What’s covered?

Away From Home Cover :

  • Costs up to $3,000 to return you to the funeral home of your chosen Funeral Director, if you die more than 100 kilometres, in Australia, from your permanent residence.

Cost can include:

  • Suitable container for transportation;
  • Cost for preparing the body for transportation;
  • Any professional service fee charged by the Funeral Director; and
  • Costs associated with obtaining the appropriate documentation

How do I purchase Away From Home Cover?

Away From Home Cover is currently not a stand alone insurance product. It is an optional extra that must be purchased together with either a Foresters Financial Funeral Bond or Prepaid Funeral Plan.

You can only purchase Away From Home Cover if you:

  • Are applying for either a single or joint Foresters Financial Funeral Bond or Prepaid Funeral Plan; or
  • Apply for Away From Home Cover within six months of having already invested in a Foresters Financial Funeral Bond or Prepaid Funeral Plan.

Additionally, to be eligible for Away From Home Cover, you must:

  • Currently live at your permanent residence; and
  • Be an Australian permanent resident; and
  • Be aged over 18 years and under 85 years.