The total cost of a funeral will depend on the arrangements you wish to have put in place and the relevant fees will fall into three categories:
Bance Funeral Services will provide you with a written estimate prior to the conduct of the funeral. This estimate will clearly set out the goods and services falling within each of these categories. Following the funeral, a final account will be provided to you. This account will also clearly set out the relevant fees.
When you engage Bance Funeral Services to arrange and conduct a funeral, we charge a Planning Fee. This is a fee for engaging our professional services and reflects the advice, guidance, care and creativity our teams provides throughout the process.
The following items are included in the Planning Fee:
Fees for the following items are not included in the Planning Fee. Some items are required for all funerals and others are optional. These items are generally supplied by Bance Funeral Services and will be charged accordingly.
Third Party Fees
Also called disbursements, third-party fees are paid by Bance Funeral Services (at cost) on your behalf to the suppliers so that we are able to conduct the funeral in accordance with your wishes.
When it comes to a funeral service, there is no one size that fits all. Whether it be a traditional religious service or a contemporary celebration that you are after, our staff can suggest suppliers who can provide the services you need at a price that will suit.
Services attracting third-party fees may include:
GST is payable on all Bance Funeral Services Planning Fee and the supply of related goods and services.