Cremation Costs and Packages
West Coast Cremation & Burial Services offers an affordable and dignified cremation package to families in Escondido CA, San Diego CA, Riverside CA, Palm Springs CA, FallBrook CA, and Oceanside CA. The purpose of a direct cremation is to keep things as simple as possible. Therefore, direct cremations do not include aspects of a traditional funeral such as embalming, visitation, limousines, a hearse or a service. You may, of course, hold a memorial at a later date at a time and place convenient or special to family and friends.
Prices of Our Cremation Cost & Package
In keeping with yours and our desire to keep things simple, we have a single simple cremation plan for your consideration. Our simple cremation plan provides all of the services and products necessary.
Simple Cremation Plan
Choose this if your loved one died in San Diego, San Bernardino or Riverside County.
Mandatory Fees and Taxes
The California Department of Consumer Affairs has a mandatory flat fee of $8.50 for each cremation that takes place. There is a cremation permit fee of $12.00 required for each cremation that takes place. A sales tax of 8% is charged on all purchased merchandise.
Fees for Standard Options
You may add to our basic package a standard service such as obtaining copies of the death certificate on your behalf.
for decedents 300 lbs. to 399 lbs.
for decedents 400 lbs. and up
Fees for Handling Cremated Remains
For shipping an urn via USPS to an address within the continental USA, we charge $75.00. To scatter the cremated remains off the coast of Newport, CA at sea by our staff alone, we charge $225.00. If you would prefer permanent placement of the cremated remains at the Ossuary at Menifee Valley Cemetery, we charge $378.00.
Transparency of costs at all times
Our package will include a breakdown of all of the components for a simple cremation. The statement you receive will have a breakdown of the crematory fee, the cost of permits, and the cost of any death certificate(s) you requested.
Questions about the cost of our cremations?
After you have chosen the cremation with the options you decided on, and before you enter your credit card information for payment, an itemization of the charges for the cremation, including taxes and fees. This allows you to determine the total cost of the plan.
These prices are effective as of September 1, 2016. Prices are subject to change without notice.