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Lovers’ trips for less

If it comes down to making the choice between your dream venue or your dream honeymoon, sometimes you gotta skimp on the trip. But, that doesn’t mean you can’t create lasting memories with your love while sticking to a budget – here are our top-trending destinations for a more affordable honeymoon* as well as median pricing per month of travel**:

Orlando, Florida

Las Vegas, Nevada

Denver, Colorado

Asheville, North Carolina

New Orleans, Louisiana

Bogotá, Colombia

San José, Costa Rica

Lima, Peru

Lisbon, Portugal

Santiago, Chile

Top North American destinations

#1 Most affordable North American destination

Orlando, Florida

 

Hacker tip

There’s something about a hot air balloon ride that just screams romance. Get to bed early for a sunrise hot air balloon ride. With the help of Bob’s Balloons, you can snuggle up with your honey and float about the glowing horizon.

Median monthly pricing

Median flight price by month

June

$348


July

$351


August

$324


September

$299


October

$336


Median nightly hotel rate by month

June

$220


July

$227


August

$211


September

$211


October

$238


Median daily rental car rate by month

June

$77


July

$83


August

$83


September

$70


October

$75


#2 Most affordable North American destination

Las Vegas, Nevada

 

Hacker tip

Take your Vegas honeymoon to new heights aboard the High Roller. As the world’s tallest observation Ferris wheel, you can take in the best 360-views of the vibrant strip while whispering sweet nothings to your sweetheart.

Median monthly pricing

Median flight price by month

June

$366


July

$389


August

$358


September

$369


October

$412


Median nightly hotel rate by month

June

$254


July

$251


August

$246


September

$288


October

$302


Median daily rental car rate by month

June

$86


July

$97


August

$86


September

$77


October

$78


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Explore a new destination in a new-to-you ‘fit that heats up your honeymoon. See all the looks.

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Picnic Ready Dress

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Cassette Bowling Shirt

#3 Most affordable North American destination

Denver, Colorado

 

Hacker tip

What could be more romantic than cooking together? Reserve a class at Cook Street School  where you can learn to cook a variety of dishes from different cuisines. Plus, there’s a special Cooking With Cupid class so the romance is baked right in.

Median monthly pricing

Median flight price by month*

June

$406


July

$420


August

$377


September

$343


October

$338


Median nightly hotel rate by month*

June

$224


July

$235


August

$225


September

$246


October

$244


Median daily rental car rate by month*

June

$91


July

$101


August

$91


September

$78


October

$79


#4 Most affordable North American destination

Asheville, North Carolina

 

Hacker tip

For couples who aren’t afraid to get closer to nature, we’d suggest glamping for a few nights while in Asheville. Stay in one of these dreamy domes at Asheville Glamping for some serenity and stargazing with your new spouse.

Median monthly pricing

Median flight price by month

June

$398


July

$378


August

$346


September

$322


October

$343


Median nightly hotel rate by month

June

$274


July

$293


August

$272


September

$321


October

$368


Median daily rental car rate by month

June

$114


July

$120


August

$106


September

$110


October

$108


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Get 25% off one time designer rentals from Rent the Runway using RTRXKAYAK22 at checkout.*

 

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*Code applies 25% off first RTR Reserve rental order of $50 or more (pre-discount and pre-taxes) purchased between June 8, 2022 and August 31, 2022. Additional taxes and fees may also apply. Valid only for new customers. Cannot be applied to PRO, existing memberships, existing orders, purchases of gift cards/credits, or other items for sale, or combined with other offers. Enter code at checkout, additional terms apply. Offer subject to end without notice or on August 31, 2022 at 2:59AM EST.

#5 Most affordable North American destination

New Orleans, Louisiana

 

Hacker tip

If you need a break from the debauchery on Bourbon Street, take a drive just 15 minutes outside of the French Quarter to Lake Pontchartrain. Make reservations to charter a boat ahead of time so you and your sweetie can sail into the sunset.

