Need to send ashes abroad? Need the ashes repatriating?
We partner with the UK’s number one leading company on transporting cremated remains around the UK, sending ashes abroad or having them returned to the UK.
They offer a courier service for the UK, Europe and the rest of the World and with their guidance you should find the whole process, including the completion of relevant documentation, fairly simple.
With your help they will fill out any necessary paperwork. They will keep all of your details and information completely private and confidential. Normally transporting the ashes is door to door.
Note: this service is not provided by Scattering Ashes we are referring to them and there are other providers.
Ashes will need to packed accord to their guidance note
Sending an ashes casket of up to 10 Kg (21lbs)
There are 3 options:
- Same day door to door POA – they will need postcode of each location
- 3-5 day door to door service, at a total cost inclusive of our limit of liability cover & VAT at £108.00.
- Drop off service – over 5,000 ‘drop off points’, the benefit being not waiting around all day for a courier to collect with the advantage of a discounted price of £90.00 inclusive of VAT (details of ‘drop off points’ available from your collection post code on request)
For the purposes of importing / repatriating ashes from abroad – the couriers have service partners in : Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA
- Air freighted to European destinations £265 – £295 (depending on the country)
- Rest of the world from £650 (to airport only). Plus Fuel Surcharge and VAT (current UK rate is 20%). Please understand these are guide prices as there are certain countries where it is more tricky. You will need to get an exact quote from them
Prices for bringing ashes back into the UK are higher because they need to liaise with a Funeral Director in that country.
They are Associate Members of SAIF – The National Society of Allied and Independent Funeral Directors
To make an enquiry or for a quote:
Repatriation of Ashes
Repatriation of Cremated Remains
Sending Ashes Abroad
Sending Cremated Remains