The new way to funeral
is directed by you.

It’s time for a new way.
The Bare prepaid story.

We noticed the old way to funeral was outdated and didn’t always reflect the story of a life. We started Bare prepaid so people could take care of their farewell now and rest easy knowing it’s taken care of. Watch our story here.

Everything you need, nothing you don’t.

When it comes to your own farewell, you should be the one who decides what you want, not some stranger telling your family what you need 20 years from now. Our process ensures your family aren’t burdened with unnecessary costs when the time comes.

How Australia’s #1 prepaid funerals work.

Proudly independent and Australian-owned, we offer prepaid funerals for Aussies who want assurance and a simple, personalised farewell.

We’ll collect your person.

We arrange collection of your person from their place of passing and transport them to one of our trusted crematorium partners.
1

Your money is secured until needed.

Select your preferred farewell, your preferred pricing plan, and complete in under five minutes.
2

We’ll arrange the cremation.

We arrange a respectful, private, and dignified cremation, register the death, and order the death certificate.
3

We’ll return the 
ashes to you.

We hand deliver your person’s ashes to you in a custom urn that features their name and key dates.
4

Your choice of service.

Our Bare Cremation Service is perfect for those who want to take care of the basics. If you want to add a memorial we can help with that too. Our Bare Cremation + Celebrant service allows you to tailor something more your style.

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Bare Cremation

Prepay for a cremation only, and when the time comes we'll simply return the ashes to your family or next of kin.
$2699
inc GST
Includes:
  • Services of an experienced funeral director
  • Transfer into our care 24/7
  • A dignified, private, no attendance cremation
  • Hand-delivered ashes
  • All paperwork and official death certificate
  • Environmentally friendly coffin
  • Carbon offsetting

Bare Cremation + Celebrant

When the time comes, our celebrant team will help your family arrange and conduct the memorial service after the cremation.
$3599
inc GST
Includes:
  • Everything in Bare Cremation, plus
  • Your family has a dedicated funeral celebrant
  • Support for your family in planning the memorial service
  • Celebrant-led, personalised memorial

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30 day cooling-off period.

We understand a prepaid funeral is a big purchase. That’s why if you change your mind,
you can get a refund.

Australian-owned.

Bare are born and bred here.
We understand what modern Australians want and will go the extra mile to deliver.

Proudly independent.

We’re not under the thumb of a multi-national holding company. We have the freedom to do right by our customers.

Funerals people actually want
to talk about.

We’re more than just simple and affordable. With over 1000 5-star reviews our customers know exceptional customer service. Below are just a few of their stories.

Setting the standard for funeral care in Australia.

Our quality is not just on our walls. It's in our DNA. And it's unique to Bare.

Quality assured.

We’re the only ISO certified funeral director in Australia.

Award-winning service.

We’re the only funeral director awarded Australian customer service organisation of the year.

Top-rated reviews.

We’re the only funeral director
with more than 1000 verified
5-star reviews.

The customer service benchmark. Nothing less.

Our prepaid specialists aren’t traditional funeral types. They’ve come to Bare because of their brilliant background in customer service. From the moment you speak to someone you’ll feel at ease knowing our team is there for you at any step, at any time.

Keen to chat?
Schedule a call.

Book a free 30 minute consultation with one of our friendly and experienced specialists. We’ll answer all of your questions and help you determine whether a Bare Prepaid Funeral is the right option for you.

Frequently asked questions.

What if you go out of business?

The investment value of your prepaid contract is invested in a regulated Fund with the Australian Friendly Society. As a member of the Fund the investment value is held in your name and we can only access the funds on your passing as part of the pre-paid contract. In the very unlikely event that we are not in business when you pass away the investment value at that time would either be paid to your Estate or paid to another Funeral Director at the direction of your Executor to contribute to your funeral expenses.

What if I die away from home?

If you are travelling within Australia when death occurs, your family will need to contact us immediately, so that we can make the necessary arrangements to assist with your safe transfer. Some additional costs for transport may be required.

What if I change my mind?

You have a 30 day cooling off period to consider your contract and change your mind if you wish. You may cancel your contract within the 30 day period by notifying Bare Cremation in writing. Your contract is cancelled and you will receive a full refund. It is important that you are aware that your Bond cannot be withdrawn prior to death, except during the cooling-off period.

Can I receive a hard copy of my funeral contract and disclosure document?

