Plan Transfers

Plan transfers are available to the UK but we must point out there are slight differences between the plan benefits of a European plan and the plan benefits and Plan value that are provided on transfer of a plan to the UK.

In respect of a Beech plan in the UK whilst we have written to all our UK clients in the past. It has been brought to our attention that there may be some confusion as to the benefits of your Beech plan whilst residing in the UK.

It should be noted that if you are the holder of a Beech Funeral Plan provided in Spain or Portugal that upon transfer of that plan to the UK a relevant address must be provided prior to or on your return.

There will be certain changes to the benefits on the plan when returning to the UK. They are similar benefits but not a direct duplicate.

On return to the UK the plan holder will be issued with new documentation reflecting the change in address and the benefits applicable, the European plan certificate is invalid.

These changes are advised due to the different procedures in the UK and the major difference in pricing re funeral costs and additional items that families may request and are advised to ensure our clients are aware of exactly what is covered by the plan and should additional services be required that are not stipulated in the plan documentation then additional payment may be required from the family to the funeral director at the time of the funeral.

As an option for those clients who have a Beech Plan and transfer it back to the UK, you are able to upgrade your plan at anytime to a Cedar plan to provide full coverage as per plan benefits detailed below (Cedar Plan), this plan includes religious service, plus extra benefits.

If you wish to discuss the option of upgrading you can contact us on 0034 900 104 351 or alternatively contact thomas@iberianonline.com, Thomas would then contact you by return, answer any queries you may have and quote you for your upgrade.

We endeavour to give you peace of mind and complete satisfaction at all times. If you do wish to discuss your plan, please do not hesitate to contact us, we are happy to help.

Beech Plan Benefits

  • The administration of the plan.
  • The funeral director’s professional services, including provision of necessary staff.
  • Conveyance to the local funeral director’s premises.
  • Supply of coffin robe & fittings.
  • Transportation to crematorium/cemetery.
  • Cremation fees & doctor certificates.
  • Provision of an urn and death certificates.
  • All legal documentation necessary for the funeral to take place.
  • Help and advice to executors relating to registrations & documentation.

Please note the following:

  • This plan is an unattended / direct Cremation.
  • Religious / non-religious service are not included.
  • Iberian Funeral plans will not be responsible for embalming or supplying of flowers
  • Funeral Director and Crematorium will be appointed by Iberian Funeral plans.
  • Viewing of the deceased is not available
  • Date of cremation will be first availability.
  • Failure to adhere to any of the above may result in cancellation of this plan.

The Cedar Plan again can be transferred to the UK but additional costs are Payable either as an upgrade or to the Funeral Director at the time of need.

Currently the price of a Spanish/Portuguese Cedar plan is €3950 or £3376

The equivalent Plan in the UK would cost £3980

We do therefore offer an upgrade price of £822 to all our clients who purchased a European Cedar Plan at €3695 – it should be noted that earlier priced plans will cost more to upgrade/provide the same benefits. In all cases when you relocate to the UK you should contact us on admin@Iberianfuneralplans.com

Where we can
A) Update your records accordingly and issue new certificates or
B) Provide an upgrade cost and subject to acceptance, Issue new certificates.

Please note we Issue 2 types of Cedar certificate one where the client has upgraded and one where the client has declined to upgrade – both though reflect the change of address.

The plan benefits below are for an upgraded plan.

Cedar Plan Benefits

  • The administration of the plan.
  • The funeral director’s professional services, including provision of necessary staff.
  • Conveyance to the local funeral director’s premises.
  • Supply of coffin robe & fittings.
  • Transportation of the deceased on the day of the funeral to crematorium/cemetery.
  • Cremation fees & doctor certificates.
  • Provision of an urn and death certificates.
  • Provision of Religious service at Crematorium Chapel.
  • All legal documentation necessary for the funeral to take place.
  • Help and advice to executors relating to registrations & documentation.

Also the Plan Benefits within our plans are able to be transferred to other European Countries but it should be noted that in some countries it may cost more to obtain the same benefits (as in the UK) in others it will cost less and therefore we as a Company will refund the difference when this occurs in accordance with our terms and conditions.