Dignity Prepaid Funeral Plans

dignatas Guarantees your funeral director's & cremation fees

golden charter trust  Freezes the funeral costs included in the plan at today's prices

golden charter trust  Dignity also provide plans for other leading brands

NEW: Limited Plan now available from £2,995

dignity funeral plans  As an independent company we have chosen to recommend Dignity Funeral Plans as    we believe that they offer excellent value for money. In May 2017 their Diamond Plan    was awarded 5 Stars by Defaqto the independent financial research company

Limited Offer: £75 Cashback when you apply by 31st July 2017

  • Award winning customer service
  • Bio-degradeable coffins 
  • If you move, the plan moves with you at no extra cost
  • Joint funeral plans option
  • Competitive monthly payment options
  • National network of owned and approved Funeral Directors
  • Guaranteed cremation & ministers fees, aswell as funeral director's services frozen at today's prices
  • For burial funerals, a generous allowance of £1,200 towards burial costs, including burial plot

More information about Dignity Funeral Plans

Why choose a Dignity Funeral Plan?

- Funeral director costs are guaranteed at today's prices whether a cremation or burial is chosen

- Plus unlike some plans your cremation fees are also guaranteed at today's prices, see plan summary for details

The advantage of this is that if you live in an area where cremation fees are particularly expensive (we can advise you of this), you will pay no more for a Dignity Prepaid Funeral Plan than those who live in an area where average cremation costs are lower. No matter where you live, if you take out a Dignity Prepaid Funeral Plan, once the plan is fully paid for, you won't be asked to pay a penny more the the services included in the plan. Fixing funeral costs at todays prices with a Dignity Prepaid Funeral Plan couldn't be more important.

- Burial funeral available with funeral director services guaranteed, and a generous contribution of £1,200 for third party burial costs

- You are guaranteed to be accepted as long as you are aged 50 or over

- You are guaranteed to be accepted regardless of any health concerns

- They have over 1,200 owned or approved funeral directors throughout the UK

- If you move, the plan moves with no additional cost or change to the price guarantee in the plan

- You can choose to pay in one go, over 12 months at no extra charge or by instalments

- You can record your personal wishes on their 'special requests' form

- They are members of the Funeral Planning Authority (FPA) the professional body that oversees the operation of registered funeral plan companies

- In Dignity's latest customer survey, 99% of respondents said that we met or exceeded their expectations

- Also 98% of customers surveyed would recommend Dignity to friends and family

Types of Plan - Levels of Service

Guaranteed Services
Limited Plan
Amber Plan (standard)
Pearl Plan (midrange)
Diamond Plan (superior)

Guarantees funeral director services frozen at today's prices

Guarantees to cover all the required funeral director services.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Guarantees cremation & ministers services frozen at today's prices

Or a generous contribution of £1,200 towards burial costs that can also be used towards the cost of the plot if needed.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Guarantees that your family will have no more to pay

No more to pay for the services listed as detailed in the plan regardless of when the plan is needed and how much prices increase by in the future.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Advice on registration, documentation & certification

The funeral director's guidance on registering the death and provision of all necessary paperwork.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Transportation of the deceased

Collection & transportation of the deceased to the Funeral Directors premises at anytime, 24 hours a day.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Care of the deceased prior to the cremation or burial

The funeral director will provide preparation and care of the deceased before the cremation or burial takes place.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Viewing of the deceased in a private chapel of rest by agreed appointment

Unlike some plans with Dignity this is included with all levels of plan at no additional charge.

Normal office hours
Normal office hours
Weekdays
Anytime

The coffin: (fully lined & fitted)

The funeral director will provide a range of coffins to choose from, determined by the level of service.

Basic
Wood effect
Quality wood effect
High quality wood veneer

Funeral procession including hearse

From your home or funeral home to a service location (fees and costs at a separate location not included).

Directly to crematorium
Directly to crematorium
To service location & then to crematorium
To service location & then to crematorium

Limousine for family & friends

One limousine will carry between 6 or 7 people.

No
No
One
Two

Attendance of funeral director & staff at the service

This will include the funeral director, the driver & pallbearers on the day.

