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Australians spend over $850 million per year on honeymoons

Australian couples spend over $850 million per year on their honeymoons – and that’s before they open the bottle of champagne!  That’s just on flights and accommodation.

The number of weddings taking place has been increasing continuously in the last few years – an estimated 123,000 Australian couples will tie the knot this year.  

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•  Average age of Australian brides – 27.7 years

•  Average age of Australian grooms – 31.5 years

•  On average, the honeymoon is booked 4 months before the wedding.

•  The length of an average honeymoon is 8 days

•  The average Australian couple spends about $7,105 for the honeymoon packages1and this doesn’t include expenditures once they’re at their destination.

•  On average, there are 120,000 marriages each year in Australia2– so an approximate amount spent by Australian couples on honeymoons each year is $852 million just on flights and accommodation


For further information:

Emma Stirling


Tel: +61 410 511 351

E: emma.stirling@honeymoons.com.au


1. Source: Bride To Be magazines 2010 “Cost of Love” survey.

2. Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics, ‘The 121,752 marriages registered in 2011 represented an increase of 576 (0.5%) From the 121,175 marriages registered in Australia in 2010. This is the highest number f marriages registered in a single year and continues the relativity steady increase in marriages since 2001.’