I was researching on how to buy American fairly used or Damaged Cars, (accidental cars) directly from America and to import it to Nigeria, I found many trusted websites where you can bid or buy fairly used cars or accidental cars cheap from America and import it to Nigeria or any other country of your choice.
Among all the trusted website I saw, there is one exceptional website that I want to introduce to you auctionexport.com
, a website that has thousands of affordable cars to choose from and saves you the stress of shipping worries.
you can buy cars at a cheaper rate through bidding or buy now option and now other site sells cheap than them but there are some rules and charges you need to meet in other to bid or buy American fairly used or Damaged Cars.
How much can it cost to buy a car from Auction export
You can really buy cheap cars from USA with the help of Auctionexport starting from $500 and a total of service charges and shipment to Lagos might be around $1000 - $3000.
Shippment cost from California, USA to Lagos Nigeria
From the image above you will understand that shipping cost is not expensive compared to others
Type of Cars you can find on Auctionexport
You can find almost any type cars that you need from Auctionexport which includes used cars with low mileage, accidental cheap cars and so on, you can even buy cheaper when going for accidental cars that can easily be fixed in Nigeria.
Question and answers about Auctionexport.com
Auction export made it easier providing a question and answers on their product and services which will answer any question you might have about their product and services.
Who can buy a car from Auctionexport?
Whether you are an individual buyer or a dealer, you can purchase a car through AuctionExport. If you live overseas and would like to purchase a car through AuctionExport no dealer license is required. All purchased vehicles must be exported outside of USA and Canada.
What should I do to register?
Please fill in all the information on the registration page Register. Please note that you will need to upload a copy of your passport or business license after you place a deposit. Be sure to register in the name that you would like the paperwork completed in.
Will my information be kept private?
Yes, your information will be kept safe on our SSL secured server.
What kind of Identification I need and how can I send it?
You do not need to send us your identification information during the registration process; however, if you want to start the bidding and send the money, you will have to send us a copy of your passport or any major identification document. You can email it to [email protected]
or fax a copy to +1.416.900.3303 Auction Export collect information for verification of legitimacy. It is required that we have full knowledge of our clients. This information assists Auction Export in the release of your vehicle to you at the port of destination.
How much do I pay for registration?
Registration is free for a limited time only.
What benefits do I get by registering?
You get access to over 250,000 Salvage and Clean Title cars at wholesale prices. AuctionExport will provide you with auction buying, consulting, documentation handling, inland transportation, and worldwide transportation.
I live in North America, can I still register?
Yes, you can register from anywhere in the world, as well as purchase vehicles. However, all purchased vehicles must be sold for export outside of USA and Canada.
I don’t have Gift Certificate Promo code. Can I still register without promo code?
Yes, you can register without a promo code. Gift Certificate promo code is a flyer with code that you can get in one of our office locations or you can get one from your friends, who already purchased a car with AuctionExport. This field is optional, so you can skip it and complete registration without the code.
What are the methods of payment?
Deposits can be sent by Skrill using any major credit card or by bank wire transfers. You can print out our Bank Wire Instructions from your Auction Export Profile. Full payments for successful purchases must be sent by bank wire transfer.
Do you accept payments for the purchase or deposit (wire payments, Skrill) from the third party?
Auction Export policy to not accept third party funds. Auction Export is obligated by law to “know your customer” and accepting funds from other than who purchased the vehicle puts you and our Company at risk. We appreciate your business but cannot compromise our integrity by making exceptions. Please contact Auction Export for clarification at [email protected]
How do I make bank wire transfer and what are your company's bank wire instructions?
• For deposit with bank wire you can print out our Bank Wire Instruction from your AuctionExport website Profile.
• For payment for the purchased car you simply print out invoice for the car that contains our bank wire instructions. Then you go to your bank and give them our bank wire instructions. Please do not forget to send us an email confirming that you did send a wire to us.
