After all, no one would have ever thought that something like this can happen months before their big day.
It's a nightmare, especially when you already have everything in place—the venue, catering, photographer,
the flowers, and even the songs to be played at the after-party. It's a hard pill to swallow, but this whole
COVID-19 situation may call for the postponement of your wedding.
to anticipate when postponing a wedding during the pandemic, so you can find a way around the situation.
Here are the most important ones:
You Have to Send Postponement Letters
have to change the date of the celebration. They may have already booked makeup artists, transportation,
or hotels, especially if you've planned for a destination wedding. Send them a postponement letter or
notification to give them plenty of time to cancel their reservations.
on your social media page, and tag all your guests. The only disadvantage of the latter is the announcement
goes public, so even those who are not invited may know of the updates about your wedding.
templates on the internet to make everything easier. Don’t worry, we're sure your guests will be most accepting
of the changes since they themselves feel and understand the effect of this pandemic.
It's Unlikely You Can Get a Full Refund
we cancel bookings and some of our orders, particularly perishables like food and flowers?"
their contract since part of your deposit goes to their suppliers as down payment, so they can't give you a full refund.
But, even if they don't have these specifics in the document, don't expect that you can take all of your money back
because after all, these businesses are also suffering from the pandemic and you'll never know which ones have
through the wedding anyway, just not as planned. That way, you won't be having problems settling financial matters
with them. Contact your wedding coordinator to help you find an agreeable date where all your vendors will be available.
Coming Up with a New Wedding Date Isn’t Easy
as of now, no one can tell us exactly when everything will go back to normal. Finding an agreeable date for everyone,
particularly your venue and suppliers, is quite an arduous task.
do the job. They've been working with their teams 'round the clock to reschedule weddings since the news about the
pandemic broke out. So, you can count on them to do these transactions smoothly.
already limited. Many couples whose wedding is also postponed are aiming for this schedule. Of course, who doesn't
want to celebrate their big day as soon as possible? So, if you're hoping to get married in 2020, better look into weekday
schedules of late fall and winter. Meanwhile, if you've got a destination wedding or plenty of guests, it's best to move the
celebration to next year.
It may be cliché, but just keep a positive mindset and you'll see that everything will be worth it.