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What is a funeral plan?

What is a funeral plan?

A funeral plan is an easy way to pre-arrange the funeral you want and pay for the funeral director’s services at today’s prices.

A plan can help save your family worry and expense, helping make things easier for your loved ones when the time comes. As our customers often tell us, that can take a big weight off your mind.

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How do funeral plans work?

Golden Charter funeral plans let you lock in the costs of the funeral director's services at today's prices, saving your loved ones from having to cover those costs themselves at the time of need.

We understand people often don’t like to talk about what they want for their funeral, but a Golden Charter funeral plan can help make things much easier for everyone. When the time comes, just one phone call to your funeral director is all that’s needed to activate your plan.

Your funeral director will then take care of everything, all carried out according to your wishes as expressed in your funeral plan, helping to relieve your family of the stress and financial worry they may otherwise have had to face.

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What are the benefits of a funeral plan?

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Enjoy peace of mind knowing you're helping to save your family from the worry of paying for the funeral costs and making the funeral arrangements.

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Arrange the send-off you really want with a trusted, local, independent funeral director.

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By paying for your funeral director's services at today's prices, you’re guaranteeing against paying for any potential future increases in the cost of these services.

How much does a funeral plan cost?

Our Direct Cremation plan - the Basic Plan - is £1749 and our range of funeral plans start from £2895. You can pay in one single payment or opt for monthly payments from £13.59* (dependent on age and chosen plan type).

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Is my money safe with a funeral plan?

With a Golden Charter funeral plan, your payments are safe and secure in the Golden Charter Trust.

Your money will be held in the Golden Charter Trust*, which is run by an independent Board of Trustees, completely separate from Golden Charter.

The Trustees are appointed for their skill, experience and ability to reliably safeguard the payments made by our customers. They make sure all future funerals can be paid for, which means we can guarantee the funeral director’s services included in your plan will be delivered at the time they’re required.

Click the button below to find out more about the Golden Charter Trust and how it protects customers’ payments.

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