Frequently asked questions
A funeral plan enables you to protect your loved ones against rising funeral costs. It also removes some of the stress at a difficult time when you have just lost your loved one. We cannot take away the pain you will feel at that time, but we can deal with the arrangements which can be challenging and unfamiliar, especially in a foreign country.
No, customers purchasing a Practical Funeral Planning plan are not required to pass any medical tests, unlike many insurance products which will be rated and expensive, especially if you are older or have any underlying medical conditions.
Practical Funeral Planning cover cremation only. However, all plans can be tailored for burial, although the customer will need to pay the additional costs including the purchase of a burial plot.
Our Funeral Plans can be transferred into the name of another person. To do so, the plan purchaser needs to contact Practical Funeral Planning directly, who will then make the necessary changes to your plan.
Yes. There is a 14-day grace period to cancel your plan free of charge. Should you wish to cancel your plan after this cooling-off period, you will receive a refund of all monies paid less a cancellation fee of 495€.
We believe it is essential for expatriates. The combination of strict regulations, red tape, and the language barrier means that pre-planning is the only way to ensure your family is spared the considerable distress of organising everything at a traumatic time.
For expatriates with property or assets overseas, with different legal systems, it’s essential to have a correct and locally compatible Will. This way, you can avoid leaving your loved ones with a lengthy and expensive legal succession process, and confusion as to your intentions. Also, valuable tax savings can be achieved with proper documentation.
No. A pre-paid funeral plan does not have a cash-in value. You are purchasing a future service at a fixed price that will be used at a future date, just hopefully not too soon.
If the plan is fully paid and your funeral is carried out by our nominated Funeral Director there will be nothing further to pay for any of the services described on your plan information.
Bear in mind this does not cover the cost of a wake or any celebration after the funeral - however if the plan is fully paid and your funeral is carried out by our nominated Funeral Director there will be nothing further to pay for any of the services described in your chosen plan.
We are a Spanish registered company with no UK subsidiary or holding company, and are wholly governed by Spanish/EU law rather than UK/FCA regulations.
ANY FURTHER QUESTIONS?
We have tried to answer all of your questions. If you are not sure about something, please get in touch with us and a member of our team will be more than happy to help you.