You will usually be given a limited time in which you may cancel your funding arrangement without penalty. After this period of time has passed, the funding arrangement will specify any refund to which you are entitled.
If you move to another state or area not served by the funeral director or funding arrangement, it may also affect the funeral and guarantees. Some states have specific regulations which govern where funeral trust funds may be deposited and how such transfers may be implemented. For example, many states require burial trust funds to be deposited in banks and other financial institutions within that state.
Additionally, the cost of providing the same funeral may vary by geographic location. A different funeral director may vary be geographic location. A different funeral director may not guarantee the same funeral for the same price.