For UK Shipping we use a range of couriers for small items we use UPS, Hermes and Royal Mail. Collection is possible, we will contact you after placing the order to arrange a suitable time. Local delivery is available please contact us before placing the order. Shipping prices are calculated and presented at checkout. Kayak delivery – Shipping kayaks is difficult at the best of times so please bare with us. Kayaks can be collected from our base in Southampton, UK or delivered locally for no extra charge.
We offer package delivery into Europe for this service we use Royal Mail or UPS Prices are calculated at checkout We are unable to offer international delivery on Kayaks or bulky items but can help you source the boat locally please contact us. Customs and Taxes – Since Brexit shipping into Europe has become more expensive with import taxes paid locally by the customer so please be aware of these when ordering. These can vary significantly from country to country, we do not have a way to estimate these potential costs.
European Shipping – Customers are responsible for all additional customs, duties and fees
EU VAT & Customs Duties
- Customs clearance charges and fees may be payable on items/goods (excluding personal correspondence) entering the destination country including the EU from the UK. These depend on the contents’ value. You will need to decide how the recipient will pay these as the parcel won’t be released until payment has been received.
- Items sent to the EU from England, Scotland and Wales are subject VAT and duties in the EU. The value of goods thresholds are detailed below
- Items valued at under €22 will remain part of the Low Value Consignment Relief (LVCR) Scheme for items sent to the EU and are not subject to VAT or duties until 1 July 2021 (subject to further extension date to be set by the EU).
- Commercial items/goods (excluding personal correspondence) sent to the EU over €22 and below €150 may be taxed at the border and may incur a customs clearance/handling fee in the receiving country.
- Commercial items/goods sent to the EU over €150 may attract VAT, customs duties and a clearance/handling fee
- The customs authorities in the destination country and the customs thresholds in place determine if charges are due on imported goods.
- The levels and thresholds of charges vary from country to country
- Source: Royal Mail