timing for the getaway.
A travel agency knows everything about peak and off-peak seasons, the weather around the globe, hotels and restaurants and all the logistics that go with a honeymoon locale.
These experts can help a newly wedded couple save money, time and energy as they embark on their post-nuptial adventure.
Avoid Passport Hassles
The last thing a happily wedded pair wants to deal with are issues pertaining to essential documents like the passport. No one wants to rush to the passport office with an expired card, for example. Make sure everything is up to date.
Many countries require your passport to be valid for 3-6 months beyond your departure date.
Some people wonder if they can use their old passport after they tie the knot.
Yes, you can if this is your first marriage and your old passport was in your maiden name.
You are still legally entitled to use your maiden name for other purposes. The passport represents a valid form of identification.
Trip Of Your Lifetime
You can plan the perfect honeymoon, and it doesn’t matter whether you’re on familiar soil or a land far away. The most expensive trip does not always end up being the most fun or exotic.
Your imagination can create incredible memories for you as a wedded pair, and wherever your honeymoon adventure takes you, this trip is a wonderful time for connecting as a couple. You’re beginning a new life together, so have fun, and pamper yourselves. Make a list; do some wild and crazy things, and snap plenty of photos and videos for your Instagram and Facebook fans.
Here in Las Vegas, you could rent a sexy convertible on your honeymoon, and take the 13-mile scenic ride through stunning Red Rock Canyon. There’s nothing else quite like viewing the massive red sandstone rocks along the Mojave Desert.