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Quarantined Wedding Season: Hotels.com Wants To Marry You Virtually And Give You $5,000 Towards Your Future Honeymoon
Wedding season IRL may be on hold, but that doesn’t mean you and bae can’t still tie the knot.
Since the pandemic hit, many couples have chosen to either postpone or cancel their big day.
In fact, in a recent survey by The Knot of over 470 couples, 96% said they were going to move the date of their wedding with 65% of those couples moving the date to later in 2020 and the remainder keeping things postponed until further notice and even until 2021.
Thankfully, Hotels.com has a solution where you can get married and receive $5,000 for your future honeymoon.
The hotel booking website’s brand mascot Captain Obvious is now legally ordained to marry couples virtually.
If you’re one of the couples whose wedding date is now uncertain, “Chaplain” Obvious is ready to help you make it official — as long as you live in a state where virtual weddings are legal.
To add icing to the *wedding* cake, if you are selected to be married by Chaplain Obvious, you’ll receive $5,000 to use on your future honeymoon anywhere in the world.
Josh Belkin, Vice President of Global Brand at Hotels.com says in a statement, “When we saw that people were opting to take their wedding ceremonies online, we obviously knew we had the perfect chaplain to help out. With these virtual unions, we’re hoping to take one less stress off couples’ plates by inviting them to get married and take the honeymoon of their dreams once it becomes safe to do so.”
So how do you get chosen by Chaplain Obvious to be wed virtually?
Just fill out a questionnaire, select a date in June and let them know why you should be selected!
Submissions are open until Sunday, May 17th at 5 p.m. CT (official rules here).
Find more info here.