Couple's FAQ

Couple's Frequently Asked Questions

What is a honeymoon gift registry?

This honeymoon registry allows you to register components of your honeymoon or destination wedding online. Instead of receiving a crock pot, you could receive an upgrade on your honeymoon suite, or a romantic dinner as wedding gifts!
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How does this honeymoon registry work?

  1. Take five minutes to sign up and Register your honeymoon plans with our registry service, for free. You will select items and activities you'd like to experience on your honeymoon. Start Here
  2. Reveal your registry to friends and family, who will purchase gifts for your celebration!
  3. Receive your gifts. Details Here
  4. Enjoy your gifts and Remember your honeymoon forever!

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Why should we use the Royal Caribbean International Honeymoon Registry?

Using the Royal Caribbean International Honeymoon Registry allows you to pre-plan what you want to do on your honeymoon or at your destination wedding. Using a honeymoon registry is so much more personal than asking your guests outright for cash! Guests will choose something special that they would like to give you as a wedding gift. Unlike getting envelopes with checks in them at the wedding and leaving the next day for your honeymoon cruise, a honeymoon gift registry allows you to know ahead of time what you will have available for the amenities and extras on your cruise.
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When will we receive gift funds from this honeymoon registry?

Receiving all the wonderful gifts your friends and family purchase for your Royal Caribbean Cruise is simple.

Gift funds for your items purchased will be automatically transferred to your ship as an Onboard Credit. This will show as a credit to your stateroom account for use during your cruise and may be used for purchasing most items that can be charged to your stateroom. Please note the actual amount of your onboard credit may not be visible the first day of the cruise. It may take a few days to show on your stateroom account.

Your Royal Caribbean booking number, ship and sailing date are required before any gift fund transfers are made to your onboard account. You will receive an email each time a gift item is purchased. Please note this gift item purchase does not constitute that the item has been automatically ordered. All gift items from your registry will be an Onboard Credit that is to be used to reserve and pay for onboard activities, dining reservations, spa reservations and shore excursions. Reservations and payments are required to be completed onboard. It is suggested you make all your reservations and appointments early on during your cruise. Please note that space may be limited for certain activities.

All gift funds must be used while onboard, are non-refundable and non transferable. Gift items can be purchased up to seven (7) days prior to your sailing date. Unused gift funds can be used to settle other onboard charges from your cruise, even if that item was not registered for.

For "Our Royal Caribbean International Cruise Contribution", gift monies will be transferred to you by check or ACH transfer according to your payment preference.
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How much does it cost to use the wedding registry and wedding website?

We charge a small service & handling fee to maintain a professional full service registry for you, your friends and family. This is the only fee charged. There are no hidden fees or "bait and switch" as there is on other registry sites. For sites that charge a "one time fee" our fees will usually come in less than what you are paying for a "cheap" registry where you're really just asking for money. Your friends and family can know they are actually buying real gifts for you that we will help organize on your RCCL Cruise and not just donating to an impersonal honeymoon fund.

RCCL's registry provide a spam free - ad free registry experience for your friends & family, a wedding website for you all with the highest level of security, encryption and insurance and adds a 7% handling fee to each gift on checkout. Our team is here to answer calls toll free, process checks and credit card transactions of your guests that need help and are not as tech savvy. We never sell your friends & family's emails or information we choose to put our fees upfront so that we can provide the best service and protection available online. Unfortunately anyone using a credit card will be charged the 2.65% fee that the credit card processing charges to run their card securely - we make no profit from this fee and every commerce site has a credit card processing fee.
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What does the service & handling fee cover?

Service Fee BreakdownThe service charge covers your account management, unlimited fund transfers, coordination with partner resorts, cruise lines, and tour providers; your wedding web site, order processing, gift announcements, email wizard, merchant account fees (that we are charged) and toll free live customer service to assist your guests. We ensure that your guest's transactions are processed at the highest rate of secure SSL encryption, and protected by a $3,000,000.00 insurance policy against identity theft and fraud.

This is not simply a fee for processing monies; it's a fee so that we can continue to provide outstanding services for you. To run this registry company, we have a dedicated team, providing a high quality and professional service.

