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Golden Charter is the leading independent provider of funeral plans in the UK. We work on behalf of more than 3,000 independent funeral directors across the country and have served over 500,000 customers. Funeral plans are an affordable and convenient way to arrange funeral essentials in advance - allowing you a range of options to suit your budget and requirements. Additionally, we also offer a range of legal services that help people arrange important legal matters such as Wills, Power of attorney and Probate. As the leading provider of pre-paid funeral plans, we will not be beaten on price. To find out more about our Price Match offer, please visit our Price Match information page.

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Base

Base plan includes

Our lowest priced plan, the Base Plan offers a traditional funeral at an affordable price. Including all funeral director's fees and a simple coffin, this plan provides basic cover at a difficult time.
  • The funeral director's services
  • Hearse to a local cemetery or crematorium
  • Simple coffin
  • Flexible payment options or pay in full
  • Please note, our plans don't cover the purchase of a burial plot

The allowance for third party costs included in our other plans such as fees for cremation or burial, and fees for the clergy or officiant are not included in this plan.  These costs will require to be paid at the time of the funeral.

Will Included

Standard

Standard plan includes

The Standard Plan offers all of the essentials that the Base Plan covers with the added flexibility and reassurance of an additional allowance to cover third party costs of £940.
  • The funeral director's services
  • Hearse to a local cemetery or crematorium
  • Simple coffin
  • An allowance of £940 towards essential third party costs
  • Flexible payment options or pay in full
  • Please note, our plans don't cover the purchase of a burial plot
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Select

Select plan includes

The great choice, Select Plan, offers all of the same cover as the Standard Plan, with the added benefits of a limousine and a high quality coffin.
  • The funeral director's services
  • Hearse to a local cemetery or crematorium
  • One limousine
  • High quality coffin
  • An allowance of £940 towards essential third party costs
  • Family viewing during office hours
  • Flexible payment options or pay in full
  • Please note, our plans don't cover the purchase of a burial plot
Will Included

Premier

Premier plan includes

The Premier Plan is our most comprehensive option, providing all the essentials of our other great plans with the added extra comforts of two limousines and a superior coffin.
  • The funeral director's services
  • Hearse to a local cemetery or crematorium
  • Two limousines
  • Superior coffin
  • An allowance of £940 towards essential third party costs
  • Family viewing during office hours
  • Flexible payment options or pay in full
  • Please note, our plans don't cover the purchase of a burial plot
 

Would you like to know more about our range of funeral plans? Our free information pack covers everything you need to know, helping you save money and avoid stress planning your future.

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About Us

We are the UK's biggest funeral plan provider, with around 400 staff and many years of experience in helping people with funeral arrangements and related legal matters. Talk to Golden Charter when you're planning ahead and considering the various options.

Golden Charter works in partnership with the people who understand your needs best - independent funeral directors. Our network is extensive, giving you the freedom to choose the best the best local provider for your requirements. 

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Based on a survey of 639 people who purchased a Golden Charter Funeral Plan.