First Moon Trips: How COVID-19 changed 2020 honeymoon plans

First Moon Trips: How COVID-19 changed 2020 honeymoon plans | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2
First Moon Trips: How COVID-19 changed 2020 honeymoon plans | HOUSTON LIFE | KPRC 2

HOUSTON – Have you heard of a First Moon trip?

COVID-19 threw a huge wrench in everyone’s 2020 plans.

For many engaged couples that meant being forced to change wedding dates and cancel or postpone honeymoon plans.

Now, newly weds are re-booking trips, coined ‘First Moon Trips’ because they are shorter, closer to home and more affordable.

Travelzoo senior editor, Gabe Saglie is sharing what to know before you book and the top 5 destinations for couples.

ACCORDING TO TRAVELZOO & ZOLA’S LATEST TRAVELER SURVEY:

  • 95% of couples have canceled or postponed their 2020 honeymoon
  • 30% of couples postponed their honeymoon but are still taking a First Moon trip this year
  • 88% of First Moons or re-planned honeymoons this year are in the U.S.
  • Only 20% of honeymoons had originally been booked in the U.S.

Where do couples feel comfortable traveling on their First Moon?


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