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From50 Silver Plan

from Golden Leaves

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The From50 Silver Plan summary

Service                                             Cremation

 

Funeral plans do not include the cost of a burial or cremated remains plot, because the price varies hugely depending on where you live and plot type.  

it is sometimes possible to include a contribution amount to go towards the cost of a plot.  Call us on 02920 099 200 if f this is an option you would like to explore. 

Ceremony                                      Yes   |   Attended

 

With ceremony.  Attended.

A funeral traditionally includes a ceremony for family and friends to attend, immediately followed by the cremation or burial.   For an attended funeral and no restrictions on the number of people who can attend, look for plans in the SimpleTraditional and Bells & Whistle categories.

No ceremony.  Attended.

For people wanting a less expensive attended funeral and a practical alternative to the formalities of a traditional funeral, then choosing a plan that doesn’t include a ceremony is the best choice.  Funeral plans in the No Fuss category allow up to 12 people to attend, and just enough time for them to say their goodbyes before the coffin is removed from view.  

 No ceremony.  Unattended.

For people looking for the least expensive funeral plan and a practical alternative to the formalities of a traditional funeral, the unattended, no ceremony funeral plan in the No Frills category is the ideal choice.  The cremation or burial takes place at a time that is suitable to the funeral director. No-one else is present.  This type of funeral plan gives those you leave behind the freedom to choose to celebrate your life when, where and how they wish, outside the confines of a crematorium or burial setting.

Family cars                                     0

Family cars typically carry 6 - 7 passengers.

Standard of coffin                      Basic

 

Each plan provider has their own way of describing the coffin they include in their plan, but they essentially fall into 3 categories: Basic.  Standard.  High quality.  Use the Guide to Coffin Standards below to help you decide which standard is right for you.


Basic

Standard

High quality

Design

Simple.  Plain sides.  Flat lid.

May have panelled sides and/or raised coffin lid.

May have panelled sides and/or raised coffin lid.

Material

MDF or similar with wood-effect wrap design;

Solid wood, e.g. pine;

Basic natural material, e.g bamboo.

MDF or similar with wood-effect wrap design;

Wood veneer;

Higher quality natural material, e.g. seagrass.

Superior wood veneer;

Superior solid wood;

Superior natural material, e.g. willow.

Can I pay to upgrade the standard of coffin in my plan?

It depends on the funeral plan provider’s terms and the restrictions of the plan.  If you would like to explore your options, call us for a quote.

Funeral director's fees            Guaranteed

 
Funeral director’s fees are included in every plan.  Depending on the plan you buy, some services may be restricted, e.g. funeral choice of date and time.  Read the plan provider’s key features document carefully before you buy, to ensure you have the right service for your needs.

Third-party fees                          Guaranteed

 
 
 
 

What are third-party fees?

Third-party fees are paid by your funeral director on your behalf for services that enable the cremation or burial to go ahead.  There are two types: 

Necessary

third-party fees

Cremation fees

Doctors’ fees

For two medical certificates (cremation only), if applicable*

Burial fees

For grave preparation and interment

Discretionary

third-party fees

Officiant’s fee

For example, a religious minister, celebrant or humanist.

Not all funeral plans cover all third-party fees. Check the detail of the plan to see the level of third-party fees covered, which are

Guaranteed: All costs as outlined in the funeral plan will be covered.

Contribution: This amount will be used to pay for or towards the third-party services needed. Any shortfall will need to be paid to the funeral director at the time of need.

No contribution: All required third-party fees will need to be paid to the funeral director at the time of the funeral by your representative or from your estate.


The From50 Silver Plan reviewed

The From50 Silver Plan reviewed

The From50 Silver plan is ideal for anyone wanting a traditional funeral that guarantees to cover the cost of the funeral director's basic services for arranging and conducting the funeral, with a ceremony, for unlimited family and friends to attend.  

Third-party cremation and officiant’s fees are covered too.  Doctors’ medical certification fees aren’t included in this plan, as they aren’t always needed.  If required, these doctor’s fees will need to be paid at the time of the funeral by your representative or from your estate. 

