(Closed) Should the honeymoon be straight after the wedding?

posted 4 years ago in Honeymoons
  • poll: Did you/will you go on your honeymoon straight after your wedding
    Yes, we went straight away or close to the wedding : (52 votes)
    69 %
    no we left it a few months or longer : (23 votes)
    31 %
  • Post # 31
    381 posts
    Helper bee

    I agree with MKWeddingBee. We also had a mini-moon at a nearby hotel for three long days and delayed our honeymoon for the end of this year. For us it was a lot to do with the fact that we were moving out of state a month after our wedding and couldn’t afford another trip. 

    At first I did feel sort of disappointed, but now, looking back on that mini-moon, I realize what I enjoyed the most was not traveling to another country/city but relaxing with my (now) husband after our crazy wedding day. It was also much nicer, I believe, because we knew we could just relax and hd no pressure as to visiting a new place, trying new food, or having to do all the awesome things you want to do when you travel to a new place. It was all love and joy during that mini-moon. Now that we got time to plan our honeymoon we are even more excited than we were during our wedding planning.

    Also, if you’re planning on going to Japan, I read in many guides that it is best to avoid summer (June-August) because of the heavy rains and hot temperature. They usually suggest Autumn (October-December) because of the change of leafs and comfortable temperatures. 

    Post # 32
    7897 posts
    Bumble Beekeeper

    Usually the honeymoon is right after the wedding, but life happens. There are a lot of logistical reasons why the honeymoon may be postponed (e. g. finances, work schedules, etc.). It does sound like you’d prefer going in July, so if you can afford it, I don’t see anything wrong with doing the honeymoon in July. I’m sure you’ll still have fun next December even if you’re not traveling out of the country. 

    Post # 33
    250 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: June 2016 - City, State

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    lamington:  we are still debatting actually!

     I also wanted to point out that July is typhoons season in Japan, so not very nice..

    Post # 35
    223 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: February 2016

    We’re going the monday after. I can’t fathom the idea of us both going back to work right after we get married without having that time to bask in it ourselves. To lay around and have sex all day and look googily at each other refering to each other as our “husband” and “wife” and calling each other Mr. and Mrs XXXX. We’ve only been together two years though so we’re definitely still in the honeymoon phase where on the weekends we have sex 4 times a day. So I’m VERY much looking forward to the real honeymoon!!

    Post # 36
    300 posts
    Helper bee
    • Wedding: September 2016

    Our wedding is Sept 24, 2016 and we are leaving the day after to go to Maui. Can’t wait!

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