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Tuesday 1st September 2015  GMT

Honeymoon Compatibility Checklist - Are you Making the Right Choice?

Now here is a good idea, print out a couple of copies of this list and you and your partner fill in separately. Compare the two at the end and see what will be revealed, you may just get a surprise. However it will help you choose a honeymoon which will great for both of you - have fun!

1. When do you want to take the honeymoon?

Right after the wedding.
When we have the time.
When we have the money.
Before the wedding.
As many times as possible
No honeymoon.

2. Pick one:

We should speak to a travel agent to help us plan the honeymoon.
We can book the honeymoon ourselves either on the web __ or TV advertising _ Newspaper or magazines __

3. What's the amount can we afford to spend on the honeymoon?

Under 500
500-1,000
1,000-2,500
2,500-5,000
5,000-10,000
10,000+

4. How long can you afford to get away for?

Overnight.
Weekend/long weekend.
Week.
Two weeks.
Longer.

5 Where shall we go

USA
Europe
Africa
Australia
South America
Asia
Russia
Other

6. Where's your favourite spot?

Beach.
Mountains.
City.
At sea.

7. Given the choice, I'd rather:

Camp out/stay in hostels.
Stay with family/friends.
Find lodging along the way.
Reserve a room in a chain hotel or rent a condo.
Luxury all the way.
Stay at home

7. Given my choice, I'd rather:

[ ] Camp out/stay in hostels.
[ ] Stay with family/friends.
[ ] Find lodging along the way.
[ ] Reserve a room in a chain hotel or rent a condo.
[ ] Luxury all the way.

8. When it comes to activities, I'd like to spend some time on the honeymoon involved in (tick as many as you like):

Adventure travel
Aerobics
Antiquing
Baseball
Basketball
Bicycling
Billiards
Bird Watching
Bodybuilding
Boxing
Canoeing
Cooking classes
Concert-going
Cricket
Cross country skiing
Cruising
Downhill Skiing
Dirt Biking
Diving
Drinking
Driving
Extreme Sports
Fencing
Figure Skating
Fishing
Fitness
Flying
Football
Folk Dancing
Frisbee
Gambling
Golf
Gliding
Hiking
Horseback Riding
Ice Skating
Inline Skating
Jetskiing
Jigsaws
Jogging
Kayaking
Marathon
Motor Sports
Mountain Biking
Orienteering
Parasailing
Poker
Polo
Racquetball
Rock Climbing
Roller Skating
Rowing
Rugby
Sailing
Safari
Scuba Diving
Skiing Europe
Skiing USA & Canada
Snorkelling
Snowboarding
Softball
Sleigh Riding
Spa Treatments
Spectator Sports
Squash
Surfing
Swimming
Tennis
Volleyball
Walking
Water Polo
Waterskiing
Windsurfing
Wine Tasting
Yachting
Yoga
Other:____________________________

9. Which would be more fun for you on your honeymoon?

I would like to go shopping on my honeymoon.
Avoiding going shopping on my honeymoon.

10. Who else would you like to take on your honeymoon?

The Children
Mother in Law
Father in Law
Brother
Sister
Best friend
Other ____________________
Only you

11. Most of the time on our honeymoon, we'll be eating food from:

Cooking our selves
Fast-food franchises.
Supermarkets: We'll make stuff ourselves.
Inexpensive local restaurants.
Our hotel.
The best restaurants we can find

12 Who is paying the bill

Me
You
Patents
Other

13. At night during my honeymoon, for fun I expect to:

Go out dancing.
Listen to live music.
Experience the local culture.
See movies.
Other ______________________

Now, compare answers. If it turns out that you have more than half in common, you're already honeymoon compatible - and the rest is just a matter of working out the details. If not, let the compromises begin.





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