Schildhouse’s ceremony isn’t scheduled until October, but with the news of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreaks on cruise ships and the State Department’s warnings, the possibility of canceling her dream wedding seems more and more likely. “I had always envisioned getting married on a cruise ship.
They had their legal ceremony this week and Zuniga is en route to Miami to be with her family, but her fiancé will remain in Berlin until April 1 when he flies to the U. S. “If the coronavirus outbreak becomes more serious and they don’t allow my fiancé, his family, and friends to travel on April 1st, money, flights, and time would be lost, as well as a dream,” she says. “I would be completely heartbroken.
Make sure to talk to your local vendors and ask them for their insider point of view,” says Giovana Duailibe, CEO and founder of Belief Wedding Creators, an international community for wedding planners. “If couples really need to make changes in their wedding, the first people that need to know are their guests.
But with the news of the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreaks on cruise ships, the possibility of canceling her dream wedding seems more and more likely.
The couple’s budget for the wedding is $85,000 and they’ve already paid deposits to the Italian wedding planner, venue, catering, photographer, and videographer. “We’ve been planning this wedding for almost a year and a half, and who would have thought that a pandemic would potentially ruin it? ” she says. “However, at this point it’s out of our control.
The wedding party has invested in $1,000 of nonperishable foods in case they have to extend their stay and third-party travel insurance in case someone gets sick. “Who knows how bad it could be by then,” says Gendron. “If things go sideways, I will want to have U. S. health care available.
In an annual government-sponsored mass wedding in the Philippines that took place in late February, 220 couples underwent health and travel checks and wore face masks as they said “I do” in a crowd of other newlyweds.
This is your dream, and you should have the most amazing wedding of your life,” she says. “We’ve been planning this wedding for almost a year and a half, and who would have thought that a pandemic would potentially ruin it?
Wedding plans are being disrupted because venues in at-risk regions are closing or travel bans are preventing couples and family members from getting into the venue’s area—or out of their own.
Having to sacrifice a dream wedding to the coronavirus is every bride’s nightmare. “I’ve waited a long time for this moment.