Wedding costs are no joke! There's rehearsal dinners, bridesmaids dresses and gifts, tuxedo rentals for the groom party, flowers, invitations, decorations, reception rental, limo rental, diamond ring, wedding gown, reception party, entertainment, and on and on and on. And of course, you want to enjoy a honeymoon where it's just the two of you, together. You want to relax and really get to know each other on your honeymoon. Of course, you want to enjoy all the luxurious amenities the resort offers (where you go for your honeymoon).
Get familiar with off-peak seasons and prices, and find the perfect times to visit places. January is the perfect time to visit New York, San Francisco and Washington. February is the cheapest time to honeymoon in Celtic Ireland, snow-capped mountains of the Netherlands, and Dallas, Texas. March is perfect for honeymoons in Los Angeles; go sight-seeing in Italy and Spain. April is perfect for a Caribbean honeymoon cruise. Hawaii is cheapest in May. June is a good time to visit Phoenix and Albuquerque for some Mexican exploration. July offers the best rates for Tucson and Memphis visits. August is perfect at Las Vegas. September is the perfect time to go abroad and explore Asian culture. In October, head off to Costa Rica. November is the best time to go kayaking at Lake Tahoe, or enjoy the flavor of Dominican Republic. December is perfect to visit sunny, tropical, Mediterranean Greece.
The following travel destinations offer perfect romantic thrills, without the worry of an empty pocket.
London: There are numerous flights to choose from, and if you choose a remote location, the cost is lowest. While it may seem more expensive than any other European destination, there are many hotels, restaurants, transportation and tour services to choose from. Definitely, London has something to offer you and your loved one within your budget.
Playa del Carmen, Mexico: Choose from luxury resorts to quaint hotels, in the downtown area. Honeymooners can visit Tulum, or take the ferry to the island of Cozumel and enjoy a beautiful snorkeling experience.
Tioman Island: If you're looking for an Asian experience, go to Tioman Island, in Malaysia. Here you'll find sandy beaches, verdant jungles, and mountains; bask in the sun or go snorkeling and diving. Likely, a one-hundred dollar bill will insure you two nights in a suite, in an oceanside resort. The island can be reached by a two-hour ferry ride; perfect for dolphin-sightings.
Buenos Aires: A variety of cultural events, nightlife, shopping, local sports, and excursions can be found in Buenos Aires. If you enjoy street performers, quaint shops, and architecture, then by all means explore La Boca.
Las Vegas: The ultimate in gaming experience, lights and sounds make Las Vegas the perfect whirlwind wedding, and honeymoon setting. Many hotels and resorts offer affordable honeymoon packages that include discount rates on lodging, meals and entertainment.
But, because a honeymoon is all about the two of you together, there's no need to go out of town, or out of the country. Check places you would like to explore in your local area. It's easy to create romantic ambiance, and enjoy a perfect honeymoon vacation without breaking the bank. With just candles and champagne, and the two of you together, your honeymoon can be perfect and affordable; perhaps, in the comfort of your new home.