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The Essential Honeymoon Travel Checklist

Organized and advanced planning for your honeymoon can save you a lot of travel headaches, especially in today's travel environment. Save this checklist of important items to ensure a smooth travel experience! Must Haves: Airline tickets or e-ticket confirmation (note flight number and departure/arrival time) Cruise tickets (note cabin number and departure/arrival time) Resort/Hotel address, phone, and confirmation number Passport/Visas Driver's license(make name on ID matches name on passport/visa) Credit cards (take only those you will need)  Phone number(s) to report lost/stolen cards (pack separately from wallet or purse!) Traveler's checks  Phone Cards (especially if traveling internationally) Medicines & Prescriptions (make sure they are in their original bottles and that you have enough to last your entire trip) Doctor's phone number (packed separately from your wallet/purse) Contraception Extra contact lenses and/or glasses Phone number(s) f

Updating Your Name After the Wedding

60-80% of brides take their husband's last name after the wedding. If you are taking your husband's surname, it's generally advised that you wait until you return from your honeymoon ... especially if a passport is involved. This ensures the last name on your ID matches the name on your passport, airline or cruise tickets, and your credit cards. One you return, make a checklist  list of all the places you need to update your last name. This will help ensure you don't miss anything! Here's a short list to get you started: Auto Registration Auto Insurance Policy Bank Accounts Credit Card Accounts Deeds & Titles Dental Records Driver's License Employee Records Investment Accounts Life Insurance Policy Medical Records Memberships Online Accounts Passport Post Office Records Social Security Records Stock Certificates Tax Agencies (State and Federal) Voter Registration Card Will / Trust Did we miss anything?   Tell us where else you need t