Cremation Rates

Cremation without Memorial Service - includes FREE Urn

American Cremation Inc.'s Direct Cremation Option offers an affordable and dignified alternative for families here in South Florida (Dade, Broward, Palm Beach Counties). Our courteous and professional staff will assist you in planning a cremation with sympathy and respect. This simple Cremation includes every necessary expense with no hidden charges.

Direct Cremation is for families who want a simple and flexible farewell without a viewing or service.

starting at $795

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Our affordable price includes:

  • Removal from a home, hospital, nursing home, or the medical examiner's office
  • Transportation to our crematory
  • Basic alternative cremation container (an appropriate container for the body which eliminates the need for a casket)
  • Care and Refrigeration of the body (embalming is not required in the State of Florida)
  • Obtaining of all required authorizations, permissions and permits
  • Assisting with placement of newspaper notices
  • Initial notification to Social Security Administration and Veteran Benefits, if eligible
  • Cremation performed by Certified Technician at our own crematory
  • Releasing cremated remains in a free urn or other container chosen by you
  • Medical Examiner fee from appropriate county of death

This service does not include cash advance items, such as additional preparation of the deceased, prayer cards, memorial register book, identification viewing of deceased, and witnessing the cremation process.

Other additional items to be considered:

  • County required charge for certified copy of Death Certificate
  • Any additional newspaper charges required by publisher for obituary notices
  • Additional charges for special requests (i.e. mailing cremains, or scattering at sea, etc.)

American Cremations offers a respectful scattering at sea locally in the Atlantic Ocean (unattended)


  • We depart locally and travel east a minimum distance of three miles (required by U.S. Code).
  • The cremains are scattered and a record of the exact longitude & latitude coordinates are provided to you.
  • If you wish to attend, a private charter can be arranged for an additional fee.

Cremains may also be sent in the container you select to any domestic mail address you specify.


  • This flat fee includes packaging the container appropriately for mailing and personally carrying the packaged cremains to the United States Post Office
  • Package is sent via United States Postal Service by Registered Mail Priority Express (required by the U.S. Postal Service)
  • This is an added convenience for those who are not able to travel here and/or need the cremains delivered to another location