According to the most recent Real Wedding Study of The Knot, the average wedding in USA costs $33,000.
Thankfully, with some careful planning and creativity, you can avoid emptying your pockets for a lavish honeymoon.
Below, five ways to save money on honeymoon travel in USA & still able to make memories lasts a lifetime.
- Honeymoon Within the U.S.
Yellowstone is ranked on the top of the Best Affordable Honeymoons in USA that covers 2.2 million acres across Montana & Wyoming, Idaho.
You wife can enjoy breathtaking geysers, canyons, rivers & waterfalls during the day followed by staring up at twinkling stars visible from all areas of national park during the evening.
Other affordable destinations for honeymoon in USA can easily found in Massachusetts, California & Martha’s Vineyard.
- Fly on a Saturday, Tuesday or Wednesday
Sunday is considered the one of the most expensive days to travel whether domestically or internationally as flight prices usually peak on weekends. However, according to a FareCompare.com study, three of the cheapest days to fly are
- Cheapest days to fly, U.S. domestic: Usually Tuesdays, Wednesdays, Saturdays
- Cheapest days to fly, international: Weekdays are usually cheaper than weekends
- Pick an Under-the-Radar International Destination
Although you may try to have honeymoon in a tried-and-true international destination as Paris or Tahiti, off-the-beaten-path locales offer many of the same perks.
Why planning a post-wedding getaway to Santorini that costs thousands of dollars for lodging alone & airfare while you can consider the Greek island of Corfu with miles of picturesque beaches as its better-known counterpart with an only fraction of the price.
- Instead of a Big Resort, Opt for a Bed-and-Breakfast
Bed-and-breakfasts offer much romance & relaxation than typical resorts that offer for a luxury experience.
These motels offer common areas with more privacy and intimacy for a small amount of guests than those in mega resorts.
- Save Your Honeymoon for a More Affordable Time of Year
keep in mind before booking your trip that low season varies for different destinations. Flights to the Caribbean from North America are at their lowest between November & June. Just make sure to protect your funds from hurricanes by investing in travel insurance.
The cost of European destinations is less during colder months as Jan. & Feb. for those who dream of watching snow fall outside or snuggling by a fire.