Pre-paying for a funeral lets you lessen two of the biggest burdens to fall to those you leave behind: knowing what your wishes were and paying for the funeral. A pre-paid funeral allows you to decide now what you want regarding your funeral and also pay at today’s price. The cost is fixed forever, leaving your loved ones with no more to pay.
Your pre-payment is securely lodged with a recognised funeral funds manager, ensuring your invested funds are secure.
Heritage Brothers offer a selection of Pre-Paid Funeral payment options. Our staff can help you decide what suits you best and create an instalment plan that suits your budget or accept an immediate lump sum payment.
A Funeral Bond is where a person puts aside a nominated amount that is to provide for the funeral costs when their family make arrangements at a later time. A Bond can be anything from $500 to $14,000.
It can be paid in a lump sum or by instalments. The funds are held and managed by a approved funeral funds manager, Heritage Brothers chose Foresters Financial Services to manage their pre-funeral investments.
A Prepaid Funeral Plan, is where a person plans their funeral with the funeral director, and choses to fix the major items at todays prices by paying the amount in advance. This amount is also managed by a funeral funds manager.
Items such as Professional Services Fee, Transfer and Mortuary Services, Coffin or Casket Selection, Celebrant Fees, Cremation or Burial Fees can mostly all be fixed. Some disbursement items like flowers, press notices and catering will be billed at the time of the funeral.
Prearranging your funeral is where you record all you funeral wishes with your funeral director, a file is created and information stored at the funeral home. You may receive an estimate of costs or quote, but no financial payment is made. As you have prearranged everything, you estate or family will meet the costs at the time.
Discussing your Pre-Paid Funeral Plan with Heritage Brothers is obligation free and can be done at our office or your home.
Additionally, Heritage Brothers offer an online lodgement of your Funeral wishes. Click the below Pre-Planning form to find out more.
How much does a funeral cost on the Gold Coast?
The cost of a funeral can vary widely based on several factors, including the chosen services, type of ceremony, casket or urn selection, and location. Heritage Brothers Funeral Directors are committed to transparency in funeral costs. We provide a full estimate of funeral charges at every arrangement or services consultation. Every figure quoted by us includes GST to avoid any unexpected surprises at settlement time. We understand that the cost of a funeral depends on individual decisions, but we are known for offering quality services at an affordable price. Learn more about Heritage Brothers funeral pricing.
Heritage Brothers take pride in providing quality service at affordable prices. We offer personalised support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year, ensuring that every family receives the care they deserve. As 100% locally Australian-owned funeral directors, Heritage Brothers guarantee total care, personal attention, and honest service, making us a trusted choice for Gold Coast and Tweed Heads communities.
A pre-paid funeral plan allows you to make decisions about your funeral in advance and pay for it at today’s prices. This means you can lock in the cost of your funeral, ensuring your loved ones won’t have to pay more in the future.
Most major items associated with your funeral can be fixed in a pre-paid plan, such as Professional Services Fee, Transfer and Mortuary Services, Coffin or Casket Selection, Celebrant Fees, Cremation or Burial Fees. However, some disbursement items like flowers, press notices, and catering may be billed at the time of the funeral.
A Funeral Bond is where you set aside a nominated amount of money to cover future funeral costs. This can be paid in a lump sum or by instalments. The funds are securely managed by an approved funeral funds manager, ensuring that the money is safeguarded until needed.
A Pre-Paid Funeral Plan involves making financial arrangements in advance for your funeral expenses. Prearranging a funeral, on the other hand, is the process of recording your funeral wishes with your funeral director, with no financial payment made at that time. The costs are typically covered by your estate or family when the time comes.
Discussing your Pre-Paid Funeral Plan with Heritage Brothers is obligation-free and can be done at their office or your home. We offer a range of payment options and can help you decide on a plan that suits your needs and budget.
A funeral funds manager is a recognised entity responsible for securely holding and managing the funds associated with your pre-paid funeral plan or funeral bond. This ensures that your invested funds are protected until they are needed to cover your funeral expenses.