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What is normal when shipping furniture by freight?

I think this situation is crazy, but maybe it's par for the course. [more inside]
posted by pocketfullofrye on Dec 10, 2013 - 7 answers

Tips for painless eBay packaging and shipping

I have a few things I need to eBay. I'm a very casual seller. For me the biggest pains are packing and shipping. Hints? [more inside]
posted by cccorlew on Jun 19, 2013 - 15 answers

shipping a large, heavy package

I am considering purchasing a large and heavy item on Ebay that is listed as "local pick-up only," and then finding and paying a shipping company to pick up the item and ship it to me. Good idea or bad idea? And, if feasible, what would be the best way to manage this? [more inside]
posted by koeselitz on Nov 15, 2012 - 15 answers

Cheap eBay goods

What are the best $1-2 deals on eBay? [more inside]
posted by sarae on Feb 8, 2012 - 12 answers

What do I need to know about selling my laptop to a guy in Poland?

I just sold my laptop on eBay... my first eBay sale. The buyer was in Poland. I've never shipped anything internationally. Looks like I can ship the package for about $40. It also looks like this sale might require someone to pay a Value Added Tax or import tax of some kind. What do I need to know about how this works? Do I pay or does he? Anything I should consider in the course of this sale?
posted by shanevsevil on Dec 6, 2010 - 12 answers

Economical cross-border shipping for a large/bulky item.

I need suggestions about economical cross-border shipping options for a poorly thought out ebay purchase. [more inside]
posted by Kololo on Aug 25, 2010 - 17 answers

A+++++++++ Best Question Evar Would Answer Again

What are the current best practices to make sure that you don't get ripped off on eBay as a seller, especially if you are getting paid by PayPal and/or selling to an international buyer? [more inside]
posted by iknowizbirfmark on Mar 9, 2009 - 16 answers

Do I refund the shipping difference?

Sold internationally on eBay (I'll never do it again) but couldn't ship via the method the buyer wanted. Do I refund the difference, or chalk it up to lessons learned? [more inside]
posted by littlerobothead on Mar 6, 2009 - 15 answers

Amazon and eBay best practices?

I need advice for selling my used stuff online via eBay and Amazon--more specifically, the shipping and order management part of it. [more inside]
posted by cosmic osmo on Apr 11, 2008 - 7 answers

ebay n00b needs help with shipping

Ebay n00b seller. Confused by shipping, and the results searching on ebay and google for the answer. [more inside]
posted by girlbowler on Aug 7, 2007 - 19 answers

Should I return the damaged bike I bought on eBay?

The bike I bought on eBay got damaged in shipping. Should I ride it or send it back? [more inside]
posted by hypocritical ross on Apr 25, 2007 - 16 answers

Ebay item broken in shipping, who is responsible?

I bought a stereo component off ebay, and it arrived broken. Thankfully, when I made the purchase, in the shipping options, I opted to include shipping insurance (vis USPS). [more inside]
posted by Gamblor on Feb 12, 2007 - 8 answers

I am the grey market

Seeking advice about selling to the UK on eBay. [more inside]
posted by evariste on Dec 21, 2006 - 13 answers

International shipping

I shipped something to Nigeria through USPS and it didn't get there. I told them I wanted to insure it for $300 (it was a PS2) and paid $60 to insure and ship it but my reciept says it's only insured for $50. Is there anything I can do? [more inside]
posted by joshuak on May 8, 2006 - 23 answers

Ebay shipping restriction

I am looking for a way toget around an Ebay seller country restrictrion. Basicly i need an item to be shipped to Canada and the seller will only ship to the United States... I have offered to cover customs fee if any and take care of the shiping details without any succes. what are my options now ? Are there other alternative ? re-mailing services ? PO boxes ? I am sure many people in here have been frustrated before by a similar situation and maybe someone has a better idea than going down there.
posted by selfsck on Jul 18, 2005 - 19 answers

How to View eBay Prices as Item With Shipping Costs Included?

Is there an easy way to pull out the shipping information from eBay? It seems that that's the way a lot of people buffer their low prices... Their shipping costs $10 for shipping that really costs $3.65 at the Post Office.
posted by ajpresto on Jan 8, 2005 - 24 answers

Shipping eBay Purchases

Many American eBayers won't ship outside of the USA. I find this extremely silly and annoying but I guess that's besides the point. My question is: is there a service I can utilize that will allow me to buy items and give an American address and then someone at that address will then forward the package to me in Canada?
posted by dobbs on Jan 10, 2004 - 14 answers

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