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Resort / Honeymoon Safety Tips

Posted on October 19, 2017 at 1:05 PM

When You Check In...

Request that you have a room that is not on the ground floor. Security experts agree that people should generally stay between the third and sixth floors. The locations of these rooms are high enough to avoid easy break-ins but are low enough to be reached by fire engine ladders in the event of an emergency. Remember to make your room location preference known at the time of booking the room.

Entering and Leaving Your Hotel Room...  

Never keep your room key in the original key folder that was given to you at the front desk upon check-in.  The room key folder usually has your room number printed on it.  If you accidentally lose or leave your key folder with the key in it, then anyone finding it can access your room.  When you leave the room take the key with you and leave the folder behind in the room.

If you are going to leave your room and do not need housekeeping to come in leave the TV on (medium volume) and hang the do not disturb sign on the door knob outside of the door.  Now you've left the impression that someone is in the room, and there is less of a chance that a stranger would try to enter it because they see the sign and may hear the television playing.

Never open the door to a stranger.  Even if they claim to be a member of the hotel staff but you weren't expecting them. Ask them to wait and call the front desk and ask if they had sent someone up, verifying their identity first.

The Three Honeymoon Beauty Must Haves!

Posted on August 29, 2017 at 3:50 PM

Your honeymoon should be spent relaxing and spending time together as newlyweds. The last thing you should be concerned with everyday is getting made up. Especially if you spent the week of your wedding wearing more makeup than usual.

Whether you're traveling through Spain or enjoying the sandy beaches in the Bahamas, you'll be set if you pack these three beauty necessities.

1. Tinted Moisturizer that with SPF

At this point you can skip foundation with heavy coverage and go for a more natural look while also protecting your skin from the sun with a tinted moisturizer.

2. Waterproof Mascara

The last thing you want to be worrying about is if your mascara is running at the pool or while your out on an excurision. That's why a long wear, waterproof mascara is essential to have on your packing list!

3. Cheek & Lip Stain

If you add a little bit of color to your cheeks and lips it will make the look complete!  Cheek and lip stains are 2-in-1 products. You can easily keep it in your purse for touch ups and you'll be able to transition from day to night in no time.

Honeymoon Planning Tips

Posted on June 29, 2016 at 2:55 PM

This is what should be done six months before a couples' wedding day:

1. The bride and groom should decide where they want to go and what type of honeymoon they want.

2. If you can't decide on one particular place, come up with a destination that has something for both of you. For example, if the bride would like to   relax and the groom is adventerous, choose an island that offers zip lining, scuba diving and a fabulous spa for her!

3. You need to come up with a budget. Take in consideration the wedding ceremony and reception expenses when making your decisions. What can you really afford to do? Look for savings everywhere such as finally using those frequent flyer miles. The time of year, the length of the trip, how far in advance you book and all of the amenities you want are more factors that will raise or lower the cost. 

4. Consult a travel agent who specializes or is experienced in the destination you both want to visit.  His or her knowlege will be priceless when making decisions. 

5. Start the reservation process and book everything you will need:  airline and/or cruise ship tickets, hotel, rental cars, etc.

6. Start the paperwork to obtain a passport.

This is what should be done four months before a couples' wedding day:

1. Update your passport or visa. (Note: If you do not have a passport start your paperwork to obtain one six months ahead of time instead of four.)

2. Check your desired destination and see if you need any vaccinations. There are some immunizations that need to be administered in advance, maybe even months before you leave.

3. The closer you get to the wedding day the more busier you will become. If you will be visiting a country that has a foreign language, start learning general phrases now for better communication. Purchase a small translation dictionary for that language as well.

4. Research any additional excursions or events that can be incorporated into your schedule for things to do. It is better to know all of your options   or activities ahead of time just in case of an unforeseen circumstance that might affect your plans on one of those days.

This is what should be done one month before a couples' wedding day:

1. Confirm all of the reservations that you have set for your honeymoon.

2. If your going out of the country check with your cellular service provider to make sure you have international calling. Also, you can purchase a   prepaid cell phone that has international calling to be used at your destination.

3. If your leaving the country check your money!  If you need to exchange American dollars for the native currency do not forget to do that. US currency is accepted in a lot of countries but have smaller bills on hand for tips and for miscellaneous purchases. Make sure to get some travelers’ checks too.

4. ICE = In Case of Emergency: Have a card with this information (who to contact in case of an emergency, doctors' info, allergies, blood type, prescription medicine info etc.) inside your purse or wallet. Today you can not be too careful, carry this info in case of an emergency!

5. Give a copy of your itinerary to a loved one in case they need to contact you.

When Should You Leave for Your Honeymoon?

Posted on June 26, 2016 at 9:45 PM
After you get married, do you plan to leave the very next day for your honeymoon? Or maybe a couple of days later? Today, more couples are delaying their honeymoon by at least one day after their wedding. A lot of couples don't want to have to wake up too early like at 4am for a flight, especially after being up until the wee hours of the night at the reception. Some couples also would like to have a few days after the wedding to get things done that they simply didn't have time for because of wedding preperations. Couples take that time to pack, organize wedding gifts, deposit any wedding gift money, clean their house if they entertained out of state wedding guests and view photos and videos from the wedding that might have been posted online by the photographer, videographer or other wedding guests. Some couples decompress by arranging a spa day with massages to unwind from the excitement of the wedding celebration.