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British Car Auctions

Europe's No.1 Vehicle Remarketing Company
Call 0844 875 3480 Live Online

Register to buy online

Buying online is a great way to save time and choose from our huge nationwide stock of high quality vehicles.

What's more, it's really easy

If you’re an eligible BCA trade customer, just follow these simple steps:

Getting ready

  1. Download and fax back this simple application form.
  2. If approved you will then be given your own unique Live Online user name and password.
  3. Use this website to search for the vehicles you want to buy.
  4. Familiarise yourself with Live Online, by looking through the user guide.
  5. Check the catalogues that are posted on the Live Online website at least 24 hours before each sale.

Bidding and buying

  1. Log on to Live Online and choose the auction you want to take part in.
  2. Place bids on your chosen lot using the simple buttons on the screen.
  3. You can watch and listen to video of the live auction at any time.
  4. If yours is the highest bid when the hammer comes down, you will see a message confirming that you have been successful.

Completing your purchase

  1. Our customer service staff will call you – or if you prefer you can call the relevant auction centre.
  2. Arrange to collect the vehicle or have it delivered.
  3. We send you an invoice and update your BCA account.

Are you eligible?

Live Online sales are available to MyBCA Gold, Platinum and Black cardholders, or a Silver or Blue cardholder with a valid BCA Cheque account or Silver cardholder with valid Motor Trade Insurance.

If you already have a user name and password, you can take part in a Live Online sale here.

What does it cost?

When you purchase a vehicle Live Online there is an additional Live Online Buyers’ fee of £40.00 + VAT per vehicle. This fee may be subject to change.

Buy with confidence

You can buy online with the same confidence as at a BCA physical auction. The vehicles we offer in Live Online sales come from known sources and have accurate descriptions of their condition. Most of the vehicles offered in our Live Online service have a condition grade between 1 and 5. 
Detailed explanations of the condition grades.

How to apply

If you are eligible and want to register for Live Online:

We're here to help

To find out if you’re eligible to take part in online sales or for other information, call the Live Online team on 01530 279120