Yes
Yes
Yes
Yes

Personalise the plan at any time

You can make special requests either when you apply for the plan or at anytime, such as, hymns, readings, music etc. Please note that requests for specific items outside of the plan, for example, coffin types or other of  significance could incur additional charges.

No
average cost of a funeral
Yes
help with funeral costs

Arranging the funeral service

The funeral director will arrange the service at a crematorium or cemetery.

Yes
Yes
Yes
cooperative

Full listing of floral tributes

The funeral director will list any floral tributes or collection of charitable donations (not all plan providers do this).

funeral costs
funeral costs
Yes
saga

Complimentary thank you cards

Thank you cards provided (not all plan providers will offer this).

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cheap
best
coop

Mutual agreement on the time and day during normal hours

Limited Plan: A restricted choice of date and time for the funeral will be available. Typically this means that with the Limited Funeral Plan the service will take place before 10.30am or after 3.30pm Tuesday-Thursday. You may not make any additional contributions towards the costs of any special requests. Not available on the Isle of Man..

No
Yes
Yes
Yes

National network of Funeral Directors

Dignity have over 1,190 owned or approved funeral directors. Please note that the Limited Plan has a restricted choice from approximately 800 Funeral Directors.

Limited
Yes
Yes
Yes

Please note that in Scotland a second doctors certificate is no longer required and the law is also planned to be changed in England & Wales, and therefore, some companies have removed these from their plans.

When you call we can advise you on the specific details of each plan or you can request a brochure for more information.

*The Dignity plan includes an allowance of £1,200 for burial costs which increases with RPI. Although the plan (no funeral plan will pay for a plot) doesn't include a plot, the allowance can be used for any aspect of the burial fees includiing help towards purchasing a plot. Any surplus will be paid to your estate.

Payment Options

You can choose from the following Dignity prepaid funeral plan payment options:

Payment in full

Choose the level of service required and pay in full by cheque, debit or credit card.

Monthly payment options

Payment over 12 months: Spread your payments over 12 months without incurring any additional administration costs. Quite simply the cost of your plan is spread over the year with 12 equal payments; no deposit and no extra fees added.

Monthly Instalments: spread the cost of your Dignity prepaid funeral plan over 1 to 15 years

- No deposit required

- All instalment options longer than 1 year include administration fees.

- Once fully paid, the services in the plan are guaranteed to be covered. If you die before all instalments are paid, the price agreed and services in the plan will still be guaranteed, as long as your family agree to pay the remaining balance.

Payment Options
The affordable
Limited Plan
The essential
Amber Plan
The most popular
Pearl Plan
The big family
Diamond Plan
Normal Price
£2,995
£3,395
£3,749
£3,999
Exclusive Cashback
Nil
£75
£75
£75
Cost to you after Cashback
NA
£3,320
£3,674
£3,924
Monthly Payment Options
12 Monthly Payments
£249.58
£282.91
£312.41
£333.25
Total amount payable
£2,995
£3,395
£3,749
£3,999
5 Year payment period
£57.61
£65.30
£72.11
£76.92
Total amount payable
£3,457
£3,919
£4,327
£4,616
10 Year payment period
£33.08
£37.50
£41.41
£44.17
Total amount payable
£3,970
£4,500
£4,970
£5,301
15 Year payment period
£25.14
£28.50
£31.47
£33.57
Total amount payable
£4,527
£5,131
£5,666
£6,044

Notes
£75 Cashback is payable with all payment options
Total amounts payable rounded to nearest penny

How to Apply

You can apply for the Dignity prepaid funeral plan a number of ways:

You can apply online by clicking here

To apply by telephone - call us on our free phone number 0800 133 7656

Or you can request a brochure and application form using the brochure request button above.

Once you have applied, Dignity will confirm your details and you will receive your plan holder pack within 14 days and Membership Pack within 28 days - you do of course have a 28 day period in which to cancel the plan, should you change your mind, with a full refund.

The £75 cashback will be sent to you by cheque no sooner than 28 days from the date of taking out a plan. If your plan is cancelled within 3 months, we reserve the right to ask for the cashback to be refunded. 

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