We are going through one of the difficult times of our lives. The coronavirus outbreak is creating havoc all over the world and India is also hit badly by it. The government is taking strict measures to prevent the virus from spreading. Bangalore is one of the hotspots of COVID-19 and a total lockdown has been enforced by the government. A lot of our wedding plans have awry and we have to think of wedding postponement.
Postponing a wedding
Indian weddings are gala events and it takes us months to plan one. From booking a venue to hiring florists, makeup artists, and the wedding photography team, so many vendors are involved in making it successful and memorable. Hence, if you have to postpone your wedding, inform your vendors immediately to get a new wedding day before someone blocks the available dates.
Contact your vendors
We are all going through a tough time. Most vendors related to weddings are small businesses and they are hit hard by all the wedding postponement and cancellation requests. Remember, their families and employees are impacted negatively by this decision and hence you should hold your patience. Let them know your decision to organize the wedding at a later date.
Contact your Bangalore candid photography team Wedding Raja to inform them about the postponement and the new wedding day.
Ask them to reschedule and try to give you the same day booking. Many people prefer to get married on Fridays as they get a weekend to extend the celebration. This is helpful for guests who come from other cities, states, or even abroad. However, when you postpone your wedding, you may have to adjust as there will be a lot of couples seeking new wedding dates.
Inform your guests
This is the second step. Sit with your guest list and inform all your guests through phone calls, WhatsApp messages, or whatever way you deem fit. Those who had train or flight bookings need to be notified at the earliest so that they plan their visit.
The guests will have a lot of questions like when is the wedding rearranged, how to plan their travel and get the booking. Most aviation companies are rescheduling the flight bookings and so your relatives and friends can reschedule the flight tickets accordingly.
Most people nowadays book hotels or guest houses for ensuring a comfortable stay for relatives. Check out with the facilities if they are ready to refund the money. In most cases, they will give partial refunds or ask for rescheduling. Discuss with your relatives and strike a deal that will save you money.
Postponing a marriage is not a happy decision especially due to a pandemic. You will feel anxious, sad, and even depressed. Talk it out with your parents, friends, and fiancé. Letting out your feelings is the best thing to do when you are stuck in your homes.
You had planned the wedding meticulously and had lots of dreams around it. Celebrate the date with your fiancé, family if possible your friends. You can have an online date/party and plan for the new wedding date. Keep up the hope for the future and have a safe celebration when time allows. Don’t forget it’s not canceled, just delayed for a safer time.
Remember, this is a temporary setback. Your wedding vendors like Wedding Raja, one of the best among Bangalore wedding photographers will be more than willing to help you to have a great wedding when the lockdown is lifted.