Why do I have to pay the deposit first?
Deposit helps us determine if your intentions to purchase a vehicle are honest.
What is a minimum required deposit?
Minimum deposit is $400.
How do I know how much to deposit?
Deposit of 10% from the purchase price is required. For example, if you wish to place a bid or submit A “Buy Now” offer for $10,000 you will need to have $1000 deposit on your account.
Will you refund my deposit if I request?
All bank wire transfers will be refunded upon your request. In your "PROFILE" page, the bottom right you will see the link "Refund Payment", please follow the link and instructions so that we could process your refund. Transfer time for the bank wire transfer is 5-7 business days. Please note we will deduct a bank wire fees of no more than $50 per refund if made by bank wire transfer. All credit card transactions will be refunded within 5 business days upon request of the customer. In your "PROFILE" page, the bottom right you will see the link "Refund Payment", please follow the link and instructions so that we could process your refund.
Why do you charge AuctionExport fee?
For each successful purchased car, we apply $295 fee for the cars over $3000 and $195 fee for the cars under $3000. We also charge a documentation fee of $70. In addition, there is an auction fee that will be applied on each vehicle. Please refer to the auction fees page.
Why do I have to pay $295 / $195 fee and $70 documentation fee?
$295 / $195 fee is the only fee our company charges for brokering your purchase. Our service includes: purchasing a vehicle for you, shipping assistance to the port in your country (shipping charges apply), and handling all documentation involved in exporting process from USA and Canada. $70 documentation fee is charged for the postage service. All original ownership and shipping documents will be mailed to the USA / Canada Customs, and then will be mailed to you by courier express post. (FedEx, DHL, TNT)
How much time do I have to send my money over to you after the purchase?
You have 3 days to pay for the purchased car. To avoid any kind of late fees and penalties you have to send your money the same day you made a successful purchase.
What are the penalties if you do not receive my money on time?
You have 3 days to pay for the car, if we do not receive the payment from you on the 3d day after the purchase, we will charge you $50 or 0.125% per day as a late fee and you will be asked to send a copy of confirmation of your payment along with the contact information of a sending bank. If we do not receive a payment or a copy of confirmation from you in 5 days, we will relist or relieve the vehicle and you will be charged a minimum of $400 or 10% from the price of the car as a relist fee.
Do you offer financing?
We offer financing to the following ports: Kotka Finland, Bremerhaven Germany, Klaipeda Lithuania and Tema Ghana. You must be approved for financing before bidding. Please contact us for further information on financing.
How would I know if you received my payment?
You will receive an automated email message. You can also check the status of your payment in “Finances” section of your profile.
With which countries we can not to do business with?
Unfortunately, due to Canada Trade Restrictions there are a few countries that we are not able to do business with. We will not approve an account if the contact address is in any of these countries. For more information, please visit the Office of Foreign Affairs, Trade and Development Canada
Can I pay for the car after delivery?
We require the full payment before delivery because we need to buy the car for the client from the seller and we need to pay for transportation services as well. That is why transportation of the vehicle will be possible once the full payment is done. (But we can offer Financing option to some destination.)
If the car doesn’t have Buy Now Price, how can I get the price to be ready for the purchase?
In this case we advise to check results of previous auctions in Similar Vehicle Price Statistics Results, which are available on each car’s profile, to get an idea about approximate potential price of the car.
Do you accept payments in cryptocurrency?
No, we don't accept cryptocurrencies. Auction Export receives payments in USD (American dollars only). The payment can be done through credit card and by bank wire transfer.
How and where do you place my bid / offer?
After you submit your bid/offer through the website, we will submit your bid on the auction, or we will submit your offer to the selling Insurance Company, Bank or selling dealer.
If I am the highest bidder at the indicated bidding end time, does that mean that I won the car?
