Do you need to transfer a deceased person from or to France?
We will clarify the modalities of repatriation for you depending on the laws and customs of the country, the cultural and religious preferences and wishes of the family. We will organize the air transfer from the airport of your choice, and take care of all Customs formalities.
Freight forwarder: we will share with you our long-established expertise in funeral services, and network of funeral professionals.
Funeral director: we will complement your expertise with our knowledge of local specificities and freight-forwarding capacities.
Assistance operator: we will provide you with the necessary information and contacts for you to comply with your standards and make sure the operation goes smoothly.
Deceased's relatives: we handle air transportation from / to France, in relation with funeral professionals or assistance companies, and will provide you with the rate. We may help you get in touch with a funeral professional in France if needed.
Please use the quote form above and specify the deceased’s weight, preferred dates and routes, and get the best fares from recommended airlines.Contact Us
Not all airlines authorize passengers to carry a funeral urn, whether as cabin or hold luggage. As security is being reinforced in all airports, travelling with a funeral urn can become somewhat problematic.
Avoid any disappointment by entrusting your funeral urn to a funeral shipping professional. We offer you an all-inclusive price to take care of all the formalities and carry out the transfer of the urn to the destination of your choice.Contact Us
Flowers and personal belongings require specific procedures to travel along with the deceased. No worry – we take care of it.
We can also provide professionals serving the funeral industry with specialized shipping for marble, flowers, etc.Contact Us
We are funeral professionals backed up by a renowned shipping group. We can get the best terms for you with reliable airlines, in order to respond to families’ concerns: competitive prices and tight schedules, complying with the constraints imposed by regulations, religious rituals and ceremonies.
Tight burial deadlines are imposed onto you. We know a time delay may disrupt ceremonies badly. In order to ensure that everything goes according to plan, Eclip’s selects appropriate airlines and suitable routes. We get an unmatched rate of 99.57% “fly-as-booked” shipments.
Our staff are certified by the Alyscamps mortuary services’ higher education programme. They are experienced with either funeral houses or funeral assistance. We know the importance of respecting the families’ wishes in the particular circumstances around death. We endorse the Charter for Bereaved People.
Repatriating a deceased person represents an important budget for families. We grant them access to discounted fares based on the high aggregated volume of purchase Mathez Freight Forwarding makes with airlines, as well as the tremendous relationship we enjoy with them.
We are endowed with various cultural and religious sensitivities. We know the specificities each religion – Muslim, Catholic, Protestant, Jewish or other - imposes on rituals, ceremonials and transportation-related issues. We give a great deal of attention to observe these obligations.
We ensure the transfer of caskets and funeral urns departing or arriving at any airport in France, in relation with funeral professionals or assistance company.
You benefit from the Customs experience of an international freight forwarding group, and from our knowledge of the formalities specific to the funerary in each country.
50 years of experience in international funeral shipping taught us how to cope with the most diverse situations.
Risks are covered by a professional civil liability insurance specifically adapted to the context of international funeral shipping.
As part of an independent family-owned freight forwarding company, ECLIP’S works with all funerary operators and transit agents with the utmost transparency.
We assist freight forwarders, funeral directors, assistance companies and insurers 24/24, 7/7, 365/365 through a dedicated help line.
I have been working with Eclip's for over 10 years, for all our funeral transfers abroad, which are quite numerous as we have assistants specialized in Muslim funerals. What we like ? A very professional team that understands our clients’ expectations, offers very competitive prices and a flawless support.
We have been working with Eclip's for 10 years because we organize funeral repatriation on a regular basis from the South of France (Ales region) to Northern Africa. We enjoy a very good relationship: we appreciate a professional, kind and efficient team, that proves to be available for us under every circumstance.
We have repatriated deceased people throughout the world for many years. We found in Eclip's the partner essential for the smooth running of air operations. Availability, professionalism, reactivity and competitive prices define Eclip's as a key player, the one we trust for each operation. We work all over France: whether in Paris, Lyon, Nice or Marseille, Eclip's offers the right combination of good humor within their teams, and thoroughness in carrying out their work.
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Mathez Freight Forwarding has organized international funeral shipping since 1960. I have always insisted on the very particular attention to be given to these operations, with a deep respect for the deceased, their families and our partners in the funeral industry. Aware of the emotional context around death, we have organized a dedicated team and a specific division within our air operations: Eclip's. It is large enough to manage any request, and specialized enough to design tailor-made solutions. We are a family-owned business for which service quality is a must.
We are called Kamal, Abdelhak, Christopher, Jean-Christophe, Alexis, Mathieu, Yamina, Siham, Ahmed, Olivier, Frederic, Françoise, Laurent, Michèle. We work in Lyon, Nice, Paris-Orly, Paris-Charles de Gaulle, Monaco and Marseille. Our origins, religions and cultures are various. We speak French, English, Arabic, Italian, Portuguese, Spanish. We are committed to making every effort so that each shipping may be carried out in optimal conditions, with due respect for people as well as regulations.