Funeral Insurance & Funeral Cover In Australia

What is Funeral Insurance?

Funeral Insurance (or Funeral Cover) is an insurance policy which is used to cover all the costs associated with ensuring that you have the funeral and associated items paid for, without burdening your family members.

Funeral Insurance is not dissimilar to a prepaid funeral in that pays the costs associated with the Funeral. Funeral Insurance is a contractual arrangement between yourself and the Insurance Company that an agreed amount will be given to your loved ones to pay for the funeral, in most cases no additional funds will be required.

Where does the money go?

The money from the funeral cover insurance is paid to your nominated funeral director who will plan, organise and execute your wishes.

What are the benefits of Funeral Insurance?

There are many benefits for taking Funeral Insurance in Australia:

  • Regular small (from less than $1/day) payments.
  • No medicals or forms to fill out.
  • Simple 5 minute phone application.
  • 21 day cooling off period.
  • Pay Lump sum benefit for funeral.
  • Guaranteed Acceptance for Australian's aged 19-70.
  • Funeral Cover available $5000, $10,000 or $15,000.
  • Double benefit payable if death caused by accident (not available with all policies)

The costs of having or not having Funeral Insurance?

If you were asked to come up with $10,000 or $15,000 today for a funeral would you be able to? We all think we can save the money towards our funerals. The biggest problem is that we always have another bill or expense landing on our desk. Soon our savings are corroded.

Having funeral insurance cover ensures that come funeral time you are guaranteed to have enough money to fund your funeral. Peace of Mind Guaranteed today from less than a $1 day!

How to claim Funeral Insurance Cover?

Contact Insurance company and present the following:

  • Death Certificate
  • Proof of relationship to Deceased
  • Identity of Deceased (passport or birth certificate)
  • Original Funeral Insurance Policy documentation

Please fill out the form on this page or call us on 1300 793 143 to secure your preferred funeral cover.

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Published on March 3-nd, 2011 in Insurance
Damon Rasheed is the CEO of Rate Detective, an Australian financial service comparison sites specialising in Life Insurance, Income Protection Insurance and home loans. Damon holds a Master's Degree in Economics from the University of Melbourne and has been involved in many start-up internet businesses.

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