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Our Funeral Insurance helps you prepare for the future, so you can get on with enjoying the present. An Post Insurance have exclusive distribution of the New Ireland Assurance Company Plc Funeral Insurance product in Ireland. An Post Insurance is a 100% Irish-owned company, so we understand what matters most to you.

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Will Writing Service with every Funeral Insurance plan

An Post Insurance has teamed up with ARAG - a leading provider of legal insurance and assistance products in Ireland - to give our Funeral Insurance customers access to a Complimentary Online Will Writing Service**.

 

**Please note, this Complimentary Will Service is not suitable for everyone, and you may require additional third party or legal assistance. If you require a more comprehensive legal document, ARAG can cater for this request too, by providing access to their extensive network of legal experts who will, at a discounted rate, assist you in building a will tailored to your specific need.

Features and Benefits 

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Wallet-Friendly Protection

Our premiums start at just €15 per month - less than the price of buying a cup of tea per day. Your monthly premium is based on the age you commence your policy and the level of cover you choose.

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Lump Sum Payment

In the event of your death, our Funeral Insurance can help ease uncertainty and worry. If your policy has been active for two years, your loved ones will receive a lump sum payment to help cover funeral expenses.

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Stress-Free Cover

If you're aged between 50 and 75 years and resident in the Republic of Ireland, you may be eligible for this product. You don't need to worry about any medical questions, check-ups or reports.

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Travel Accident Benefit

If you have a fatal motor accident or an accident as a fare-paying passenger or pedestrian, your beneficiaries will receive double the amount of your selected life cover.*

*If while your policy is in force, you have a motor accident or an accident as a fare-paying passenger or pedestrian and you die as a result of this accident within 3 months, your beneficiaries will receive double the amount of your selected life cover.

Your Plan, Your Way

You're unique, so your plans for the future should be too. Tailor your plan to make sure your premium, cover level and payment method works for you. We'll keep our promise to you and your family.

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Up to €30,000 Cover

Your loved ones can claim a lump sum benefit of up to €30,000 (depending on your monthly contributions) if your policy has been in place for two years or more. If it hasn't, your dependents will still receive the funds you paid into the policy at that time.

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Easy Payment Methods

You can choose the payment method that best suits you, whether it's by monthly direct debit or using BillPay at your local Post Office.

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Consistent Care and Cover

You can rest easy, knowing the level of life cover you choose and your monthly payments will not change throughout the entire life of your plan. Once you turn 85, you won't need to make any further payments, but your cover will remain in place**.

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Real Customer Care

We're powered by people just like you, living in communities all over Ireland. Our team is available six days a week - you can trust us to get the help you need, when you need it.

**The total premiums paid over the term of the policy may exceed the death benefit. A government levy (currently 1%) applies to premiums paid to life insurance policies.

An Post Insurance Helping You Say Goodbye

An Post Insurance is proud to be a company at the heart of Irish life. That's why we know when it comes to a final farewell, celebrating and commiserating is part of our culture. The cost of saying goodbye often isn't easy for those left behind. Learn more about how our dedicated funeral insurance can help you & your family in a time of difficulty.

We value your feedback

I was delighted with the call I got from a lovely lady. I didn't make it easy for her, 1st time I was driving, 2nd time left my phone upstairs. Eventually, she manage to catch me, and to my delight, I got a discount on my insurance. So simple, all it took was a phone call. Happy customer. Mary 12.05.2022

Good to Know

It's not easy making plans for the future, but we're here to help. We've gathered together all the details you need to better understand your Funeral Insurance options. Take a look at our FAQs and learn more about how we can help you get the cover you deserve, at the price you prefer.

An Post Insurance Funeral Insurance is a life insurance policy which allows you to prepare financially for the cost - or part of the cost - of your funeral. By taking out this policy, you can ensure that you leave your loved ones some money to take care of the cost of your funeral - or to take care of other expenses.

Taking out a funeral plan can allow you and your family to be financially prepared for the costs of your funeral - as well as some of the bills that you may leave behind on your passing. Taking out an An Post Insurance Funeral Insurance will help you save your loved ones the worry and stress of financing your funeral at an emotional time.

An Post Insurance Funeral Insurance guarantees your loved ones a fixed lump sum on your passing. The level of cover is based on the age you commence your policy and the level of cover you choose. Premiums start at just €15 per month. 

For example, a 50 year old paying a premium of €15 per month would be assured for €4,700. A 62 year old paying a premium of €20 per month would be assured for €3,190. You can choose the level of cover you want - depending on the type of funeral you wish to have. The total premiums paid over the term of your policy may exceed the death benefit.

Even with existing savings, you may not have enough to cover your funeral costs. However, a well thought-out funeral plan can fully cover or help supplement the costs of a funeral, depending on your preferred premium and choice of funeral arrangements.

We understand this can be a difficult time so we are committed to making sure the claims process is as smooth and stress-free as possible. Simply phone 01 632 2436 to register the claim have the An Post Insurance policy number to hand and we will take care of the rest. 

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