AVBOB South Africa – a funeral plan for all, and this is proven, as they are the market leader in the funeral policy market in South Africa.
The funeral services offered by AVBOB include the following:
All of these services are offered in the 185 AVBOB agencies in South Africa and Namibia. If you are wondering why you should chose AVBOB over a number of other funeral service providers, then here are a few reasons.
Firstly you will receive adequate funeral cover in addition to excellent client support on a 24hour basis. Secondly, you will receive not only financial security, but also emotional security during these hard times. Lastly, AVBOB understands that different people require different products, especially due to the multicultural diversity of South Africa. Therefore, you can tailor make a solution to meet your needs.
If you are now interested in hearing more about what AVBOB has to offer, then continue reading about AVBOB South Africa – A funeral plan for all. There are a number of funeral products available to AVBOB members and these include SABS standard coffins, flower arrangements for the funeral, tombstones made to your specific requirements and which will be erected the same day. You can take a look at the products offered at www.avbobind.co.za.
In addition to all this, AVBOB does not only offer funeral services to policyholders, but also grants services to private individuals. This is done through various workers unions, church organisations, government officials, insurance companies, and employer groups. This means that should your union, or your employer be a mutual company of AVBOB, then your family will be covered should you die for any reason.
If you do however already have a policy and are wondering what to do when someone dies, then you will need to follow the following procedures.
- Call AVBOB
AVBOB will arrange for the doctor to issue a medical certificate stating the cause of death, should the person die at home. Should the person however die of unnatural causes, you will need to report this to the police and a medical certificate will only issued after an autopsy has been performed. Once a medical certificate has been issued, the deceased will be released to AVBOB.
- Decide on the funeral arrangements
Unlike other funeral homes, AVBOB representatives are available any time of the day or night. Therefore no matter what time of day you are faced with the horrible situation of someone dying, AVBOB will be there to help you. Funeral arrangements can also be in the comfort of your own home. This therefore means that all members of the family involved in the funeral can be present and make the decisions together. However AVBOB do recommend that you meet with your family before they see you to ensure that some decisions are tentatively made.
The following things will need to be decided upon in this meeting:
- Type of service
- Place, date, and time of service
- The coffin/casket
- The clothing to be worn by the deceased during the funeral
- The hymns or music that you would like to be played during the service
- The flower arrangements
- What to do with the ashes should you wish for cremation
Although some of these tasks may seem mundane, it is extremely important that you get all of these decisions made as quickly as is possible. This way you will not have to worry about these things and can spend the time you need to grieve with your family and not worrying about the unnecessary details.