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Last Minute Wedding Disasters - How to Cope With Them With Ease

Of course, the big day has to be perfect. They plan every detail for months and sometimes even years. However, despite your best efforts, unforeseen disasters can happen at the last minute. Therefore, it is important to have a plan on how to react quickly and effectively to such situations.

Communication with customers and suppliers

Once you have collected yourself, the next thing you should do is communicate with your customers. Be honest and open about the situation and what steps you are taking to correct it. This is a great way to build trust and reassure your customers that you are doing everything in your power to make their day a success. If the disaster is related to a supplier like the florist or caterer, contact them immediately. Try to work with them to find a solution. However, if they can't solve the problem, be prepared to find a last-minute replacement provider.

Bad weather backup plans

In case of inclement weather, you should have a backup plan. This may mean moving the ceremony indoors or postponing the event altogether. Make sure you communicate the backup plan to all vendors and customers in advance so everyone is on the same page.

Wardrobe malfunction

Another common last-minute disaster is a wardrobe malfunction. If a bridesmaid's dress rips or a groom's suit gets stained, have a sewing kit and stain remover on hand. You can also consider hiring a backup outfit, but make sure you have options that suit everyone in the wedding party.

Backup plans during transport

If the disaster is transportation related, such as a car breakdown, you should have a backup plan in place. This may mean arranging another vehicle or coordinating with a ride-sharing service. Be sure to communicate any changes to the transportation plan to all stakeholders.

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