(Closed) Greece or Aruba for honeymoon?

posted 8 years ago in Honeymoons
  • poll: Where would you go?



    Somewhere else

  • Post # 5
    4494 posts
    Honey bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    I say Greece. Its your honeymoon! Aruba is much more accessible so you’re more likely to be able to visit for a later trip. I know about a handful of people that have gone to Greece lately and the financial crisis didn’t affect them at all. There are protests here and there, but they are mainly outside govt buildings where you wouldn’t be (or I wouldn’t expect you to be, as a tourist…) anyway. Sometimes public transportation (buses) go on strike, but that happens anywhere and everywhere.


    For travel, I always use the forums on Fodors.com. So many experts that can advise you on both countries!

    Post # 6
    12244 posts
    Sugar Beekeeper
    • Wedding: May 2013

    I would go to Greece!

    Post # 7
    2555 posts
    Sugar bee
    • Wedding: May 2014

    Greece.. 🙂

    Post # 9
    240 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

    In october i would say Aruba or some where else in the caribe where there is a little bit more to do if that’s wat you are looking for.

    Greece is beautyful, much more than Aruba but i would prefer to go in a time where you can go to the beach for sure. 

    Post # 10
    5422 posts
    Bee Keeper
    • Wedding: November 2012

    I feel like this is a no brainer…Greece.  Duh!  Us Americans have the caribbean so accessible, if you have the opportunity to do something else, take it.

    DH and I considered Greece for a trip this year, but the flight is nearly full (I work for an airline).  So the financial situation isn’t hurting tourism.  You will likely catch a non stop flight from a major eastcoast airport.  From here it’s overnight at 10 hours, so you will sleep through most of it and wake up in Europe.  Not an awful flight.   Plus a 2ish hour flight to the coast from where you are.

    Post # 12
    1835 posts
    Buzzing bee
    • Wedding: November 2012 - Oak Tree Manor

    Definitely Greece!!! It’s so beautiful, the food is amazing, the people are very friendly and laid-back…and there’s just so much to do and so many potential adventures. I could never get bored traveling around Greece, I love that country.

    Post # 13
    306 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: October 2013

    if u want a mixture of culture and relaxing im going to marrakech. just an idea. we founf all inclusive 4* for a week for both of us is £1000. then you can add on camel trekking 4×4 mountain day etc…

    so u may be able to find something fab for about 1700 as ur flights would be more.~X

    Post # 14
    1629 posts
    Bumble bee
    • Wedding: September 2013

    Greece 10000000% Athens sucks though. Cruise around the island and spend a few nights in Santorini

    Post # 15
    271 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: August 2013

    I’m definitely biased, because Fiance and I chose Aruba for out honeymoon.  We chose it because the price is incredible for what we’re getting, plus it’s an extremely short flight (3 hours).  We’d love to go to Greece someday, but after all the stress of the wedding, the last thing I’ll want to do is sit on a plane for 11 hours!

    Post # 16
    240 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: March 2013

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    That’s true. Maybe you can consider Curacao, much more culture and an European vibe but also in a safe zone and terrrific weather. 

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