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Brit’s wedding ceremony in Czech Republic left in tatters as company flee residence earlier than ceremony to beat 14-day quarantine

Brit’s wedding in Czech Republic left in tatters as guests flee home before ceremony to beat 14-day quarantine


A BRIT’S wedding ceremony within the Czech Republic has been left in ruins after 30 company dashed residence earlier than the massive day to beat new quarantine lockdowns.

Oliver, who didn’t wish to reveal his full title, is because of get married in Prague to fiancee Andrea, who’s from a metropolis to the east of the bustling capital.

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Andrea and Oliver’s wedding ceremony plans have been ruined after 30 associates left the Czech Republic resulting from coronavirus restrictions[/caption]

Nevertheless, Brit vacationers within the Czech Republic needed to journey again residence by 4am as we speak or face two weeks in isolation resulting from a 25 per cent rise in coronavirus instances within the nation.

Now Kent-born Oliver – who has lived abroad for 11 years – has revealed dozens of his household and associates have needed to depart earlier than the marriage as they can not quarantine once they return due to work constraints.

“I’m down about 30 company and my little sister (a instructor), who’s a bridesmaid, is distraught at having to fly residence tonight earlier than the marriage,” the 38-year-old advised the PA information company.

“We have now not slept a lot for the previous few days and are exhausted emotionally main as much as the marriage.

“We have now simply mentioned a tearful goodbye to household who’re having to depart earlier than the marriage as we speak at nice expense.

“It leaves me much more offended on the UK management (or lack of) than earlier than.

“The place is their clarification of the decision-making? It’s arbitrary, random and has merely left a pair and a household right here in tears earlier than what is meant to be the very best day of their lives.”

Oliver and Andrea have already cancelled their wedding ceremony twice resulting from being pregnant, having develop into engaged 4 years in the past.

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The couple’s wedding ceremony is because of be held within the capital metropolis of Prague[/caption]

Their third try was booked for August earlier than lockdown, and the couple ultimately confirmed to company that it will go forward after the Czech Republic was placed on the UK’ Authorities’s record of air bridge locations in July.

“We determined to go forward when the Czech Republic had accomplished very effectively controlling the virus and stress-free lots of the restrictions,” Oliver revealed.

A variety of Oliver’s members of the family had pulled out of the newly-planned wedding ceremony in latest months resulting from age and ill-health, which he mentioned “was a disgrace however comprehensible”.

“Nevertheless this final week has been extremely disturbing … fortunately some associates and my quick household, minus my sister, are accepting quarantine,” he mentioned.

“(The rule change) was not anticipated and the Authorities ought to do extra to speak to folks upfront,” he added.

Underneath the brand new guidelines, travellers from Switzerland and Jamaica will even have to quarantine in the event that they arrive after 4am as we speak.

Brits blasted the brand new measures which have been solely introduced by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps on Thursday giving them simply 40 hours discover to e-book new flights.

Daniel Maree and Leisa Evans, from Stevenage, Hertfordshire, determined to finish their honeymoon to the Swiss Alps early, spending round £200 on new flights.


The couple, each 43, who have been travelling with their four-year-old son, have been due again from their break after the deadline, however determined to vary their flight residence earlier than the Authorities’s announcement.

“We took an opportunity and mentioned ‘Effectively, if it occurs, it occurs,” mentioned Daniel.

“I might have misplaced two weeks of labor – I’m self-employed, so no work, no pay. It will have affected us fairly a bit, particularly after an costly vacation.”