[ROVERNET - UK] A Little OT eBay Help, Please...
glenwilson at cavtel.net
Sat Jul 8 22:44:37 BST 2006
On Saturday 08 July 2006 16:56, Mike Maher wrote:
> Glen, according to the advert, shipping to the UK is $11.50
> Mike Maher
Thanks, Mike. Is that what you see at the top of the listing right under
the "end time" information? I know the correct info is shown down at
the "Shipping and Payment details" area.
Thanks again, Mike. This really helps since some of the things eBay shows you
are dependent upon where eBay knows you are viewing from.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Glen Wilson" <glenwilson at cavtel.net>
> To: "RoverNet" <rovernet at lyris.ccdata.com>
> Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2006 7:54 PM
> Subject: [ROVERNET - UK] A Little OT eBay Help, Please...
> > Hi,
> > Item 160006075496
> > ebay.com
> > http://cgi.ebay.com/ebaymotors/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&item=16000607549
> > I need to have some people in foreign countries look at an eBay listing
> > of mine and tell me what they see from their locations. I thought the
> > Shipping
> > Calculator feature was pretty cool, but some buyers are not getting the
> > hang
> > of it. It also doesn't list some of the cheaper shipping alternatives.
> > I tried listing an item with several flat-rate options that apply to
> > various
> > regions of the world. From the USA, it shows shipping as being only $3.50
> > USD
> > which is all right. What I am wondering is whether it shows that same
> > price
> > in the UK, Europe, Canada and Australia. If some of you could take a look
> > and
> > tell me what shipping price is displayed at the top by default and let me
> > know what country you are in, I would greatly appreciate the help. I'm
> > just
> > wondering if the guy in Japan is going to look at this listing and think
> > shipping to Tokyo is going to cost $3.50 USD or whether eBay will display
> > a
> > more appropriate number up there. The flat-rate options that I set up are
> > shown at the bottom of the listing.
> > One of the cameras I had for sale on consignment for a client was listed
> > for
> > sale in the USA only. I immediately got inquiries from all over the
> > Pacific
> > Rim and sold it to a guy in Tokyo, but it was a complicated arrangement
> > because of the way some of eBays procedures are set up.
> > I've opened this auction to the USA, Canada, UK, Europe, Australia and
> > Japan.
> > The only other option is to throw the thing open to the entire world. I
> > am assuming that people in New Zealand will be blocked from bidding
> > unless I go
> > worldwide, but I don't necessarily want to be obligated to ship by boat
> > to Surinam or Gambia (not all postal services are offered everywhere).
> > If you're from NZ, go to the auction listing and see if it appears to be
> > allowing you to begin the bidding or offer-making process or if eBay
> > blocks
> > you.
> > Thanks for any input you can provide.
> > Glen
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