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Why do i need a pre-paid funeral plan?

What You Need To Know And The Benefits Of A Pre-Paid Funerals

Today we are going to talk you through Bennetts Undertakers pre paid funeral plans and advise you on the types of funeral plans in Essex that we can offer and which plan might be best for you.

Why do i need low cost funeral planning?

The benefits of choosing a pre-paid funeral plan are very simple, you are able to plan your funeral as you would wish it as well as easing financial burden and emotional stress on family and friends and although the thought of choosing a prepaid funeral might be quite daunting, many of our Essex clients like the fact that they are able to freeze the price of the funeral that they choose, with no other price rises, no matter how many years ahead that funeral might take place.

Does a low cost funeral plan, mean a cheap funeral?

Absolutely not! A low cost funeral, does not necessarily mean a cheap funeral.  When you choose a low cost funeral plan from Bennetts, as well as benefiting from having all your funeral costs frozen at that point, you can be safe in the knowledge of receiving all the services you require to ensure your last wishes are carried out exactly as you requested

What is a standard pre-paid funeral plan?

We are able to deliver the most comprehensive low cost funeral plan available. Our very popular funeral plans allow you to decide on various aspects of your funeral plan including for example, flowers, funeral vehicles, music, and dress code. And once the funeral plan is in place you will not be asked for another penny and most importantly, after your death, neither will your family.

Should i choose tailored funeral planning?

If you would like to opt for something more detailed and unique, perhaps a tailored funeral plan would be for you. With this type of funeral plan you are able to specify as much and as little as you like according to your budget, from flowers to unusual burial settings in Essex, whilst still guaranteeing you the cost of those services at todays prices.

How do i pay for my funeral plan?

Your pre-paid funeral plan can be purchased with a once only payment, or if you would rather, you can pay a fixed amount on a monthly basis. Whatever you prefer we are sure to offer a method that suits you best.

Do I have to be fit and healthy before you will agree a funeral plan?

There are no health checks or questionnaires and there is no age limit when you take out funeral planning with us, so you can be certain that your application for a funeral plan will be accepted.

Funeral planning makes sense

With the average funeral cost rising by 10% every year, arranging a pre-paid funeral plan makes a lot of sense. The average cost of a basic Essex funeral has risen for the 11th year in a row and now stands at approximately £3693.00 and increase of more than 90% since 2004, according to the Sun Life Cost of Dying Report 2015.

Speak to Bennetts to arrange your low cost funeral plan

If you live in the Essex area, call Bennett’s for an informal chat over the phone about your pre-paid funeral planning options, or pop into our office situated in the heart of Essex, where you will be made to feel most comfortable and offered refreshments; or should you prefer, Lucienne is more than happy to visit you at your home anywhere in Essex, including Brentwood, Billericay, Chelmsford, Wickford, Basildon, Rayleigh and Southend, we also work into East London.

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