Re: [Amel Yacht Owners] Purchasing House batteries in Martinique
Ric Gottschalk <ric@...>
Generally There is no tax on equipment shipped when marked “yacht in Transit”. Batteries are heavy and may face more scrutiny. Check with DHL too, Things may have changed a little since my visits. You can also get fuel tax free before or after you have checked out of the country.. Helps with Rum budget
Bali Hai SN
From: amelyachtowners@... [mailto:amelyachtowners@...]
Sent: Friday, December 28, 2018 11:30 AM
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] Purchasing House batteries in Martinique
Happy Holidays fellow Amel owners.
I would like to ask the group for advice on obtaining house batteries in Martinique.
I am interested in upgrading my batteries to Firefly or some brand of lithium ion, though I doubt that such options would be available in Martinique (perhaps I am wrong? )
Otherwise, I would need to ship them in, though I understand the import tax is significant.
What have others done in this situation?
Happy New Year.
SV Soteria #347
currently in North Exumas