Our fuss-free funeral plans guarantee you so much more

A Distinct Cremations Prepaid Funeral Plan gives you peace of mind knowing that funeral cost are covered. Acceptance is guaranteed with no medical questions. You can pay one payment of £1,499 or in monthly payments over 12 months, 5 years or 10 years.

  • A dignified cremation
  • All services in your plan are covered
  • No cancellation fee
  • 24/7 support for you and your family
  • 14 day return of ashes
  • Plan rated 5 stars by Fairer Finance
  • A cremation carried out by the UK's leading independent cremation provider
Distinct Funeral Plans Limited (DFPL) is authorised and regulated by the Financial Conduct Authority to provide pre-paid funeral plans. Financial Services Register No. 965289.

The low-cost cremation plan I'd want for myself. Sue Cook, TV Presenter

Distinct Cremations' funeral plans are perfect for those looking to safeguard their future. It removes the uncertainty around your wishes and relieves some of the pressure your loved ones may feel when arranging a funeral.

With a Distinct Cremations funeral plan, our low-cost monthly instalments are fixed - whether you pay over 12 months, 5 years or 10 years.

1.Choose your plan

Choose your preferred plan, how you want to pay and call us to get your plan in place.

Call on 01543 211 997

2. We secure your money

Your money will go into a secure trust fund, or will be protected by an authorised insurance provider if you are paying over 5 or 10 years.

3. We arrange the cremation

When the time comes we'll carry out every part of the process and deliver the ashes to your family at no extra cost.

A direct cremation is an alternative to a traditional funeral. It's a simple cremation without a funeral, service, ceremony or attendees.

At Distinct Cremations, our direct cremation plans are inclusive of all the essentials. It's simple, affordable and without compromise. A cremation plan that is an alternative to a traditional farewell, which means when the time comes, family and friends are able to organise a send-off that truly celebrates the life of a loved one, at a time and place suitable for them.


No hearses, no ceremony, no service; just a dignified & modern send off with minimal fuss

No Fuss & Less Stress

We'll manage the cremation & help with any paperwork to allow families to recover from the loss of their loved one.

More Time To Say Goodbye

Families & friends can organise a memorial or celebration of life at a convenient time & place, when ready

At Distinct Cremations we offer two different types of funeral plans.

Find our services below or alternatively you can view our price list or our CMA standardised price list.

Unattended Direct Cremation Plan

From £1,499 or £17.61** per month

An unattended direct cremation plan is a great choice for those looking for a simple, low-cost unattended cremation without a funeral ceremony.

With an unattended direct cremation plan, the cremation takes place with no service or mourners present at our high-quality crematoria where dignified care is guaranteed.

View our Unattended Direct Cremation Plan **Price advertised is for a 50 year old paying over a 10 year period

Intimate Cremation Plan

From £1,799 or £21.47** per month

An intimate cremation plan offers a private funeral where the number of people attending is limited, this could include a small gathering of friends and family.

With an intimate cremation plan, you can have up to 8 people attending the funeral and a 10 minute service, making this a simple and affordable option.

View our Intimate Cremation Plan **Price advertised is for a 50 year old paying over a 10 year period

Distinct Cremations are the only provider who offer

  • A fully guaranteed funeral plans including doctor's fee with no hidden extra costs
  • A direct cremation that takes place closer to home
  • Lower-cost monthly instalment payments
  • A funeral plan rated 5 stars by Fairer Finance
  • A full money-back guarantee if you change your mind within 12 months[1]

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[1]If you purchase a plan in a lump sum or over 12 monthly instalments, we will return all the money you have paid if you cancel. If you pay for a plan over 5 or 10 years, provided you cancel within the first 12 months, you’ll receive all of your money back.

Get your free guide now

Distinct Cremations are specialists in fuss-free, dignified farewells. Our free guide reveals how you can avoid the stress and expense of a traditional funeral.

The guide outlines what is included in the plan, how to take one out, payment options and how to celebrate.

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"I talked to the people at Distinct Cremations. They told me these days many of us don’t want to spend large sums of money on an elaborate funeral."

Sue Cook, TV Presenter

Sue bench

For plans payable over 5 or 10 years we incur additional administration expenses for collecting the monthly instalments and for the purchase and administration of a “whole of life” from an authorised insurance provider. If you die after 12 months of the start of your plan, but before you have paid all your instalments, there is nothing more to pay.

Our funeral plans guarantee your acceptance, with no medical questions or additional costs for the elderly or those with pre-existing medical conditions. However, for plans payable over 5 or 10 years we incur additional administration expenses for collecting the monthly instalments and for the purchase and administration of a “whole of life” policy with an authorised insurance provider.

At Distinct Cremations, we offer the best direct cremation funeral plan on the market for the best price. There is no cancellation fee, and no additional extras for doctor's fee, removal of artificial mechanisms, or returning the ashes. You can see how we compare to other funeral providers in the market with our comparison table

Yes - you can cancel your plan at any time, with no cancellation fees

Yes - you can take out a plan on behalf of your parents or a partner.

Many people struggle to afford a funeral because of the rising funeral costs. If you’re arranging the funeral of a loved one and you think you can’t afford it, check if you’re eligible for Government assistance via a Funeral Expenses Payment in England & Wales or check your eligibility and apply for a Funeral Support Payment in Scotland.

Yes, you can pay for your funeral plan in 12 interest-free monthly instalments or over 5 or 10 years - though this option is only available for those aged between 50 and 74.

There are four ways to pay for your plan - as a one-off payment by credit card, debit card or cheque or monthly by direct debit.

Unfortunately we can’t transfer plans from a different company to ourselves. However, you can simply cancel your existing plan and take out a new one with us if you want to.

You need to be over the age of 18 to take out a funeral plan. For 5 & 10 year instalment plans you must be aged between 50 & 74 when you purchase your plan.

"Treated very kindly and sympathetically while sorting out a funeral.

It's not a nice thing to have to do, but lots of support was given. The whole thing was easy to sort and even good value for money"

Very helpfull Sarah answered all my questions

Anonymous 15/08/22

The team dealt with this very professional and was very helpful, couldn’t ask for any more from them

Anonymous 12/08/22

Easy website to navigate, speedy service, all good.

Anonymous 12/08/22

I hate going to a funeral, you hold things together, then breakdown at the funeral So me and the wife opted for the no attendance ceremony The girl I... Read more

Anonymous 10/08/22

good service ,very helpful , easy to do .

Anonymous 08/08/22

Made telephone enquiries on 2 occasions, didn't wait long for reply on either occasion and both members of staff were very courteous and helpful and provided... Read more

Anonymous 04/08/22

My husband and I have been putting off setting up a funeral plan mainly due to cost. With Distinct Cremations you have the option to pay over 5 or 10 years.... Read more

Anonymous 03/08/22

The website is well designed and information clear. I purchased the 'intimate plan' with a single payment. The purchasing process was straightforward and... Read more

Anonymous 29/07/22

Very friendly and helpful staff, the whole process was handled very efficiently despite some alterations on my part. Could not be better.

Anonymous 27/07/22

So simple to arrange, with comprehensive information. I researched ahead of time and the company has great reviews and a great service so went them. For... Read more

Anonymous 27/07/22
Feefo independent service review 5 star

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