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Posting Abroad

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BustyDeLaGhetto Sun 21-Oct-12 11:39:07

I am fairly new to selling things on Ebay, and for simplicity reasons I specified Postage to UK only. I have recently sold a baby dress for only 99p and the seller is in New Zealand and is requesting an invoice. I’m happy to post it there rather than argue the schematics but should I just use Airmail or signed for as it’s travelling such a vast difference? Any reason I need to back myself up like this?

LineRunner Sun 21-Oct-12 16:30:10

How much P&P are they prepared to pay?

BustyDeLaGhetto Sun 21-Oct-12 20:52:58

Hi Linerunner, thanks for getting back to me - the haven't mentioned cost, just requested an invoice for the sale so I reckon I'm going to go with Airmail as signed for is so much more expensive. Just hope it gets there.

LineRunner Sun 21-Oct-12 23:23:10

You can go on the postage checker on the Royal Mail web site - it asks for weight, size, value etc - and if you add that into your invoice it's up to the buyer if they want to pay it.

Don't forget to include packaging costs, i.e. a bubble-wrap type envelope.

You can also block bidders from outside of the UK from bidding. I do that. and then if I get a genuine inquiry that I'm happy about, I put them on my exemptions list so that they can bid.

It's not perfect, but it's ok.

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