Getting married is supposed to be one of the happiest days of your life. Of course, the honeymoon is also supposed to be a blissful time. Don’t miss out on these seven top tips for newlyweds going on their honeymoon.
Honeymoons are one of those vacations you should probably plan ahead for. You can’t really afford, memory wise, for the honeymoon to go badly. Try to plan ahead for as much as possible. Where you will stay, how you’ll get there, and how long you’ll be there. The little details are incredibly important. And if the honeymoon does go awry, make the best of it!
Cash is King
You don’t want to start out your new marriage with a bunch of credit card debt. Cash is the way to go when it comes to paying for your honeymoon. If it comes down to it, you can always use your wedding gift money, but avoid going into debt for your honeymoon at all costs.
Communicate with Each Other
To avoid fights and not getting along for an entire week, make sure you communicate on all levels. There’s nothing worse than misunderstandings when you’re trying to have a blissful week. Be very considerate of your new spouse while on your honeymoon. Some say that they honeymoon sets the preface for the marriage. Whether you believe it’s true or not, you both should still communicate and treat each other with respect.
On average honeymoons are one week in length. Most likely this will be the first time you and your spouse have been together around the clock for this long of time without leaving for work. Add in the normal stresses of traveling and being off your regular routine – moods may not always stay high. Have patience.
Take Care of the Details at Home
Do you have pets or plants that will need taken care of? Make sure you take care of the details here at home before you embark on your new adventure. Since this is your first “vacation” as a married couple, taking care of all of the details can be quite overwhelming. Make a checklist for yourself if that helps keep things in check and organized.
Don’t Go to Bed Mad
If for some reason you become upset with your spouse during this sacred week, don’t go to bed mad. You won’t ever be able to get this time together back, so it’s important to soak up every moment and avoid going to bed mad at each other. Time is way too precious to waste.
Make Lots of Memories
Make sure you take the time to make lots of memories. Take risks and do things that you wouldn’t normally do. And don’t forget to take pictures along the way! The most important part of your honeymoon is the time you have together to bond, cherish it.
Go Somewhere You’ll Both Love
There are no rules that state you have to go somewhere expensive or tropical when you’re headed on your honeymoon. Just make sure its somewhere you both will enjoy! In twenty years, you’ll still be looking back on this special trip. Wherever you decide to honeymoon, do plenty of research in advance. By browsing honeymoon locations together ahead of time, it provides a way to bond before you even tie the knot.
Do you have any tips for newlyweds going on their honeymoon?