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Honeymoon Ideas

It’s important to make sure that you and your fiancé have similar ideas of how you imagine your dream honeymoon. This may include making some compromises! Although surprise destinations have an appeal for some couples, to be successful, they are also based upon knowledge of shared preferences.

Some of the most important factors for honeymoon couples are:

  1. Dream Location
  2. Reasonable Price
  3. Comfortable Guestroom
  4. Good Quality and Selection of Food
  5. Enjoyable Activities

Keep these in mind as you're planning. Now it is time to get started. Here is the honeymoon quiz. It will help narrow down your ideas and maybe give you a few extra ideas that you hadn't considered. Have both you and your fiancé fill it out and then compare notes. Print this list and bring it on a date night for some fun planning time!

  1. My preferred honeymoon environment:
    • Beach
    • City
    • Cruise ship
    • Desert
    • Lake
    • Mountains
    • River
    • Several towns
  2. The amount of money I would like to spend is:
    • Under $2,000
    • $2,000 - $3,000
    • $3,000 - $4,000
    • $4,000 - $5,000
    • $5,000 - $7,500
    • 7,500 +
  3. I would like to take our honeymoon:
    • Following the reception
    • Within a few days
    • After several months
    • The following year
    • At our wedding location
  4. I would like our honeymoon to last:
    • Just one night
    • 2 - 3 days
    • 7 days
    • 10 - 14 days
    • More than 14 days
  5. My preferred locations are:
    • Africa
    • Asia
    • Canada
    • Caribbean
    • Europe
    • Hawaii
    • Mexico
    • Latin America
    • South Pacific
    • United States
  6. My ideal hotel is:
    • Secluded
    • Small with a few rooms or villas
    • Large with a lot of amenities
    • All-inclusive
    • Couples or adults only (no children)
    • In the heart of the city
    • Close to nightclubs or entertainment
  7. My preferred activities are:
    • Art appreciation
    • Boating
    • Fishing
    • Golf
    • Hiking
    • Jogging
    • Kayaking
    • Reading
    • Scuba diving
    • Shopping
    • Sight seeing
    • Skiing / Snowboarding
    • Sleeping
    • Snorkeling
    • Spa treatments
    • Swimming
    • Tennis
  8. Most of our meals will be from:
    • Self-preparation
    • Cheap local cuisine
    • Room service or resort food
    • All-inclusive package with resort food
    • Fine dining
  9. At night, I would enjoy:
    • Live entertainment
    • Bars and clubs
    • Take long walks in the moonlight
    • Stay in the room with a movie
    • Be romantic

Quiz Tips:

This quiz can help you narrow down your honeymoon options to find one that matches your preferences. Take the quiz and then have your fiancé take it. Compare your answers and start planning. This may involve a little compromise, but stay focused on what the most important factors are for each of you. Don’t forget, you will have years ahead to take other vacations where you can do or see the things that you couldn’t do this time. If you’re using a travel agent, this list is a good way for you to let him/her know what you envision. Also, keep in mind that weddings are a huge undertaking. You are bound to be very tired after all is said and done. Many newlyweds report that they had no idea how exhausted they would be on their honeymoon, not from the vacation activities, but from the wedding!



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