Store registries carry costs such as shipping, taxes and gift-wrap charges to cover the services. The service fee this registry charges is often less than these charges imposed on your guests. The honeymoon registry saves your guests time and gas with the comfort and convenience of purchasing their gift from their home or office. And, there is no hassle or embarrassment of returning or exchanging unwanted gifts for you!
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How do we notify our guests about our Royal Caribbean International Honeymoon Registry and wedding website?

We provide downloadable announcements for you, at no charge, to let your friends and family know about your honeymoon registry and wedding website. (Find under the link "Inform Your Guests") You can also share your registry and wedding website on Facebook using the share tool on your account management screen! Keep in mind that your wedding party and family are great ways to help your guests learn about your registry. We can send out an email announcing your registry to your selected email list. Your Matron of Honor can include an announcement in the Wedding Shower invitations. Make sure your family knows how special this is to you, ask them if they would suggest the Royal Caribbean International Honeymoon Registry when guests ask what to get you. Get everyone involved and remember that your guests really want to get you something you truly want and will remember forever.

The wedding website we give you is a great way for everyone to keep up to date on all the details about your wedding and lets them feel like they are a part of your special day.
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What is a Wedding Website?

Approximately 80% of today's wedding couples create a wedding website to share stories of how they met, their engagement, details for the wedding day, travel arrangements, etc.

Learn more about your free wedding website tool here: Wedding Website
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What if some of my wedding guests aren't that computer friendly?

No problem! Our customer service representatives are always happy to help and will take orders for your wedding registry over the phone. It is just part of the outstanding customer service that we offer! Our toll free phone number is found on every page of the honeymoon registry site.
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Do you book the activities on my honeymoon registry for me?

Once a gift noted as "Onboard Credit" has been purchased for you, this will be added to your SeaPass for you to use as onboard credit.
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How will I know how much to ask for?

When you set up your honeymoon registry, we give you a suggested gift amount for each tour or activity per person in that area or per couple (see notes to couple if applicable). However, for most you are free to ask for whatever you would like. We recommend using varied denominations to accommodate all guests and checking with your travel professional or supplier for exact pricing. All prices vary by location, availability, and are subject to change without notice. You can break down the amounts any way you choose. (Please note that this does not apply on all items.) For example, if an item is going to cost you $200.00, you may ask for "2 gifts of $100.00" or "4 gifts of $50.00," etc.

For registries with items that are being booked for you or sent directly to you or your ship, you will find the amount will be preset for you in differing increments.
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How am I notified of a purchase from my honeymoon gift registry?

You receive an email notice to view your "Gift Announcement" that is filled out by the gift giver. Your guests can also choose to print out this customized gift announcement with a personal message and a photo of what they selected on your honeymoon registry to hand to you. You can log on to your account at anytime and go to "Your Registry" and select "Gifts Received / Read Guest Cards" to view your gift details, givers and the gift announcements. Guest can also post their gift announcement on your honeymoon registry under the "Well Wishes" section if they choose.
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When will my honeymoon registry be active? When will my honeymoon registry close?

Guests can view and give you a gift starting the first day you set up your honeymoon registry. Your honeymoon gift registry will remain active until you would like to delete it. To delete your honeymoon registry, just log in and go to "Your Account" and select "Delete Your Registry".
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Can I use the Royal Caribbean International Honeymoon Registry if I am not from the US?

Yes, absolutely! All amounts will remain listed in US$. Any gift monies transferred direct must be done via PayPal for all international couples.
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Can I use this site for my Anniversary, Birthday or Graduation Celebration?

Yes! We have many couples use this site for their Anniversary or Vow Renewal. You can also visit AnniversaryWishes.com. For your Birthday, Graduation, Retirement or any other special event, we've created the fun and versatile site CelebrationWishes.com!
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Who manages this honeymoon registry site? Are you a secure company?

Honeymoon Wishes provides all support and software for the Royal Caribbean International Honeymoon Registry and has served over 120,000 wedding couples since 2003. We are also very proud to be the honeymoon registry chosen by over 58,000 companies to provide their gift registry software. We are tested every day for security by Go Daddy and are members of the Better Business Bureau with an A+ rating. We are happy to speak with you if you have any questions.
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How do I make changes?

To make changes or learn how to manage your registry click here: How Does It Work
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