How to Shop from Aliexpress in Kenya

How to Shop from Aliexpress in Kenya
How to Shop from Aliexpress in Kenya

How to Shop from Aliexpress in Kenya

Aliexpress and Alibaba products buying and shipping to Nairobi, Kenya: Aliexpress is a sister company of Alibaba. The difference between the two is that Alibaba.com sells items in wholesale to manufacturers, companies, and re-sellers while Aliexpress.com  is a retail marketplace that sells items to buyers or individuals. Aliexpress is like Jumia and Kilimall but it connects millions of buyers and sellers across the globe.

How to Shop from Aliexpress in Kenya

  1. Visit website their Aliexpress.com and create your account
  2. After registration, go to “My AliExpress” to enter your shipping address.
  3. Search for any product that impresses you. Make sure that you look at the sellers and products rating, review to get the best product (Check below on buying precautions)
  4. Double check to ensure you have selected the right products (Color, size, model, version e.t.c)
  5. Place the order (Check below for best shipping methods to Kenya)
  6. Pay for your product (To pay for your order on AliExpress, check payment method below)

Tracking your Shipped items from Aliexpress: Once you have placed an order for your product, Aliexpress will email you a ‘tracking number” which will help you track the progress of shipment.

 How to import, ship from Aliexpress in Kenya

  1. DHL No limit in product weight (Best option)
  2. Postal Address

NOTE1: You will have to pay customs duty and  handling fee for the post office

NOTE2: The delivery using posta may take from 20 days to  2 months to arrive. The longer the delivery time the cheaper the fee. DHL takes a bout 4 to days to deliver but clearance at JKIA may take another 3 days.  With DHL you must pay tax not matter how small your items are but with Posta, you may not pay any tax for small packages.

How to pay for Aliexpress purchase from Kenyan Buyers

Aliexpress offers different payment methods. For Kenyan buyers choose any method that best suits you.

  1. Master Card
  2. Visa
  3. Bank Transfer
  4. Western Union

 

 

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