Prepaid Plan vs Funeral Insurance

Take our test and compare the cost of a Prepaid Funeral Plan from Simplicity Funerals against a funeral insurance policy.

To discuss this with our staff, please contact us directly on 1300 556 222 or submit an online enquiry.

Please note: the figure of $6,500 is for comparison purposes only. As there are a wide range of funeral choices, your Prepaid Funeral Plan may be less or more expensive based on the choices you make.

My Details

Enter your age and gender to access your personalised comparison.

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Funeral Scenario

Here you can review the default values we use for our comparison or tailor the scenario to your funeral needs.

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Insurance Policy Details ^

Here you can review the default policy we use for the comparison or enter your own policy details to further personalise your comparison.

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My Results

Your results are based on the choices you have made in the Calculator and compare the cost between a Prepaid Funeral, Funeral Insurance or No Protection.

Funeral Insurance

Premiums to pay over the next # years ***

$13,000

No Protection

One off payment in # years **

$13,000


Extra to pay with a Prepaid Funeral ^^ $0

Extra to pay with Funeral Insurance $0


* The default figure of $6,500 is for comparison purposes only. As there are a wide range of funeral choices, your Prepaid Funeral Plan may be less or more expensive based on the choices you make.

^ Funeral insurance figures based on Rice Warner Actuaries Report, March 2015, Pre-Funding Funerals

~ The guarantee assumes the funeral insurance benefit payout will be the greater of the premiums paid or the sum insured amount.

# Prepaid funeral cost does not include the cost of GST

*** Funeral insurance results take into account your life expectancy, the effects of inflation, and the type of funeral insurance product detailed in the Review/Edit insurance details section. It is calculated to completely cover your financial cost should you die at your life expectancy. If you change any of these details, you may incur a shortfall.

** This figure is based on the effects of inflation, given the purchase of a funeral at the time of your death (calculated on the assumption you die at your life expectancy)

^^ The cost of a prepaid funeral will vary depending on the inclusions within the agreement. Any services required in addition to the original agreement may incur extra costs.