There is no difference between an eBay coupon and a voucher, apart from the name. You can use your coupon in the same way that you use a voucher, as detailed in these FAQs.
Vouchers are discounts offered on eBay items. You need to meet the requirements of the voucher in order to redeem it. The option to use the voucher will only be available if the seller of the item accepts PayPal, and you need to pay for the item using your PayPal account.
Vouchers get distributed through various channels such as e-mail, offers on the eBay website, on social media sites like Facebook. The voucher will contain a redemption code you need to have available when you want to redeem it.
You can find the voucher code on the voucher itself and in some cases in My eBay. A voucher can be distributed through various channels, as detailed under the point "How do I get a voucher?"
Follow these 3 steps:
Yes. You need to be an eBay member in order to use the voucher.
Yes. You need to have an active, registered PayPal account. You can sign up for a PayPal account on https://www.paypal.co.uk.
No, with a PayPal guest account you can't redeem a voucher
You can see it in your PayPal account - View > all transactions with credit
You need to pay with PayPal if you want to use your voucher.
Most vouchers can only be used with the eBay account the voucher has been sent to. However if the voucher was not directly addressed to you, then it can be redeemed by someone else. To find out if it's only redeemable by you, please check the Terms & Conditions.
Vouchers can be redeemed with Nectar points. If you’ve a Nectar card, you can apply your Nectar voucher at check-out while selecting them and clicking on apply but at the same time, you can also apply your voucher code by entering the code in the “Have a redemption code” field. To see more details about Nectar, click here. Other than this, vouchers are not valid with other offers and can’t be combined.
The voucher might be restricted for certain countries only. You can find this information in the terms & conditions of the campaign.
For enquiries about vouchers please contact PayPal Customer Support
Some of our vouchers may restrict redemption within certain categories. This will be mentioned on the voucher communication you receive. For example, if your voucher says you can only redeem in Men's Clothing, you will be able to buy a shirt in the Men's Clothing category, but not a belt in the Men's Accessories category.
You enter the redemption code when you are paying for an eBay item using PayPal during the eBay checkout process. This allows PayPal to validate the voucher and display your discount. To make sure you enter the redemption code correctly, you may want to copy and paste it from the voucher into the redemption code entry box when you're at the eBay checkout screen and click on Apply.
You can use a voucher that you receive from eBay on any eBay item that accepts payment with PayPal and that meets the voucher's eligibility criteria.
The remaining balance will be taken from your PayPal account.
Yes, majority of the vouchers have expiry date, please refer to the voucher or to 'My eBay' for further details.
You will receive a refund for the entire purchase amount you paid for minus the voucher amount.
You will receive a refund for the entire purchase amount you paid for minus the voucher amount. The voucher cannot be re-used.
Most vouchers can be used only with the eBay account, the voucher has been sent to. However if the voucher was not directly addressed to someone, then it can be redeemed by anyone.
No, each voucher is for one purchase only
No, the voucher will end on the expiry date.
Vouchers will help to increase the number of buyers on eBay, and may encourage recipients to buy more and/or higher value items.
Sellers simply need to accept PayPal as a payment method. Vouchers are automatically converted to regular currency at the time of redemption, so sellers will not be aware that a voucher has been used to fund the payment.
Vouchers are automatically converted to regular currency at the time of redemption, so you will not even be aware that a voucher was used to fund the payment.
If the refund or chargeback is processed through PayPal, then the amount of the voucher will be refunded back to the voucher issuer and the remainder of the payment will be refunded to the buyer.