Of course it makes sense to book your funeral now at today’s prices. The younger you are the more you save and the added bonus is that you can plan a funeral according to your own wishes while saving your next of keen from a considerable worry at a most distressing time.
However it would seem that, like with everything else, you have to be careful and choose wisely who you book your plan with, especially if you are an ex-pat.
The first thing to consider is to make certain the company or person you book your plan with is likely to be still around at the time of your departure, otherwise you will have wasted your money as well as your time.
The British papers have been discouraging such plans mainly when middlemen take hundreds of pounds out of customers’ plans, with the result that grieving families get hit with unexpected extra bills at what is already a very difficult moment.