Coronavirus (COVID-19) Precautionary Measures

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At Tulip, we are fully committed to the health and safety of the families that we serve, our community, and our team members.

While there is still much to learn about COVID-19, our team members are well trained and prepared to deliver the professional services that you need during your time of need.

Since Tulip families make their arrangements online and over the phone, we are well positioned to continue looking after families during this unique time. Our high levels of service will not be affected, and it is our usual practice to work with families remotely. You continue to be in safe hands with Tulip.

In addition, we are regularly deep cleaning our facilities and crematories, as per guidelines provided by the Centers of Disease Control.

These are going to be trying times for Californians – but Tulip remains open 24/7 and committed to supporting you with your cremation needs.

Thank you for your understanding and support during these challenging times.

The Tulip Guide

Introduction

Losing a loved one is not only one of the hardest things to go through, but also new to many people. The Tulip Cremation Guide has been written to help you through the process, to make sure you make the right decision for you and your loved one.

The Tulip Care Team is also available 24 hours a day, to answer any questions you have about the process.

What is direct cremation?

by Amelia Gallegos

Simply put, direct cremation (sometimes called simple cremation) is the most basic form of cremation. Your loved one is collected, the cremation takes place without witnesses, and the ashes are...

What does cremation cost?

by Kelly Guyon

The average cost of cremation in the US, according to the National Funeral Directors Association, is $6,078 with a ceremony and viewing, or $2,300 for a direct cremation. Prices vary by state, too - the most expensive...

Death certificates - what, why and how many?

by Matt Morgan

A death certificate is an official document that proves that someone has passed away. This is important for families who need to close accounts and access benefits. Death certificates are also used by the government...

Who is the Next of Kin?

by Matt Morgan

What does ‘Next of Kin’ mean? The next of kin is a person who can make legal decisions (like choosing between burial and cremation) after someone passes away. In the US, a surviving...

Cremation: expectations vs reality

by Matt Morgan

We believe that funeral pricing shouldn’t be complicated. That’s why we offer one simple direct cremation package for $700. However, traditional funeral homes are known for their complicated and outdated pricing...

Tulip or a traditional funeral home?

by Matt Morgan

Families can save thousands by choosing Tulip Cremation. We provide funeral home quality for just $700. Our simple package includes everything you need - we'll never upsell you. You can arrange online or...

Why do families choose Tulip?

by Matt Morgan

Tulip is California's most affordable cremation service. Our simple package includes everything you need - no hidden costs. We’ve designed the industry’s simplest arrangement process...