Whisky Auctioneer is passionate about and recognises the importance of ensuring that our customers have confidence and trust in our services. As such, we are committed to providing information on our fees clearly and accurately to help customers make informed decisions on buying in our auctions.
BUYERS' FEES WITH WHISKY AUCTIONEER
We charge £5 (ex VAT) to register on our site. This gives you lifetime access to our regular monthly and exclusive auctions. The registration cost is non-refundable and is used to authenticate users and mitigate against illegitimate bidding.
Buying Commission - 10% of the final hammer price
Please note that if you are within the E.U, 20% Value Added Tax (VAT) is applicable and charged to the commission, delivery and surcharges. VAT is not applicable to the hammer price of the whisky.
Non-EEA Credit Card Surcharge - 3% on credit card payments from buyers outside of the European Economic Area (EEA).
(Optional) Loss & Breakage Assurance (formerly Risk Free Shipping) - 3% of the total value of all lots included in your order. You can find out more about Loss & Breakage Assurance here.
(Conditional) Late Payment Fee - 3% of the total order balance outstanding 72 hours (3 days) following close of auction.
(Conditional) 25% tariff charge for shipping single malt Scotch and Northern Irish whisky to the US. More information on shipping to the US can be found here.
PAYMENT TERMS WITH WHISKY AUCTIONEER
If you wish to pay by an alternative method please email us to discuss.
WE ARE UNABLE TO ACCEPT THE FOLLOWING PAYMENT METHODS
JCB / Diners / Maestro Cards
BUYERS' PAYMENT TERMS
Whisky Auctioneer's payment window for buyers is three days (72 hours) from close of auction. If payment for an order is not received within this 3 day window, a late payment charge of 3% of the total balance outstanding will be added to the order.