Seller's Fees and Payment Terms
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 selling whisky in our auctions.
SELLER'S 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.
Selling Commission: 5% of the final hammer price
Listing Fee: £5 per Bottle
(Optional) Reserve Fees*: £7.50 per Lot
Value Added Tax (VAT) is applicable and charged to the commission and surcharges.
*Minimum Reserve Price is £150 and Maximum Reserve Price within the first six months for new releases is equal to the recommended retail price (RRP) + 10%
(Optional) Packaging material provided (on request by the seller): £5 plus shipping.
(Optional) Courier Fees: this varies depending on your location and weight of the items.
(Conditional) Payments made internationally require the seller to accept all international transfer fees.
SELLERS PAYMENT TERMS
If an item is sold, Whisky Auctioneer aims to pay sellers within 21 business days of the auction finishing.
What happens if my item does not meet the reserve price I set?
If your item fails to meet a reserve price, we still require the listing fee and reserve fee be paid.
We will then offer you a chance to re-list the item (subject to fees) or discuss returning the bottle to you (subject to delivery charge).
How much is my whisky worth?
The value of a bottle of whisky is constantly fluctuating according to supply and demand. Whisky Auctioneer can provide a valuation according to the latest market trends. If you would like a free, no-obligation valuation, please complete our quick and easy Seller Form.
How do I sell my whisky?
All the information you need to sell your whisky can be found in our Step-by-Step Guide to Selling Whisky at Auction which has been designed to guide newcomers through our easy and hassle-free service to get started selling whisky online.