Terms and Conditions

  • What is it?

    From 12th until 16th November 2012 (local UK time), eBay.co.uk business sellers with Basic or Featured Stores who list up to 50,000 listings (with a price of £0.99 or more) in an eligible category using the Fixed Price 30 day or Good 'til Cancelled (GTC) format on eBay.co.uk will not pay an Insertion Fee per listing (Promotional Rate). Other fees will still apply.

    Business sellers will automatically receive zero Insertion Fees when they list, re-list or renew items in Fixed Price 30 day or GTC formats through the Sell Your Item Form, eBay Seller Tools, eBay Mobile apps and most third-party tools.

    To take part in this promotion, business sellers must be registered as resident in the UK and own either a Basic or Featured store during the promotional period. The Promotional Rate will only apply from when the Basic or Featured store is opened.

    Please refer to "What's Excluded?" for more details.

  • When is it?

    From 12th November 2012, 00:00:01 until 16th November 2012, 23:59:59 local UK time (promotional period).

  • What's included?
    • Only items listed on eBay.co.uk using the Fixed Price 30 day or Good 'til Cancelled formats in an eligible category with a price of £0.99 or more are included.
    • Once a business seller has reached 50,000 listings, any items listed during the promotion period with a price of £0.99 or more will be charged standard Insertion Fees according to the eBay Insertion Fees Policy.
    • Items with a price of £0.99 or more are included in the promotion. Please refer to "What's Excluded?" for more details.
    • Only business sellers whose accounts meet eBay's minimum seller performance standards are eligible. Please refer to "What's Excluded?" for more details.
    • Items may be listed using the Sell Your Item Form, eBay Seller Tools, eBay Mobile apps and most third-party tools.
    • Any eligible item previously scheduled to go live during the promotional period will qualify for the promotion, if the business seller owns a Basic or Featured store during the entirety of the promotional period.
    • If a business seller opens a Basic or Featured store during the promotional period, they will be eligible for zero Insertion Fees from that point onwards.
    • During the promotional period, if business sellers re-list a 30 day listing or if a GTC listing automatically re-news, the re-listed item will qualify for the promotion and be included in the 50,000 listings limit.
    • For items listed in two categories, only the insertion fee for the first category will be eligible for the promotion. Standard Insertion Fees will be charged for listing the same item in a second category, according to eBay fees.
    • Only business sellers registered on eBay.co.uk as resident in the UK and who own a Basic or Featured store subscription are eligible.
  • What's excluded?
    • Business sellers without a Basic or Featured Store are not eligible to participate in this promotion. Business sellers who open a Basic or Featured store during the promotional period will not be eligible for zero Insertion Fees on any listings made prior to the store being opened.
    • Business sellers whose accounts do not meet eBay's minimum seller performance standards are not eligible to participate in this promotion. Please sign in to My eBay and view your seller dashboard to verify whether your account is currently meeting the standards. If you have completed fewer than ten transactions as a business seller, this information will not appear in My eBay but you will receive email notification if your account falls below the minimum performance standards. Find out more about eBay's seller performance standards.
    • If you've registered after 15th March 2011 or have not listed any items for a while you may have a selling allowance of 10 items per month or of £650.00 per month (with respect to value of items sold), whichever is reached first, which you can increase. Additional verification may be required. Please click here to find out more.
    • Items listed with a price of less than £0.99 will be excluded from the promotion.
    • All items listed in the "Cars, Motorcycles & Vehicles" category. (However items listed in the "Vehicle Parts & Accessories" category are included.)
    • Items listed in the "Property" category.
    • Identical listings that do not comply with our Duplicate Listings policy.
    • Auction-style format listings, including Auction-style with Buy It Now upgrade.
    • Fixed Price 30 day or Good 'til Cancelled listings that are renewed or automatically renew outside of the promotional period will not be eligible for the zero Insertion fees.
    • 3, 5, 7 or 10 day Fixed Price listings.
    • Any item listed during the promotional period but scheduled to start after the promotional period does NOT qualify for the promotion.
    • Any items listed which do not comply with eBay's Listing Policies or Prohibited and Restricted Items Policies.
    • Only the basic eBay Insertion Fee will be reduced to 0 pence (£0.00). All other eBay selling fees will still apply, including but not limited to Final Value Fees, optional Reserve Price Fees and all Listing Upgrade Fees such as "Gallery Plus" or "Subtitle"; See the full details about eBay fees.
  • Further information
    • If you list items during the promotion period with a price of less than £0.99, these listings will be charged standard insertion fees for the basic or featured shop.
  • General terms
    • eBay reserves the right to suspend, change or cancel the promotion at any time, in the event of circumstances arising which, in eBay's opinion, make it necessary for it to do so. eBay reserves the right to add additional terms and conditions for certain parts of this promotion.
    • eBay also reserves the right to exclude users on the basis that their seller accounts have fallen below the minimum required seller performance standards. Sellers should confirm eligibility by checking their account status on My eBay.
    • The decision of eBay regarding any aspect of this promotion is final and no correspondence will be entered into.

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