America's no.1 bridal magazine helps you plan the trip of your dreams A wedding trip you'll remember forever-even if your tastes in travel are very different! One of you likes sailing, the other gets seasick. One's an avid mountain-climber, the other adores museums. One enjoys water-skiing, the other prefers snow. This informative, fun-filled guide will help you find the perfect honeymoon for both of you. And, if you think that having the wedding at your honeymoon location might be even more romantic, here's how to make it happen...just about anywhere in the world! From making sure your wedding is legal, to finding a photographer who will capture those once-in-a-lifetime memories-even in the most remote spots-this book will make your wedding away a truly beautiful experience. Wherever your dreams take you, planning should be part of the fun. This invaluable guide is filled with questions and answers, straightforward facts, and money- and time-saving tips.
You'll find everything you need to make sure that all your travel memories are happy ones, including: * Checklists and worksheets to help organize your planning and keep you on budget * Practical pointers on travel packages, cruises, and foreign travel * Tips for creating romantic moments throughout your trip * Ways to avoid stressful situations * Highlights of the most romantic honeymoon spots, including Hawaii, the Caribbean, the Bahamas, Bermuda, the continental United States, Mexico, Europe, Canada, and the South Pacific
Table of Contents
HONEYMOON PLANNING.; Picking a Destination.; Free Expert Advice.; Checking into Accommodations.; Getting There by Air.; Travel by Land.; Choosing to Cruise.; Package Pros and Cons.; International Honeymoons.; Money Matters.; Packing for Romance.; Picture Perfect.; Memories to Go.; Imperfections in Paradise.; PLANNING A DESTINATION WEDDING.; About Destination Weddings.; Simple Ceremonies, Grand Gatherings.; Picking a Place.; Making Sure Your Marriage Is Legal.; What to Wear.; Bringing the Children.; Photography and Videography.; After--the--Wedding Celebrations.; Renewing Your Vows.; THE TOP HONEYMOON DESTINATION -- A SNAPSHOT VIEW.; The Carribean, the Bahamas and Bermuda.; Mexico.; Florida.; Hawaii.; The South.; California and the Pacific Northwest.; Mid--Atlantic States.; The Rockies.; New England.; The Southwest.; The Great Lakes Region.; The Plains States.; Europe.; Canada.; The South Pacific.; Appendices.; Index.
GERI BAIN, travel editor of Modern Bride, is an expert on honeymoons and weddings away.