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Cash on collection only - how?

(9 Posts)
AliBingo Tue 01-Apr-14 10:50:06

I understand it's safer to list collection-only items as cash on collection only but I can't seem to do that on my listings - does EBay insist on you accepting PayPal?

People keep buying then paying with PayPal. So far I have been lucky as buyers have left positive feedback but its just happened again so perhaps I am doing something wrong?

RhinosAreFatUnicorns Tue 01-Apr-14 10:52:08

I state cash on collection within my listing, then again when I contact them to arrange collection.

AliBingo Tue 01-Apr-14 11:01:32

Yeah same here but these buyers are sending PayPal payment within a minute or two of auction end!

SavoyCabbage Tue 01-Apr-14 11:16:28

I just refund them and message them saying I only take cash on collection.

HolidayCriminal Tue 01-Apr-14 11:55:17

there are a few types of auction where you must take only paypal (1 day auctions is one of them).

LavenderGreen14 Tue 01-Apr-14 16:02:26

paypal is automatically added by ebay to all auctions - all you can do is state in your listing cash on collection only.

AliBingo Tue 01-Apr-14 21:32:10

Thanks for the replies. How annoying that there is no way to remove PayPal and list cash only. Meh.

LavenderGreen14 Tue 01-Apr-14 21:39:49

ebay own paypal - they won't tell you that paypal for collected items is risky as they want the fees. Huge flaw that they refuse to do anything about.

AliBingo Wed 02-Apr-14 18:34:25

Yeah that seems really annoying. The fees are too high too IMHO.

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