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Weddings In The Time Of A Pandemic: Questions You Need To Ask Your Shaadi Vendors Now

Weddings In The Time Of A Pandemic: Questions You Need To Ask Your Shaadi Vendors Now

There is no doubt that the current environment is full of uncertainty and stress. Even people who are usually calm and happy are feeling pressured and agitated and these emotions are completely normal. We're locked inside our homes, medical healthcare is not being able to take the pressure of a pandemic and basically it's a bleak scenario. 

On top of this, if you are a bride-to-be then we can totally understand your stress. As if wedding planning wasn't tough enough already. Firstly, take a deep breath and release and let's get to making lists and a dos and don'ts checklist.

Here Are Some Questions You Should Be Asking Your Wedding Vendors If You're A 2020 Bride

If you're still waiting for the lockdown to get over to have a summer wedding, we can imagine the uncertainty and the peculiar situation you're in. Asking these questions may give you some clarity and may help you plan better in case you're thinking of cancelling or postponing the event.

Here's What You Should Be Asking The Photographer

1. What other dates do you have available in case I want to reschedule the event?

2. Are you going to charge a cancellation fee for postponing or cancelling the shaadi?

3. If a destination wedding is still on the cards, do you feel okay to travel?

4. Will your entire team be available for our wedding?

5. Would your rates change wrt to a change in the venue and/or guestlist?

Here's What You Should Be Asking Your Wedding Planner:

1. What are the dates available if we want to postpone the wedding?

2. Will you and your team be comfortable to travel if we are planning a destination wedding?

3. Are you going to charge a fee for cancellation or postponing the wedding?

4. What do you think we should do- postpone it by a few months or reschedule it for later?

5. Will you coordinate with the vendors or do I?

6. Would wedding insurance work for our situation right now?

7. Should we still be worried if our wedding is the end of the year?

Here's What You Need To Ask The Venue:

1. Will you be returning our deposit because this was an unforeseen circumstance?

2. If we have a monsoon wedding, will an indoor venue be allowed?

3. After the lockdown ends, will you be implementing restrictions on the number of people allowed to gather?

4. Is there going to be any fees for postponing or cancelling our wedding?

5. What are the available dates for a wedding in the winter?

6. What precautions will you be taking to ensure personal and public hygiene?

Here's What You Need To Ask Your Decor Person:

1. What are the available dates for a wedding later?

2. Will there be a problem with shipping/ sourcing raw material?

3. Will there be a change in decor if we're planning to shift the season of the wedding?

4. Is there going to be any fees for postponing or cancelling our wedding?

Here's What You Need To Ask The Caterer:

1. What are the available dates for a wedding later?

2. Is there going to be any fees for postponing or cancelling our wedding?

3. If our guest count reduces will you be charging us on the new plate count or the original?

4. If we have to change the menu to incorporate seasonal items will it be a problem?

5. What personal hygiene measures will you be taking?

Brides-to-be, you're still going to have your dream day... All it needs is a bit of rethinking and you're good to go!

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