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This is a process involving sourcing for cars at various dealers/salvage offers in order to buy cars that have been offered for sales in an auction market in the US or Europe. Typically, the cars are sold to the highest bidders, when offered.

Actual cost of purchase (Bid Amount)
Buyer Fee
Internet Bid fee
Service Fee
Premium car report fee, where applicable

It usually takes maximum of six weeks from the time of paying a bid price and other fees to getting the car delivered to the destination port. Delivery time is also a function of the departure schedule of the cargo ship. We’ve had instances where delivery took about 4 weeks.

Customers are required to make a minimum deposit of 60% of the estimated bid price of any car of choice to confirm any order, before our Auction Professionals can start the bidding process. The balance of 40%, including cost of delivery to the ports in the US, shipping cost and our Service charge become payable. It is after this that your car shall be shipped to the port of your choice outside the US.

Once a bid is won, the balance of the bid amount and associated charges are made within 24 hours to avoid incurring penalty and excess storage charges. Cost of delivery to the port, Shipping charges and our Service charge become payable within 72 hours .

This is usually optional but due to the need to maintain an effective oversight from the beginning to the end of the entire process, we have accredited reputable Customs Agents at our locations that would clear your cars at a very reasonable and competitive rate to ensure that you get the best value for money, without compromising on the payment of appropriate import duty.

This is optional but we have a network of well qualified technicians (panel beaters, parts’ dealers and spray painters) who would fix your cars and make them appear as if those dents weren’t there in the first instance.

You can acquire your next car through a lease finance. With a finance lease you can get the car now and pay within 12 and 18months. You will be required to make an equity contribution of up to 20% of the value of the car while our financial partner provides the remaining balance. Our partners can also provide Clearing Finance facility that will allow you avoid demurrage on your cars due to paucity of clearing funds.

247cardeals.com is a marketplace where you can advertise your imported used cars even before your car arrives your local destination. You need to register as a car dealer and you will be able to advertise your imported cars for potential buyers to see.

At present, we ship cars to Nigeria and Ghana. However, we plan to cover the whole of West African sub region before the end of Quater1, 2020 .

There are many imported cars at our lots in different locations that you can buy directly. Our registered car dealers also upload their imported cars for sale. Just search for the car of your choice in our inventory and contact the seller. You can be sure you are getting the best deal on 247cardeals.com

Our customers usually save minimum of 10% when they buy through us. Savings can be in the region of 15% to 20% atimes, when cars involved are of higher value.

We are in partnership with some Financial Institutions to fund cost of buying, shipping and clearing of cars of your choice or to outrightly buy one of the listed stocks on our website. Please click here to complete the appropriate form. A representative of the partners shall contact you within a short time.

If you have any question that we haven’t been able to answer, we would love to hear from you. Please, complete the form at the bottom of this page and a member of our team shall be in touch.