Your wedding to be was canceled due to Covid-19, and now you are:
But you know that you're not alone now. Too many couples were affected, and countless weddings were postponed. Due to the pandemic, many engaged couples who had arranged their wedding between March and December 2020 were forced to rethink their plans.
For so many couples affected by this pandemic, you know this is a difficult moment. According to an independent research company that monitors and predicts wedding market data, almost 27% of couples surveyed said they had rescheduled their weddings for 2021. Some 26% agreed to postpone their dates to later in 2020, with 42% still keeping their original date.
As engaged couples worldwide are facing the COVID-19 pandemic, many have found innovative ways to tie the knot amid these daunting conditions. Big meetings are not yet safe for a while, and couples opt for mini-ceremonies and physical distance-friendly receptions rather than wait forever to make it official.
These substitute weddings are essentially stand-ins for the "real deal" for certain couples. They want the assurance of an official marriage certificate, but for later, they save the true celebration. These mini-ceremonies turn out to be as memorable and magical for some as any bigger wedding would have been. Elopements, even before this pandemic, were wildly common, after all.
Here are recommended ways to arrange a safe wedding plan during Covid-19 Time:
The safest way to think about postponing your big day!
If your invites have already gone out, you intended to delay a phone call reminding anticipated guests. These are the excellent etiquette and will also recommend "you also postpone formally, with something in the mail," but it should be a priority to consent to a phone call to each guest. "To ensure that guests get the message early, I think it is very polite. It decreases tension on the part of everyone."
Writing handwritten notes to your guests would be the best thing you could do because you have all the time in the world. Maybe for a week, it would take you two hours a day, but wouldn't it be good for them to feel loved and understand why you needed them there? In gratitude and grace, it is an exercise. It will make people even happier to be there knowing that in a very elegant, thoughtful way you reached out to them during this time,
Will you get your deposits for the wedding back?
You do not presume that deposits or retainers will be returned. Instead, you should assume that once the new work scope is defined and the event is rescheduled, your balance will not be paid. When talking to your suppliers, you should also be careful of using the word cancel; instead, opt for postponements, preferably within the same year, to repurpose the investments you have already made in your situation or multiple events.
A balance not only serves to reserve a date. The reserves are in place because the person you hired has done a solid amount of the work needed to date, while the balance serves to cover the work left to be done and the event itself."
§ Drive-in Weddings:
Bring to your wedding day the magic and elegance of drive-in movie dates and tie the knot at a drive-in theatre. This is such a fun development that you can expect will stick around post-pandemic. Here's how it works:
· Elopement Wedding:
Well, it is the simplest and budget-friendly kind of wedding you can arrange during COVID-19. Only you, your one true love, the cop, the photographer, and a few close friends and family members have never been finer. If you can find an officer in your town, the elopement remains relatively unchanged. It is unnecessary to plan this kind of wedding in a marriage registration office or Church, but you can also think of the beach, a forest, park, or any other beautiful natural place in your town to tie the knot.
· Virtual Wedding:
Digital weddings are an innovative choice for couples looking for the certainty of getting legally married in these turbulent times, seeing a digital wedding as a temporary placeholder for the real thing. You can tie the knot (virtually) surrounded by all your friends and loved ones from the comfort of your own home, and celebrate with a virtual reception-complete with drinks and cake, of course! It is ideal for decorating your place with lots of flowers, candles and arranging music to boost the environment.
· Backyard Wedding:
Backyard weddings were the favorite of people for a long time- well before this pandemic struck. If you are lucky enough to have a sprawling property with old trees and a lush lawn, then plan your wedding there. Maybe you have a friend or family member who's willing to let you borrow their property for a day. With the aid of some pretty wedding lighting, lush floral, and DIY decor, a backyard is easily converted into a dreamy wedding spot. Some couples chose to tie the knot with only a near family (with whom they are already isolated). In contrast, others chose space to allow a small group of family and friends to separate themselves physically.
· Post-Ceremony Car Parade:
Turn your wedding day with a post-wedding car procession into a delightful spectacle for the entire neighborhood. Friends and family unable to attend due to distancing steps will line the streets after tying the knot in a small ceremony and rejoice- signs and noisemakers in tow.