October 16, 2007

Reader Q & A

Q: I heard about a couple who registered for upgrades on their Honeymoon. My mom says this is tacky. Are many people doing this?

A: I get asked this question all the time. Honeymoon registries are becoming extremely popular, and it's definitely NOT tacky. It's a really unique and different take on the traditional wedding registry. Honeymoon Registries are just like a registry at BB&B, Williams-Sonoma, or Pottery Barn. Rather than registering for a blender, you register for things like massages, room upgrades, water sports, and excursions. It gives the couple a chance to think through their honeymoon and pre-plan their activities. This is an especially great idea for couples having their second marriages or couples who have been living together for a period of time and already have the typical household items usually found on registries. It's also a great way for guests to give gifts that you'll really remember and get to enjoy. Keep in mind, it shouldn't be the only registry that you have. Register for some more traditional items for the guests that may not be comfortable giving such a cutting-edge gift.

Google "Honeymoon Registry" and some really great sites will come up. Our pick? www.thehoneymoon.com.

Need our advice? Send us your question at: stacey@asyouwishwed.biz!


brandon said...


Thank you for discussing the honeymoon registry concept and describing the attributes behind this increasingly mainstream registry option for engaged couples.

It is great to see how popular the honeymoon registry is becoming. When Traveler's Joy first started accepting Members over four years ago, we soon realized there was a huge population of engaged couples not satisfied with the diversity of the wedding registry market.

Traveler's Joy stands out among other registries because we are not involved with any travel bookings. Instead, we encourage our Members to work with their local travel agent or create their own unique honeymoon itinerary. We simply help make dream honeymoons come true!

I encourage you to contact us with any questions about our service.

Most importantly, enjoy your honeymoon!

Best Regards,

Brandon Warner
Traveler's Joy Honeymoon Registry

Tecla said...

Good words.