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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 numberPassport/VisasDriver'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 glassesPhone number(s) for your house sitter and/or…

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 RegistrationAuto Insurance Policy Bank AccountsCredit Card AccountsDeeds & TitlesDental Records Driver's LicenseEmployee RecordsInvestment AccountsLife Insurance PolicyMedical RecordsMembershipsOnline Accounts PassportPost Office RecordsSocial Security RecordsStock CertificatesTax Agencies (State and Federal)Voter Registration CardWill / Trust
Did we miss anything?  
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