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ebay - question about postage - URGENT

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Twiglett Sun 22-May-05 14:44:27

well not really in the scheme of things but just seen something I want and its finishing in 8 minutes

its quite a light thing but the postage is £5 (seller's standard) - if I bid and win can I ask her to weigh and confirm postage or do I assume I have to pay her a fiver however much it costs to post??

SenoraPostrophe Sun 22-May-05 14:45:13

you have to pay the fiver

Nemo1977 Sun 22-May-05 14:45:54

have to pay favier..u can ask if it would be cheaper 2nd class but not likely to get far.

Nemo1977 Sun 22-May-05 14:46:06

arghh fiver even

SenoraPostrophe Sun 22-May-05 14:46:59

favier is better though. I presume it's pronounced the french way?

larlylou Sun 22-May-05 14:47:09

Adding more to postage is how some people make their money on e-bay. If they state the price of the postage then unfortunatley you generally have to pay that (unless you buy more than one item from that seller and you can ask for a reduction if they post together).

Twiglett Sun 22-May-05 14:47:13

oh ok

thanks guys

grumpyfrumpy Sun 22-May-05 15:31:53

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

Fran1 Sun 22-May-05 16:30:57

I always overquote slightly to account for cost of packaging.

Cos i have spent loads on bubble wrap, brown paper and brown tape!!

Does anyone know anywhere good to buy boxes to post as i have some larger items for sale at the mo and wondering how i'm gonna post them!

AngelCakeUmm Sun 22-May-05 16:34:12

i buy all my packaging stuff of ebay and get a great deal! I buy the blue bags for clothes which come with documentation slips they are a bargain! Look on ebay its cheaper than the shops here

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