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High-quality fishing tackle directly from Japan to worldwide. All prices are in US$.

How to order

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Japan Tackle reserves the right to make changes to this web site and these terms and conditions at any time without any prior notice.

Japan Tackle is the service provider; it is also referred to as “us” and “we”.

Customer is the person or organizationwho purchases or seeks services from Japan Tackle; it is also referred to as “you”.

How to purchase from Japan Tackle?

1. Delivery area, address restrictions

2. How to place orders

3. Payment

4. Tax

5. Shipping fees

6. Warranty and Return Policy

7. Privacy Policy

1. Delivery area, address restrictions

We ship all around the world, everywhere anglers live.

Sorry, but we do not accept credit card orders from Indonesia, Thailand, Philippines, Malaysia, Caribbean countries, countries in Africa, Estonia, Latvia, and Serbia. These areas are reported to be famous for payment frauds, and we may not accept credit card payments. For customers from these areas, please send payments through other payment, like bank wire transfer.

2. How to place orders

Please order products using the shopping cart system with credit cards. The products with in stock indication will be shipped immediately. In Checkout, please input only ENGLISH letters, or your order details, address, and name will not be displayed correctly.

For other payment method rather than credit card, please email your order requests, and I will instruct you how to pay for the order by email.

3. Payments 

All prices are in the US$. We accept major credit cards through our shipping cart system. Paypal, bank wire transfer, and international postal money orders will be also accepted outside the cart system. Details are following.

– Credit cards: (Visa, Master, American Ex, check cards with these logos)

Please use credit card through the online checkout system. The system is encrypted and secure. Please make sure you type in the CVV2, security code, 3-4 digits printed on back of your credit card. If you are concerned, please fax the credit card information and order details to +81-45-941-3019.

For the first time shopping with us for outside USA customers, we might require you to send a copy of credit card statement, indicating both your credit card number and your billing address. Please send it through email question@japantackle.com.or fax +81-45-941-3019.

We do not accept orders if any following,

  • CVV2 security code was not offered
  • Shipping address is totally different from billing address without a good reason
  • Billing Address is not confirmed
  • Statement is requested, but not offered
  • Order is suspected to be fraud

 We'd like to keep offering credit card payment option to all customers, and your co-operation is appreciated. We are pretty much concerned about credit card frauds.

– Paypal: Please email your order requests to question@japantackle.com and I will tell you how much is the total. 3% additional fees will be added. Send the payment to auction@japantackle.com

– Bank wire transfer: Please email your order requests to question@japantackle.com and I will tell you how much is the total. For large orders exceeding $1000 will be mostly required to use this option. Non-US customer needs to add $25 to the total. Please make transfer to the account below.

Beneficiary: Jun Sonoda
Beneficiary Address: 5-24-34, #B-3 Chigasaki-Minami, Tsuzuki-ku, Yokohama 224-0037 Japan
Account #: 5628756
Bank Name: Citi Bank NA Japan
Swift#: CITIJPJT
Bank address: Ote Center Bldg, Otemachi 1-1-3 Chiyoda Tokyo Japan 100-0004
(Send thru bank Citi Bank New York, ABA# 0210-0008-9, New York, NY USA)

– International postal money orders: Please email your orders to question@japantackle.com and I will tell you how much is the total. The best, cheapest way to place an order if you don't have a credit card. It is pink and orange money order, sold at post office. Air mailing it to Japan will take about 1 week. No additional fee is required. Please make it in order to

Jun Sonoda
5-24-34, #B-3 Chigasaki-Minami, Tsuzuki-ku
Yokohama 224-0037 Japan

– Money orders (personal checks, business checks): All US$ checks and money orders except international postal money orders (above) will be accepted, and $20 should be added for each check. Please allow about 5 days to clear for them. I may not accept checks issued with other currencies than USD. Please make it in order to

Jun Sonoda
5-24-34, #B-3 Chigasaki-Minami, Tsuzuki-ku
Yokohama 224-0037 Japan

4. Tax

– No tax at shopping: As long as you live outside Japan, no consumption tax will be charged. However, you might be charged with custom tax to importing products, which should be paid when you receive packages.

– Custom tax  Imports will be charged with custom tax, and please pay the tax when you receive your purchase. Tax rate varies country to country. 

In the USA, the tax rate is 5-6%, but the chance of taxation is about one out of 50-100 packages.

Canada, Australia, Italy, Brasil custom offices catche all packages passing the border for tax. Rate is Canada 10-30%, Australia 10-30%, Italy 30%, Brasil 30%. Clearing the custom office might take quite long for some countries, and please consult with Jun by email.

For your reference, tax is calculated by the declared value, and the value is also used as insurance value for the package.

Please ask further question@japantackle.com