funeral cover

leave memories not bills 

Allowing loved ones to share memories at the time of your passing will help them in their time of need. SBS Bank Funeral Cover is easy to arrange, affordable insurance for your funeral expenses.

affordable cover

We believe that every New Zealander should have access to quality funeral cover at an affordable price. While the average cost of funerals is on the rise, the premiums on Funeral Cover remain fixed at the same level as when it was taken out.


guaranteed acceptance

» New Zealanders aged 55 – 85 years

» No medical questions

» Immediate cover for accidental death

» You choose the level of cover that suits you - any amount between $5,000 and $25,000

» Cover renews automatically every year

guaranteed pay out

So your family will have the funds on hand to cover your funeral expenses, payment will be made within 48 hours of accepting a claim.


tailored to your circumstances

» Immediate cover for accidental death

» Full cover after two years or until the policy is cancelled

» If you die within the first two years from natural causes your premiums will be refunded

» Cover for death anywhere in the world

» You can cancel at any time without penalty

» Your premium is based on factors like: your current age, gender, smoking status and the amount of cover you select

» Pay monthly or fortnightly without fees or interest charges

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important information

The information on this page does not take into account your individual circumstances and is not personalised financial advice. All insurance cover is subject to underwriting criteria and the individual policy terms and conditions set out in the policy document. Funeral Insurance is arranged and underwritten by Southsure Assurance Limited (Southsure), a subsidiary company of Southland Building Society (SBS Bank). Southsure is licensed under the Insurance (Prudential Supervision) Act 2010 and supervised by the Reserve Bank of New Zealand. Southsure is a member of the Banking Ombudsman scheme. SBS Bank may receive a commission for any successful insurance referral. Neither SBS Bank nor any other entity within the SBS Bank Group guarantees the obligations of, or any products issued or underwritten by Southsure.



Funerals insurance
 
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