Bennetts Funeral Directors in Essex
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The Select Funeral Plan.

The Select Funeral plan is our most comprehensive funeral plan for complete peace of mind

A fully comprehensive plan, it includes two limousines and a superior coffin often chosen for burials.

Price dependant upon choices

What The Select Funeral plan includes

  • Collection and transportation of the deceased to the funeral director’s premises within a 25 mile radius (during working hours)
  • Care of the deceased prior to the funeral
  • A coffin of your choice
  • Conductor and bearers as required
  • The cortege leaving from a local address, travelling to the funeral service, and returning afterward
  • Provision of the hearse of your choice to convey the deceased
  • Limousines of your choice
  • Professional advice on certification, registration, and all the required legal documentation
  • The Funeral Director’s fees in arranging and conducting the funeral
  • Provision of Chapel of Rest facilities for viewing of the deceased prior to the funeral
  • Advice on producing Order of Service and/or Hymn sheets (printing not included)
  • Collection of floral tribute cards or if preferred, a listing of those who have sent flowers
  • Provision of attendance cards or book for those who attend the funeral to sign
  • Advice on placing an obituary notice in the local press (cost of notice not included)
  • Memorial advice
  • No cancellation fees

What funeral costs do I need to cover ?

Whilst the cost of the funeral director’s services is included in your plan, there are other costs you need to consider.

There will only be more to pay at the time of the funeral if the third party costs exceed the allowance when you buy your plan, or if the costs increase by more than the growth of your plan.

What is not included

Disbursements, these are third-party costs for essential service paid out on your behalf and are outside the control of the funeral director but will be paid by them, to the third parties at the time of the funeral.   They are currently approximately £1,337 which include crematorium fees, minister or celebrants fees and doctor’s fees. 

It is considered prudent to pay an allowance for disbursements as the additional value of the third-party cost allowance included in your plan will grow over time. There will only be more to pay at the time of the funeral if the third party costs exceed the allowance when you buy your plan, or if the costs increase by more than the growth of your plan.

Open Pre-paid plan company administration fee, approximately £195