COVID-19: ALL YOU SHOULD KNOW WHEN YOU POSTPONE YOUR WEDDING

April 8, 2020

Photo: Sotiris Tsakanikas

 

Truth is, these are not the easier times we are in and maybe the best solution right now for you is to postpone your wedding. Due to the Covid-19 pandemic, it is very likely that this is not only the best solution, but that you do not have another option. Especially if your wedding were to be from April to June, then you definitely need to postpone your wedding in Greece.


However, this is not a time for panic. Remember that you are the only bride who needs to postpone her wedding. On the contrary, many brides around the world right now have no other option than acting the same way as you.


Today we decided to write an article about all the information you should know when you postpone your wedding in Greece due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Read the tips below and get the useful information you need at this point.

Photo: Sotiris Tsakanikas

 

1. Your Wedding Vendors are your Best Friends Right Now


It is very important to have your wedding vendors by your side when you postpone your wedding in Greece. Do not make all the decisions by yourself.


Since they are the experts in this case and they know you and your needs, they are the only people that can truly advice you. Therefore, contact your wedding vendors as soon as possible and discuss your options. Do not leave any detail out and anything in chance.


It is very important to ask them all the questions that run into your mind so as to feel calmer and make sure everything will run smoothly on your wedding day. There is no need to panic. They will most certainly be there for you.

Photo: Sotiris Tsakanikas

Photo: Vasilis Kouroupis

 

2. Do not Make any Rush Decisions when you Postpone your Wedding


It is very important to not make any rush decisions when you postpone your wedding in Greece. Keep your mind clear and your logic simple. This will help you avoid certain mistakes that you may regret in the future.


The most important thing is to remember that this is your big day and will be the way you want it to, even if it is in a different date. Do not lower your wishes and needs just in order to get married. You will regret it later.

Photo: Sotiris Tsakanikas

Photo: Sotiris Tsakanikas

 

3. Be Proactive when you Postpone your Wedding


When you postpone your wedding, you have to think ahead. Think of all the possible scenarios in order to make sure that everything runs smoothly on your wedding day.

 

First things first, contact your vendors. Find their available dates on their schedules and try to make sure nothing from the original plan is changed. Secondly, personally contact your guests in order to make sure everyone is available on the date you have picked.


Most importantly, make sure that your wedding venue as well as your DJ or band are also available on these dates. Do not leave anything out.

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Photo: Two Clicks Photography

 

4. Expect Slower Response Times when you Postpone your Wedding


At this moment, there are many couples that have to postpone their wedding due to the Covid-19 pandemic. Therefore, there may be some late responses by your wedding vendors. Show understanding and do not push things too much.


Realize that your wedding vendors are trying to do their best for everyone and that they are not ignoring you. This will also help you to keep calm and not to panic if you do not receive the immediate responses you wished for.

Photo: Sotiris Tsakanikas

Photo: Fiorello Photography

Photo: Two Clicks Photography

 

5. Have a Clear Communication with your Vendors when you Postpone your Wedding


It is so very important to be very specific when you contact your wedding vendors in order to postpone your wedding. Express your wishes and needs clearly and ask them what the best solution is.


Moreover, it is very important to clarify the reasons why you came to the decision to postpone your wedding and be open in any discussion. Make sure you refer to all the steps and actions you have taken by now, so as to provide them with a clear image of what you are thinking.


The clearer communication you have, the best the result will be.

Photo: Sotiris Tsakanikas

Photo: Thanos Asfis

 

6. Be Reasonable


Most of everything else, you have to be reasonable. Do not ask too much from your wedding vendors or your guests. Calm down and remember that the most important thing right now is to find practical solutions.


Do not push too hard and be open in any suggestion or solution they might have for you. This will help the problem to be solved in an easy and simple way and everyone will be happy and satisfied with the final result.

Photo: Two Clicks Photography

Photo: Lefteris Kalampokas

 

In conclusion, we understand that you may be feeling stressed right now or not know what to do.


However, you need to take a deep breath, think clearly and act fast and efficiently. This situation came out of the blue for all of us.


Maintain a positive thinking and remember that in the end, everything will be alright.

Photo: Vasilis Kouroupis

 

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