Median monthly pricing

Median flight price by month

June

$411


July

$392


August

$349


September

$348


October

$399


Median nightly hotel rate by month

June

$268


July

$264


August

$196


September

$252


October

$268


Median daily rental car rate by month

June

$99


July

$100


August

$98


September

$93


October

$90


Top international destinations

#1 Most affordable International destination

Bogotá, Colombia

 

Hacker tip

Get some exercise and sightseeing in at the same time with a bike tour of the city. That way you can experience multiple neighborhoods in one go. Plus, you can stop by local fruit markets and modest coffee shops to refuel from your cycling.

Median monthly pricing

Median flight price by month

June

$538


July

$572


August

$480


September

$446


October

$455


Median nightly hotel rate by month

June

$67


July

$73


August

$75


September

$72


October

$109


Median daily rental car rate by month

June

$52


July

$55


August

$55


September

$52


October

$58


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Expert advice on what to wear

“Travel in style by sporting jet-setting prints, and matching sets for easy packing. Don’t forget a versatile bag to take you from airplane to market shopping in a jiffy.” – Blaire Walsh, RTR Style Director

 

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#2 Most affordable international destination

San José, Costa Rica

 

Hacker tip

Craving something sweet (other than your new spouse)? Explore the origins of chocolate making with the Chocolate Forest Experience. Not only will you get to learn more about the production process, but you’ll get to sample pieces along the way.

Median monthly pricing

Median flight price by month

June

$600


July

$638


August

$529


September

$443


October

$483


Median nightly hotel rate by month

June

$213


July

$224


August

$223


September

$155


October

$199


Median daily rental car rate by month

June

$25


July

$34


August

$33


September

$18


October

$22


#3 Most affordable international destination

Lima, Peru

 

Hacker tip

You thought you wouldn’t have to dance after your wedding? Think again – Peruvians love the dancefloor, so you and your S/O might as well embrace it. A local favorite for salsa dancing would be La casa de la Salsa if you really want to get down.

Median monthly pricing

Median flight price by month

June

$709


July

$719


August

$637


September

$608


October

$637


Median nightly hotel rate by month

June

$96


July

$127


August

$113


September

$124


October

$99


Median daily rental car rate by month

June

$54


July

$52


August

$40


September

$44


October

$62


#4 Most affordable international destination

Lisbon, Portugal

 

Hacker tip

The best way to explore Alfama’s streets in Lisbon? Hop around the charming shops and tiny bars that line the cobblestone streets. Grab a few glasses of wine and keepsake trinkets while you listen to the sweet Portuguese music that fills the air.

Median monthly pricing

Median flight price by month

June

$926


July

$906


August

$866


September

$936


October

$877


Median nightly hotel rate by month

June

$168


July

$160


August

$172


September

$165


October

$144


Median daily rental car rate by month

June

$75


July

$93


August

$90


September

$60


October

$52


#5 Most affordable international destination

Santiago, Chile

 

Hacker tip

Just picture it: You’re running hand-in-hand with your honey through a vineyard, watching the sunset over the Andes. Want to make it a reality? Head to Viña Santa Rita just outside the city for an afternoon tour and wine tasting.

Median monthly pricing

Median flight price by month

June

$894


July

$1,062


August

$950


September

$900


October

$1,080


Median nightly hotel rate by month

June

$156


July

$220


August

$110


September

$110


October

$94


Median daily rental car rate by month

June

$46


July

$50


August

$50


September

$47


October

$44


*Lovers’ trips for less: KAYAK conducted a survey of it’s North American newsletter and social media channel audiences to determine if travelers have honeymooned in the past two years or plan to honeymoon in the next two years, and what destinations they visisted or planned to visit. Of the list of destinations KAYAK travelers are taking their honeymoon to, KAYAK found the top 5 most affordable flight destinations in North America and the top 5 most affordable international flight destinations. Round trip, economy flights for search dates from 11/15/2021-5/14/2022 for “wedding season” travel dates 5/1/2022-10/31/2022 were considered.

**Median rate pricing: Median airfare, median nightly hotel/vacation rental rates and median daily rental car rates by month for each destination are based on the above indicated search and travel dates. Airfare is round trip pricing with a US origin. Hotel and car rates are daily median rates excluding taxes and fees.

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