Tour Travel Tips - Honeymoon Tips
Tips for the Perfect Honeymoon
Use a travel agent. Agents rarely charge for their services,
and, thanks to their expertise and computerized systems, good travel agents
almost always save their clients money as well as time.
early. The sooner the better. That way, you will have plenty of time to
research your trip it's actually part of the fun! and you'll be able
to get exactly what you want. (Some places are reserved as much as a year in
advance for popular dates.)
Share the planning. After all, this
honeymoon is for both of you. If you make all the decisions, you'll feel
guilty if things don't go perfectly. Conversely, if you don't take
part in planning, you may end up dissatisfied.
Set a tentative budget.
Talk about your expectations and priorities so you can agree
before you go about what you'll splurge on and where you will skimp. This
way, you'll avoid money hassles in route. Suggestion: Splurge on
your accommodations. Even if you think you won't spend much time in your
you'll probably be sorry if it's not special.
Take it easy.
The first few days so you can recover from post-wedding exhaustion and focus on
each other. Don't try to do too much remember, you'll have lots of
time to travel together, but only one honeymoon.
Take advantage of free
info. Call your destination's tourist board many have toll-free telephone
numbers and websites for free information on hotels, restaurants, activities
and festive events. Some even provide discount-coupon books.
for your honeymoon with a travel agent or tour operator. Gifts are put toward
the total cost of your trip.
Planning to take your spouse's name?
Unless you are taking a delayed honeymoon, you won't be able to amend
your passport, driver's license, etc., until after you've returned
from your honeymoon. Even though you'll be anxious to start using your
married name, it can be a real nightmare if you haven't legally changed it
yet. Instead, use your maiden name on visas, airline tickets, etc., so they
match your name as it appears on your official documents.
Pack a sense
of humor. A bit of flexibility can go a long way on a honeymoon. Expect that
things won't always go as planned. Do what you can to remedy the
situation, then relax and enjoy your honeymoon. Years, or even a few hours from
now, you'll probably laugh.
Tell the world you are
honeymooners! Don't be bashful about your status you are likely to
enjoy special treatment such as complimentary champagne in-flight, or a gift
basket in your room.