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Well, that was a near one, says Girlahead. She was all set to write about Josh and Alison Kobasky, above, the founders of Over The Moon Vacations. Josh, a lawyer, and his now wife started the company after their own frustrations during their honeymoon planning process. Now, as well as honeymoons they have expanded to friends’ trips, destination weddings, family vacations, babymoons or spontaneous getaways. They stress they only work with destinations and products ‘that we have first hand knowledge of’.  The Kobaskys’ site is

Many must be unsure, confusing that site with And THAT is the site that has been partnering with Auberge Resorts Collection – on honeymoons!

“We are thrilled to partner with Over The Moon to offer brides and grooms the opportunity to register for their dream honeymoon at our extraordinary resorts around the world,” says Mike Minchin, Chief Marketing Officer, Auberge Resorts Collection. “Brides and grooms are prioritizing unique, experience-led honeymoon journeys more than ever before.”

As of 6th December gives access to exclusive honeymoon stays and experiences at 23 of the Collection’s properties  – plus there’s a 10% discount on ceremonies and, cleverly, not only is there a 15% discount if you return a year later but you get the ‘amenities’ as a year ago. Couples who book a first-anniversary trip prior to their honeymoon departure will receive 15% off their stay, as well as the same amenities they received for their honeymoon.

Do not expect a Magic Marketer named MM to stick at that, however. There are 12 special packages happy couples can buy into.  At Auberge Resorts Collection’s BISHOP’S LODGE in Santa Fe, N.M., a three-night honeymoon includes an art and wine tour, a love letter workshop, a portrait sitting by a local artist and an aphrodisiac chocolate tasting. At the brand’s new property in Napa Valley, STANLY RANCH, Auberge Resorts Collection, experience the best of California Wine Country with a helicopter tasting at Donum Estate, a Wine & Design experience and a Craft Botanicals class for two.

THIS is the site you need: and then follow the obvious, to /collections/auberge-resorts-collection. And while you wait, listen to Auberge CEO Craig Reid, here: