The Gift that Keeps Going
One of the new up-and-coming trends in bridal registry is registering for your honeymoon. Paying for a honeymoon is an expensive endeavor, so for many brides and grooms registering can help defer costs. Since many couples have established households or are getting married for a second time, they already have the necessities that go along with starting a new home together. So a honeymoon registry is an ideal option when you don’t want or need another toaster.
A honeymoon registry can be on its own or in conjunction with a traditional wedding registry. There are several different ways to go about registering for your honeymoon. You can work with your local travel agent, who can help you finalize the details of your honeymoon. They can also refer you to a reputable registering service.
Alternately, you can research a reputable service agency that allows you to register, monitor and pay for your honeymoon. If registering online, remember to investigate the company and their business practices before committing to their services. Two online service companies which specialize in honeymoon registries are Honeymoonwishes.com and TheHoneymoon.com.
Registering can be a fun way for your family and friends to help make your honeymoon very special and exactly what you want. They can choose pay for practical expenses or more unique services. Here are just a few examples of what you can register for:
- First Class upgrades
- Rental cars
- Limousine service
- Scooter rentals
- Honeymoon Suite
- Welcome gifts
- Flowers or gifts for the room
- Dual couple massages
- Spa days
- Breakfast in bed
- Scuba diving, sailing and other activities
- Golf packages
- Day excursions
- Dinners out
After the stress and chaos of wedding planning, it is important for couples to unwind and enjoy the beginning of their new lives together. Honeymoon registries are a wonderful way to make all of your honeymoon dreams come true.
Communicate your honeymoon registry details the same way as you would a traditional registry. Include information in your wedding invitation, link to it on your wedding blog or have it passed along through word of mouth. Either way, your guests will love giving you a gift they know you will love. Make sure to take photos for your “Thank You” notes and mention how much you enjoyed their contribution.