We all know that planning a wedding can get out of control, and the list of things that we need to do or buy to pull it off becomes overwhelming. Then, as soon as we think we can breathe a sigh of relief, it’s like, Oh yeah, the honeymoon! Sure, planning the Honeymoon is fun to plan more than anything because you know you’re able to relax and enjoy your marital bliss. Which, let’s face it, after planning the most significant event of your life, is much needed. But, what if you’re traveling out of the country and have in your whirlwind of planning forgotten a thing or two?
Here’s a list of sometimes overlooked items that you have to add to your checklist to make sure your Honeymoon truly is carefree.
1. Multiples, Multiples
Sure, packing like a minimalist is a great way to travel when it’s a weekend trip or somewhere outdoorsy. But, let’s face it, you’re going to be blasting your Honeymoon all over your socials, and you want to look fabulous the entire time. We’re all beautiful, so going sans makeup, you’re still going to be gorgeous, but do you really want to be wearing the same bathing suit in every photograph?
Make sure you’re packing multiples of things like bikini tops, sunglasses (they sure get lost easily, don’t they?), jewelry, and dresses. It’s never a bad idea to pack several styles of shoes as well since you never know what activities you and your new spouse could get involved in. So make sure you’ve got all your wardrobe bases covered, then cover them a couple more times.
It goes without saying, right? Well, you’d be surprised! In the whirlwind of wedding planning, some essentials often get overlooked. Of course, you packed your toothbrush, but did you pack your night retainer? Of course, you packed your hairbrush. Did you pack your flat iron? If you packed your flat iron, did you pack an outlet adapter that would make it usable in the country you’re visiting? Make these lists and check them thrice!
Also, it’s never a bad idea to pack a small first aid kit to travel in your carry-on or purse with you. You’re more than likely going to be staying in a hotel that would have everything you need should an emergency arrive, but if you’re out and about in a city. You may or may not speak the language there, and a first aid kit definitely comes in handy for any minor injuries or headaches you may have along the way.
3. Keep Tech on Deck
Most honeymoons wind up somewhere with water, probably lots of it. You want your bases covered here. At a minimum, you’re going to want a waterproof case for your phone. If it’s within your budget, though, you should consider investing in a waterproof camera. Not only will it take superior photos to your phone, but most of these are also able to take photos underwater now, so you’ll be able to look at those fabulous memories for years to come.
It’s also a good idea to purchase a VPN (Virtual Private Network). You want your and your spouse’s information protected while traveling, so it’s a good idea not to use public Wi-Fi. A VPN will also grant you access to sites in your home country that may be banned where you’re visiting or behind a paywall. Heck, with the way we keep our whole lives on our phones, it’s even a good idea to use a VPN in a domestic hotel instead of their free guest Wi-Fi. This is a positive investment every time. Oh, and of course, don’t forget your phone chargers!
4. Honeymoon Travel Insurance
Honeymoon Insurance somehow gets overlooked often, but it’s absolutely worth it. It protects the two of you from lost or stolen items, flight cancellations, and emergency medical situations. Sure, we all hope for the best and know that more than likely, things are going to be okay, but it’s always worth it to pay a little upfront to have that peace of mind. A quick online search can connect you with several companies that offer this type of insurance, so do your research and go with the one that feels best for you.
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