It is a tradition for all the couples to go on a honeymoon after the wedding. Many of the couples go on a honeymoon a day after the wedding, and many couples go a few months later the wedding day because it is much cheaper. In 2023 the average honeymoon lasts between 7 and 9 days. If the couples travel overseas they add two more days on the week of the honeymoon.
The best time to start planning your honeymoon is when you are planning a wedding. The couple must decide where they want to go, and when is the right time after the wedding for the honeymoon. The planning of the honeymoon must start at least 6 months before your wedding date. Give yourself time because you want to shop the best deal for your honeymoon.
Traditionally, the groom and his family pay for the honeymoon, but at the moment the couple pays together the bill. They are also cases when couples skip the honeymoon or bring their friends with them. Today not every couple goes to the honeymoon because of the due to finances and work restrains. 85% of couples still go on a 7 days vacation after the wedding.
If you do not have enough time or money you can go on a mini-moon. It is a vacation that lasts for 2 or 3 days and the destination is near home. You can wait for a few months, collect money, and go on a far and much expensive destination.
The new trend is so-called buddy-moon, and 3% of couples take them. As the name said you take your buddies with you on a honeymoon. The famous actress, Jennifer Aniston, and her boyfriend, Justin Theroux, started this trend.
Do not be stupid, and go on a honeymoon on your wedding night because you will be tired, and overwhelmed with emotions. After the wedding party, you will be exhausted and you can forget things for a trip. You will enjoy more on your honeymoon if you go on a vacation a day or two after the wedding.
The conclusion is simple, you can make your honeymoon whatever you want, and you can go with your loved one wherever you want. The most important thing is to be with your love together on the wanted destination.
1.4 million U.S couples per year go on a honeymoon, and 99 percent of couples who take the honeymoon had a traditional wedding. Most couples booked a honeymoon 4 months before the wedding. The average honeymoon in 2023 last eight days.
The most popular US honeymoon destinations are Hawaii, Florida, California, Nevada, and overseas destinations are Mexico, Jamaica, the Bahamas, Italy, St. Lucia, and France.
Most of the couples research their honeymoon destinations through social media, and the most wanted destination is Hawaii.
When you are planning a honeymoon the best tip is to talk with your partner, and choose the perfect destination for both of you, pack your bags, and enjoy it.