No, this means that you are the highest bidder on our website, and we will submit your bid. If the car is for sale by the auction, we will place your bid on this particular auction; however, there can be floor bidders and USA dealers that will bid on the same vehicle, and if any of them will put a higher bid than yours then you will not win the car. However, due to the expensive repair services in USA and Canada, foreign buyers tend to put higher bids than domestic USA / Canada car dealers. If the car is for sale by the Insurance Company, Bank, Salvage yard or a car dealer, we will submit your highest bid to the seller, and only if the seller approves your bid, you will win the car. This is why we advise you to place reasonable bids, not to waste our time and yours.
What is a “Buy Now”?
“Buy Now” cars are offered for sale with a fixed price and can be purchased right away.
Can I offer a lower price than “Buy Now” price?
The "Buy Now" price is typically non-negotiable. However, sometimes you can get a 3% - 5% decrease in the price. Please contact us in regards to this and our team of experts will do everything possible to negotiate the best price for you.
Are there any auction fees for “Buy Now” vehicles?
Yes. You would have to pay the auction fee for the “Buy Now” vehicle; however, those fees tend to be much lower than for the live sale vehicles.
How would I know what is going to be an auction fee?
Auction fees vary by the auction and the selling price. Auction fees typically range from $200-$600 USD. For more information on auction fees, please refer to our “Auction fees” page.
Can I negotiate auction fee?
No, you can not negotiate the auction fees in any case.
How can I cancel my bid or the “Buy Now”?
Please note that you can NOT cancel your bid once it was received, however In some cases if you submit your bid and auction does not start yet, you can still call our sales department and see if you can cancel the bid, if the auction does not start yet, then your bid will be canceled. You can not cancel your “Buy Now” in any case.
What is the average price?
The average price for the vehicle is “an average price” of past auction sales of similar vehicles. This price gives you the idea on how much the car can sell for.
Will I lose my deposit if I don’t win the car?
No. If you don’t win the car, deposit will stay on your account and you can use it for your next purchases.
What is the vehicle inspection?
If you are buying a vehicle and you're worried about its condition, you can order an Independent Vehicle Inspection through AuctionExport. Once your request has been approved by our Sales department, we will arrange an independent physical examination by a licensed inspector for the car you are considering to buy. After it is done, you will be given a full-size condition report complemented with interior and exterior pictures. Please note, you must have a deposit on your AuctionExport account in order to use this service. To learn more details, please contact our Sales department [email protected]
Order A Car process
How does ordering a car work?
If you are looking for any particular car, and you know your desired make, model, years, colors, and options for the car, you can fill out and a form called “ORDER A CAR”. Soon after you submitted your “ORDER A CAR” form, our sales team will start to search for your car through millions of auto dealer listings and auctions of USA and CANADA. After they have found the car that suits all your needs, you will receive an email, which will include pictures, specifications, history report and price of the car (upon your request we can include shipping fees in the price of the car).
If I want to purchase a vehicle that was offered to me, what should I do?
If you liked the car that was offered to you, you simply contact us and confirm that you are interested in buying this vehicle. We will require a $400 deposit in order to reserve this vehicle for you. Please note that if you do not have required amount on your account, you can always add money using Skrill. We do not advise to use bank wire transfers for deposits because, by the time your deposit arrives, there is a possibility that the car can be sold to someone else.
Are there any fees on “ORDER A CAR” Vehicles?
Yes. There is the same $295 (if the car price is over $3000) or $195 (if the car price is less than $3000) Auction Export Fee and $70 documentation fee. Please note, there are no auction fees.
Is “ORDER A CAR” price negotiable?
Yes, it is negotiable. Our sales team will do their best to receive a maximum possible discount for you.
How can I find out the shipping price for the car?
You can use our shipping calculator to get the idea how much the shipping is going to cost. However, the shipping calculator will only give you a rough estimate, because shipping price depends on the size and weight of the vehicle. For an exact quote please contact our shipping department at [email protected]
More info can be seen on Auctionexport.com