Automotive rental, trading and export – Japan

Export terms and conditions

The following are A-ret Cars Japan’s Export terms and conditions. By using our export service, you are in agreement with the following export terms and conditions.

1. Definitions:

We, us, our – the agents and members of A-ret cars

Customer, client – The user of our services, essentially you.

Total cost – a pre agreed monetary amount for our services, fees, the vehicle and any other costs that are incurred in the transfer of ownership. (May not include shipping or local registration or compliance fees)

2. Intellectual property distribution rights

Upon purchasing a vehicle through us, the customer gives permission for us to use images or details of their vehicle for purposes such as, but not limited to, marketing, promotion, examples.

3. Local standards and compliance.

Before confirming the order of the vehicle, it is the buyers responsibility to make sure that the vehicle complies with  local emissions standards, front impact laws  and other standards of that nature.

We accept no responsibility for vehicles received by the customer, that have failed to meet local regulations.

4. Payments and order process

We have three general practices when ordering a vehicle for the client;

a) Regular order – A vehicle will be purchased on behalf of the client within a predetermined budget. In this case the client is to understand that small details such as, but are not limited to; options, colour, engine and power rating, may differ.

b) Customer approval order – before we receive the vehicle from the supplier, the payment of the entire value of the vehicle must have been made. In this case, the client can approve the exact vehicle before acquisition.

c) Multi-vehicle order – In the case that the client is purchasing multiple vehicles, the client must pay 25% of the total order upon order placement and complete the payment once all of the vehicles in the order have been obtained.

Payments will be made in Japanese yen and the cost of the car will be locked in at the current exchange rate at the time of purchase.We are not responsible for currency exchange fees or other associated costs of delivering the payments.

We are not responsible for bank fees incurred in the payment process, transaction fees are the responsibility of the payment maker.

5. Shipping costs

The customer is responsible for the costs of shipping, and compliance within the country of import, unless another agreement has been agreed to by both parties.

These export terms and conditions state that all outstanding shipping fees must be paid before the car lands in the destination country.

The customer will also take responsibility of the associated costs with preparing the car for legal road use within their respective country.

The client understands that shipping is liased by us, and the costs are included in the cost of the car, unless otherwise arranged.

6. Shipping liability

We are not responsible for damages incurred during shipping/transport. Such issues should be taken up with shipping/transport company.