Why should I buy a Funeral Plan?
Consideration for loved ones
Your thoughtfulness will relieve your grieving relatives of the financial strain and any worries about your funeral arrangements at a time of distress. Plus, you have the comfort of knowing that that the arrangements which you particularly want, including the type of funeral, venue, music choices, readings and even flowers will be carried out exactly as you wish
The reassurance gained from making arrangements in advance and provision against escalating costs are the reasons why people in Britain have taken out a funeral plan.
Savings set aside for funeral costs may not keep pace with rising costs or may have to be used to fund care thus leaving your estate with insufficient funds to meet your funeral expenses. This burden will then fall to your family. One of the main reasons that we recommend taking out on of our funeral plans is because they provide outstanding financial security for your money. All plan monies are held securely in whole of life assurance policies for extra peace of mind.
Our plans guarantee that our funeral directors cost (as set out in the plan paperwork) are covered as long as we carry out the funeral and your requirements don’t change. You can also choose to make a contribution towards third parts costs which are outside our control, such as the fees for cremation or burial, medical fees and payments to a minister or officiant.
With a funeral plan from us you can add to or update your plan details at any time and you can choose to pay up front or by monthly instalments over 1, 2 , 3, 4 or 5 years. There is an additional cost for paying by instalments over 2,3,4 or 5 years. This additional cost is held within the plan and used for your funeral when the time comes. Additional instalment payment terms and conditions apply – please ask for details.
Our funeral plans are provided by Ecclesiastical Planning Services Ltd which is part of the Ecclesiastical Group. Ecclesiastical is a specialist UK based financial services group which has been protecting people, property and funds since it was founded in 1887. Ecclesiastical is registered with the Funeral Planning Authority and follows its code of practice.