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Best place to sell a bell tent?

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VivaLeBeaver Mon 10-Aug-15 16:52:32

Ive got s nearly brand new Soulpad im wanting to sell. Don't fancy selling it in eBay. I have found a fb selling group which ive put it on....any other ideas for forums, etc?

SalomeD Mon 10-Aug-15 18:17:50

There are a couple on FB - Bell Tent Bazaar and Bell Tent Bits & Bobs

You can also advertise for free on UKCampsite's website

VivaLeBeaver Mon 10-Aug-15 19:03:40

Thanks, have advertised it on both those fb groups now and will go to ukcampsite and advertise there. Think I may have left it a bit late for this year but I'm not in a hurry so will re advertise next year if it doesn't sell now.

VivaLeBeaver Mon 10-Aug-15 22:00:16

Think I've sold it. Buyer is offering to pay via PayPal or a bank transfer, any idea which is safer? Ive heard paypal people can reverse charges?? But is giving bank details to strangers dodgy? I know it's a no no to dodgy Nigerian emails but someone from a bell tent forum must be fairly ok?

caroldecker Mon 10-Aug-15 22:09:45

Are they picking it up - then bank transfer or cash as you have no proof of delivery.
If you (will) / have proof then paypal.

SalomeD Mon 10-Aug-15 22:10:45

I think PayPal is safer than bank transfer (you have no redress with the latter). Have a quick Google of Paypal scams so you are aware of what can go wrong. Has the person been posting on the forum regularly?

VivaLeBeaver Mon 10-Aug-15 22:18:45

Yes person posts a lot. Has an online bell tent hire thing going on and a website and an open fb profile which looks very genuine.

I'm posting it via a courier with insurance. I don't want to be stung for a load of paypal charges. And ive heard buyers can reverse paypal payments and get their money back! Not that I think this person would do that.

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