Originally Posted by weluvbettas
So im confused? Its say 20 for the fish then 5 for the shipping to the uk then a price on top of that to ship to my home?
There are some breeders in the UK so if you can find them and find a betta you like then shipping will be cheap. The best thing to do is go to or join the ibcbettas. They have every registered breeder and all, So you can find all breeders, Even in the UK... You dont have to buy from AB..
Also if you look around and find a betta show or fish show with a betta show involved.... A lot of the people do not want to pay the shipping to get the fish back home! And you can get a winning betta for 15 dollars...
If you do have to go to AB, Then this is how it works....
If the fish is 20.00 dollars then you have a 5.00 dollar import fee to get him/her to the UK. Then you will get an email saying which trans shipper the fish was sent to, When it was sent out, Etc...
Okay so now your fish is going from thailand to your trans shipper.
Now you have to contact the trans shipper or let them contact you.
There will be a fee of 4.00 dollars a fish for all the handling they do and there will be your shipping fee! Which you want 1 day shipping. The fish just got sent around the world so.. And you dont want him sitting in a box at a post office.. Anyway so usally 1 day shipping is around 30.00 dollars!
So now you have 20.00 for the fish + 5.00 import fee + 4.00 handling at trans shipper + 30.00 for trans shipper to ship 1 day, So now you have spent 59.00 dollars to get a fish to your door step.....
I hope this help