Free Funeral Benefit

Free Funeral Benefits

Please ensure that you always use the latest circular no 5040 as these benefits may change annually, current date: 1 July 2016.

Benefits for the children are different so please ensure that you confirm the amounts with circular 5040

Cashback Funeral

Adults and children 14 years+

Policy less than 6 months (natural death): 15% discount and a hearse (R4000 max ).

Policy less than 6 months (unatural death):” R4000 discount  plus free transport

6 months – less than 24 moths: R4000 discount plus free transport

24 months and older policies: Free basic funeral including specified coffin and hearse to value of R9630 plus free transport and instant cash benefit of R1000

Conversion of 2016 Special Bonus to once off Retrenchment benefit: Policies 2 years and older

The Policy will remain in force for 6 months. Premiums for all lives insured will be paid. Not for a savings benefit

Extended Family Insurance

Adults and children 14 years+

Policy less than 6 months (natural death): 15% discount and a hearse (R4000 max).

Policy less than 6 months (unatural death): R4000 discount plus free transport.

6 months – less than 24 moths: R4000 discount plus free transport

24 months and older policies: Free basic funeral including specified coffin and hearse to value of R9630 plus free transport and instant cash benefit of R1000

Conversion of 2016 Special Bonus to once off Retrenchment benefit: Policies 2 years and older

The Policy will remain in force for 6 months. Premiums for all lives insured will be paid. Not for a savings benefit

Cash back Lifestyle

Policy less than 6 months (natural death): 15% discount and a hearse (R4000 max).

Policy less than 6 months (unatural death): R4000 discount plus free transport.

6 months – less than 24 moths: R4000 discount plus free transport

24 months and older policies: Free basic funeral including specified coffin and hearse to value of R9630 plus free transport and instant cash benefit of R1000

Conversion of 2016 Special Bonus to once off Retrenchment benefit: Policies 2 years and older

The Policy will remain in force for 6 months. Premiums for all lives insured will be paid. Not for a savings benefit

Group scheme for Old Age Homes

This product supplies a funeral and not a discount

  • Supply a A type coffin (0098)
  • Registration of death
  • Use of a hearse
  • Lowering device
  • Grass cover
  • 50 Standard AVBOB funeral pamphlets
  • Undertaker Services
  • Mortuary facilities
  • Local telephone costs
  • Nameplate
  • Removal of deceased
  • Conducting the service
  • Free transport

Conversion of 2016 Special Bonus to once off Retrenchment benefit: Policies 2 years and older

The policy will remain in force for 6 months

Group Scheme for Pensioners

Policy less than 6 months (natural death): 15% discount and a hearse (R4000 max).

Policy less than 6 months (unatural death): R4000 discount plus free transport.

6 months – less than 24 moths: R4000 discount plus free transport

24 months and older policies: Free basic funeral including specified coffin and hearse to value of R9630 plus free transport and instant cash benefit of R1000

Conversion of 2016 Special Bonus to once off Retrenchment benefit: Policies 2 years and older

The policy will remain in force for 6 months

Zonke Bonke

All lives insured

15% discount on coffin and services (maximum of R4000). Irrespective of the duration of the policy or cause of death. No free transport and no R1000 instant cash benefit.

Conversion of 2016 Special Bonus to once off Retrenchment benefit: Policies 2 years and older

The policy will remain in force for 6 months. Premiums for all lives insured will be paid

Savings Plan

Adults and children 14 years+

Policy less than 6 months (natural death): 15% discount and a hearse (R4000 max).

Policy less than 6 months (unatural death): R4000 discount plus free transport.

6 months and longer: R4000 plus free transport, No R1000 instant cash benefit.

Conversion of 2016 Special Bonus to once off Retrenchment benefit: Policies 2 years and older

Does not qualify for the retrenchment benefit.

Definitions

Free transport:

Free transport includes the collection or removal of the deceased from the place of death to the AVBOB mortuary. It also includes free transport of the deceased to the cemetery or crematorium where the burial/cremation is to take place within the borders of South Africa. Transport for i.e home viewing, night vigil, delivery of ashes, a visit to the accident scene etc. is not free and will be charged for.

Free basic Funeral

A free basic funeral for adults consists of a funeral/cremation service including the following : a basic coffin (0078, 0098 type) and a category B hearse to the maximum total value of R9630. The service includes: administration, mortuary fee, engraving of name plate, undertaker services, lowering device, completion of documentation, grass carpet, grave gazebo, 10 chairs and a screen, handling of ashes, funeral notices (maximum value of R250) ash coffin and instant cash benefit of R1000.