Is it illegal to sell outside of eBay?

Is it illegal to sell outside of eBay?

Offering to buy or sell outside of eBay is not allowed. Contacting another eBay member to discuss moving a purchase off eBay exposes both the buyer and seller to the risk of fraud. It also means both buyer and seller are not covered by our protection programs.

What happens if you pay outside of eBay?

Offers to buy or sell outside of eBay are a potential fraud risk for both buyers and sellers. Transactions conducted outside of eBay are not eligible for eBay protection programs and the eBay Money Back Guarantee. Members must pay for the items they win or commit to buy on eBay within 4 calendar days.

Are you covered by Paypal outside of eBay?

You always have, as a sender of money, the option to file a dispute, whether the item was never received, or not in described condition, when paid by Paypal. Sales outside of eBay are just as protected.

Can you use PayPal outside of eBay?

Re: payment outside of ebay, but using paypal. Yes, you will be covered under PayPal buyer protection policy.

Are there any competitors to eBay?

9 eBay Alternatives: The Best Seller-Friendly Marketplaces To Consider. From Bonanza to eCrater, eBid, Etsy, Ruby Lane and Some of these marketplaces will allow sellers to list virtually anything, whereas others are more niche. Also check out our guide to Amazon alternatives.

How do I contact eBay sellers outside of eBay?

Go to the Seller Information section at the top of the listing and select Contact Seller. Choose the topic that best matches your question on the Find answers page. If you can’t find a solution to your question, select Other, then select Contact the seller. Type your question for the seller.

How do I send a message to eBay?

How to send a message on eBay

  1. Find the item in your Purchase History.
  2. Select the More actions dropdown menu and select Contact seller or Contact buyer.
  3. Type your message and select Send.