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Funeral plans

Funerals can be expensive, costing several thousand pounds, and many people worry that when they die, they won't leave enough money for their funeral. With a funeral plan, you arrange and pay for it in advance. You can arrange a funeral plan for your own funeral or for someone else.


The average cost of a funeral is £2998 for a cremation and £3914 for a burial, with costs of burials in London often over £5000.

Purchasing a pre-paid funeral plan allows you to buy and organise your funeral at current costs.Funeral costs have risen 7% a year in recent years and are expected to rise in price every year for many years to come.


One alternative is to buy an over 50s life policy.


If you have a particular funeral in mind, or wish to protect your loved ones from unnecessary stress and organisation, you may want to buy a funeral plan. 

Read our guide

Read the guide

Confused by funeral plans?  Our guide will help you to decide what kind of plan you need. Take a look at the overview and top tips, find out about the different types of cover, and the advantages and drawbacks of funeral plans.


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Company and product information

Our company and product profiles include summaries of the funeral plans providers in the UK and product profiles for their plans.

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What does it cost

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You can "Get a Quote" for life insurance by completing our enquiry form. Your enquiry will be submitted to up to three providers of life insurance in the UK.

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Featured provider

Featured providers

Our featured providers enable you to compare prices for a variety of funeral plans in the UK. Find out about the plans on offer and get a quote online or over the telephone.

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