Destination Wedding & Honeymoon travel: Advice from a Travel Agent

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Planning a destination wedding with lots of people involved can be daunting. Even planning a honeymoon for two can have its headaches.  Travel agent Jennifer Doncsecz of travelbyvip.com is known for her travel savvy and insider perspective on under-the-radar destinations. Here, she shares her best advice on planning a get-away, via Martha Stewart Weddings. How is working with a travel agent beneficial when booking a destination wedding? When you book a block of hotel rooms directly or with … [Read more...]

Credit Cards and Travel Rewards Credit Cards

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We all know what credit cards are. They allow us to spread the costs of big purchases by paying off a little each month. However, in doing this and not paying off the whole of your credit bill, you will incur interest charges. But how about a credit card which actually rewards you for spending on your credit card? Travel rewards credit cards do exactly that. One of the greatest types of credit cards available to the millions of people who apply for them and use them is the Travel Rewards … [Read more...]

2009 Wedding Trends from The Knot

2009 brings with it many things, including economic distress. But planning a wedding on a budget doesn't mean you have to skimp on style. Being creative and innovative will get you far in planning a wedding everyone will remember, and The Knot has a few tips on what's hot for 2009 Weddings! Rustic homespun details Outdoor weddings -- on a farm, in a vineyard, or even in the backyard -- are huge right now, and t's really no wonder: An outdoor setting makes for a fun, laid-back vibe and the … [Read more...]

Two years later, the honeymoon is officially over!

According to new research, the happy honeymoon ends after exactly two years, six months, and 25 days. It's not that things come crashing down into irreparable fragments, it's just that couples get into a rut and start taking each other for granted. Researchers found that after second wedding anniversary, men are far more likely to leave dirty washing on the floor and the toilet seat up, while women stop wearing make-up, slouch around in pyjamas and hog the TV remote control. By the third … [Read more...]

Should I purchase Wedding Insurance?

To be honest, I was not even aware that wedding insurance existed. Add it to the list of things I don't know (but I do now!). Just because I was in the dark (and luckily didn't need it at my own wedding!) doesn't mean you should be unprotected too. Understanding the risks involved in planning a wedding can help you determine whether or not you should purchase insurance to protect you against misfortune and mishap. According to About.com, wedding insurance policies are relatively inexpensive – a … [Read more...]

iVillage offers you a chance to win a Free Honeymoon!

Just thought the brides out there might be interested!! Enter the Countdown to Wedding Bliss Sweepstakes, brought to you by iVillage and Schick® Intuition®, and get on the road to your happily-ever-after. One Grand Prize winner will receive the lovers' getaway of her choice to one of five top honeymoon destinations; eight Weekly Prize winners will receive wedding and registry-related gifts worth up to $1,000! Plus, be among the first 100,000 iVillage members to respond and you can get a *FREE … [Read more...]