Yes. On completion of your prepaid arrangement, we’ll mail you a hard copy of your arrangement, as well as some instructions you might wish to leave with your family or lawyer. Your documents are also securely stored online and can be shared with family, executors, lawyers and accountants anytime. Your account details and documents can be found at https://bare.com.au/my-account/

What legal documents will I receive?

As part of a prepaid funeral arrangement, you will receive a funeral contract, which lists all the prearranged services agreed upon. You will also receive a copy of your Australian Friendly Society Disclosure Document outlining how your money is kept safe.

I have my contract – how do I let my next of kin know?

It’s important to ensure that your next of kin or executor knows your wishes. That will make the process seamless at the time of your passing. If you are in an aged care facility or hospital, we encourage you to let them know that you have a prepaid contract with Bare and provide our phone number 1800 071 176. They will then be able to contact us immediately when the time comes.

Can I have an itemised breakdown of the services you offer?

Yes. Your funeral contract has each specific line item, with each of its costs. You can request this anytime, or create your own via Get Started

Are there any hidden fees in your price?

Our prices are fully inclusive, with no hidden fees. A major reason Bare Cremation was started was to offer an affordable and completely transparent funeral service. We are completely open about our pricing, which differentiates us from the traditional funeral industry.

Why is the amount put in trust with Australian Friendly Society lower than the price I paid?

When you purchase a prepaid funeral, we are must legally remit GST immediately. That means we take out the GST component of the amount paid and send it to the Australian Tax Office. We also take our setup fee to pay for the administration and setup of your Prepaid Bond in a regulated fund with the Australian Friendly Society. All of these costs are clearly outlined on your prepaid funeral contract. If you have any questions at all, please don’t hesitate to call or email us anytime. We pride ourselves on complete transparency.

Why do states or regions vary in price?

We aim to be the cheapest provider in every region we operate. The bulk of our costs are from the cremation fee and the transportation. In some states (such as Western Australia) the cremation fee is significantly higher than others. Our prices reflect the local input prices of our services. We’re constantly working to get our prices as low as possible in all locations.

Do I pay any extra fees when the time comes?

No. Once the plan is paid in full, there’s nothing more to pay, whether you need us in 5 or 50 years’ time. The only situation where extra fees may be payable is if you pass away in a different region where there are higher transport and operating costs, or overseas.

Should I pay now or wait to pay later?

The decision to purchase your prepaid funeral now or later completely depends on your current financial circumstances. The major benefit of prepaying with Bare is that you lock in today’s price – which is typically the lowest in the market. Paying now avoids any increase in prices, which can be substantial over many years. It also allows for peace of mind that you won’t pass the stress and burden onto your family when the time comes. Paying later allows you to save money in the meantime, however you do run the risk that prices will increase.

How are you so affordable?

We have a different business model to traditional funeral homes. By offering one simple package that can be arranged online or over the phone, we don’t have the same high overheads. We don’t require expensive physical locations to provide a high-quality service. We have used technology to automate many manual processes, which allows us to pass on those savings to our customers.

Can I pay in instalments other than monthly?

We currently offer monthly or fortnightly payment options. We also offer the option to pay through Centrepay (a free bill paying service to arrange regular deductions from your Centrelink payment.) This can be set up to align with your pension day. Please give us a call on 1800 202 901 to set this up.

Do you guarantee the service if I haven’t finished my installments prior to passing?

If you happen to pass away prior to your installment plan being finished, we will absolutely still commence the service and undertake collection and the paperwork process. We will coordinate with your next of kin or family members to pay the balance due -. at the price you locked in at the time you started the instalment payments.

I have funeral insurance – can I use that? Should I keep paying it? What are my options?

If you’re currently paying funeral insurance, you have three options. The first is to cancel your funeral insurance payments, and convert to a prepaid funeral plan. This means you forfeit your potential payout, but this is likely the cheapest option if you’re planning on not requiring our service for three years or more. The second option is to continue paying your funeral insurance premiums, and also take out a prepaid plan. As funeral insurance simply pays out a lump sum of cash, this could be used by your family for anything (as a gift for a car, holiday, education etc) if you’ve also prepaid your funeral. The final option is to keep paying funeral insurance, and simply use that payout to arrange a Bare cremation when the time comes. This is what we recommend if you’re expecting to require our service in the next three years.

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