"I haven't done that shopping yet," Lauer told PEOPLE from the airport Sunday, awaiting his return flight to New York. "What's the appropriate amount of time?"
Lauer scoffed at traditional protocol allowing up to a year after the wedding date.
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Lauer also said he's not the only one at the Today anchor desk who procrastinates. Guthrie and Feldman, who are expecting their first child late summer, have put off their honeymoon.
"She's going for delayed gratification," Lauer says. "She's going to go in April, they were telling me."
For all the details on Guthrie's wedding – including exclusive photos – pick up the new issue of PEOPLE, on newsstands Friday