(Closed) Where did you or where are you honeymooning and costs

posted 9 years ago in Honeymoons
Post # 62
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Newbee
  • Wedding: August 2010

Destination:  Moorea (Tahiti) and Sydney, Australia

Resort:  InterContinental Moorea and private apartment in Australia

What kind of room: Garden Bungalow w private plunge pool in Moorea, and 2,000 sq foot apartment in downtown Sydney

How many days:  16 (7 in Moorea and 9 in Australia)

How much did it cost: $5300 for all flights, transfers in Tahiti, and hotels.  Included breakfast in Tahiti.  All other meals were out of pocket (and not included in that cost).  We also had family friends who had an apartment in Sydney that they gave us use of as a wedding gift.

Where are you traveling from:  San Francisco, CA

Was a fantastic trip!  Moorea was stunning!  The island has fantastic food, and was the perfect place to relax and unwind.  Sydney was amazing!  We did overnight trips to the Hunter Valley (stayed at the Crowne Plaza) and to the Blue Mountains (stayed at a B&B in Katoomba) — 9 days was not long enough though…

Post # 63
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Destination: Cozumel Mexico

Resort: Park Royal Resort

What kind of room? Good question… we should probably find that out! I know it will be a suit though.

How many days? 5 days… but I am hoping we can swing for 7

How much will it cost you? Right now it should be around $600 because his parents own a time-share and were able to do a transfer where we get to stay in an all inclusive for a couple hundred dollars. They were going to lose the weeks either way so we figured, why not use them ourselves!

Where are you travelling from? Dallas-Fort Worth

Post # 64
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Newbee
  • Wedding: June 2011

Destination: Turkey (Istanbul), Egypt (Cairo) and Greece (Athens)

Resort: 3 different hotels

What kind of room? Not sure actually…

How many days? 12-16 (depends if we decide to opt for a little extra add-on at the end)

How much will it cost you? $6500

Where are you travelling from? Toronto

Post # 65
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

san francisco, next march, i got a really good deal for the

tickets, from arizona to sf ($400) round trip for 2

hotel for 5 days (400dlls) aprox

you can look on southwest for special, and see the good deals they offer, to check destinations. it doesnt have to be the most expensive choice.. good luck

Post # 66
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Busy bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Destination: Kauai

Resort: The Sheraton in Poipu (3 nights) and a cottage in Kilahuea (7 nights)

What kind of room? We had an AMAZING suite at the Sheraton in Poipu (included three balconies, a huge dining table, jacuzzi bath tub) with almost panoramic ocean views. In Kilaheau, we stayed in a one-room little cottage off the beaten path. It was nice and clean, but definitely was an entirely different level than our baller suite in Poipu.

How many days? 10 days

How much will it cost you? I think the entire trip was about 4500 or 5k. I am not positive, because DH’s parents paid for our accomodations and plane flights. I believe the plane flights were about 1300 total. The cottage was only 120 a night, and we got an incredible deal on the suite in Poipu. Food was expensive though.

Where are you travelling from? San Diego.

Post # 68
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Helper bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

Destination: Montego Bay, Jamaica

Resort: Sandals Montego Bay

What kind of room? Bay Roc Beachfront Villa with Butler Service

How many days? 7 nights

How much will it cost you? Just under $6K

Where are you travelling from? Cincinnati

Post # 69
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

Destination: Punta Cana, DR

Resort: Hard Rock Hotel Spa and Casino

What Kind of Room: Ocean View Honeymoon Suite

How Many Days: 7 nights: 8 days

How much will it Cost You?: 1500 for flights, about 5000 for our entire stay (including food, drinks, and some activities). Total= 6500

Where are you traveling from?: Seattle

Post # 70
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Newbee
  • Wedding: March 2011

@crayfish:  how did you find the house to rent?

Post # 71
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Newbee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Destination: Moorea and Bora Bora

Resort: Hilton Moorea and St Regis Bora Bora

What kind of room? Overwater Bungalow

How many days? 5 days Moorea and 4 days St Regis

How much will it cost you? $5400 pp inclusive of the flight from LAX and also includes breakfast, 1 beach dinner, champagne and a few other perks from out travel agent.  We have to book our flight from Chicago to LAX seperately, but that isn’t a big deal.

Where are you travelling from?  Chicago

Post # 72
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Buzzing bee
  • Wedding: July 2011

Destination: Thailand

Resort: Plaza Athenee Bangkok, Le Meridien Chiang Rai and Le Meridien Khao Lak

What Kind of room: Deluxe room, may upgrade to suite

How many days: 16 days excluding travel days

How much will it cost you?  $5500 although the hotel costs are greatly reduced because I can use some of my Starwood points to defray the cost. Thailand is mega cheap though, so I’m not sure we will spend this much in the end.

Post # 74
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Wannabee
  • Wedding: June 2011

@Coleerenee: What room or suite did you book at Secrets???  We are still picking between Secrets Maroma swim up or El Dorado Maroma Swim up!!!  We are going this June!!!

Post # 75
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Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: May 2011

Destination: Kauai and Maui, Hawaii

Resort: Grand Hyatt in Kauai, Four Seasons in Maui

What kind of room? Mountain View

How many days? 9

How much will it cost you? Approx. 6500: $4000 for the hotel rooms, Flights/Car Rentals were booked with miles. Expecting to spend another $2500 on food/activities

Where are you travelling from? Newark

Post # 76
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Bumble bee
  • Wedding: November 2012

We are still deciding between 2 resorts. One is way nicer but my Fiance thinks it will be boring and the other will have more couples around our age but is not as nice. Our wedding is not until next year but we plan to book early since we are doing a honeymoon registry.

Destination: Ocho Rios, Jamaica

Resort: Sandals Royal Plantation or Sandals Grand Riviera

What kind of room?  Royal Orchid Oceanfront Butler Suite or Palm Breeze Estate Poolside One Bedroom Butler Villa

How many days? 8

How much will it cost you? 5,778 or 4,600

Where are you travelling from? Detroit

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