(Closed) Honeymooning before/after wedding??

posted 6 years ago in Honeymoons
Post # 2
4524 posts
Honey bee
  • Wedding: April 2015

I would do after, not before, but I don’t think delaying for a couple months is weird at all.

Post # 3
2961 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: August 2013 - Wynn Las Vegas

We didn’t take our honeymoon until about 2 months after, and it was all good. I wouldn’t do it before. It seems like it would lose some of the magic.

Post # 4
2123 posts
Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: June 2014 - DD born 2015 DS born 2017

Honestly, I don’t think it’s a honeymoon unless it’s after the wedding. Why not wait until next year? Plenty of Bees’ HMs are delayed for various reasons (work, holidays, weather, money..)

Post # 5
6889 posts
Busy Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2011

It is a vacation before hand, you are not married yet.  Afterwards would be considered a honey moon you can always delay it a few months

Post # 6
770 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: September 2013

I did a “beforeneymoon” and went on a cruise. I had 1 week between my return from the trip and the wedding. 

Pro: it’s hard to stress about wedding stuff when you are lying by the pool with a margarita.

Con: When I got back from 2 weeks of cruise buffets, I discovered that I no longer fit in my dress! I didn’t get to eat a lot during the week before the wedding.

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