The loss of
a loved one is never easy and there can be a lot to deal with in the following
weeks, both emotionally and practically. Organising a funeral is one of the
first steps and it offers a chance to say our goodbyes and celebrate the life
of the person who’s passed. Planning a funeral involves making a lot of
decisions, from choosing a coffin to deciding on the type of memorial you’d
like. Funeral transport is another important aspect and it’s used to transport
the coffin and guests to the funeral service.
currently planning a funeral and want to know more about your transport options
and how to choose, read on for our handy guide.
traditional funeral procession consists of a hearse (the vehicle used to carry
the coffin), followed by several limousines carrying close family and friends.
However, this isn’t obligatory and the type of transport you choose will be a
personal decision for you and your family. If you’re on a budget then you might
want to hire a hearse but use your own vehicles to make your way to the
limousines are still very popular, but they’re not for everyone. There are
plenty of alternative options to choose from and these can be used to pay a
tribute to the deceased and their hobbies. Alternative transport options
include a motorbike hearse, vintage lorry, tractor and trailer, 4×4 or a horse
choose to use the services of a professional funeral director to help them plan
proceedings. If you’re using a director then they can go ahead and book
transport on your behalf, simply state the type of vehicle that you would like.
If you’d prefer to organise transport yourself, you’ll need a vehicle that’s
suitable for transporting the coffin (some people use their own cars if they’re
You may also
need to make arrangements for family members or mourners, such as hiring a
coach for guests or arranging private car hire.
If you’re looking for high quality, reliable
funeral transport, get in touch with the professionals at Normington &
Sons. We’re proud to offer a wide range of transport options, from a
traditional hearse or horse and carriage, to colourful vehicles or a motorbike
hearse. We’re also more than happy to accommodate special requests wherever
possible, including irregular departure times and religious and cultural
modifications. For more information about our funeral transport services, give
us a call today or visit our website.