Honeymoon Packing Made Easy!


In the frenzied aftermath of a wedding, couples are brimming with excitement and exhilaration at the idea of starting their life together, so much so that packing for the honeymoon may not get the serious attention it deserves. It’s not just sexy lingerie and cute outfits; there are many essentials that are hard to think of, until you’re thousands of feet in the air and an image of your medication or phone charger sitting on your dresser pops into your head. That is why we have provided you with a honeymoon packing essentials list worthy of a fridge magnet. So, happy packing, and happy honeymoon!

General Essentials

  • Airline tickets (printed or on your phone) or e-ticket confirmations
  • Passport, visas, international driver’s license
  • Wedding contract
  • Army exemption
  • Credit cards/cash (proper currency)
  • Any reservation confirmations (like hotels, restaurants and events) if not available electronically
  • Camera/selfie stick (since you are two)
  • Phone charger
  • WhatSHE should pack:
  • A pair of comfortable jeans, pants or leggings for traveling
  • Light jacket or pullover (take one that can be tied around the waist or stuffed in a backpack)
  • Sundresses
  • A dressy dress (fancy)
  • Cardigan (for chilly restaurants)
  • Casual shirts (T-shirts or tank tops)
  • Shorts
  • Swimsuits
  • Swimsuit cover-ups
  • Sneakers
  • Walking shoes or sandals
  • Evening shoes or sandals
  • Evening purse or clutch
  • Extra socks and underwear
  • Bras (strapless and otherwise)
  • Accessories (scarves, hats and jewelry to add variety to a limited wardrobe)

What HE should pack:

  • Jeans, pants or trainings for traveling
  • Comfortable loose pants
  • Light jacket or pullover (take one that can be tied around the waist or stuffed in a backpack)
  • Casual shirts (T-shirts or tanks)
  • Shorts
  • Polo or button-down short-sleeve shirts
  • Dressy jacket (for nicer restaurants)
  • Swimsuits
  • Sneakers
  • Walking shoes or sandals
  • Extra socks and underwear

What to pack from HERE:

  • Sunscreen and lip balm
  • Eye-glasses/sunglasses
  • Sombreros/caps
  • Band-aids
  • Aspirin
  • Antacid
  • Allergy medicine
  • Diarrhea medicine
  • Motion sickness medicine
  • Tampons and/or pads
  • Messenger or backpack to wear around during activities
  • Electrical converter and/or adapter

Bathroom Basics

  • Travel-size toothpaste
  • Toothbrush
  • Deodorant
  • Cosmetics
  • Makeup remover
  • Cotton balls and swabs
  • Comb and/or brush
  • Hair gel or spray
  • Nail file and/or clippers
  • Shaving cream
  • Baby-lice
  • Razors
  • Contact lenses, re-wetting solution and storage case
  • Hair accessories

Optional Items (Your Hotel May Provide)

  • Shampoo and conditioner
  • Body lotion
  • Hair dryer
  • Shower cap
  • Cotton buds


  • Extra pair of glasses and/or contacts
  • Asthma inhaler (if needed)
  • Earplugs
  • Sewing kit
  • Antibacterial liquid or lotion
  • Eye drops
  • Leave Behind With Family or Friends
  • Your itinerary and hotel phone numbers
  • Photocopies of your passport and credit cards
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