EBAY USERS - postage cost question

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EBAY USERS - postage cost question

Postby ephteeay » Mon Dec 13, 2004 1:09 pm

i won a 7" on ebay and received an invoice which i thought was pretty shocking.. $14 postage for a 7" from usa!! isnt it a lot? i think thats a lot for a 12" too and have been used to paying $5 - 8 for a 7" unless its from jamaica where youll pay anything from 11 for 1 or 15 for 3... (and it comes registered) for 12"s i pay between $9 and $14.. just want your opinion on this.. (maybe i should have asked before buying but i never expected such high postage!!) thanks.
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Postby Fre van der Mugge » Mon Dec 13, 2004 1:12 pm

It's better to investigate shipping charges beforehand. Quite a few sellers try to make a profit from shipping anayway.
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Postby jb welda » Mon Dec 13, 2004 6:28 pm

thats a real lot. i would assume it will arrive with about 8$ US postage on it for airmail, the rest is "handling" aka extra profit.

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Postby giab » Mon Dec 13, 2004 6:36 pm

could be he sending some kinda of registered/courier post ?
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Postby wareika » Mon Dec 13, 2004 8:39 pm

As a comparaison, P&P from US to France for a LP or 12" is around 10/11$.

Perhaps you can find the website of US post service and check the actuall price? It would give you a "proof" to debate the right P&P price with the seller?

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Postby ephteeay » Tue Dec 14, 2004 7:53 am

mission accomplished. i emailed.. and he said he sorry ..had made a mistake.

postage is 6 USD. oof. thats more like it.
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