Farewill Review

Farewill is the UKs number one online wills company, highly rated for making will writing simple. Our independent review looks at what makes Farewill’s online will service different, what it costs and the pros and cons so you can decide if a Farewell will is right for you.

Who are Farewill?

Farewill launched in 2015 with the aim of making dealing with death fairer, simpler and cheaper. Supported by renowned investors such as Zoopla, JamJar and SAATCHinVEST, Farewill are now the biggest UK will writer, having written over 30,000 wills.

What services do Farewill offer?

Farewill offer an online will service for individuals and couples over the age of 18, with the benefit of live support when you need it via the phone, live chat or email. In addition to will writing, they also offer probate services and can act as executor of your estate.

Once you have written your will, Farewill offer free unlimited updates for the first year plus an optional annual unlimited will update service for just £10 a year thereafter.

How does their online service work?

An online will from Farewill takes approximately 30 minutes to complete. You create an account and follow the simple online questionnaire. Once you’ve added your assets, beneficiaries and executors, your will is checked and approved by will specialists, ready for you to print and sign in front of two witnesses

You only pay for your will once you have completed the questionnaire so effectively you can try the online service before you buy. The will is reviewed within 5 days and approved by a qualified solicitor who specializes in estate planning.

Farewill offer live telephone, email and online chat support should you have any queries and will contact you regarding any questions, recommendations or amendments to your will.

How much does a will cost with Farewill?

The cost of a will with Farewill is:

  • £90 for individuals
  • £140 for couples
Special Offer: For a limited time we are giving away a £20 John Lewis voucher with each will. Just simply insert the Farewill discount code over50-20 when you apply

Farewill pros and cons

Pros

  • Simple and easy to use
  • Only takes 30 minutes to complete
  • Cheaper than a solicitor
  • You only pay once the questionnaire is complete
  • Live support should you need help
  • Reviewed and approved by will experts
  • Free unlimited will updates within the first year
  • Unlimited will update service for £10 a year

Cons

  • Farewill currently only offer their services in England and Wales
  • Everything you own must be in the UK
  • This is not legal advice so Farewill carry no liability should things go wrong
  • Not suitable for complex estates

Farewill reviews on Trustpilot

Farewill have a 5 star rating on leading independent review site Trustpilot. They currently have more than 2,500 reviews, 88% of which are excellent and a 9.6 out of 10 trust score. Most of the customer feedback describes the online will service as excellent, quick, easy to use and value for money.

Farewill review - our verdict

Farewill offers a straightforward step by step online will writing service with the added bonus of help should you need it. Although they are not providing advice on what to include in your will, the templates used are written by lawyers, so include all the elements legally required for making a will.

At £90, the cost of a will isn’t the cheapest you will find however you do have the support from specialists throughout the process. You only pay for the service once you have completed the online process and all draft wills are checked and approved by qualified will experts.

Farewill may not be suitable for complex estates where advice is required however if your requirements are straightforward, then Farewill offer an excellent professional service for a reasonable price.

Our Offer

We have teamed up with Farewill as we believe they offer a simple value for money will making service that will provide a legally vaild will protecting your family and ensuring that your wishes are carried out. 

And for a limited time we will give you a £20 John Lewis voucher to say thank you for using this service - just enter over50-20 when you apply.

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