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Buyer in Russia [hmm]

(6 Posts)
OsMalleytheCat Sat 01-Oct-16 18:30:07

I had some shoes that were won last night (£9) then received a message from the winner of the bid informing me she's in Russia and would I post them?
Definitely ticked the no international postage button when listing.
WIBU to tell her where to go? Or shall I get a quote and invoice her?
If I do tell her that I'm not posting to Russia then what? Relist or can I offer it to the 2nd highest buyer?
Thanks

yeOldeTrout Sat 01-Oct-16 19:05:14

You are entitled to decline. Keep all messages thru Ebay.
I don't hear bad stories about Russia, actually. Italy on the other hand...

OsMalleytheCat Sat 01-Oct-16 19:08:06

Well that's my other concern - that it's some form of scam (don't know what?!). The feedback seems to be mostly positive although one person has recently put that she never paid..

19lottie82 Sat 01-Oct-16 21:41:52

I can't remember why but I'm sure sending to Russia is a no no...

robin64 Sun 02-Oct-16 12:22:50

I don't post to Russia. Warned off by various posts on here and ebay community forum.

pasturesgreen Mon 03-Oct-16 12:02:05

Only bad experiences I've had on ebay were with buyers from Russia/Eastern Europe. Now I either send with DHL or not at all.

Probably not worth the hassle for a £9 pair of shoes, though.

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