Are you curious how much money you should spend on your honeymoon? When should you book your honeymoon? How long should you go for? Here are some facts and answers to common questions. For the complete list of honeymoon statistics and facts, download our 20 page study here.

How long is the average honeymoon?

The average honeymoon is 7 days.

How long after the wedding should I go on my honeymoon?

More than 75% of newlyweds set out on their honeymoon within the first week of marriage.

How much does a honeymoon cost?

The average cost of a honeymoon is between $2,500 and $3,500 or about 15% of the wedding budget. “Luxury” honeymooners account for approximately 15% of the market and spend an average of $9,950. 62% of couples pay for their own honeymoon.

How long does it take to plan a honeymoon?

Couples spend an average of 5.1 weeks planning their honeymoon.

How long after I get engaged should I book my honeymoon?

The average couple books their honeymoon 8 weeks after getting engaged.

Who plans the honeymoon?

Most of the time the bride books the honeymoon. In our study of newlyweds, the bride planned the honeymoon 85% of the time.

What is the most popular type of honeymoon?

A beach honeymoon is the most popular type of honeymoon.

How popular are honeymoons?

99% of couples will take a honeymoon after their wedding.

What is the most popular honeymoon destination?

Hawaii is the most popular honeymoon destination in the world.

How many people go on honeymoons every year?

1.4 million honeymoons are taken each year in the U.S.

How big is the honeymoon market?

Newlyweds spend $12 billion dollars a year on honeymoons.

Learn more about honeymoon facts in our study

COVID-19’s Impact on Honeymoons

Airline travel has decreased by 96% due to COVID-19.

To limit the spread of Covid-19, more than 200 countries and territories worldwide have imposed measures that restrict or deter people from entering their respective borders, according to a report released by the United Nations World Tourism Organization.

Of a total of 217 destinations,

  • 97 destinations (or 45%) implemented total or partial border closures;
  • 65 countries and territories (or 30%) suspended flights totally or partially;
  • 39 locations (or 18%) enforced border closures aimed at a specific group of destinations;
  • 16 countries and territories, or the remaining 7%, implemented other measures such as requiring visitors to quarantine.
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