Jetsetter Finds Honeymoon Planning & Spending Isn't an Afterthought

     Jetsetter Finds Honeymoon Planning & Spending Isn't an Afterthought

Average Spend is $4,183 with a Beach Jaunt to Hawaii the Most Popular Pick

PR Newswire

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014

NEW YORK, March 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Jetsetter.com, the world's leading
luxury travel site that provides expert knowledge and exclusive deals on some
of the finest travel experiences, today released a bevy of honeymoon facts
based on hotel room bookings made through the site's Personal Travel Planning
service. The service allows travelers to consult with an expert, establish a
customized travel plan, and book a trip.

Where Honeymooners Are Going
The five most popular international honeymoon destinations are the Caribbean,
Italy, French Polynesia, Thailand, and China. These locales represent almost
40% of all international honeymoon bookings. For couples who choose to stick
closer to home, more than half go to Hawaii.

How Much They're Spending
On average, couples spend $4,183 on honeymoon accommodations. When it comes to
the priciest honeymoons, however, the numbers are far higher—reaching $11,905
domestically and $23,000 internationally.

All About Planning
The most popular months to honeymoon are April through July. On average,
couples book their accommodations 2.5 months in advance, but that can vary
greatly, according to Travel Operations Coordinator Brad Thomas: "The record
for most in-advance booking was 13 months, but we've also had a couple who
booked their stay the day their honeymoon started."

Other Fun Facts

  oMost Popular Honeymoon: Beach with a side of adventure (horseback riding,
    kayaking, hiking, etc.)
  oHoneymoon Farthest from Home: 10,000 miles (New York to Bali)
  oBest Special Request: A free-standing claw-foot tub…in the bedroom
  oMost Requested Add-Ons: Champagne, rose petals, beach drinks, plunge
    pools, and couples massages
  oMost Varied Honeymoon: Nine different hotels in seven different
    destinations

Jetsetter is offering $100 off custom honeymoon planning with promo code
JSROMANCE until Saturday, March 15^th, 11:59 PM EST. Visit
www.Jetsetter.com/PersonalizedHoneymoons for more information.

About Jetsetter.com
Jetsetter.com, the world's leading luxury travel site, provides expert
knowledge and exclusive deals on some of the finest travel experiences. From
hotels to resorts, to tours to trip planning, Jetsetter offers exclusive deals
and insider advice you won't find elsewhere. Each vacation featured on the
site is hand-selected by a team of curators and personally verified by a
Jetsetter correspondent. Jetsetters can browse offerings on sale in flash at
prices up to 40% off (and Jetsetter deals launch daily at noon EST) or peruse
Jetsetter 24/7, a collection of more than 1,900 hotels and resorts available
365 days a year. Jetsetter correspondents are available for private
consultations through the Personal Travel Planning service or to personalize
deluxe tours through the new Jetsetter Journeys. Jetsetter apps for iPhone and
iPad were named best travel apps in Apple App Store Rewind 2011. All Jetsetter
partners featured in retail, flash, and the Jetsetter Now hotel app must meet
an 85% approval rating in post-stay member surveys. Jetsetter is part of
SmarterTravel, a subsidiary of TripAdvisor®, Inc. For more information, visit
www.Jetsetter.com.

About TripAdvisor
TripAdvisor® is the world's largest travel site*, enabling travelers to plan
and have the perfect trip. TripAdvisor offers trusted advice from real
travelers and a wide variety of travel choices and planning features with
seamless links to booking tools. TripAdvisor-branded sites make up the largest
travel community in the world, reaching more than 260 million unique monthly
visitors** in 2013, and more than 150 million reviews and opinions covering
more than 3.7 million accommodations, restaurants, and attractions. The sites
operate in 34 countries worldwide, including China under daodao.com.
TripAdvisor also includes TripAdvisor for Business, a dedicated division that
provides the tourism industry access to millions of monthly TripAdvisor
visitors.

TripAdvisor, Inc. (NASDAQ: TRIP) manages and operates websites under 20 other
travel media brands: www.airfarewatchdog.com, www.bookingbuddy.com,
www.cruisecritic.com, www.everytrail.com, www.familyvacationcritic.com,
www.flipkey.com, www.gateguru.com, www.holidaylettings.co.uk,
www.holidaywatchdog.com, www.independenttraveler.com, www.jetsetter.com,
www.niumba.com, www.onetime.com, www.oyster.com, www.seatguru.com,
www.smartertravel.com, www.tingo.com, www.travelpod.com,
www.virtualtourist.com, and www.kuxun.cn.

*Source: comScore Media Metrix for TripAdvisor Sites, worldwide, December 2013

**Source: Google Analytics, worldwide data, July 2013

Honeymoons by the Numbers [Infographic]

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SOURCE Jetsetter.com

Website: http://www.jetsetter.com
Contact: Toby Streett, 617-886-5545, pr@jetsetter.com
 
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