Aluminum jon boats can be purchased through online boating retailers, such as AlumaCraft or Direct Boats. Jon boats and related parts can also be found through online auction websites, such as eBay.
The Direct Boats website contains listings for a wide selection of boating types in addition to jon boats, including pedal boats, row boats and mini pontoon boats. The jon boats section of its site divides the boats by several categories, including price range, body materials and size. As of February 2015, listings for aluminum jon boats on the site contained pictures of the boat and warranty information, as well as information on the MSRP value and the site's discounted sale price. Descriptions of the boats included size dimensions, carrying capacity and links to the manufacturer's website.
Listings for aluminum jon boats on eBay vary from seller to seller, but many commonly include pictures of the boats in addition to information about its current state of use and any additional features. Each seller account on eBay also features detailed rating information based on past transactions that allow users to judge whether or not a seller is trustworthy. Ratings consist of a numerical value and a written review of the experience.