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Frequently Asked Questions
Costs & Payments
What payments methods are accepted for my boat orders?
We follow the standard international trade procedures for all your boat orders, and adopt a Telegraphic Transfer (TT) as the only accepted method of payment at the moment.
When do I pay for my boat orders?
How much does shipping cost for a boat?
Shipping cost varies by the size and quantity of the boat(s), as well as the destination port. The cost changes by season due to the different supply and demand of ocean freight capacity.
What other costs would incur for international boat purchases?
Generally speaking, when purchasing a boat internationally, the buyer would need to consider their costs in five categories,
Trust & Quality
Can I speak to someone as a reference?
Yes, we recommend you to talk to existing clients of Bestyear's to understand better the boat purchasing process, as well as to verify our credibility.
Can I come and visit the manufacturing site / see the boats?
Yes. If possible, we encourage you to come visit the manufacturing site(s) that will be responsible for your orders. If the models you are purchasing for happen to have existing products, we will also make arrangements to show you the current models available.
How can I conduct quality control remotely?
Most of our clients choose one of the below methods to ensure their orders meet their expecations.
Do you work with any dealers?
Depending on the product and the geographical region, certain models are protected for our dealers' exclusive distribution.
Shipping & Logistics
How do I clear customs for the boats purchased?
Custom clearance can be done either independently by the customers, or through hiring of an agent locally. Prior to shipping, we will provide you with an ISF number, which includes information such as the shipment identifier, AMS (for the U.S.), etc. that you'll need to register the shipment with your local custom authority, and to pick it up from the port.