Honeymoon FAQ – Everything You Need To Know

How much does a honeymoon cost?

The average honeymoon cost in the U.S. is between $2,500 and $3,500.

How long is a honeymoon?

The average honeymoon in the U.S. is one week long.

Who plans the honeymoon?

Often considered the responsibility of the groom, in actually, the bride plans the honeymoon 85% of the time.

Who pays for the honeymoon?

Traditionally, the groom is responsible for financing the honeymoon. However, many couples finance it together, have their families support, or set up a honeymoon registry or fund.

Why is it called a honeymoon?

The word derives from the Old English hony moone.

Hony refers to the new marriage’s sweetness, as well as a reference to the European custom of giving newlyweds enough mead, “an alcoholic liquor made by fermenting honey and water,” to last a month. That would keep many a couple happy.

Moon refers to how long that sweetness might probably last, or from the changing aspect of the moon—from full to waning.

Where should I go for my honeymoon?

Take a look at our list of the best places to take your honeymoon to help you decide.

What is a honeymoon registry?

A honeymoon registry is when a couple asks guests to gift money to be used towards the couple’s honeymoon.

Does everyone take a honeymoon?

71 percent of couples take a honeymoon after the wedding?

Leave a Comment