How do funeral plans work?

A funeral plan lets you pay for your own funeral in advance, in one lump sum or monthly instalments. When you die, the proceeds of the policy pay for your funeral package.

Frequently asked questions

A funeral plan is essentially a way of paying for your funeral in advance. Be aware though, that your loved ones may still have to pay out additional costs due to inflation or the type of plan you have.

A quick search online should bring up a list of funeral plan providers that you can apply to take out a funeral plan.

Whether they are a good idea or not all depends on your own individual circumstances. The average cost of a funeral can run into thousands of pounds. Many people cannot afford that cost, so they take out a funeral plan to either contribute or help pay towards their funeral costs in advance.

Yes, some funeral plan providers allow you to pay for the cost of your funeral plan in monthly instalments.

There are plenty of good reasons to consider preparing for your funeral ahead of time. By taking out a pre-paid funeral plan, you can pay towards you funeral in one lump sum or smaller monthly instalments over a fixed period, which can soften the financial pressure on your loved ones later down the line.

A funeral plan is essentially a way of paying for your funeral in advance. Be aware though, that your loved ones may still have to pay out additional costs due to inflation or the type of plan you have.

A quick search online should bring up a list of funeral plan providers that you can apply to take out a funeral plan.

Whether they are a good idea or not all depends on your own individual circumstances. The average cost of a funeral can run into thousands of pounds. Many people cannot afford that cost, so they take out a funeral plan to either contribute or help pay towards their funeral costs in advance.

Yes, some funeral plan providers allow you to pay for the cost of your funeral plan in monthly instalments.

There are plenty of good reasons to consider preparing for your funeral ahead of time. By taking out a pre-paid funeral plan, you can pay towards you funeral in one lump sum or smaller monthly instalments over a fixed period, which can soften the financial pressure on your loved ones later down the line.