The Ultimate Honeymoon Packing Guide

What should you pack for honeymoon? It depends where you’re headed, but whether you’re jetting off somewhere beachy and tropical like Bali, chic and warm like Santorini or the Amalfi Coast, or off-the-map like The Maldives, here are all the things you shouldn’t forget to pack for your big trip. 

Important things not to forget to pack for your honeymoon

Airline tickets (printed or on your phone) or e-ticket confirmations

Passport, visas, your driver’s licenses

Credit cards (take only those you’ll need)

Any reservation confirmations (like hotels, restaurants and events) not available electronically

Travel insurance documentation (my pick for travel insurance is World Nomads)

A power adaptorI use this one that works in every country. It’s one of my top travel essentials I bring everywhere.

Phone numbers for your doctor, house or pet sitter and credit card companies (in case your cards are lost or stolen)

Prescription medicine

Birth control

Sunscreen (here are all my favorites)

Camera (if you plan to bring a good one other than your phone, my pick for a starter professional camera is the Sony A6000, it’s lightweight but has the quality of a DSLR!)

OK now that those key things are out of the way, onto the fun stuff to bring on your honeymoon….

ALL the pouches, packing cubes, and organizers: 

I don’t know about you guys, but I am a very messy traveler. I know, I know, I travel all the time so I should be the *most* organized, but give me twenty minutes alone in a hotel room and you might think a bomb went off in there. For a disorganized traveler like me, packing cubes and pouches are a life saver when it comes to keeping everything organized.

Packing Cubes – You can get them for under $20 on Amazon, though for a little more, these Paravel beauties are the best of the best (and you can have them monogrammed with your new monogram!!!! So cute)

Packing Cube Trio

In-flight essentials to pack for your honeymoon:

Eye-masks

My fiance and I never travel without our eyemasks. They’re the #1 travel essential you need for getting good sleep on a long flight, for adjusting to new time zones, and fighting jet lag. My go-to is this Slip Silk one (they also have a MRS. one – so cute), and his is this Bucky one!

Slip - Silk Sleepmask PinkSlip® Silk Mrs. Eye Mask

A travel pillow (coordinated with your passport cover & luggage tag, of course)

Pastel print floral design accessories

Or you can go for some adorable Mr. and Mrs. Luggage Tags like these ones on Amazon.

A light sweater or sweatshirt for the plane

Is it just me or does anyone else feel like as soon as the plane takes off it turns into ANTARCTICA up in there. I ALWAYS bring a cardigan, sweater, or sweatshirt to stay warm on a plane. 

My go-to plane outfit is Alosoft leggings (seriously, if you haven’t tried Alo’s SUPER soft leggings, you’re missing out. They are a long flight essential!!), a casual tee, and a light sweatshirt or sweater for when it gets cold on the airplane. Here are some cute options!

LOVE this alo getaway hoodie. So freaking comfy for planes.

Or snag this super-soft all-white crewneck sweatshirt because #honeymoon.

 

 

 

 

A chic fanny pack to keep all your travel docs in place

Fanny packs are cool again, yall!!! And this one is such a winner. I wore it allllll over Europe all summer and am obsessed. It’s perfect for airports instead of keeping having to get your wallet out of your about-to-burst-purse.  The best part? It easily works as a crossbody too!

All your toiletries, organized!

Stoney Clover Lane Clear Open Top PouchStoney Clover Lane Glam Clear Top Pouch

I LOVE Stoney Clover Lane’s Toiletry Pouches. They’re on the pricier side, but they’re SO sturdy and will last you forever. They’re perfect for keeping things organized for weekends or big trips away. 

A polaroid camera!

You’re going to want to snap up every second of your once in a lifetime trip, so I love the idea of packing a polaroid camera for your honeymoon to capture some of the moments. Like a cute snap of sipping champagne on your first-class flight over there? SORRY NOT SORRY FOR BEING THOOOOSE CHEESY HONEYMOONERS ON THE FLIGHT.

Just don’t forget film too! 

$129, Amazon

Insta-worthy matching his-and-hers swimsuits

What’s cuter than mens and womens matching swim suits to rock on your honeymoon?!

The best part? These ultra-soft, ultra-flattering Watercolors swimsuits were hand-designed by me, and they come in a bunch of different designs! (you can read more about them here –  Kenny Flowers is my fiance!)

 

What else do you need to bring in your suitcase for your honeymoon?

Your outfits will likely vary a lot depending on your destination, but here’s a good list to get you started. 

What to Pack for a Warm Climate Honeymoon Destination

Sunglasses

Beach bag

Sun hat(s)

Swimsuits, bikinis and cover-ups

Flip flops

1 pair of sneakers for hiking/the hotel gym

Activewear

1 flying outfit (these are always my in-flight leggings because they’re SO soft)

*Check out my Bali Packing Guide and Maldives Packing Guide for ideas*

What to Pack for a Cold Weather Honeymoon Destination

Heavy jumpers/sweaters

Goggles

Waterproof socks

Waterproof boots

Hand and foot warmers

Thermal under-layers

Gloves

Warm hats / headbands

Scarf

Waterproof ski pants and jacket or snowsuit

Vest

Skis, poles, ski boots (if you have your own and aren’t renting)

*Ps check out my Ultimate Packing List for Aspen for some ideas*

Some chic PJ’s

I’m currently obsessed with this brand of silky pajamas, lingerie and intimates. They have the cutest cami sets, PJ’s, bralettes, and lingerie, perfect for a honeymoon.

Flora Nikrooz Gabby Charmeuse Cami & Tap in Ivoryhomebodii Polka Dot Short PJ Set in Rose & White Polka Dot

What to pack your groom for the honeymoon?

A fun vacation shirt!

Kenny Flowers palm fronds shirt and matching kimono. 20% off with the code JETSET! 

Check out my related blog posts here:

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