Golden Leaves direct cremation plan review

  • Discounted price of £1,495 – one of the UK’s cheapest direct cremation plans
  • Monthly payment options from £21.82 with immediate cover
  • Fully guarantees all the services included
  • Collection 24 hours a day, anywhere in mainland UK
  • Cremation fees and doctor’s fees fully covered
  • Uses crematoriums located throughout the country

Special Offer: Save £198 when you apply by 30th May 2022 

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Golden Leaves Copper Plan - Key points

  • All the services included in the plan are guaranteed with nothing more to pay
  • Monthly payment options providing immediate cover with a deposit of just £49
  • Includes collection of the deceased 24 hours a day from anywhere in mainland UK
  • Fully guarantees the cremation fees and doctor’s fees
  • Uses more local crematoriums located throughout the country
  • Ashes can either be returned to family by private driver or scattered on the garden of remembrance
  • One of the UK’s best priced fully guaranteed plans
  • Provided by UK and European funeral planning company Golden Leaves
  • Flexibility to change address
  • Anyone over the age of 18 can apply

The Golden Leaves Copper Plan - £1,495 (includes our £198 discount)

The Golden Leaves direct cremation ‘Copper Plan’ guarantees to cover the cost of collection at any time of the day or night from home, a nursing home or hospital anywhere in mainland UK. Plans also include the services of a funeral director, care of the deceased prior to cremation, doctor’s fees, a simple coffin, cremation fees, a simple urn and delivery of ashes to family if required.

Payment options

You can choose to pay for your Golden Leaves direct cremation plan the following ways:

Single payment

Paying in one go is the cheapest method of payment. Alternatively, you could spread your payments over 12 months without incurring any additional fees. All monthly payments greater than 12 months will include instalment charges.

Monthly payments

Monthly payment options are available between 1 to 8 years with immediate cover. You simply pay a deposit of £49 and the services included in the plan are immediately guaranteed.

So, if you take out a Golden Leaves monthly payment plan, pay your deposit but die the following week, your cremation services will be provided as detailed in the plan with nothing more to pay.

Payment term Monthly payment Total cost
1 year £103.75 £1,495
2 years £66.79 £1,662
3 years £46.17 £1,649
5 years £30.61 £1,837
8 years £21.82 £2,094

Get a quote & save £198 when you apply by 30th May 2022

Only Golden Leaves offer a monthly payment prepaid direct cremation funeral plan that immediately guarantees the services included. All other plan providers have a waiting period of at least 12 months.

How secure is the Golden Leaves direct cremation plan?

Golden Leaves is registered and regulated by the Funeral Planning Authority, so they have demonstrated that they comply with their strict rules and code of practise on how your money is held and the service provided to families.

When you buy a Golden Leaves funeral plan your money is held in a trust fund which is independently managed and regulated in compliance with The Financial Services and Markets Act 2001. In the unlikely event that anything should happen to Golden Leaves, the trust fund with your money in it would remain intact, ready to pay for your chosen services.

Company Review

Golden Leaves was founded in 1984 but have ties dating back to 1875 and a family run business in Croydon. They were a founding member of the National Association for Prepaid Funeral Plans and played a major part in the creation of the Funeral Planning Authority.

In addition to offering a nationwide service here in the UK, Golden Leaves also provide funeral planning services in Spain, Portugal, Cyprus and the Balearic and Canary Islands.

Golden Leaves cremation only funeral plans – Our verdict

Golden Leaves offer one of the lowest and best priced direct cremation plans with a complete guarantee for the services included.

Whereas other cremation only funeral plan providers can charge extra for services such as collection out of hours or from home, the doctors fees or delivery of ashes, these services are included in the Golden Leaves plan at no extra cost.

Another point worth highlighting is that Golden Leaves use crematoriums located throughout the country, so can offer a more local service which can be important to families.

And if you prefer to pay monthly for your prepaid direct cremation plan, once you have paid the £49 deposit, the services included in the plan are immediately guaranteed. So, you and your family benefit from immediate cover, straight away – something that is totally unique to Golden Leaves.

So, if you are looking for a fully guaranteed direct cremation funeral plan at one of the lowest prices, the Golden Leaves Copper Plan could be worth considering.

Get a quote & save £198 when you apply by 30th May 2022

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