honeymooning couple in walking through the steets in Europe.

Sojourns in Europe

You’ll want to select clothing that you can be comfortable in for sightseeing , dining at a fancy restaurant, or enjoying the theater or evening activities while honeymooning in Europe.

Brides

  • Pants /capris
  • Shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light sweater
  • Stylish jeans
  • A couple of dresses for evenings out at a fancy restaurant or the theater
  • Fashion scarves and jewelry
  • Stylish walking shoes
  • Evening shoes
  • Bathing suit (summer)
  • Purse
  • Tote bag
  • Underwear/socks
  • Sleepwear
  • Raincoat (if going in the spring or fall)
  • Compact umbrella
  • Sunglasses

Grooms

  • Slacks or khakis
  • Jeans
  • Shirts
  • Sports jacket
  • Tie
  • Light sweater
  • Walking shorts (summer)
  • Swim wear (summer)
  • Stylish walking shoes
  • A pair of dress shoes
  • Underwear/socks
  • Sleepwear
  • Light jacket or raincoat (if going in the spring or fall)
  • Compact umbrella
  • Belts
  • Sunglasses

 

Tropics and Island Time

Savor the sun, sand, and beaches as newlyweds in style.

couple in swimsuits snorkeling.

Brides

  • Shorts
  • Capris
  • Skirts
  • Sundresses
  • T-Shirts
  • Short-Sleeve Shirts
  • Tank tops
  • A couple of swim suits
  • Rashguard (with UV protection)
  • Cover up or pareo
  • Sunscreen
  • Sunhat
  • Sunglasses
  • Sandals
  • Flip flops
  • Tote bag for the beach or pool
  • Underwear

 

Grooms

  • Shorts
  • T-shirts
  • Short-sleeve shirts
  • Rashguard (with UV protection)
  • Swim wear
  • Slacks or khakis
  • Sunscreen
  • Sun hat, fedora, baseball cap
  • Sunglasses
  • Swim wear
  • A pair of dress shoes
  • Sandals
  • Flip Flops
  • Underwear

 

Cruises

A cruise is great way to honeymoon. Check with the cruise line to see if any formal or semi-formal nights are planned for the voyage.  On the majority of cruise lines, casually elegant clothes or resort wear is the mandate during the day with dressier evenings.

Couple on cruise ship deck.

Brides

  • Pants /capris
  • Shirts
  • Skirts
  • Light sweater
  • Dresses
  • Fashion scarves and jewelry
  • Evening wrap
  • Bathing suit (for the pool or beach)
  • Stylish walking shoes
  • Evening shoes
  • Sandals
  • Small purse
  • Formal dress/semi-formal dress (depending on cruise line)
  • Underwear/socks
  • Sleepwear
  • Sunglasses

Grooms

  • Walking shorts
  • Slacks or khakis
  • Button-down shirts
  • Collared, short-sleeve shirts
  • Sports jacket
  • Tie
  • Light sweater
  • Swim wear (for the pool or beach)
  • Stylish walking shoes
  • Dress shoes
  • Tuxedo/suit (depending on cruise line)
  • Underwear/socks
  • Sleepwear
  • Belts
  • Sunglasses

Travel Essentials

When traveling, have the following items easily accessible in a carry-on bag: travel documents, airline flights, hotel confirmation, cruise documents, restaurant confirmations, passports, visas, driver’s license, copy of your marriage certificate, camera, credit cards, friends/family contact information, prescription medicine, smartphones, tablets, books, magazines, guidebooks, maps/directions, USB chargers, and local currency.

Toiletries

Most resorts, hotels, and cruise lines provide shampoo, conditioner, body lotion, soap, and a hair dryer.

Basics to Pack:

  • Eyeglasses
  • Contact lenses, solution, storage case
  • Toothpaste
  • Toothbrushes
  • Cosmetics
  • Deodorant
  • Hairbrush/comb
  • Hair products
  • Hair styling tools
  • Razor
  • Shaving cream

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