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how long should I wait for a refund?

(8 Posts)
paddingtonbear1 Tue 26-Aug-08 09:45:40

I won some designer trousers on ebay, but they arrived stained. I emailed the seller, who said they hadn't noticed but no problem, I could send back for a refund. I sent them back first class last Tuesday morning, then emailed the seller to say they were on the way. I've not heard anything since. How long should I give it, and if no luck what do I do? not had this problem before.
The seller has had a few trades since, but buying not selling. They did sell a few items at the time my auction ended, but nobody else has left feedback either. (I haven't yet).

sixlostmonkeys Tue 26-Aug-08 11:36:41

check your tracking number on the RM website. If they have received it then they should refund straight away

paddingtonbear1 Wed 27-Aug-08 09:15:35

looks like they should have received it, but still no refund. Argh!

sixlostmonkeys Wed 27-Aug-08 09:25:22

message them and ask them. If they don't respond open a dispute. keep hold of your tracking number

KnickersOnMaHead Wed 27-Aug-08 11:11:37

Message withdrawn

sixlostmonkeys Wed 27-Aug-08 12:12:36

did the tracking number indicate that it has already been signed for?

paddingtonbear1 Thu 28-Aug-08 23:15:05

hi, yes he deffo got them back - in fact they are now relisted!! Using the same photo. And still no refund!! Am opening a dispute...

paddingtonbear1 Fri 29-Aug-08 11:28:29

result - got my refund.. he claimed he asked his gf to refund a few days ago. don't know if I believe that but I got the money back anyway.

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