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Brianna, on May 30, 2019 at 6:13 AM Posted in Honeymoon 0 24
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Should you honeymoon right after? Or does it matter if you wait a couple of months to honeymoon?

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Latest activity by Rachael, on June 24, 2019 at 11:59 AM
  • Tara
    Master May 2020
    Tara ·
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    A honeymoon can be Taken anytime. Several of my friends have saved so much money by taking their honeymoon a year later.
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  • Formerbride
    VIP June 2019
    Formerbride ·
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    We are waiting. We are doing a mini moon and staying at a cabin on a lake before and after the wedding. I couldn't imagine planning a trip and a wedding at the same time.
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  • A
    Expert June 2019
    Afterallthistime...Always ·
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    I’m getting married in 9 days but waiting to honeymoon until February. It’ll be nice to have something else to look forward to. Also, we’re going to the Southern Hemisphere, so want to wait until the weather is nice there
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  • Hillary
    Expert October 2021
    Hillary ·
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    Our wedding is in April but we aren’t taking our honeymoon until June since FH is a teacher and he doesn’t want to take that many days off during the school year.
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  • Danielle
    Master June 2019
    Danielle ·
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    We are waiting a couple of months to go on our honeymoon. BUT we are going on a mini-moon for 2 days after the wedding.

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  • Brooke
    Expert November 2019
    Brooke ·
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    I unfortunately cannot take off for our honeymoon right after our wedding in November, and my husband is in the Navy and only gets certain times off in the year. Because of this we decided to wait 2 months and take our honeymoon over New Years (when he is guaranteed to have 2 weeks off and I can take time off).

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  • C
    Master January 2019
    Cassidy ·
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    We couldn’t take a honeymoon due to not having vacation time. But we were able to take a minimoon, and I am SO glad we did. It was so nice to able to spend 3 days with my brand new husband, still on that just married high. It felt like a celebration, whereas any trip we might get to take and call a “honeymoon” later will just feel like a nice trip. To me.
    You should do what works for you, but even if you can’t take a big trip right now i think you should look into doing something for a day or 2 after so you’re not jumping right back into the boringness and routines of everyday life.
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  • Hannah
    Master July 2019
    Hannah Online ·
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    We are taking it after, partly because we want to be jetting off to paradise with the feeling if newlywed bliss lol. Partly because our schedules wouldn't allow us to take it until a year out, and we definitely don't want to wait that long.
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  • FutureMrsC
    Expert October 2019
    FutureMrsC ·
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    We are going right after the wedding but we originally planned on waiting a few months because we did not think we would have enough time off. It really does not matter, do what works best for both of you.

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  • Jennifer
    Dedicated October 2019
    Jennifer ·
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    I originally thought I was going to wait because it would wipe out the rest of my PTO, but all my friends and family encouraged us to go for it right away. Their argument was that if we put it off, we'll come up with excuses not to leave/spend the money. I'm honestly really glad we decided to take the trip right after the wedding - everyone says the day goes by too fast so this is my way of stretching it out Smiley smile We made it work, but if you can't then there's absolutely nothing wrong with postponing it!

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  • Lauren
    VIP February 2020
    Lauren ·
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    You can do either, but we're going right after! FH doesn't get too much PTO so we thought about doing a mini-moon and waiting until he has 2 weeks off in the summer to do our real honeymoon. He talked to his coworkers and boss about it, and they said to definitely go ahead and do it right after the wedding because if we waited, there's a chance something could come up. Then, we wouldn't have the honeymoon that we always wanted!

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  • Jennifer
    Expert October 2019
    Jennifer ·
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    Personally, I think it doesn't matter, but somewhat to my surprise, FH feels strongly about going immediately. He says it's different traveling with the wedding high. I don't know, I didn't take a proper honeymoon my first time. I'm trusting what he says.
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  • Futuremrs
    Devoted July 2019
    Futuremrs ·
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    We're just doing a mini moon for 3 days right after because FH doesn't have enough time in at his new job yet for a full week. Then we'll go in January probably for a full honeymoon. Somewhere warm since we'll be living in NY or NJ. It'll give us something to look forward to when it starts to get cold! I had the concerns of having things come up and not ending up taking one (mainly because we're not waiting long to try for a baby so I could be pregnant), but he swears that won't happen. To avoid that happening, we're making the decisions now, so we can't back out later. I don't think it's a big deal to not go right away, but make sure you do take one at some point.
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  • Ashley
    Savvy October 2019
    Ashley ·
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    We are waiting a few months so we can have the Honeymoon of our dreams!! We cant wait!
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  • Diana
    VIP December 2019
    Diana ·
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    We’re take a mini honeymoon right after our wedding. We live in NC and we’re going to Walt Disney for a few days. The April 2020 we’re taking a big honeymoon on a Hawaii cruise.
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  • Cher Horowitz
    Master December 2019
    Cher Horowitz ·
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    Totally fine to wait for the honeymoon! It works out much better for FH's schedule to not go immediately after we get married. I believe it shouldn't make any difference, though!

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  • MrsD
    Legend July 2019
    MrsD ·
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    We are leaving Monday after our Saturday wedding. I think that's most typical, unless the couple is doing a honeymoon fund or saving up for the honeymoon and can't afford it at the time of the wedding.

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  • Katie
    Beginner October 2019
    Katie ·
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    We are going the Monday after our Saturday wedding. I wanted to do it right after because I think i'll need a nice vacation after months and months of wedding planning!! I've heard of couples waiting a few months to go because it gives them something else to look forward too, which I also think sounds nice!!

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  • Victoria
    VIP October 2018
    Victoria ·
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    We left for ours the next day. I love traditions and really wanted to be really newly married when we went on ours. But, we planned our wedding date around when we wanted to go and more importantly, we could afford it and the wedding at the same time in cash, no debt. Lots of couples wait to take their honeymoons because the time of year isn't right or just to have more time to save up for it. There's no right or wrong here, it's simply your preference. Whenever you decide to take it it's still a trip to celebrate your marriage.
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  • Courtney
    Master December 2019
    Courtney ·
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    Our wedding is on a Saturday and we're leaving on Monday for a few days in Montreal. We're spending Sunday with out-of-town family members and to pack.

    We're taking a full honeymoon a few months later.

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