Planning a destination wedding during COVID

“BY SHIVANGI CHHABRA”

As things have started to get better in many countries, couples are eagerly waiting to flee their towns and marry the love of their life at their dream destination.

Many couples have already gone through their micro destination weddings, there is still risk involved and a whole new level of planning during such times.

For those couples who are planning their wedding in the coming months, here are a few suggestions that might help you and your family enjoy a destination wedding, safely!

Hire an expert

During tough times, we always look for an expert who can guide us and lead us to the right path. When planning a destination wedding, especially during Covid, take the guidance of a wedding planner. They have a ton of experience, connections & relationships in this field, as well as suffered through the downfall of covid. Moreover, destination weddings require more coordination than local weddings. Hiring a wedding planner will ease that stress and make things simpler.

Another benefit of a wedding planner is, they have a connection at different locations and can provide you insight that you might not get by searching online. In addition, they can suggest the best vendors work with and the optimal weather for your wedding.

Cut back on the number of guests The government has limited the number of people who can attend a wedding to reduce the transmission of the virus from one person to another. The hosts should also plan to downsize the number and keep it an intimate affair in these pandemic times. There are also many other options available nowadays by which you can enjoy your special day with all your loved ones. First, virtual weddings are on a rise, almost everyone prefers to host their wedding and other events on a virtual platform because of how safe and cost-friendly it is. You can be at your dream destination and others can enjoy your wedding with the comfort of their homes. Secondly, you can think of throwing micro-events or parties with different groups of your loved ones, so no one feels left out.

Venue and Vendors

There has been great difficulty in finding Venues and Vendors during the pandemic. Finding them internationally would be even more difficult without the help of an expert. Many factors go into finding the right venue for your destination wedding. Are the hotels open? Do they follow proper safety protocols? How is the food there? And many more. The advice here would be to find an expert who is familiar with the destination and can guide you with the best hotels and vendors available.