The Ultimate Honeymoon Packing List.
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The Ultimate Honeymoon Packing List

The vows have been swapped, the champagne toasted, the first dance danced, but don't feel sad: The wedding festivities are far from over. You've still got the honeymoon! Whether you’re backpacking through Europe or jetting off to a remote island, a honeymoon is the time for your and your S.O. to kick back, soak up that newlywed status, and get some much-needed couple’s time. But after spending the past few months (or years!) mapping out every detail of your wedding, you're 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.

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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.

Clothing Packing List for Her

Brides, good news: Packing for your honeymoon isn’t as stressful as, say, finding your wedding dress. All you really need is some strategy—that’s where we come in. Ultimately, every packing list will vary by destination and length of trip; however, the list below will help you find something to wear for excursions, romantic dinners, and lazy lounges on the beach.

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. 

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. But just because you have to cut back on your lotions and potions doesn’t mean your grooming and hygiene routines have to take a backseat. Here is everything to bring; note that most toiletries can be shared with your partner—ahem, spouse!

Accessories Packing List for Him and Her

Accessories make the vacation outfit (and let’s be honest, the vacation selfie). Not only does a hat, belt, or pair of earrings act as the perfect finishing touch for any look, but most add-ons are also small enough to be packed inside your carry-on. Similar to clothes, the accessories you’ll need will depend; however, the list below will get you started.

Miscellaneous Extras to Bring On Your Honeymoon

Helpful Printouts to Bring On Your Honeymoon

Now that you’re all packed, it’s finally time to enjoy your honeymoon. Want to let you honeymoon go off without a hitch? Print out these critical documents and stash them somewhere safe.

  • Contact list with emergency numbers
  • Confirmations of flights, hotels, and car rentals
  • Vouchers for day excursions 
  • Road and city maps/directions
  • Bank/credit card contact info
  • Copies of passports and IDs

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