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Compare Funeral Plans

Compare Funeral Plans

If you are considering a pre paid funeral plan then you should compare funeral plans closely and always include the ‘disbursements’ if you can afford to. All of the prices shown in the funeral plan comparison table below include a contribution in the funeral plan costs for disbursements.

The funeral plan provider has researched the funeral plan market to assess how our rates compare to the other major companies. The findings prove that in addition to being one of the industry’s most trusted and recognised funeral plan providers, we’re also the most competitively priced. For more information about Safe Hands funeral plans, call us today on 0800 170 0131 or click here to complete a contact request form.

With so many pre paid funeral plans to choose from how do we know which one is best for us? Surprisingly all of the major funeral plan providers supply very similar funeral plans so in this case price really does matter!! Compare the funeral costs of companies in the UK.

Standard Intermediate Premium
Personal Funeral Plans (Safe Hands) £3,155 £3,395 £3,700
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
Co-op £3,350 £3,800 £4,200

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

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Funeral Director’s Fees and Services Yes Yes Yes Yes
Provision of the Funeral Service and Arrangements Yes Yes Yes Yes
Coffin Lined & Fitted Lined & Fitted Veneered finished Oak Veneer with gloss finish
A Funeral Hearse and Personnel 2 Bearers 2 Bearers 4 Bearers 4 Bearers
Limousine 1 2
24 Hour transfer of the deceased to a suitable resting place within the UK (20 Mile Radius) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Care and Preparation of the Deceased Yes Yes Yes Yes
Arranging the Funeral Service (at a local crematorium, church yard or other) Yes Yes Yes Yes
Funeral Procession from Home/Funeral Home/Church to Crematorium Yes Yes Yes Yes
Family support and assistance provided by the Funeral Director Yes Yes Yes Yes
Mutual agreement on time and date of funeral Yes Yes Yes Yes
Provision of advice on all matters relating to the funeral Yes Yes Yes Yes
Visit to the chapel of rest during office hours Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bereavement assistance via professional organisations Yes Yes Yes Yes
Silk floral flower spray Yes
Doctor’s Medical Fees Yes Yes Yes
Cremation fees for the local crematorium or interment fees Yes Yes Yes
Minister/officiant fee to perform the cremation/burial service Yes Yes Yes
Burial Costs: The funeral director’s costs and services remain exactly the same for both cremation and burial. However, because interment (burial) costs vary enormously according to different local authorities pricing, only when we know where you wish to be buried can we give you a fixed price. To discuss burial in more detail, please call 0800 170 0131 to speak to one of our advisors.
Topaz Pearl Sapphire Ruby
£2,075 £3,155 £3,395 £3,700