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Leave great memories,

not loose ends, with a prepaid funeral plan

Compare leading UK funerals plans and save up to £535 in just a few minutes, so you can get on with doing more of what you enjoy.  

Prices start from as little as £6.55 pcm.


What is a prepaid funeral plan?


A prepaid funeral is the smart and affordable way to plan the funeral you want. You avoid rising funeral costs as the funeral is fixed at today's prices. You can pay in a single lump sum or monthly instalments.

Putting a funeral plan in place for you or someone else, doesn't have to be a daunting, complicated or gloomy affair. At Before You Go Compare, our positive approach and expertise can help you find what you need simply and easily.

Why plan & compare with us

Before You Go Compare makes it really easy for you to buy wisely.

We know about funerals, funeral plans and the importance of funeral planning, because we’ve many years’ experience working directly with bereaved families at the time they have needed to arrange a funeral and returned to plan their own.

We don't compare any old plan or simply offer the one or two plans that other sites and funeral homes have a vested interest in selling. It's important to us that you get to choose a gold-standard funeral plan that's right for you.

Quality plans

You only compare funeral plans from leading providers registered with the Funeral Planning Authority, which exists to protect consumer interests.

Greater choice

You get to choose from 85 quality funeral plans with good national coverage. Good to know that if you move home in the future, your plan moves with you.

Bigger savings

You'll find it easier  to shop around and find the best plan to suit your individual needs and pocket.  Our Cashback offers are the icing on the cake.

In safe hands

You and your family will be guided every step of the way with our complete funeral planning service  - from the point of research, to your funeral and beyond.


Are funeral plans a good idea?

Over 1.5 million people* think so.  Here are three great reasons why you should plan and pay for your funeral in advance.

    You get to plan your funeral, your way.
    You'll spare loved ones from having to worry about the detail, because the funeral has already been carefully planned.
    You'll  protect loved ones from future rises in funeral costs, potentially saving them thousands of pounds.
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Rise in funeral costs since 2004

Fix the cost of your funeral today & beat rising funeral costs

Funeral costs in the UK have gone up 130% in the last 15 years, way above inflation.   By way of comparison, the price of the average UK house has gone up 55%*.  

The average cost of a funeral today is £4,417.   If the trend continues, in four years time the cost is expected to rise 20% to £5,285.

*  Sources:  sunlife.co.uk & ons.gov.uk (UK Price House Index)


Join 1.5 million* UK prepaid funeral plan holders whose families will benefit from a plan taken out with a Funeral Planning Authority registered provider.

* Number of active funeral plans funeralplanningauthority.co.uk/about-us/statistics

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Need help?

If you've got any questions about prepaid funeral plans or would like some inspirational funeral planning ideas, get in touch on 02920 099 200 or arrange a call back. We'd be happy to help.

What people are saying about us


Janet May

Debbie answered all my questions and explained everything to me.  


Julie Nicholls

I thought I'd done my research, but Tina was able to fill in the blanks I didn't know existed! Really happy with the advice and plan I  purchased.


Adam Thompson

Excellent site.  Gives an opportunity to compare prices with lots of other great information as well. Very easy to use.



Friendly. Straightforward. Courteous. Excellent service all round. Many thanks.

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How does your funeral plan score?

When you need a helping hand to quickly understand the quality of a funeral plan against all the others on offer, the sQored rating will help.

As funeral industry experts by direct experience, Before You Go Compare has analysed the features and benefits of every leading funeral plan provider's Plans listed, so you can check for best value.


Types of prepaid funeral plans

Funeral plans fall into six categories, catering for all preferences and budgets.  They range from the lowest-cost, no frills direct cremation service with no ceremony and no family and friends present, to the 'bells and whistles' type of funeral that has all the ceremonial extras and no restriction on the number of people who can attend.  

Explore your options through these simple guides, or jump straight in and compare now.  We'll ask all the important questions to help you find the perfect funeral plan. 

About the Author

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Andrew is one of the founding team members of Before You Go. He's passionate about ensuring funeral consumers put the right funeral plan in place, and that starts with being given a choice from several providers. When he's not totally immersed in all things consumer funeral related and tech, he loves nothing more than watching Fireman Sam with his two young children. Eating chocolate brownies comes a close second.

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