What won’t the Distinct Cremations Prepaid Funeral Plan provide?
It does not include any kind of service, procession or the services of a minister or celebrant. Other items listed below are also not included:
The cost of special requests such as memorials, flowers, catering, newspaper obituaries.
The cost of removal of mechanisms such as pacemakers (which must be removed before a cremation).
Any additional charges that are passed to us due to changes in regulations, tax, laws or generally accepted practice.
The cost of repatriation from outside mainland Great Britain.
Any Doctors fees and; Coroner fees.
Fees for a celebrant or minister to conduct the service.
Transportation in a hearse, or the provision of limousines.
Viewing the deceased once taken into our care.
Dressing the deceased in specific clothing or with personal belongings.
Other Plan limitations include:
If the Plan is paid for by instalments and the cremation funeral is required before the final payment has been paid, your Executor would have to pay the outstanding balance before the funeral takes place.
Any taxes. Value Added Tax is not currently charged on a funeral service. However, if this or any other tax becomes chargeable on a funeral service or part of it, your Personal Representative must pay the tax at the time of the funeral.