Planning ahead the simple and affordable way

Option 1 - A prepaid funeral plan

Simplicity Funerals makes planning for a future funeral service easy and allows you to save money by locking in costs at today's prices. There are many other reasons why a prepaid funeral plan makes simple sense.

  • Pay today’s price
  • Once paid in full there is no more to pay unlike insurance products that need continuous payments
  • Simplicity Funerals gives you the security of dealing with Australia’s leading national funeral services provider
  • Make decisions about your own funeral in your own time
  • You will have peace of mind because your affairs will be in order
  • It won’t affect your pension or other entitlements, and might help you obtain a pension or part pension
  • Removes the stress from your family
Call us on 1300 556 222 for an appointment, or come in to one of our conveniently located funeral homes. You can also request a call back about prepaying a funeral and one of our experienced staff will contact you.

In this video testimonial from late 2015, Jeanie and Ted share their reasons for choosing a prepaid funeral from Simplicity Funerals, and their expereince of the process.

The table below compares the benefits of a prepaid funeral with other ways to plan for funeral costs.

Benefit Prepaid Funeral from Simplicity Funeral insurance
Fixed price funeral Yes No
Protects against price rises Yes No
No health check required Yes Varies
No waiting period on benefits Yes No
Simple phone call to claim Yes No
National chain of funeral homes Yes No
AFDA accredited funeral homes Yes No
Plan the funeral service you want Yes No
Your funeral wishes are carried out Yes No
Gives support of a trusted funeral director to those left behind Yes No
Travel protection available (For temporary absences from home) Yes No
Can help you obtain a part or full pension Yes No

Prepaid funerals and Pensions

Asset tests are how the Australian government determines whether retirees receive a full pension, partial pension, or none at all; but did you know you can reduce tested assets by purchasing a prepaid funeral?

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Option 2 - A funeral bond

Talk to us about a Funeral Bond which is effectively a savings plan you can accumulate towards a Prepaid Funeral Plan from Simplicity Funerals.

Your bond will be managed by the Over Fifty Guardian Friendly Society, a mutual organisation that belongs to its members, and benefits from regulatory authority oversight of its rules and regulations. When you have saved enough through your Funeral Bond, you can talk to your Simplicity funeral director about converting your bond into a full Prepaid Funeral Plan from Simplicity Funerals.

What happens once I've prepaid my funeral?

Once you've prepaid a funeral service with Simplicity you can relax.

Just keep the details of your Prepaid Funeral Plan from Simplicity Funerals with your important papers. When the funeral service is needed, your family only needs to call their local Simplicity Funerals home and we will look after them and carry out your instructions to the letter.

If you move to another suburb or state, you will need to nominate a new Simplicity Funeral home to register your prepaid funeral plan with.