Are you planning a honeymoon but looking for an alternative to your typical destinations? We’ve put together a list of destinations that are not your usual choices and found some great ways to save you money as well.
Honeymoons are a time for you and your partner to unwind after your big day. So whether you want to soak up the sun or want a more cultural experience, we think these spots are great locations for any newly married couple.
1. Skiathos Island, Greece
Celebrities like Goldie Hawn, Kurt Russel and Kate Hudson frequent this gorgeous Greek Island that is only a 40 min flight from Athens. The Island has a range of activities from day trips to the surrounding islands and watersports such as parasailing and jet skiing, and it caters for all tastes including beach bars to get you dancing or if you prefer just chilling by the beach and soaking up the sun. What’s more, you can book a package deal on Lastminute.com.au and receive up to 5.60% Cashback through Cashrewards.
If you’re after a cultural fix then Cambodia is definitely the place, from temples to street stalls, it’s a blend of sights, smells and sounds that will evoke your inner romantic. Stay at gorgeous resorts such as The Privilege Floor by Lotus Blanc and unwind after a day of sightseeing. Book your stay through Wotif and receive up to 5.50% Cashback.
Visiting Vietnam, you have a combination of historical and cultural experiences whilst also having the choice to lounge by the pool in your resort that’s surrounded by forest and rice paddies. Virgin Australia can get you there and they also offer up to 1.00% Cashback through Cashrewards.
4. Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Take a Camel ride and then be treated to a dinner in the desert all while soaking up the Arabian atmosphere. The resorts in Dubai are larger than life and if you’re staying in luxury such as the Jumeirah Zabeel Saray why would you want to leave. They also have an exceptional spa. Book your stay through Hotels.com and receive up to 5.60% Cashback.
From its capital Vienna to the Alps this country has so much to offer and caters for all tastes. For all the art lovers and classicists out there, there is so much to see and hear. Take in the opera at one of the many castles and music halls around Vienna and then head out to the highlands for a countryside stay or if its winter the slopes. Emirates can get you to Austria and you can save a bonus 1% Cashback on your flights.
6. Cappadocia, Turkey
The region of Cappadocia has many places to stay and do things at. You can take a hot air balloon ride over the lunarscape region and take in its sights. See the churches of Goreme that have been cut out of rock and for a unique experience stay in one of the cave hotels like the Kayakapi Premium Caves Cappadocia. Book through Hotels Combined and receive a bonus 4% Cashback.
7. Palawan, Philippines
Beaches, limestone cliffs, and pristine waters are what holiday dreams are made of. This beautiful part of the world is the perfect honeymoon spot for couples who want to spend some time snorkelling, diving and spending their days doing a range of different water activities or just floating in the crystal waters. Lastminute.com.au has packages available and you can receive up to 5.60% Cashback.
8. Zambia, Africa
Zambia is the location to be if you’re looking for safari adventures. Take in the breathtaking scenery and wilderness and spend your nights in lavish safari lodges like the Stanley Safari Lodge. Packages can be booked through Expedia and you can earn up to 5.40% Cashback.
9. Willamette Valley, Oregon, USA
If you love wineries than the Willamette Valley is a definite choice. A bit quieter than the Napa Valley (for the moment), this region has more than 500 wineries to choose from and you’ll love the scenery and produce the region has to offer. Wotif has holiday packages available and you can receive 5.50% Cashback.
There are so many places to visit in Japan and they all vary for sights and things to do. Tokyo offers shopping, fine wine and cuisine and a buzzing city life. Kyoto is filled with cultural history and shrines or if you’re looking for a winter honeymoon you can go up north to Hokkaido. Virgin Australia flies to Japan and booking with them through Cashrewards can get you up to 1% Cashback on your flights.
There are so many destinations to choose from, we hope these locations have inspired you with some new ideas for your honeymoon. Wherever you choose to travel to we hope you have a fabulous time!
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