honeymoon planning

Best Beach Honeymoons

About 3/4 of the honeymooners that My Vacation Lady speaks to wants a  tropical beach honeymoon.  After the stress of the wedding, they want to relax with a drink in their hand.  But many will want to mix it up with activities and excursions but the beach and the resort play a major role in [...]

Where to honeymoon if you are getting married during hurricane season?

Curacao It's almost here.  As if 2020 hasn't been a hard enough year, June 1st is the official start of hurricane season.   It technically lasts until November 30 but the highest concentrations of hurricanes are from mid-August through mid-October. If you are getting married during hurricane season, where should you go for your [...]

Kauai = PARADISE

Wailua Falls- photo credit KL Kohn Among the 4 more popular Hawaiian Islands, Kauai is the most lush and tropical.   Think Jurassic Park tropical- since it actually was filmed in Kauai along with many other movies.   Known as the Garden Isle, it has certainly earned its name. If you tried to [...]

How to see the Napali Coast

The Na'Pali Coast- photo credit KL Kohn                 This 15 mile stretch of ragged coastline of Kauai literally means "the Cliffs"  and  you can't see it driving around the island. On one of our vacations in Kauai, we stopped at Ke'e Beach on the North Shore [...]

Romantic Getaways in the US

2020 may be the year of domestic honeymoons and romantic getaways.  Many of our clients are rethinking the European or South Pacific honeymoon in favor of staying closer to home.  Some are taking a short mini moon and saving the big honeymoon for next year when covid 19 is (hopefully) just a bad memory. Whether [...]

Newlyweds can change the name on their passport for free

My Vacation Lady gets this question all the time when we are booking our client's honeymoon packages. "What name should the bride's name be booked under, her maiden name or her married name?" Considering that you won't get your marriage license for a few weeks after the wedding, if you are taking your honeymoon right after [...]

Fiji’s unique honeymoon experiences

Fiji is a popular South Pacific honeymoon destination for My Vacation Lady's honeymooners.   It's exotic. It's not a place you can easily go back to year after year and the local islanders are among the friendliest in the world.  Bula not only means welcome- it is also a way of life! If you are [...]

Should you trust your honeymoon to an OTA?

First of all, what's an OTA?  It's an online travel agency.  Some names you might recognize may start with E, T, O.  There are so many others.  Bookit.com closed up shop a few weeks ago leaving their travelers stranded, with no hotels and no recourse. So why is My Vacation Lady talking about these OTA's?   [...]

Tips on what to pack for your next vacation

In a survey of travel professionals nationwide, the question was "What suggestions can we offer on what clients should bring for their vacations and honeymoons to various parts of the world". These were some of the top recommendations: Wear layered clothing Bring neutral clothing Bring plenty of sunscreen This is how it broke down by destination: [...]

Why do we ask so many questions?-Honeymoon planning

We recently received an email from Jon and Jen  who were recommended to  My Vacation Lady by a client who is booked to go to Greece for their honeymoon in July.  They also wanted to go to Greece so we set up a honeymoon consultation.   The consultation is one that is unique, web based [...]