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Packaging & posting items

Posting items starts with careful planning. Learn about the dispatch process, from offering delivery options in your listing to printing labels and packing items

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Visit the eBay Postage Centre for advice on posting items abroad
You may be charged extra for an unusual package. Learn more at the eBay Postage Centre
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Basics

Attract more buyers and save you time and money
Keep buyers satisfied. Make sure the items you send arrive in perfect condition
Find out more about the postage & packaging policies on eBay

How to

Choose the postage option best suited to a particular item
You can select either a flat P&P rate or give P&P options
Offering discounts for posting multiple items can help boost your sales
Save time and money by printing your labels at home
Help your buyers and protect yourself by providing tracking or Delivery Confirmation information
FAST & FREE shows buyers that an item has free delivery and is likely to arrive within 3 working days

P&P costs

You can select either a flat P&P rate or calculated P&P costs
In some categories, there may be maximum allowed P&P costs
Saving your buyers money on P&P can help boost your sales

Posting internationally

Find out what factors determine international postage costs

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