Packing properly for your honeymoon will minimize any stress caused by forgetting to pack an essential item or from having too many pieces of luggage to transport. Since adding more than one checked bag on most airlines is expensive, it’s a good idea to try and stick with one bag each. You can fit plenty of clothes and essentials in your luggage if you follow these honeymoon packing do’s and don’ts from the experts. Here’s what you need to know when packing for your honeymoon.
Ah, the honeymoon – think of it as your reward for survivng the wedding planning process! And start thinking of what to pack NOW. Because y’all, packing for your honeymoon somehow always becomes a last minute operation during those last frantic weeks before the wedding. To help you out, I’ve compiled a little list of what to pack in your carry on (be sure to add sunglasses if you’re headed somewhere sunny and a hat and gloves if you’re doing the winter thing):
Y’all know that I’m a huge fan of the relaxed, non-traditional honeymoon (like our honeymoon road trip). Part of the whole “relaxed” thing is packing light and flexible. For example, if you’re planning a honeymoon at a ranch, you don’t need three pairs of boots and a million different jeans. Just pack the basics and mix and match them – then focus your energy on enjoying your honeymoon. To help you, I put together a packing list (for the ladies) of ranch honeymoon essentials.
For The Boy and my honeymoon, we hit the road for a two week tour from Texas to Maine and back. It was really relaxing and fun and I highly recommend it to anyone! Along the way, I learned something – that I DID NOT pack very well for the trip. Like, at all. I’ll blame it on post-wedding brain. Yeah, that’s good. Post-wedding brain. Learn from my mistakes y’all. Here’s My Honeymoon Road Trip Must Haves:
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