Compare funeral plans: the best prepaid direct cremation funeral plans

Compare funeral plans: the best prepaid direct cremation funeral plans

Direct cremation funeral plans comparison

The soaring cost of funerals in the UK means prepaid plans, particularly for direct cremations, are becoming more and more popular. Paying for your own funeral in advance means cremation costs are covered and your family won’t be left to foot the bill. This means it’s important to compare funeral plans so that you know exactly what is covered, and what you may need to pay extra for.

To help you find the best & cheapest funeral plan on the market, in the table below you can see what's included in the plans of 5 funeral providers.

With so many options out there to choose from, we know how difficult it can be to compare funeral plans and work out what’s best. So in the table below we look at the price, what’s included in each plan and additional extras to make finding the perfect funeral plan that bit easier.

Alternatively, if you need to arrange a funeral today or in the near future, you can compare direct cremation costs.

Unattended Cremation Plan Product Feature Distinct Cremations
£1,499
Pure Cremations
£1,595
Memoria
£1,450
Simplicity
£1,495
Celebration of Life
£1,450
No cancellation fee ✔️


£350 fee

£299 fee

£95 fee

£350 fee
Bringing deceased into care during office hours ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Bringing deceased into care 24 hours a day ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Bringing deceased into care from any place of death, throughout mainland Great Britain ✔️

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£250 extra
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Doctor's fee for medical cause of death certificate ✔️

✔️


£82 extra

£82 extra
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Removal of pacemaker, medical implants or artificial limbs ✔️

✔️


£100 extra


✔️

Provision of standard coffin ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
No charge for oversized coffin ✔️

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£250 extra
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Transport of deceased ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Notification of the date of the cremation ✔️ ✔️
Unattended cremation fee ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Cremation service takes place in your region ✔️ ✔️
Hand delivered return of ashes included ✔️ ✔️ ✔️ ✔️
Ashes return guaranteed within 14 days ✔️


£150 extra


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All information correct as of 18/05/2022

Next steps

As you can see in the table above, at Distinct Cremations, we offer the best direct cremation funeral plan on the market for the best price.

To get your unattended cremation plan in place, you can speak to our expert team 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

Alternatively, if you need to arrange a funeral today or in the near future, you can compare direct cremation costs.

We offer the highest levels of support and service but don't take our word for it read why our customers trust us.

They are very helpful and staff are lovely I have recommended to other family members and friends thank you once again above excellent service .

Anonymous 29/06/22

Excellent service.Literature easy to understand. Good personal telephone calls during setting up.

Anonymous 27/06/22

Easy to contact, friendly professional staff.

Anonymous 27/06/22

Returned call on day planned. answered my questions.

Anonymous 26/06/22

Distinct Cremations came across as kind, polite, courteous and understanding. Which was all down to your telephone representative.

Anonymous 24/06/22

Helpful on the phone, good service.

Anonymous 21/06/22

superd service and would recommed you to anyone

Anonymous 17/06/22

This was a simple straight forward process with a very helpful lady from the company. I'm glad I chose Distinct Cremation

Anonymous 16/06/22

I liked the idea of a fixed price for my funeral.

Elizabeth Knowlson 13/06/22

Everything was very clearly explained. The documentation was easy to understand. I was given a cooling off period. Most of my family and friends are... Read more

Anonymous 13/06/22
Feefo independent service review 5 star