Funeral plans for the over 80s

Funeral plans for over 80s are a popular way to make sure arrangements are paid for and taken care of in advance. It’s a simple way to make everything easier for your loved ones when the time comes and make sure they’re not left with the full cost of your funeral.

You can make important decisions in advance so that you’re remembered the way you want to be and your family have less to arrange at a stressful time. An over 80s funeral plan could give you peace of mind that everything is in hand.

Can I buy a funeral plan if I’m over 80?

Yes – Avalon’s range of plans have no age restrictions. Anyone can take out an Avalon plan with no questions about medical conditions. That’s why our funeral plans are perfect for over 80s.

How do funeral plans for seniors work?

A funeral plan lets you pay for and fix key costs at today’s prices. Your money is placed securely in an independently-managed Trust and when the time comes, everything in your plan is already paid for.

Avalon's plans for over 80s are an ideal way to choose what kind of funeral you want and to pay for key costs in advance.

With Avalon, you can choose the payment option with suits you to pay for your funeral plan, either in one lump sum, or in monthly instalments. If you choose monthly instalments, your plan must be fully paid before your 90th birthday. That means that if you take out a plan when you are 85, you can only choose a maximum repayment term of five years.

Are Avalon funeral plans a kind of funeral insurance for over 80s?

No, an Avalon funeral plan is not a type of funeral insurance for those over 80.

With insurance policies, such as over 50s life cover or term life insurance, your loved ones will receive a cash lump sum when you die. This can be spent on anything and may be less than the total amount of money you paid into the policy.

With a funeral plan for over 80s, the plan specifically pays for and covers the key costs of your funeral. When you plan is fully paid, monthly payments stop.

How can I buy a funeral plan for over 80s?

Home appointment

Book an appointment with one of our friendly advisors. They’ll visit you in the comfort of your own home and explain our range of plans.

Phone call

Speak to one of our advisors over the phone by calling 0800 014 9112.

Buy online

Buy your funeral plan easily and securely through the Avalon website.

Why choose an Avalon funeral plan?

Avalon are the perfect choice for seniors looking for total peace of mind that the key costs of their funeral are paid for in advance.

We're the UK's most trusted prepaid funeral plan provider, with over 2,000 independent customer reviews and a five star rating on Trustpilot. 95% of families recommend us after experiencing a funeral arranged with an Avalon plan*.

We work with over 1,800 local, independent Funeral Directors – that’s more than the Co-op (1,079) or Dignity (1,200) which means you can feel reassured you and your family will have support close by.

Avalon are registered with the Funeral Planning Authority (FPA), who regulate providers of prepaid funeral plans and ensure that its members comply with their code of conduct and provide the highest level of service to their customers.

But what happens to your money when you buy a funeral plan? When purchasing with Avalon, your money will be held in an independent trust to ensure your money is protected.

*During October-December 2018 Avalon Funeral Plans in association with our Funeral Director network carried out 283 funerals. Our quality assurance sampling following the funeral and comprising 56 families showed that 95% would be happy to recommend an Avalon Funeral Plan.