b'Honeymoon budget tipsYoure spending a lot of money on your wedding creating the celebration of a lifetime. We have a few tips that will help keep your expenses low for your honeymoon so you can relax and make new memories while not breaking the bank. Travel in the off season on your wedding expenses can If you get married in the sum- heavily impact your honey-mer, some locationslike skimoon budget! resortsmay offer lower ratesHoneymoon registryas their tourist season slows. IfA honeymoon registry allows youre hosting a winter wed- your guests to buy you an ding, now is the perfect time toexcursion, fancy dinner, room get a little sunshine by hitting aenhancement (like decorations beach.or chilled champagne), or sim-All inclusive resorts ply contribute to the expense! Though the initial ticket price ofConsider local spotsstaying at an all-inclusive resortTaking a boat tour off Lake may seem intimidating, theyErie, exploring the riverfront cover all of your meals, drinks,of Cincinnati, or staying at a and sometimes even excursions.bed-and-breakfast in Amish Everything will be covered be- country balances your need forehand and you wont have toto get away while not incur-worry about how much yourering a ton of travel expenses. spending on the essentials whileOhio is filled with romantic youre there.and thrill-seeking spots. Make Travel reward credit cards several day-cation itineraries Getting credit cards that earnto explore nearby destinations you points at hotels, airlineor get away for a week long, miles, or even cash back to useintimate stay in an area youve How to get your passport U.S. Department of States LEGAL TIMELINEForm DS-11(application)BEFORE THE WEDDING:found at pptform.state.gov 6 Months Apply for passportIt could take 8-11 weeks for your passportProof of citizenship to be processed. Six months will cover you (original Certified Birth if you need to apply a second time. Certificate, naturalization3 WeeksGet marriage license records, citizenship records,(Learn more about licenses on page 182)previous passport) AFTER THE HONEYMOON: Proof of identity (drivers2 Weeks Apply for a name changelicense, military ID, social4-6 Weeks Submit your passport security card) amendment application 2x 2 passport photograph10 Years Renew your passport (some post offices will do If you already have a passport, make sure it is valid for longer than six months past this for you, or you can go to ayour honeymoon date. Some countries may pharmacy to get a photo taken) refuse you entrance if your passport expires sooner than six months.After May 7, 2025, travelers will not be able to fly within the United States without a new compliant REAL ID card. Be sure to check with the BMV for all the required documents to get a compliant license.120 TODAYS BRIDE|8-12 MONTHS UNTIL I DO|TRAVEL & HONEYMOON'