The From50 Silver plan gives you peace of mind knowing that no matter how much funeral director’s and cremation costs may rise in the future, there will be nothing more for your family to pay and no difficult decisions for them to make about the detail of the funeral, as this has already been carefully planned.  

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Key features of this funeral plan

 
 
 
 

What this plan includes

  • Option to personalise the plan, e.g. choice of readings , music, dress code
  • Option to pay a contribution towards special requests
  • Not available with the lower-cost fixed monthly payment option
  • Before the funeral
  • Funeral director’s services for attending to all the necessary funeral arrangements 
  •  
     
     
    Bringing you into the care of the funeral home or some other suitable resting place until the funeral, during normal working hours
  •  
     
    Option to visit you in the Chapel of Rest or some other service room
  • On the day 
  • All funeral staff required to conduct the service on the day of the funeral
  • Funeral ceremony for family and friends to attend
  • Choice of funeral date and time
  • Coffin standard:  Basic
  • Plan provider description:  Basic
  • Hearse to take you to the place of service
  • 25 miles radius
  • After the funeral
  •  ‘Thank you’ cards
  • Free bereavement support or professional counselling (where available)
  • Third-party fee cover:  Guaranteed
  •  
    Cremation fees
  •  
    Officiant's fee
 
 
 
 
 
 

What this plan does not include

  • Before the funeral
  •  
    Embalming
  • On the day 
  • Choice of procession route
  • After the funeral
  • Collect and distribute charitable donations
  • Third-party fee cover:  Guaranteed
  •  
    Doctors'  fees if applicable
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Doctors' fees are for two medical certificates (cremation only).   Some plan providers choose not to cover doctors’ fees to keep the cost of the plan down, as certification isn’t always needed, e.g. when the death is referred to the Coroner because it is sudden or unexplained.  If doctors’ fees are due, then these will need to be paid to the funeral director at the time of the funeral by your representative or from your estate.   Changes to legislation in May 2015 means these fees are no longer applicable in Scotland.

Doctors’ certification fees cost £164 (temporarily reduced to £82 due to COVID-19)

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 

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Payment options

Single payment

£ 1,644.00

when you buy a single payment plan.  See terms.  

Offer ends 31 March 2021

Payment information 

 

Monthly instalments

when you buy a monthly instalment plan.  See terms.  

Offer ends 30 April 2020


12  Monthly instalments

£ 116.17 / mth

Total repayable £1,644.00

Payment information 


24  Monthly instalments

£ 61.57 / mth

Total repayable £1,644.00

Payment information 


36  Monthly instalments

£ 43.51 / mth

Total repayable £1,644.00

Payment information 


60  Monthly instalments

£ 29.33 / mth

Total repayable £1,644.00

Payment information 


Lower-cost
fixed monthly payment

from £19.57 / mth *

Max. total repayable £1,644.00

Call  02920 099 200
for a no obligation quote

*Based on a person aged 50
Payment up to age 90 or for life

Need help?

Perhaps you'd like some help personalising your plan, or finding a plan within your budget? Whatever you need, at Before You Go Compare we're here to help.

Call our dedicated team

Call us on 02920 099 200. We woudl be happy to help.

Monday - Friday
8.00 am - 8.00 pm

02920 099 200

Payment options

 
 

Single payment

£1,644

when you buy this single payment plan.  See terms.
Offer ends 31 March 2021

Payment information

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Monthly instalments

when you buy a monthly instalment plan.  See terms.  
Offer ends 31 March 2021


12 Monthly instalments

£ 116.17/ mth

Payment information


24 Monthly instalments

 £ 61.57/ mth

Payment information


36 Monthly instalments

£ 43.51 / mth

Payment information


60 Monthly instalments

£ 29.33 / mth

Payment information


Lower-cost
fixed monthly payment

from   £ 19.57 / mth *

Call  02920 099 200 for a
no obligation quote

*Based on a person aged 50
Payment up to age 90 or for life

 

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