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Pittsburgh Wedding and Event Planners

A Closer Look at Online Honeymoon Registries March 31, 2013

If you’re getting married soon and are wondering where to register, you may want to consider a honeymoon website. These are a great option if you are looking to do something different or perhaps you think your guests would like to contribute to your honeymoon. In addition to sharing where you’re going and what you want to do on your honeymoon, it is a great option for guests that are coming from out of town.

 

Honeymoon registries give your guests the convenience of purchasing something online that doesn’t have to be shipped or carried to the wedding, and it also allows them to give the gift of an experience – sometimes an experience of a lifetime!

 

You can dictate how you want your honeymoon registry to be set up – whether you want to ask guests to contribute to the overall cost of the honeymoon, or have guests give individual activities, money towards flights, nights at the hotel, etc. While most honeymoon websites include a service and transaction fee, your guests won’t have to pay any sales tax or shipping fees.

 

There are many honeymoon websites available so we decided to review the most popular ones. And no matter which one you pick, don’t forget to customize your honeymoon registry with pictures and a description of what you’re planning for your honeymoon – it will make your honeymoon registry more personal!

 
traveler's joy

Travelers Joy

www.travelersjoy.com

 

Cost – Free setup. Free for guests. For the couple, there is a 7.5% service fee that is deducted from the total cost of the gift given.

 

Time – Funds are transferred to you within 1-3 business days.

 

What We Love – The provided “Thank You List” that you can print to make writing thank you notes a breeze!

 
 
 

Honeyfund

honeyfund

www.honeyfund.com

 

Cost – Free setup. Free for guests who send money directly to the couple. For the couple, there is a 2.9% + $.30/transaction fee for any online payments sent by guests to your PayPal account through Honeyfund.

 

Time – Because Honeyfund doesn’t handle the money, you will receive the checks, cash and PayPal transactions as they happen.

 

What We Love – There is an ad-free Honeyfund Premium Option that allows you to choose from a variety of design templates, add a photo slideshow and upload photos beside each registry item for a one-time fee of $39.

 
 
 
honeymoon wishes

Honeymoon Wishes

www.honeymoonwishes.com

 

Cost – Free setup. Two options for guests: guests pay 9.65% service fee at check-out or guests pay 2.65% fee and a 7% fee is deducted from the total amount of the gift sent to the couple.

 

Time – You can have gifts sent directly to you (at any time) or sent directly to your hotel.

 

What We Love – If you have guests who want to contribute but may not be computer savvy, they can contact Honeymoon Wishes by phone (877-699-5884) for help buying a gift.

 

Did you know Hello Productions has a Wedding Website Package? We can help you set up a wedding website and/or honeymoon registry. Visit www.helloproductions.com today for more information and to contact us!

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