As the cost of living increases and people may have less disposable money, the cost of a funeral can sometimes be too much to afford. There are cheap and budget style funerals which could be the very thing you need. We offer some advice on the cheapest type of funeral available in Australia. This article is provided by Sydney Coffins. Sydney Coffins is a memorial product and funeral provider in Australia, specialising in unique and personalised coffins, caskets and funerals.
The cheapest funeral available in Sydney, Australia is not actually a funeral. It includes but is not limited to; completing a death certificate, collecting the deceased person, and cremation. This is known as a NO funeral service.
People who are financially not equipped to afford a more expensive funeral will choose a cremation only funeral. This choice is also an option for people who not want or need a funeral service or a ceremony.
Cremation only funerals have NO SERVICE, and NO VIEWING
A cremation no service funeral does not include a service. There is NO gathering. Once the body has been taken away then that is usually the last time any connection will be made with the deceased until the cremation ashes are collected or received.
How much is the cheapest funeral in Australia?
Cremation no service funerals are the cheapest ‘funeral’ offered in Australia. They start at around $1900,$2,300.
I want a cheap funeral but l don’t want to be cremated
This type of ‘funeral’ can be a concern for people who do not wish to be cremated. The cheapest option for someone who does not want to be cremated is a burial funeral. The best option would be the no service burial funeral. The first way to reduce the cost of a funeral is to not have a service or a memorial ceremony. Finally, a resting place that is ‘affordable’ is crucial as burial plots make up the large portion of the costs for a burial funeral.
You may like to read the article which explains why funerals can be so expensive and it discusses resting places.