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Who are Avalon?

√ Established 25 years

√ 70,000 clients with 22,000 in Europe

√ Every 10 minutes someone buys an Avalon plan

√ Over €100m in Trust fund

The UK’s most trusted Funeral plan provider

Why someone chooses an Avalon funeral plan every 10 minutes

Officially the best

We’re officially the best Funeral Plan Provider, after thousands of votes by consumers at the Personal Finance Awards, which has long been recognised as a benchmark for excellence in the UK’s consumer finance market.

Most trusted funeral plan provider

We have over 2,000 reviews by our customers on Trustpilot and are rated 5-star “Excellent”.

95% of families recommended Avalon

After experiencing a funeral with an Avalon” funeral plan and our trusted network of 1,800 Funeral Directors.

Arranging a funeral in Spain

  • LANGUAGE BARRIER
  • Doctor
  • (Certification of Death)
  • Funeral Director
  • Body Release Form
  • (Contract)
  • 24-48 hours
  • Assets may be frozen
  • Referral

Planning a funeral takes time

  • Organise flights/accommodation/hire car
  • Contact the Funeral Director to discuss arrangements
  • Arrange church service
  • Draft and print the Order of Service
  • Choose songs/hymns/music
  • Hire a function room
  • Arrange the catering
  • Order flowers
  • Book private vehicle and limousine(s)
  • Decide who to invite
  • Put a notice in the local paper

What are the major differences between funerals in the UK and Spain

1. Time Scale

  • Within 24-48 hours
  • Exception if a post-mortem is required
  • Expat funerals may take longer
  • Any delay will cost mortuary fees, charged by the day

2. Payment upfront

  • Funeral Directors will ask for at least partial payment
  • Assets are often frozen, making it difficult to access savings

3. Harder to shop around

  • Very little time to make arrangements or compare services
  • Language barriers and unfamiliar procedures
  • Police may contact a Funeral Director, who may ask you to sign a release form/service contract
  • Always read paperwork carefully

4. Funerals are simpler

  • Funerals tend to be simple with less choice than British funerals
  • You may not have time to arrange extra personalised elements

Why organise your own funeral?

  • Peace of mind for you and your loved ones
  • Fix costs at today’s prices
  • Make everything simpler for your family when the time comes
  • Help them avoid the complications of planning a funeral in a foreign country
  • Local support from an English-speaking team

What’s the difference between life insurance and funeral plans?

  • Funeral Plan

  • Arrange and pay for your funeral in advance

  • One call and funeral arrangements can start being made

  • Pay for your funeral costs at today’s prices

  • An Avalon funeral plan is flexible if you have a change of circumstances

Insurance

  • Cash lump sum that can be spent on anything

  • Could take weeks (even months) for the policy to pay out

  • You might pay in more than the policy pays out

  • If you cancel you could lose all your mon

Introducing …..

 

Our plans designed for expats living in Spain

Expat Simple

Our simple funeral plan that covers all the essentials of a funeral in Spain

Expat Simple

√ Funeral Director’s services

√ 2 days’ mortuary expenses

√ Transportation of the deceased to the mortuary and to the cemetery or crematorium

√ Preparation and care of the deceased

√ Simple coffin

√ Cremation fee and medical certificate

√ Simple urn

√ 24/7 English-speaking bereavement helpline

√ LifeLocker

These costs are guaranteed when the plan is enacted in Spain

Expat Plus

Our premium choice funeral plan which provides a wider range of services

Expat Plus

√ Funeral Director’s services

√ 4 days’ mortuary expenses

√ Transportation of the deceased to the mortuary and to the cemetery or crematorium

√ Quality veneered coffin

√ Preparation and care of the deceased

√ Small coffin spray of flowers

√ Minister or Celebrant

√ All funeral staff required to conduct the service

√ Cremation fee and medical certificate

√ Simple urn

√ 24/7 English-speaking bereavement helpline

√ LifeLocker

These costs are guaranteed when the plan is enacted in Spain

Repatriation

Our repatriation plan with a cremation in mainland Great Britain

How the Repatriation plan works

In Spain

√ Attending to legal and administrative formalities, liaising with overseas Funeral Director

√ Funeral Director services in Spain

√ 4 days’ mortuary expenses

√ Preparation and care of the deceased to include full hygienic treatment

√ Transportation of the deceased to mortuary and airport

√ High quality coffin for transportation

√ Contribution towards flight back to mainland Great Britain

√ 24/7 English-speaking bereavement helpline

√ LifeLocker

In mainland Great Britain

√ Cremation fees fixed at today’s prices

√ Funeral Director’s services

√ Family liaison

√ Collection and care of the deceased from the airport

√ Supply of coffin

√ Transportation of the deceased to crematorium

√ Family-led service at a crematorium of choice

√ Collection of ashes from crematorium

Flexible payment option

√ Fix costs at today’s prices

√ Pay in a lump sum or monthly instalments

√ 18 months interest free payments

√ Pay in Euros or Pound Sterling

Why choose Avalon

Local support for you and your family

We work with a network of local, independent Funeral Directors meaning you and your loved ones always have support close by.

Fix your funeral costs

Our pre-paid funeral plans are guaranteed to fix the cost of the services included in your plan regardless of how long you live.

Peace of mind

All arrangements are in place, so you’ll be remembered exactly the way you want to be and your family can focus on celebrating your life, without having to worry about the complicated Spanish funeral system.

Plans to suit your needs

Our funeral planning experts have put together our Expat and Repatriation plans which are tailored to suit you as an expat.

Safe and secure

The money you pay into your plan is held in an independent UK Trust and managed by leading financial professionals, so you can relax knowing that you’ll get the funeral you paid for when it’s needed.

The best funeral plan provider

As well as being the UK’s most trusted provider on Trustpilot, we’re also the Best Funeral Plan Provider, after thousands of votes by consumers at the Personal Finance Awards.

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