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What's the best funeral plan? How does it work? You can find all the information you need here with quick and easy to read guides and comparisons.
What's the best funeral plan? How does it work? You can find all the information you need here with quick and easy to read guides and comparisons.

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Pros and cons of funeral plans. ideas of how to celebrate your life. or how to tell your family of your wishes - search our articles to read more.

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A simple guide to direct cremations

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If you need to organise a funeral our UK Call Centre is open 24/7.

If you have a question or would like to take out a funeral plan call one of our Personal Advisors.

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About Us

We’re Distinct Cremations and we’re part of the Westerleigh Group. Every year Westerleigh provides more than 50,000 families with high quality cremations, care and support.

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If you need to organise a funeral today please call us 24/7 and we can make all the arrangements. If you have a question about a funeral plan call or message us we will advise you of the best options.

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Frequently asked questions

No you do not you can arrange the funeral yourselves or directly with us and we will help make all the arrangements. You can find a really useful guide on DIY funerals Link texthere.

You can have a pre-paid funeral or a funeral -. you can pay the full amount or pay in 12 monthly installments that are interest free. See prices Link texthere

A direct cremation takes away all the fuss and separates the cremation from the celebration. A direct cremation also provides families and friends with a dignified opportunity to say goodbye in the way that suits them, without the costs, and stress that come with arranging a traditional funeral. All the arrangements are organised with us directly.

You will need to cancel your existing plan and take out a new one with us.

Funeral plans are pre-paid and the money is invested in a secure Trust Fund (a separate bank account) and guarantees to cover the funeral services listed in the plan. There are no medicals and anyone can take out a funeral plan. Life insurance provides a cash sum if you pass away during the policy The cash can then be used to pay for a funeral, pay bills and outstanding debts.

There are four ways to pay - credit card, debit card or cheque as a one-off payment or by monthly direct debit instalments (0% interest)