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Shipping Instructions

1. Labelling and Documents


Clearly, label each box of spirits using the shipping label. Official LBC shipping labels are on the 'My shipping labels' section of 'My account'. You can download and print your shipping label. Please note that your reference number is on the shipping label and it is very important for LBC team to see your shipping label on your box and one copy inside your box. Failure to include these labels may result in your samples not being accepted at the LBC warehouse.

Proforma Invoice: All bottles must be accompanied by a pro forma invoice for the purpose of paying UK VAT(Participants who will be shipping samples from outside the UK must provide a proforma invoice. The same is not required for shipments within the UK). London Beer Competition is not responsible for tracking the shipping of your spirits, please ensure everything is in order before sending your spirits.

2. Shipping Address and No of Bottles Per Entry

Please send your beer samples ((4 bottles per entry, each of 375 ml) to warehouse address mentioned on shipping label before March 4, 2022.

Goods receiving time: Monday – Friday 9.00am – 5.00pm.

The beer that arrives after the deadline date will not be accepted and refunds will not be issued..

3. Import License, Declaration & Duty

All duty, shipping costs, and taxes must be prepaid by the submitter of the samples. Beers must be Delivered Duty Paid (DDP), therefore instruction to complete the import declaration should be given to your forwarder/courier company, please choose ‘shipper accept all charges’ on the documentation provided by your courier company. Submitters should also be responsible for any fees related to the import declaration. Beers cannot be accepted by our logistic partner if the charges associated with shipping have not been paid. Any penalty and additional cost incurred from the non-compliance of declaration requirement in UK will be borne by the Submitters.

4.Do I Need To Insure My Beer?

LBC and its logistic partner will not take responsibility for Beer damaged or lost whilst in transit. In the event that for reasons beyond the reasonable control of LBC, it is necessary or advisable for the LBC to be canceled, LBC cannot accept any liability whatsoever for any direct or indirect loss of profit, damage or expense of any kind incurred as the result of such a cancellation.

5.What if I miss the Shipping Deadlines?

Your registration will not be considered for judging and no scores will reflect in your account. No Refund will be initiated in any circumstances of missing the shipping deadline. Delays caused by couriers and customs will not be accounted, so please ship in advance.