Saying goodbye to a loved one is never easy, and navigating the funeral arrangements can add an extra layer of stress during an already challenging time. For those seeking a cost-effective and simple alternative, direct cremation can be a viable option.

In this guide, we will explore the world of direct cremations and provide practical tips on how to arrange one while still honouring the memory of your loved one.

Understanding Direct Cremation

Direct cremation is a simple and no-frills approach to handling the remains of a loved one. Unlike traditional funeral services, direct cremation skips the elaborate ceremonies, embalming, and viewings.

The body is promptly cremated, and the ashes are returned to the family. This streamlined process significantly reduces costs while still allowing families the flexibility to plan personalised memorial services at their own pace.

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Direct Cremation from Celebration of Life

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Benefits of Choosing Direct Cremation

  • Cost-Effective: Direct cremation is typically more affordable than traditional funeral services, as it eliminates many of the associated costs.
  • Flexibility: Families have the freedom to plan memorial services at a time and place that suits them, without the time constraints of a traditional funeral.
  • Simplicity: Direct cremation minimises the complexity of funeral arrangements, offering a straightforward and uncomplicated option for those seeking simplicity.

Arranging an Affordable Direct Cremation

Explore Online Providers

Online platforms dedicated to funeral planning and cremation services may offer competitive prices. Ensure they are reputable by checking reviews and testimonials.

At Celebration of Life, our aim is to help and change how we celebrate the lives of our loved ones by being transparent about our services and pricing. We offer direct cremation starting from £895 and prepaid plans which you can pay in full or in monthly instalments.

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Understand the Inclusions

When comparing prices, make sure to understand what is included in the direct cremation package. Some services may have additional fees for transportation, paperwork, or the urn.

At Celebration of Life, our direct cremation includes:

  • Help and guidance throughout
  • Collection from a mortuary withing mainland Great Britain
  • A simple traditional coffin
  • Care of the deceased at our mortuary facilities
  • Removal of any electronic devices such as a pacemaker
  • An unattended cremation at our partner crematorium

DIY Memorial Services

Consider hosting a memorial service at home or in a community space to avoid venue fees. DIY memorial services allow for a personal and heartfelt tribute without the added costs.

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Talk to Celebration of Life to Arrange a Direct Cremation

If you are interested in arranging a direct cremation, get in touch with our expert team today. We’re available whenever you need us and more than happy to help.

Plan a Direct Cremation with Celebration of Life

Celebration of Life™ offer an industry leading direct cremation service. We are confident that we won't be beaten on price. Speak to our friendly in-house customer service team, anytime day or night.

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