Family Forever Funeral Plan


Ithala understands South African families and their needs, therefore we bring you a unique Family Forever Funeral Plan that covers your entire family under one premium (covers up to 2 spouses and 8 children). And for added benefit, rest assured knowing that premiums stop when the main member passes on but the rest of the family will still be covered for a lifetime! This affordable cover ensures that you can afford to pay for the unexpected costs of a funeral, giving you the freedom to grieve and support your family in their time of need. To make sure that you get quick access to your money when you need it, all claims are paid out within 48 hours, provided all the necessary documentation has been received.

Main Member Cover Only

Upon the death of the Scheme Member, a benefit will be provided, the value of which will depend on the cause of death and the cover levels below. A higher amount, as indicated in the table below, will be payable if death takes place as a result of an accident. Premiums for the Main Member Only Cover provides cover for the Scheme Member only.

Parent Cover

A parent will have cover until his/her death. Upon the death of the main insured, the cover for the immediate family members will continue (this excludes parents and extended family members)

Pricing and Fees

You can can download our Brochure and Pricing Guide here


Death claims are paid within 48 hours. The following documents are required at death claim stage:

  • Beneficiary’s ID,
  • Deceased’s ID,
  • Death certificate,
  • Police Report (in case of accidental death),
  • Marriage certificate or affidavit (where applicable),
  • Notice of death (DHA1663),
  • Beneficiary’s proof of address