At one time, the honeymoon was certainly the only long-haul trip a couple would make in their entire life. Today, however, traveling is much more accessible, and a honeymoon will certainly not be your only big trip together. However, it must be special, starting with the destination.
Indeed, the union and the “official” beginning of married life are usually celebrated with a journey.
But where to go? What destination to choose? In this article, we help you make your decision.
How to choose your honeymoon destination?
Once upon a time, a married couple could hardly afford the luxury of a trip that, for sure, would have been the only “great trip” of their life.
Yet, we do not all have the same tastes nor do we come from the same situations nor, of course, we have the same budget to spend.
Make a list of the destinations you would like to visit
both the opinion of the husband and the wife matter.
For this reason, you should sit down together and imagine where you would like to go or what you would like to do.
Stroll along pristine beaches, or choose urban tourism in big cities, exotic and distant landscapes, extreme sports, rural tourism, gastronomic tourism, romantic places, and so on. The options are many and for all tastes.
take a seat at a table and imagine what your ideal honeymoon would be like.
With that done, make a list of honeymoon destinations you would like to visit and exclude the rest.
At this point, we point out that an excess of information will not be very useful to you. In fact, it can be exhausting to collect information and reviews on every destination that might be of interest to you.
For this, it is important to do a search by filtering certain criteria, so as to be able to process all the information.
Furthermore, at this stage it will help you to narrow down the list, some fundamental aspects to take into account:
Stick to the budget available
Making a list of all travel expenses is a determining factor in choosing your destination.
You have to plan your expenses before you travel, that’s for sure. In this regard, sticking to the finances available can be one of the determining factors in choosing the ideal destination for the honeymoon.
To do this, imagine the activities you’d like to do in each place on the list and then think about the cost.
Wouldn’t it be a shame to have to give up some of them because you don’t have enough money? Wouldn’t it be better to choose a cheaper destination that you can fully enjoy?
In fact, the budget shouldn’t be limited to just the price of the hotel and transportation.
On the contrary, it should include all expenses: from going out to eat typical dishes every time you go to money for the taxi to get to the airport and shopping before departure.
Find out about the destination
In the world, there are millions of destinations to choose from, where traveling would be an adventure or a unique experience.
Yet, the world is constantly changing, so it is important to keep yourself informed about the situation in a country before deciding to visit it.
So, first, check the travel tips of your country’s embassies to make sure you are not in any danger and can fully enjoy your honeymoon.
Also, you may not be willing to start your journey with a dose of the vaccine. Therefore, it may be that you prefer to discard some destinations for which a vaccination plan is required upon departure.