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That is why tvplus brings you Funeral24, a funeral plan designed to help you prepare for the future today. Here is a list of tips and guidelines when preparing yourself for a funeral:
Having money readily available is important.
A funeral can cost anything between R5,000 and R30,000 or more, depending on what coffin you choose, which headstone you choose or how you deal with catering, transport and flowers. However much it costs, quick access to funds is important during this time. Keep in mind that funds might be suspended until the estate is wound up. And at a time like this, the last thing your family needs to worry about is money. Your Funeral24 plan will pay out in
just 24 hours, taking the stress out of an already traumatic situation.
Communication is important.
Arranging a funeral takes many phone calls.You have to contact your family, the priest, the undertaker and take care of day-to-day tasks. That is why we will send you R240 airtime, to help with the necessary funeral arrangements. It is small touches like these that will make arranging a funeral a little easier. The money will be sent within 24 hours of the claim being approved. Our claims team will support you every step of the way.
Emotional support is important.
Families have to deal with many conflicting emotions during this time, including grief, trauma and the pressure of getting the deceased’s financial affairs in order, all while dealing with the funeral expenses and practicalities. That is why Funeral24 puts you in touch with a 24-hour funeral helpline. Professionals will assist you with grief counselling, advise you on discounted rates on various services and suppliers and help with the repatriation of the body if required.