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Introducing Basic Plans from Golden Charter

Basic Plans from Golden Charter are ‘cremation only’ plans. They offer a simple and dignified cremation without a funeral service and are a no fuss, lower cost alternative to a traditional funeral.

We believe that everyone should have a choice of the type of final farewell they want. That’s why we’ve introduced our Basic Plans to give you a wider choice of options, and to complement our range of traditional funeral plans.

 

The Basic Plans provide a way to make arrangements in advance for a dignified, direct cremation without a funeral procession or funeral service. These types of plans are becoming more popular with customers who don’t want a traditional funeral service, but who do want to make their wishes known and avoid rising cremation costs.

Basic

£17.21 *

per month

or

£1,749

in full

The Basic Plan could be the perfect option if you want to keep costs low and pre-pay for a cremation without a funeral ceremony. As well as the provision of professional services and making all arrangement for the cremation including care of the deceased, the Basic Plan also includes a £500 allowance towards third party costs such as the fees for the cremation at the crematorium. Your cremation arrangements will be carried out with the utmost respect by a local funeral director.

 

Please note the Basic Plan does not include a funeral service, funeral procession from home to crematorium, limousines or family viewing and the funeral director chooses the time, date and location of the cremation.

*The pay monthly prices are representative based on a 50 year old, paying by Low Cost Instalments with a £49 deposit over 10 years. 

**Additional costs relating to the return of ashes may be payable at the time of death.

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What this plan includes:

  • Provision of professional services and making all arrangements for the cremation

  • Advice on the certification and registration of the death and related documentation

  • A coffin suitable for cremation, selected by the funeral director

  • Collection and transportation of the deceased to a resting place within a 25 mile radius (transfer within working hours in a suitable vehicle which may not be a hearse)

  • Care of the deceased prior to cremation (excluding embalming)

  • Ashes collection – to be collected directly from the crematorium or funeral director**

  • Allowance of £500 towards third party costs such as the fees for the cremation at the crematorium chosen by the funeral director

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Basic Plus

£20.76 *

per month

or

£2,099

in full

In addition to the provision of professional services and making all arrangements for the cremation including care of the deceased, plus a £500 allowance towards third party costs, our Basic Plan Plus also includes transportation of the deceased by hearse and family viewing at a time specified by the funeral director. 

 

Please note the Basic Plan Plus does not include a funeral service, funeral procession from home to crematorium or limousines and no choice over crematorium or date and time of the cremation. 

*The pay monthly prices are representative based on a 50 year old, paying by Low Cost Instalments with a £49 deposit over 10 years. 

**Additional costs relating to the return of ashes may be payable at the time of death. 

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What this plan includes:

  • Provision of professional services and making all arrangements for the cremation

  • Advice on the certification and registration of the death and related documentation

  • A coffin suitable for cremation, selected by the funeral director

  • Collection and transportation of the deceased to a resting place within a 25 mile radius (transfer within working hours in a hearse)

  • Care of the deceased prior to cremation (excluding embalming)

  • Ashes collection – to be collected from the crematorium or funeral director**

  • Family viewing at a time specified by the funeral director

  • Allowance of £500 towards third party costs such as the fees for the cremation at the crematorium chosen by the funeral director

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