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Insider Tips: How to Pack for Your Honeymoon


When you pack for your honeymoon, think sexy and romantic

How important is it to have a plan on how or what to pack for your honeymoon?

It is important whether you believe it or not. We understand that packing for any trip typically the last thing on your mind and with good reason – you’re more concerned with everything else about planning the trip. Unfortunately, packing it is a necessary task, and the fact that we might not enjoy this part of the process doesn’t make it any less important! It is because we know how daunting that this can be, that we have put together a list of essential “must haves” for your honeymoon, regardless of your destination.

Additionally, there are some planning that should go into packing, especially the most important trip of your life – your honeymoon! These days, it costs a lot of money to check bags on a flight — even just one bag. Check two or more, and you can easily start racking up fees that are half the price of a plane ticket. Plus, if you’re traveling internationally, that huge suitcase on wheels that rolls effortlessly through airport hallways can suddenly become a major hassle and backache on uneven pathways so resist the urge to over-pack.

Always think “multi-use.” Make a list. Find tops, bottoms, and shoes that are versatile and that you can easily mix, match, and layer. Accessorize with light, easy-to-pack things: scarves, neckties, fabric belts. Your honeymoon calls for sexy so put some thought into what you pack and not how much you pack.


Aside from the basic travel items such as airline tickets, medications etc, here are a few other tips.

Travel Tags & Locks

Be sure to have identifying tags on the inside as well as on the outside of your luggage. Most bags are black and will look like many others so a luggage tag that is “your own” will make your bag easy to spot.  We also suggest combination locks over ones with keys – one less thing to lose!

What about Clothes?

Be sure to wear comfortable clothing for the actual travel day. We suggest jeans or khakis and bringing a light jacket or cardigan – planes and airports can get chilly! Don’t forget to wear comfortable shoes, you may have a little hike to your boarding gate or could be standing in line at Immigration.

When packing bring fewer “large” items (example: multiple dresses for evenings out) and instead pack more accessories. You can create a multitude of looks while wearing the same outfit if you mix up scarves and jewelry. This will cut down on laundry expenses while you are away and free up space in your suitcase or carry on for souvenirs.


Even if you don’t think you’ll need them, including a few female sanitary items isn’t a bad idea. These items are a must have in the event you need them, and they can be difficult to find or maybe very expensive when you’re traveling abroad.

Before you pack, you can check out a site like ClothesForecast.com, which allows you to check the forecast of your destination and can help you plan what to pack based on the temperature and conditions that might await you upon arrival.

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