WHY YOU NEED A FUNERAL PLAN

A funeral plan can help to provide peace of mind for you and your family and could save you money. You choose the funeral you want and pay for the funeral director’s services included in your plan at today’s prices. It’s a thoughtful way to plan ahead and help relieve your family of worries and uncertainty at what is likely to be a distressing time.

We recommend funeral plans from Golden Charter. They’re one of the UK’s leading funeral plan providers3 and have already helped over 700,000 people with their funeral arrangements. They work with almost 3,000 independent funeral directors across the UK.

Basic Plan

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  • The Basic Plan provides a dignified, unattended cremation without the ceremony or costs associated with a traditional funeral. The plan is only available for cremation and doesn’t include any kind of funeral service. Neither you or your next of kin have any choice as to the location, date or time of the cremation – this will be decided by the funeral director.
  • Funeral director services:
  • Provision of professional services and making all arrangements for the funeral
  • Advice on the certification and registration of the death and related documentation • A
  • A coffin suitable for cremation, selected by the funeral director
  • Collection and transportation of the deceased to the funeral director’s premises (within a 25-mile radius during working hours
  • Care of the deceased prior to burial or cremation (excluding embalming) Additional benefits
  • Additional benefits
  • Built-in £500 allowance for third party costs
  • 24-hour funeral director telephone support for the bereaved
  • Transportation to the funeral director’s premises if death occurs whilst on holiday in mainland UK

Value Plan

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  • The Value Plan includes the funeral director’s services, a basic coffin and an allowance towards third party costs. There is no funeral procession included in this plan. The funeral director will choose the date and time of the funeral and the funeral service can only be held at the place of burial or cremation.
  • Funeral director services:
  • Provision of professional services and making all arrangements for the funeral
  • Advice on the certification and registration of the death and related documentation
  • Basic coffin
  • Collection and transportation of the deceased to the funeral director’s premises (within a 25-mile radius during working hours)
  • Care of the decease prior to burial or cremation (excluding embalming)
  • Use of chapel of rest or service rooms
  • Family viewing at any pre-arranged time
  • The funeral service at a local cemetery or crematorium
  • Funeral held on a normal weekday, during working hours
  • A hearse to a local crematorium or cemetery
  • Provision of sufficient staff to attend the coffin as required
  • Additional benefits:
  • Built-in £800 allowance for third party costs
  • 24-hour funeral director telephone support for the bereaved
  • Transportation to the funeral director’s premises if death occurs whilst on holiday in mainland UK

Standard Plan

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  • The Standard Plan includes the funeral director’s services, a simple coffin, a funeral procession and gives the family the choice of time and date for the funeral. It also includes an allowance towards third party costs.
  • Funeral director services:
  • Provision of professional services and making all arrangements for the funeral
  • Advice on the certification and registration of the death and related documentation
  • Simple coffin
  • Collection and transportation of the deceased to the funeral director’s premises (within a 25-mile radius during working hours)
  • Care of the deceased prior to burial or cremation (excluding embalming)
  • Use of chapel of rest or service rooms
  • Family viewing at any pre-arranged time
  • The funeral service at a local cemetery or crematorium
  • Funeral held on a normal weekday, during working hours
  • Choice of date and time of funeral
  • Funeral procession to funeral location (fees and costs of a service at a separate location not included)
  • A hearse to a local crematorium or cemetery
  • Provision of sufficient staff to attend the coffin as required
  • Additional benefits:
  • Built-in £1,100 allowance for third party costs
  • 24-hour funeral director telephone support for the bereaved
  • Transportation to the funeral director’s premises if death occurs whilst on holiday in mainland UK

Select Plan

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  • If you want a funeral plan that goes a little further, the Select Plan also includes a limousine and a higher quality coffin.
  • Funeral director services:
  • Provision of professional services and making all arrangements for the funeral
  • Advice on the certification and registration of the death and related documentation
  • High quality coffin
  • Collection and transportation of the deceased to the funeral director’s premises (within a 25-mile radius, 24 hours)
  • Care of the deceased prior to burial or cremation (excluding embalming)
  • Use of chapel of rest or service rooms
  • Family viewing at any pre-arranged time
  • The funeral service at a local cemetery or crematorium
  • Funeral held on a normal weekday, during working hours
  • Choice of date and time of funeral
  • Funeral procession to funeral location (fees and costs of a service at a separate location not included)
  • A hearse to a local crematorium or cemetery
  • Provision of sufficient staff to attend the coffin as required
  • One limousine
  • Additional benefits:
  • Built-in £1,100 allowance for third party costs
  • 24-hour funeral director telephone support for the bereaved
  • Transportation to the funeral director’s premises if death occurs whilst on holiday in mainland UK

Premier Plan

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  • The Premier Plan is our most comprehensive option, offering the same features as the Standard Plan plus two limousines and a superior coffin, often chosen for burial.
  • Funeral director services:
  • Provision of professional services and making all arrangements for the funeral
  • Advice on the certification and registration of the death and related documentation
  • Superior coffin
  • Collection and transportation of the deceased to the funeral director’s premises (within a 25-mile radius, 24 hours)
  • Care of the deceased prior to burial or cremation (excluding embalming)
  • Use of chapel of rest or service rooms
  • Family viewing at any pre-arranged time
  • The funeral service at a local cemetery or crematorium
  • Funeral held on a normal weekday, during working hours
  • Choice of date and time of funeral
  • Funeral procession to funeral location (fees and costs of a service at a separate location not included)
  • A hearse to a local crematorium or cemetery
  • Provision of sufficient staff to attend the coffin as required
  • Two limousines
  • Additional benefits:
  • Built-in £1,100 allowance for third party costs
  • A list provided to the family of mourners who sent flowers
  • 24-hour funeral director telephone support for the bereaved
  • Transportation to the funeral director’s premises if death occurs whilst on holiday in mainland UK
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