The vows have been swapped, the champagne toasted, the first dance danced, but do not feel sad: The wedding festivities are far from over. You still have the honeymoon! Whether you are backpacking through Europe or jetting off to a remote island, a honeymoon is the time for you and your S.O. to kick back, soak up that newlywed status, and get some much-needed couple’s time. However, after spending the past few months (or years!) mapping out every detail of your wedding, you are probably just not feeling even more planning. To help make your honeymoon prep a little easier, we pulled together a packing list for your honeymoon. All you need to do is follow along, fill your suitcase, and go have fun, you crazy kids.
Carry-On Essentials to Pack for Your Honeymoon
Regardless of the destination, no vacation can start without adding a few essentials to your carry-on bag. Before you leave the house for your honeymoon, make sure these staples are in your suitcase.
- Passports and passport holders
- Wallets with cash, credit/debit cards, driver’s licenses/government-issued IDs, medical insurance card
- Boarding passes
- Water bottles
- Luggage tags
- Travel pillows
- Eye masks
- Chargers for electronics
- Cell phones/laptops/tablets
- Portable battery chargers
- Hand sanitizer
- Lip balm
Clothing Packing List for Her
Packing for your honeymoon is not as stressful as, say, finding your wedding dress. All you really need is some strategy—that is where we come in. Ultimately, every packing list will vary by destination and length of the trip; however, the list below will help you find something to wear for every occasion.
- Sneakers (for traveling and walking around)
- Sandals or heels
- T-shirts and dressier tops
- Light sweater or jacket
- Rain jacket
- One pair of pants (if it gets cold)
- Sarong or cover-up
- Lingerie, Bras, Underwear, Socks
Clothing Packing List for Him
The key is to pack a few wardrobe staples you can cleverly mix and match for dinners, workouts, and romantic walks alike. Thanks to this handy list, you won’t have to worry about winding up with overweight luggage.
- Flip flops/sandals
- Swim trunks
- Underwear, socks
- Rain jacket
Toiletry Packing List for Him and Her
Though you may be tempted to dump your entire medicine cabinet into your honeymoon suitcase, you have space constrictions to deal with, not to mention those pesky TSA restrictions. Here is everything to bring; note that most toiletries can be shared with your spouse!