Packing for your honeymoon is one of the most exhilarating times of your life! You’ve married that special guy or gal, and you are ready to take a breather from all of the wedding planning, and dip your toes in the beautiful Caribbean Sea! We know the process can be tedious, so to ensure that you’ve taken the time and packed the necessities, we’ve rounded up a few tips and a list to have you in great shape!

Check it out below…

Packing Tips for your Honeymoon
  • Fold clothes vertically – You can see things at a glance so you won’t need to take everything out, every single day when choosing your outfit.
  • Have pouches for everything! Staying organized is key, and is so helpful. You can use the pouches for: socks & underwear, toiletries, tech supplies, mirror, makeup. Also keep a little pouch in your carry on/purse where you can put your hard drive (for all the camera junkies), lip gloss or must have makeup, face masks (especially for long flights), phone charger, ipad.
  • Downsize products. Transfer all of the larger products into smaller plastic bottles. You can transfer your foundation, perfume, skin cream, face cream, etc.
  • Save samples for travel. If ever you receive sample size items in events, workshops or at the grocery, you can save these items for travel.
  • Toothbrush covers are a must also. You can pick them up at pharmacies or drugstores, Bed, Bath & Beyond, Target, etc. If you don’t mind them, you can even pick up the travel size toothbrushes, which are a little smaller but are very effective if you need it. The quality may not be the best, but if you don’t mind using it for a few days, then why not?
  • Put your shoes in a plastic bag. This will prevent any germs or dirt from getting onto your new clothes that you may have just purchased for your honeymoon. Ps. this is an awesome tip that is sometimes forgotten while travelling.
  • Hide your cash in different spots. Put some in your purse, your clothes, and also in a couple spots in your bag. It’s better to be safe than sorry, right?
Packing tips for your honeymoon, Adriana Weddings, Caribbean, Mexico
  • Put laptop or iPad in your back pack or purse for easy access. This will be a big help, since you won’t have to keep checking your carry on in the overhead bin to collect any items that you would need or want for the flight.
  • Place a tag on all of your bags. Even if it’s not a nametag, place some sort of tag that will be easily identifiable. Just in case your bag gets lost though, having a nametag on it will be really helpful.
  • Bring some medication with you. Pain medication incase you get a headache, cough drops, Vicks, etc.
  • Put your phone charger in your bag. If you can, look into getting an external charger because this will come in handy everywhere! Some airlines will have outlets, but not all, so just get one just in case.
  • Wear or carry your biggest jacket or coat with you on the plane, so that you don’t have to pack it. They can take up a lot of space in your luggage, so put them on and create more space in your bag for any more fun items or clothes that you may want to purchase on your honeymoon.

Items to Pack in your Carry on Bag/ Backpack/ Purse:

Packing tips for your honeymoon, Adriana Weddings, Caribbean, Mexico
  • Passport and other forms of Identification
  • Airplane Tickets & Your Boarding Passes
  • Hotel Reservation Confirmation
  • Shuttle/Transportation Confirmation
  • Copy of Travel Insurance (if you have purchased this)
  • Credit cards, wallet, cash
  • Medication (especially if you have allergies)
  • Jewelry (including wedding bands)
  • Contact Information for Wedding Planner & Vendors
  • Printed copies of all Vendor Contracts & Information
  • 2 swimsuits
  • One outfit (to go to restaurants if you would like)
  • Reception dress, veil, wedding shoes, garter, other accessories
  • Groom’s suit, shoes, tie, dress shirt
  • Camera
  • Cell Phones
  • Head Phones
  • Sleeping Mask, Neck Pillow
  • Books, Magazines, E-Reader/Tablet
  • Wedding Dress: To be carried in hand, or given its own seat if it is too large to be packed. *It is your precious after all* 🙂

Items to Pack in your Checked in Bag:

Packing tips for your honeymoon, Adriana Weddings, Caribbean, Mexico


  • Outfit for the Rehearsal dinner
  • Lingerie
  • Makeup (Lipstick, Lip gloss, powder, extra foundation)
  • Receipts of gifts/favors purchased (to show customs, just in case)
  • Any additional décor that you have purchased from home
  • Guest book/ Signing Book
  • Vase & Sand (Sand Ceremony only)
  • Ring Pillow (ring bearer)
  • Box (Cash/ Cheques from guests)
  • A copy of your invitation (for the photographer)
  • Flip Flops are a must!
  • Bridal Party Gifts (if purchased)
  • Wedding Favors
  • Welcome bags


Packing tips for your honeymoon, Adriana Weddings, Caribbean, Mexico


  • Swimsuits and sexy cover-ups
  • Dresses to throw on
  • T-shits and Cute tops
  • Shorts & a couple of Jeans
  • 2 Flip flops for the pool or beach
  • Phone/Tablet chargers
  • 1 Beach hat for the Sun
  • Strapless bra (for outfits that require it)
  • Underwear, Socks, Bras, etc.
  • Items to sleep in
  • 2 Shoes for dinner or going out
  • 1 wrap or sweater
  • Beach Towel
  • Beach Tote
  • Sunglasses
  • Extra batteries, memory cards, etc. for camera


Packing tips for your honeymoon, Adriana Weddings, Caribbean, Mexico


  • Toothbrush and toothpaste
  • Products for your hair
  • Curling/Straightening Iron, Hair Dryer
  • Nail file & Clipper
  • Extra bottle of polish in your wedding-day manicure color
  • Deodorant
  • Makeup and Makeup remover
  • Cotton ball/swabs
  • Q-tips
  • Comb & Brush
  • Razor and Shaving Cream
  • Contraceptives
  • Bug Spray (a must for certain areas)
  • Immodium (just in case your tummy decides to give a little trouble)
  • Sunscreen
  • Shampoo/Conditioner (resort will provide in most cases, but take your own products if you have any special hair treatments, etc)
  • Liquid Soap or a Bar
  • Body Lotion
  • Tweezers
  • Scissors (just in case)
  • Perfume
  • Pain Killers – eg. Advil, Panadol

We hope you enjoyed this great article guys! Now we want to know from you…are you excited for your honeymoon? Where are you flying off to? 

Let us know in the comments below!


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