Payment Policy

1. Charges to sellers

The following charges shall be payable by sellers of items on the auction website

  1. Listing fee
    1. A fee of £3.00 plus VAT where applicable
  2. Seller’s commission - an amount equal to 5% of the final selling price plus VAT where applicable
  3. Fee on setting a reserve
    1. A fee of £3.00 plus VAT where applicable
  4. Shipping costs may be applicable where the seller arranges collection by Whisky-onlineauctions
  5. Insurance charges - as notified to the Seller from time to time depending upon the customer's preferences
  6. Storage charges - where items are not collected following termination of the auction and the item remains the property of the Seller - £2.00 plus VAT where applicable per day unless by prior arrangement

2. Charges to buyers

  1. A Buyer’s Premium - an amount equal to 15% of the final selling price plus VAT where applicable
  2. Shipping costs can be calculated prior to placing bids by noting the weight and following the shipping costs link on each auction item
  3. Insurance charges - as notified to the Buyer from time to time depending upon the customer's preferences
  4. Storage charges - where items are not collected following termination of the auction and the item becomes the property of the Buyer - £2.00 per day plus VAT where applicable

3. Payment

  1. Credit/Debit cards must be registered via the website Worldpay link to create an account and take part in bidding,
  2. Credit card payments will incur a surcharge of 3% on the total invoice amount this will be outlined in the checkout area.
  3. The following methods of payment are also accepted, BACS transfers and telephone payments
  4. Self check out is available up to three days after the auction closure, thereafter automatic payments will be taken please see FAQs

4. Charges applicable in any event

  1. VAT is chargeable only on our charges where applicable at the rate at the time of invoice
  2. any export or other duties raised by any relevant authorities
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