Neptune Society Cremation Costs
The cost of cremation at Neptune Society differs from location to location. We base cremation prices on:
- local market factors including staff and facility expenses
- specific cremation services requested:
We are happy to provide concise cremation pricing information through our local offices. To get a cremation cost quote and a complimentary cremation planning guide, please complete the form to the right. Your local Neptune office will contact you. Alternatively, please choose our location nearest you and call the office today for a free, no obligation, specific cremation price quote.
U.S. Cremation Costs
The average cost of cremation is a fraction of funeral and burial costs in any market, less than a quarter of the $10,000+ cost of an average funeral and burial. With cremation, there is no need to embalm or to purchase a cemetery plot, casket, burial vault, or gravestone. Many families choosing cremation forego a traditional funeral in place of a memorial service or family gathering. Another way to lower cremation cost is to preplan and prepay for cremation to lock in today’s price.
The low cost of cremation is a significant factor in choosing cremation for final needs. Other considerations in choosing cremation include avoiding the environmental impact of burials, and the ease and simplicity of the cremation process.
Cremation Cost Factors
For those planning a funeral with limited financial resources, it is prudent to evaluate the cost of cremation urns and memorials compared to a casket and headstone. Cremation offers the most versatility and opportunity to control costs for those on a budget, while burial costs mount quickly.
The first cost difference between cremation and burial comes with preparation of the body. Housing the body, collecting burial certificates, and preparing the deceased for burial averages around $1,600. The second cost difference is between the burial casket and the cremation container…