HOW TO GUARANTEE A
Perfect honeymoons don't just happen. They have to be carefully planned.
The more you do your honeymoon homework, the more romantic - and the
more fun - your honeymoon will be.
Here are a few things to do to make your honeymoon turn out as you
REMEMBER, EVERYBODY LOVES A LOVER. TELL EVERYONE ALL ALONG THE WAY -
YOUR TRAVEL AGENT, AIRLINE PERSONNEL ON BOARD AND ON THE GROUND, HOTEL
FRONT DESKS ETC. ETC. - THAT YOU'RE ON YOUR HONEYMOON AND KEEP ON
TELLING THEM AS YOUR TRIP PROGRESSES. YOU'LL BE SURPRISED AT THE NUMBER
OF SMILES AND PERKS THAT THIS CAN BRING YOU!!!!!!
DON'T LEAVE ANYTHING TO CHANCE.
BE AS SPECIFIC AS YOU CAN WHEN BOOKING YOUR TRIP.
Outline your needs and interests to the Travel Agent.
Specify what size bed you want. King? Queen?
Ask for the airline seats, cruise ship cabins and/or type of room you
Learn how you will be getting to your hotel from the airline or cruise
Specify the time of day you would like to leave.
GET INFORMATION ON WHAT THERE IS TO SEE AND DO IN YOUR DESTINATION
BEFORE YOU GO.
Call local Tourist Boards for brochures and information on the most
romantic restaurants, the most exciting things to see and do, etc.
FIND OUT HOW FAR AWAY YOUR HOTEL IS FROM DOWNTOWN. READ ABOUT YOUR
DESTINATION IN A GUIDEBOOK.
ROOM ENTRY CHECK LIST
Don't unpack when you enter. Check to see that everything you want is
there. Don't leave anything to chance. Ask the bellboy to wait as you
check. If the room is not to your liking, go downstairs, explain that
you're on your honeymoon, and change it.
What to look for:
Is the bed the size you want?
Is the bathroom clean?
Do you have a view of the ocean?
Do you have a "Do Not Disturb sign?
Does the TV work?
Do the faucets drip?
Do the lights work?
Is there a TV remote?
How does the in-room safe work?
GENERAL HONEYMOON TRAVEL TIPS
Put name and address inside your bags as well as outside.
Carry bathing suit, cosmetics, and other basic essentials on board.
Check camera batteries and get new ones before departing on your trip.
Take plenty of film.
Check what documents you will need to leave and enter your home country.
Obtain an international drivers' license. It is available through your
If you plan to make major purchases, check the price at home first.
Know the 'plans':
Continental includes continental breakfast (coffee and rolls).
American includes breakfast, lunch and dinner.
Modified American includes breakfast, and lunch or dinner.
Take books or reading material.
Take all medicines and toiletries you will need for the trip. Do not
rely on finding them easily in a foreign country.
Put cash and valuables in hotel Safety Deposit boxes.
Don't forget a calculator if you're going outside your home country.
Reconfirm all return flights.
Pack an extra bag to carry purchases.