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  1. filmir

    filmir Nov 17, 2019

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    I bought a watch from the US with the program and I didnt have the possibility to refuse its use. However although it was a bit more expensive it worked out for me. Custom charges and fees are very high and they give a lot of trouble. I was satisfied with the program. But I have to say that it wasnt an expensive watch so... Maybe a more expensive one would make the program fees too high. Dont know what the % is.
     
  2. vujen

    vujen Nov 17, 2019

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    This is something I don't understand, when I see "eBay shipping program". Isn't simpler to discuss shipping fees with the buyer after the auction ended? You can send a new total to the bidder. I am generally speaking of course.
    Personally, I tend to avoid auctions with this shipping program because of the very high total to pay.
    I have friends in NY and - for example - I can ask seller to send the item over there, but with this program I just have to pay A LOT.
    It's for sure simpler for the seller, but is it good for auction results?
     
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  3. bgrisso

    bgrisso Nov 17, 2019

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    If it's selected by the seller I don't believe the buyer can opt out. IMO there are no upsides for the seller unless it's a relatively inexpensive item, as the fees are just too high and most ppl will not pay them.
     
  4. bgrisso

    bgrisso Nov 17, 2019

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    I agree it's better not to use the global shipping program and handle shipping directly with the buyer. The next issue becomes, how do you fully insure but not have high custom/duty fees. If you declare low to spare the buyer import fees, the seller is unprotected in loss or damage. I guess some ppl use parcel pro, in which case the insurance value is hidden ?
     
  5. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Nov 17, 2019

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    Insurance value hidden but you are still on hook for duty. Best to be upfront with buyer. If they want the watch .. they need to eat the fees.
     
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  6. bgrisso

    bgrisso Nov 17, 2019

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    Yes but can you declare for $200 and insure for 10k ? If so duty would be negligible
     
  7. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Nov 17, 2019

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    I don’t think so. That would be very stupid for a division of UPS.
     
  8. Larry S

    Larry S Color Commentator for the Hyperbole. Nov 17, 2019

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    I need to go through the tutorial again. When I start selling I’m going to try to make my watches available to all. I will be using PP.
     
  9. filmir

    filmir Nov 17, 2019

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    The advantage of the program for the buyer is that it will bypass all custom import fees and taxes, if you ship from the US to the EU for instance. Its a matter of doing the math.
     
  10. vujen

    vujen Nov 17, 2019

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    yes but basically the shipping time is the same.
    moreover - I am speaking for italian buyers - I automatically have to pay 25% more because of fees.
    You can understand that this item is no more convenient for me. It's a loss from my side and from seller side.
     
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  11. ttohw

    ttohw Nov 18, 2019

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    Anyone bidding on the Exotic Nina Rindt?
     
  12. ELV web

    ELV web Nov 18, 2019

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    I think that has been discussed, the movement has a weird bridge.
     
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  13. ttohw

    ttohw Nov 18, 2019

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  14. ELV web

    ELV web Nov 18, 2019

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  15. ttohw

    ttohw Nov 18, 2019

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    Oh my, some free styling there.
     
  16. Woops

    Woops Nov 19, 2019

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  17. 10H10

    10H10 Nov 20, 2019

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  18. filmir

    filmir Nov 20, 2019

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    Edited Nov 20, 2019
  19. Severin

    Severin Nov 20, 2019

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  20. Severin

    Severin Nov 20, 2019

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    *suBdial (not sundial)