Weddings can be expensive, but a honeymoon is a must after all that hectic planning!
For all the newlyweds who spent most of their money on their big day, but are still looking for a good time travelling with their partner, here is an opportunity for you to visit some of the best honeymoon destinations worldwide, on a budget!
Picturesque beaches, lavish resorts, amazing food and close to home, no wonder Thailand is an Australian favourite destination! When it comes to romantic getaways in Thailand, there are hundreds of cheap paradise islands to choose from, all in close proximity to Phuket! So why not choose Thailand as your budget honeymoon-getaway?
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Escape to the Phillipines as your first ‘officially married’ trip! Whether it be the stunning views, warm atmosphere or the friendly locals on the Island, this honeymoon destination is sure to amaze you. Its capital, Manila is famous for its waterfront promenade and centuries-old Chinatown, a beautiful destination for a beautiful bride and groom on a budget.
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Located in the Indian Ocean, the island of Sri Lanka is a must-see destination… and most importantly, affordable. Temples, palaces, beaches, wild elephants and a tasteful cuisine, you’ll soon discover why Sri Lanka is a perfect honeymoon destination for newlyweds.
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Being one of Australia’s favourite destinations, Bali has so much to offer to us Aussies! The landscape covered in such lush jungles and waterfalls, Bali is the perfect location for your honeymoon, very gentle with your wallet too, with much more to offer than neighbouring expensive islands.
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Natural beauty aside, Fiji is the perfect romantic escape for you newlyweds. Made up of 333 Islands located in the crystal waters of the South Pacific, Fiji’s unique culture welcomes all honeymooners, being one of the most romantic getaways for Aussie couples! So ‘Bula’ your way down to Fiji!
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Vietnam, one of the most inexpensive tourist destinations in the world, is just the place to go. Cheap flights, affordable accomodation, a low dollar (or dong) and impeccable service, Vietnam is the perfect scenic destination… and you cannot forget the exquisite Vietnamese cuisine!
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For a honeymoon couples’ getaway, Vanuatu is everything you can dream of! Mouthwatering restaurants, picturesque views, crystal clear beaches and luxurious accomodation, Vanuatu is perfect for any saver to escape too. It is crucial for all newlyweds to experience this pure tropical paradise!
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New Caledonia really is a dream honeymoon destination! This unforgettable romantic experience will create lifelong memories for you and your loved one in this crystal paradise! Other than the picturesque scene, experience a memorable culture splash with you and your hubby, one truly to remember!
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Why not go next door after your special day and visit the one and only New Zealand! With a beautiful natural scenery and stunning landscape, there’s no reason why Aussies don’t love to visit Kiwi’s land. Not to mention, prices are crazy affordable for all you lovebirds going easy on your wallets after the big day!
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Begin your wedded bliss on the right note, and partake in a journey to the Pacific’s very own Cook Islands. A paradise on earth, the Cook Islands have a lot to offer! Possibilities endless with large amounts of luxurious resorts to suit your budget, the Cook Islands stunning scene is a perfect destination for your honeymoon.
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The gateway to Australia’s Great Barrier Reef…, or in other words, Cairns, is a great affordable destination for all newly-weds to experience after their big day. Located in tropical far North Queensland, Cairns’s picturesque sighting of mountainous rainforests, gorges and beaches is the perfect honeymoon destination for two lovers to escape too.
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For all newlyweds that tied the knot in winter and are looking for the perfect winter-budget destination, than the Hunter Valley is the perfect spot for you. Located North-West of Sydney, the Hunter Valley is the perfect romantic getaway; get lost together tasting wine in the scenic vineyards and eat all the cheese you want… Hunter Valley is the winter, honeymoon destination to go!
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Love is in the air at Fraser Island! Located in Queensland, Australia, Fraser Island encompasses some of the most stunning scenery and landscapes amongst crystal ocean views. Hold hands with your lover across the pristine white sand and unwind in affordable spas and resorts. Fraser Island is truly the perfect destination spot for you.
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When it comes to a romantic getaway, Byron Bay, located in North New South Wales, has some of the most gorgeous scenery around! Affordable and ideal, Byron Bay’s pristine beaches and relaxed vibe is suitable for you and your loved one after you’ve tied the knot.
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On this exotic and remote island, a honeymoon in Indonesia is everything you want it to be! With an eternal sandy coastline reaching over 13, 000 tropical islands, Indonesia is the perfect budget destination. Get your tan on, be charmed by local wildlife and visit ancient temples in this paradise they call an island!
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So take your pick Fairies!
Cover Photo By: Hamilton Island
Written By Chante El-Zoghbi