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Compare Funeral Plans

With funeral costs rising far in excess of the annual rate of inflation, it is an unfortunate fact that, for many families, budgeting for a funeral by traditional means may no longer be sufficient to cover the cost. Planning and paying for your funeral plan in advance freezes the cost of all the funeral director’s fees and services at today’s funeral prices and protects your family against rising inflation and rising funeral expenses.

Prepare today for a peaceful tomorrow

According to the Sun Life Cost of Dying Report 2013, average funeral costs have risen from £1,230 in 1997 to £4000 today – an increase of over 225%. Conservative estimates suggest that by 2024 a funeral will cost, on average, between £7,000 and £8000.

Rising Cost of Funeral Graph

With a pre-paid funeral plan, you can prepare in advance for life’s final event and protect your family from rising funeral expenses. By taking out a funeral plan now, you have the choice of paying for your funeral plan in full or at a fixed monthly price. This guarantees that however long you live, and however expensive a funeral is when you pass, there will always be sufficient funds to cover all the funeral directors fees and funeral services.

Compare Funeral Plan Market

If you are considering a pre paid funeral plan then you should contact us to research the funeral plan market to find the right plan for your needs. All of the prices shown in our funeral plan comparison table below include a contribution in the funeral plan costs for disbursements.

We have researched the funeral plan market to assess how rates compare amongst the major companies.

StandardIntermediatePremium
Safe Hands£3,355£3,595£3,900
Golden Charter£3,625£3,995£4,540
Dignity£3,535£3,885£4,285
Golden Leaves£3,420£3,800£4,120
Age UK£3,495£3,845£4,245

Please note: Plans may vary in content, prices correct as of 01/04/2016.

If you are interested in knowing more about pre paid funeral plans, feel free to call one of our Brokers on 01323 409 849 or email office@sentryadvice.co.uk and we will be delighted to help.

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