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Why choose an Open Prepaid Funeral Plan?

Open provide a totally transparent and secure method of planning your funeral. We are committed to the provision of your funeral through your chosen Funeral Director.

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Why Prepay for your Funeral?

The cost of a funeral over the last decade has outstripped inflation mainly due to the rising fees for doctors, crematoria and clergy. By prepaying for your funeral you can secure today's prices for your future requirement.

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What is a Prepaid Funeral?

A Prepaid funeral is the simplest, most caring and most practical way to remove the financial and emotional worry and responsibility that unexpected funeral arrangements can bring.

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What our clients say

John Taplin, Managing Director

Open Prepaid Funerals Limited

***AN IMPORTANT MESSAGE TO MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC, NOT INDEPENDENT FUNERAL DIRECTORS*** The testimonials that you read here are from Independent Funeral Directors and will be of most interest and relevance to other Indepenedent Funeral Directors throught the UK. In always following our Open by name, open by nature mantra...

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Chas Nethercott, Director

Nethercott Funeral Services, Independent Family Funeral Directors since 1911

We have only recently joined the “Open Family” and our first impression is that this is what funeral plans used to be like. Straightforward and simple but covering family’s needs. We are not faced with a myriad of other plans and schemes which can be overpowering and confusing...

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Jack O'Malley, Managing Director

O'Malley Family Funerals

‘I was initially very apprehensive about changing funeral plan companies, however after just one conversation with John and Amanda my anxieties quickly disappeared. Open’s philosophy of not wanting to be the biggest but be the best aligns completely with the vision I have for my own business. I...

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Paul Sillet, Partner

Silletts Funeral Service, Manchester

Open by name and Open by nature! How many other pre paid funeral plan companies can say the same? As a small family funeral directors in the North West of the country we have had growing concerns about the actions of a number of plan providers and their methods in...

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Gary Neill, Managing Director

Daniel Robinson & Sons

Having been concerned for some time about Funeral Plans and the deductions Funeral Plan providers were taking from Plan holder’s money, we undertook a review of the whole market, after which we chose ‘Open’. ​​We chose Open because… ​​ - 100% of the client’s Plan value goes...

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Pete O’Neill, Managing Director

John McLellan & Co Ltd, Fort William

We are delighted to recommend Open Funeral plans to Funeral Directors and families across the UK. Having held a senior position in the funeral planning profession myself, I have always felt that there needs to be a better way to deliver a funeral plan that performs for BOTH the funeral...

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Simon Helliar-Moore, Director

Crescent Funeral Services

“We have chosen to start offering Open Prepaid Funeral Plans having heard from many respected Funeral Directors on the ease of use and fantastic options Open give to plan Holders and Funeral Directors alike. The personal attention received from Open Prepaid Plans has been outstanding and the personalisation available...

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Jo Williamson, Owner

Albany Funerals, Maidstone

As funeral directors, Open funeral plans are the only plans that we trust. We have had so many problems with other funeral plan providers over the years charging exorbitant admin fees, overselling the prices of funerals, not paying out the expected amount, providing unclear policies and generally making the whole...

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Mark Hancock, Proprietor

Special Send-Offs, Scarborough

I first used Open Prepaid Funerals simply because they were recommended by the Good Funeral Guide. I also used a couple of other plan providers at the same time. Over an 18 month period issues with the other providers gradually steered me towards using Open as my first choice and...

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Christopher Gascoigne, Managing Director

S. Gascoigne & Sons Ltd, Birmingham

As a company we have always found 'Open Prepaid Funeral Plans' so easy to work with. The brochure and the application form are so easy to understand and are an absolute gem to work with! The Funeral Directors portal is our hidden tool, regularly updated and so user friendly...

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David Bastock, Managing Director

C. Bastock Ltd Funeral Directors, Solihull

In 2003 when the finance Act changed and funeral directors had to use a pre-paid planning company for funeral plans (a good thing by the way) we were not happy with any of the companies that were available. Together with a good friend of mine I decided that it could...

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James Showers, Owner

Family Tree Funeral Company, Stroud

I don’t know why it took so long for a simple, transparent, fair minded Funeral Planning company to appear in the UK. We fully support Open Prepaid and the Good Funeral Guide funeral planning ethos and model. Paperwork is easy, fees are fair, families see this and trust it...

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Toby Mynott, Director

Simple Kent Funerals Ltd

I’m a small independent funeral director offering a very personal service. I use Open because they are straightforward to deal with, their paperwork is easy to understand and complete, the money is held in a trust, the fees are transparent and I can access details of all plans set...

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