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March 11, 2022

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What can Funeral Cover Provide You with? Among its numerous advantages, Funeral Cover can ensure a lump sum payment upon the death of an insured individual.

We will assist in finding a funeral plan to suit your individual needs. Simply follow some easy steps and compare Funeral Cover quotes directly side-by-side.

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Metropolitan Funeral Cover

Affordable funeral service for your family

With Metropolitan Funeral Service you can cover up to R50 000, for you and your loved ones. You can purchase cover for yourself, your immediate family, parents and extended family members. This is the best way to stay protected. You have access to cover without medical examinations.

You will have peace of mind knowing that you have a funeral plan for your family and no need to pay further premiums after your death. Immediate cover for accidental death. A quick payout on receipt of all the required claim documents. To receive your claim, you will need the surname of the policy, ID of the policy, date of birth and your contact number. Your privacy is our concern. 

How does Metropolitan Funeral Cover work?

Metropolitan Funeral Service is quite lenient when it comes to how the insurance covers. Not only does the funeral cover yourself (of the policy owner) and your life partner, but it also covers unlimited children. Metropolitan group scheme funeral cover is a good option. For your extended family, it covers your parents and parents-in-law, which is up to 4 people. Email us for more answers and benefits.

How much will it cost?

The premium for your family cover will depend on the cover level selected, the number of people covered on your life cover and their ages (they must be younger than 85 years).

What are the benefits and features?

Funeral benefit:
An amount is paid to help cover funeral expenses when you or your family covered by the funeral policy passes away.
Accidental Death benefit:
We will pay the cover you selected, in the event of you or one of your immediate family members dies in an accident. So what is it? How does it help?
Paid-up benefit:
No more payments are due after the policy owner passes away. All the family members will continue to enjoy the cover. You will always be able to receive your unclaimed benefits. Prepare for retirement.

Optional funeral benefit:

Automatic Inflation Management benefit: This benefit helps to protect your cover against rising costs (inflation). You can choose to increase your premium and your cover level every year by a certain percentage. In this event, terms and conditions apply. Your privacy is our top priority. We'll never share your info. 

Metropolitan Life is one of the first funeral cover providers in South Africa we approached. We have since replaced many providers on our catalog. With us, it has been nothing but a pleasure to work with this provider. We are confident that our clients will receive great value for their money for life.

You and your family

With Metropolitan plan, you and your direct family and up to nine extended family members. There are no medical examinations required to join the policy. To receive a Call me back, fill in our online form.

There will be an industry standard 6 months waiting period for natural causes of death, but accidental death will be covered from the very first premium. Find all the Metropolitan cover prices and your Metropolitan cover quotes with us. This product and provider is nothing short of fantastic. They have a track record that speak for itself. Protect you and your family.  How much will it cost?

Which is the cheapest funeral cover in South Africa?

Metropolitan's policy is one of the cheapest funeral covers.

What are the rules?
Your cover starts from the first day of the month in which Metropolitan receives your first premium.

A Funeral Covers waiting period
A waiting period is an amount of time in which you do not have funeral cover for death due to natural causes. The waiting period applies even if you pay your premiums. Remember to keep your policy number.

The following are the minimum waiting periods which apply on new policies where the cover or premium has been increased:

  • Policy owner, life partner, and children: three months, unless the death is the direct result of an accident.
  • Parents: three months, unless the death is the direct result of an accident.
  • Extended family members: six months, unless the death is the direct result of an accident.
  • Suicide is excluded for the first two years.

Cancelling your policy
You (of the policy owner) have the right to cancel the plan within 30 days from the day that you receive the policy summary. With this benefit, the cover continues after the death of the policy owner or after age 65.

Metropolitan plan will cancel the policy if you have not made a claim and we have not paid any benefits. You will be entitled to a refund of all premiums paid less the cost of any insurance enjoyed.  Our call center will be up and running soon.

Please fill in our quick online form with your name and email address to receive a quote from Metropolitan, thank you. Your privacy is our concern and we will never share information with unauthorized parties. Which insurance is the best for my family? Metropolitan is defiantly up there with the best. 

Get a Funeral Plan quote today!

If getting funeral insurance is on your to-do list, we'll help you finish it. A Metropolitan Funeral Plan makes planning for 'what if' easier and more affordable – no matter what your family looks like. We can also help you make the arrangements, because no one should have to do it alone.

  • Get funeral cover, starting from just R40 a month.
  • Cover up to 20 family members on one plan.
  • Cover yourself and immediate family for up to R80 000.
  • Cover your parents and extended family for up to R50 000.
  • No medical health checks. We cover you as you are.
  • Customize the plan to suit your needs and family – even as they change.
  • Claim online. All valid claims paid within 24 hours.

Get some of your premiums back
Choose the CashBack benefit and get some of your premiums back by staying on track with your plan. We'll give you two premiums after your first 12 months. Thereafter, we'll give you six premiums after every 36 months.

Affordable funeral cover

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Metropolitan's Policy is one of the best on the market. View their two Funeral Cover Policies here - Metropolitan Dignified Funeral Cover & Metropolitan Dignified Funeral Cover with Extra Benefits. You can all the other companies here view others in our guide.