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Planning an Out-of-Town Service

If you want to have a service for a loved one out of town, then there are some tips that Hansen Mortuaries and Cemeteries can offer to help you do this.

If you have had a loved one die somewhere other than where they wanted to be laid to rest, it may fall to you to make the necessary arrangements. This can mean planning an out of town service, which can present its challenges. To make certain that you do not run into too many problems, providers of cremation services in Scottsdale, AZ want you to keep a few things in mind.  

You need to have two funeral homes helping you with the arrangements. It is important to remember this, since a funeral home that works in one location may not be sure of how to make arrangements at another. It is a good idea to have people who have made these kinds of arrangements before so do look for providers who have experience. They will be able to help you coordinate the transport of the casket or urn and they will be able to take care of many of the other concerns you may have when planning this. This can be a huge help throughout the process.  

You also want to think about the airline that you choose for transportation of the casket or urn. You need to be sure that you have everything ready and that can only happen if you speak with the people directly and get the exact guidelines. Every airline is a bit different, so do remember that. If you are transporting a casket, it will usually be transported as cargo, but be sure to ask. You can also have the funeral home help you with these arrangements.  

You want to ask lots of questions before you make the arrangements that you want for your loved one. You need to be aware of the challenges of having an out of town service and asking questions will help. The provider you choose has to be more than happy to answer any concerns you have.

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Another thing that you want to remember when planning a service out of town is to let people know as soon as possible about the death and about the arrangements that you are planning. This will let people plan to travel to the service. Do not leave this until the last minute, because that will make it more difficult for people to be able to travel.  

As you start thinking about all of the options that you have for a loved one’s service, something that you may think about doing is having the service out of town. That can be complicated, and it can require you to hire two funeral homes for the process. If you want to get started with these arrangements, you can reach out to a Scottsdale, AZ cremation services provider like us. Our team has years of experience helping people get through these tough situations after a death. Stop by one of our locations or give us a call right now to learn more about our options and to see what works best for your needs.