Would you like to buy the stock you need at any time?
Available exclusively to Trade Buyers, Buy Now gives you the opportunity to buy the vehicle you sourced instantly online at the click of a button. Once purchased, a vehicle disappears from the sale so if you do see a vehicle you like be quick to purchase before it goes.
Key benefits with flexibility in mind
- Buy Now enables you to benefit from an extended range of vehicles in a wider selection of locations including offsite.
- Vehicles available from a range of vendors
- Stock available to purchase instantly 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
- Buy Now sales typically run for a set period of time and could be as little as 48 hours or as long as 14 days.
- Enhanced appraisals and imagery enabling you to buy with confidence
- On each Buy Now vehicle you will be able to see when the sale start and end time/date giving you an exact window of time when you can buy that vehicle while it is still available
- Whether you are at your office, travelling or at home you can now access and buy the vehicles you need at your own convenience.
What are the costs?
Online Buyers Fee
When you purchase a vehicle online including BCA Live Online there is an additional online buyers’ fee of £44.00 +VAT per vehicle. This fee may be subject to change.
Buying a Buy Now vehicle is simple.
Step 1 - Finding a Buy Now Vehicle
Within your normal process of searching and viewing vehicles, you will discover a selection of vehicles direct from a range of vendors that you can buy immediately 24/7. Buy Now vehicles are indicated in vehicle listings by the blue pound icon (shown above). You can also narrow your search within BCA Search by choosing Buy Now under Sales Channel, which will then list all Buy Now vehicles available to purchase. Buy Now sales are frequently updated, so check back regularly. Alternatively, you can set up a Stock Alert to be notified when a Buy Now vehicle matching your criteria has been added to BCA Search. Click here to get started.
Step 2 - Buying
Once you have a found the vehicle you would like to buy within a Buy Now sale you click on Buy Now, you will then be shown the terms and conditions of the BCA Buy Now where you will need to tick that you accept the sale terms. You will need to click in Buy Now again and then you will see a pop up confirmation that you have secured the vehicle. The vehicle will then sit within your MyBCA purchases, an invoice will be generated by the system for payment, and shortly after purchasing you will receive an email with the invoice attached for payment. Find out more about paying your invoice here. NB If you are a Partner Finance customer please contact the Buy Online team on 01530 514365 or email email@example.com.
Step 3 - Delivery
If your vehicle is located at a physical branch you will need to contact the branch it is located at to arrange collection or delivery, alternatively please contact the Bid Now, Buy Now Team on 01530 514365. If the vehicle is located offsite and not a physical auction it may take slightly longer to deliver. Click here to find out more about delivery of your vehicle.
Who can buy online?
To be eligible for BCA Buy Now you need to hold a valid BCA Trade Buyer Account.
MyBCA Gold, Platinum or Black cardholders are eligible to buy online.
MyBCA Silver cardholders who hold an existing BCA Cheque Account facility* or ALL of the 4 supporting documents below:
- Evidence company is a trade premises (e.g. photographic evidence, website address, HMRC Tax confirmation letter)
- Motor Trade Insurance with at least 90 days remaining (please note you will need to provide this information on a rolling 12 months from the date your account is opened)
- Evidence of company trading history (e.g. invoices from a reputable auction house - BCA or another)
- VAT registration number (individual consideration will be taken into account for those buyers who are not VAT registered)
* Please note: new BCA Cheque Account facilities are no longer available
Meet the eligibility criteria and ready to apply?
For further questions on eligibility please contact firstname.lastname@example.org; or contact the BCA Customer Services Team on 0344 875 3480.
If you already have access to BCA Live Online, you will already be set up to take part in a Buy Now sale.
We have hundreds of vehicles available every week on BCA Buy Now, both Cars and LCVs. Click below to find out what's on offer now.
If the vehicle is located at a BCA Centre you have an option of self-collecting or call 01530 514 365 to arrange delivery of your purchase. Breakdown of delivery charges are as follows: Vehicles purchased online (excluding BCA Live Online) will be delivered at the following rates:
|Up to 50 miles (Mainland UK only. Excluding LCVs)
||£65 + VAT
|51 to 200 miles (Mainland UK only. Excluding LCVs)
||£129 + VAT
|201 to 300 miles (Mainland UK only. Excluding LCVs)
||£179 + VAT
|301 to 400 miles (Mainland UK only. Excluding LCVs)
||£225 + VAT
Please Note: If the vehicle has no MOT or cannot be plate driven due to BCA Assured Report Warnings or is a Non Runner, then please contact the relevant BCA Centre for a quote for delivery. Vehicles over 400 miles price on application please contact your BCA Centre for a quotation.
We're here to help
If you have any questions about Buy Now please contact our expert team:
• Email: email@example.com
• Call the Buy Online team on 01530 514365
Please note our office hours are 8.30am - 5.30pm Monday to Friday and Saturday 8.30am - 12.30pm.