5 Cheap Getaways For Your Honeymoon

By Natalie Boesch
In Culture

If you’re planning a wedding ceremony, you’re probably thinking just as much about the honeymoon. You and your soon-to-be spouse need a getaway but also have to stay within your budget. To help you plan, here are five cheap destinations perfect for celebrating a new marriage.

Krabi, Thailand. Photo by Olivia Renkins.

Krabi, Thailand. Photo by Olivia Renkins.

1/ The Dominican Republic

Airfare 
Cheapest: ~$420
Quickest: ~$550

Exchange Rate
$1 = 45.77 Dominican Pesos

Why You Should Go
The ancient ruins, white sand beaches and the nightlife offer everything you might want out of a vacation.

2/ Thailand

Airfare
Cheapest: ~$680
Quickest: ~$1,290

Exchange Rate
$1 = 35.11 THB

Why You Should Go
The amount of culture, history, street food and shopping in Bangkok is unbeatable. Plus, you can easily get to the islands in both the Andaman Sea and the Gulf of Thailand to snorkel, scuba dive and eat fresh seafood.

3/ Costa Rica

Airfare
Cheapest: ~$320
Quickest: ~$570

Exchange Rate
$1 = 534.53 Costa Rican Colón

Why You Should Go
There’s the freshest fruit for less than $1 and hot springs to soak in throughout the country.

4/ Guatemala

Airfare
Cheapest: ~$400
Quickest: ~$550

Exchange Rate
$1 = 7.71 Guatemalan Quetzal

Why You Should Go
You can be both adventurous and relaxed. Visit the Tikal ruins, hike volcanoes and lounge on white sand beaches with clear blue waters.

5/ Mexico

Airfare
Cheapest: ~$360
Quickest: ~$490

Exchange Rate
$1 = 17.26 Mexican Pesos

Why You Should Go
You can visit the City of the Gods, lay on gorgeous beaches and watch the sunset at Puerto Vallarta.

We used Momondo to search for flights because they include budget airlines, and entered Chicago as the starting point. O’Hare is an airport hub so tickets are cheaper than if you were to leave from STL. In order to travel cheaper, though, you have to travel longer. I’ve included the price for the quickest route in case you and your partner don’t have a lot of time to sacrifice.

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