Frequently Asked Questions
Are you a Funeral Director?
Yes. Picaluna is a business that offers a better way for family and friends to say goodbye to the people they love. We are a network of compassionate celebrants, professional directors and wonderful service providers such as florists, stationery providers, mortuaries, hearse and limousine companies, coffin suppliers, cemeteries and crematorium.
Why should I pick Picaluna?
By choosing Picaluna, you have an unlimited choice of options available to create the most authentic and inspirational farewell possible. We tailor everything to suit you and your family’s needs. What’s more, the Picaluna process is underpinned by 100% price transparency, plus the donation of 10% of our profits to a charity of your choice.
How much does a Picaluna funeral cost?
Due to the fact that we have lower overhead costs compared to typical industry businesses, our customers tell us that we’re about 20-30% more affordable than quotes they’ve received from other funeral directors. Our direct cremations start from around $2,600+gst. Picaluna’s business model is based on 100% price transparency, we have no hidden charges or markups, rather opting for a flat 35% service fee on top of the funeral costs.
Someone I know is dying; what should I do?
Pick up the phone and call Picaluna on 02 9191 5006 or email us and we will connect you with one of our directors who will discuss all your options and guide you every step of the way. They will give you the comfort and reassurance you need in this difficult time.
What are my end of life options?
There are so many options available to you when making end of life plans, it can be confusing. Our experienced directors would be happy to discuss the different choices available to you. We can also inform you of Advance Care Directives, Pre-paid Funerals and Funeral Bonds.