What is ebay?
eBay is an international e-commerce company serving as an online platform for consumer-to-consumer and business-to-consumer sales. It was originally named AuctionWeb and was founded on September 1995 in California by Pierre Omidyar as part of a much bigger personal website. Today, the company is a multibillion-dollar business with 171 million active buyers, 1 billion live listings, buyers in 190 markets and 370 million app downloads.
eBay.co.uk is where people across the world go to shop, sell and give. You can buy new or used, plain or luxurious, commonplace or rare, trendy or unique as long as it exists in the world, you can find it for sale on eBay at great value. Many UK high street brands have stores on ebay and sell clearance or discounted items through the website.
Here at LatestDeals.co.uk you will find the best eBay.co.uk discounts, voucher codes, sales and coupon codes shared each month by our huge community of bargain hunters every month. You may also be interested in our Top 50 ebay Outlet Store Guide.
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What does ebay sell?
Almost anything can be found on ebay including toys, clothing, electronics, white goods, vacuum cleaners, coins, stamps and much more. Keep an eye out for the daily deals that ebay features on its home page, and the free delivery options. Have you found a good ebay deal? Please post it here on our community site and help people save money.
eBay.co.uk offer a wide range of products in their online catalogue which includes the following categories:
- Home & Garden
- Sports & Leisure
- Health & Beauty
- Deals & Special Offers
How do I contact ebay?
- Here is the contact page for ebay UK. You have to log in first to your account in order to access the page. The options available to you for contacting them depends upon your query. You have to follow their system of what your problem is, then it provides you with various contact information and help depending on what it is about.
- However, members of Latest Deals found this telephone number which may work if you just want to call someone now: 0345 355 3229
- For eBay Money Back Guarantee, you may call them on 0800 358 6551. Estimated waiting time is 1 minute.
- Normally, when using their system of selecting what you want to talk to them about, they give you a unique, one-time passcode that you type in or tell the ebay customer service team. This helps them see your account and help you with your query.
- You can also chat to an ebay customer service agent via the web. Please note, when you press this link it will immediately open a page where you can write the first message.
- Finally, there's the option to ask the ebay community for help.
Opening times of eBay Money Back Guarantee:
- Monday to Friday: 8:00 am to 10:00 pm
- Saturday and Sunday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm
What are the delivery options for ebay?
When you buy something on eBay, delivery options vary. When buying from an auction, you should read the delivery notes in the description. Sometimes the seller wants you to pick it up from their address, other times they are happy to send anywhere in the UK, furthermore it may be available for international delivery. When purchasing via the auction facility, delivery costs are determined by the seller - so they also vary between free and more.
When buying on eBay from an official outlet store, most have fixed delivery costs. Many offer free delivery, or free click and collect from Argos. Make sure you have a look.
You can also use the side bar on eBay when on the website on the desktop to filter buy delivery options - free, home delivery, click and collect from Argos. Use this to find some good ebay bargains, discounts and freebies.
Have you seen our guide to every ebay outlet store? It's an A-Z of all the official brands selling through eBay. You can find some great bargains here, and we've given you all the delivery charges for each brand.
How do I return an item to ebay?
Most sellers on eBay (but not all) accept returns. ebay says they must give you 14 days to inform them if you want to return an item.
Before purchasing, check the returns tab on the ebay listing. It differs largely between auctions and official brands. Many individual sellers who are getting rid of old stuff from their home may not accept returns or give a refund. Who pays for the refund also varies largely. Have a read of ebay's returns page for more information and links to how you can do it.
However, eBay offers a money back guarantee. Make sure you purchase via Paypal to get this. How does it work? If you don't get an item or it wasn't as described, you first contact the seller to try and resolve it. If they don't resolve it, you then tell ebay within 8 days and they'll step in to try and help. They promise to get back to you within 48 hours with either your order or a refund.
eBay - The Pride Mustang Unicorn Parade #eBayPride
eBay set a team of creative people from the LGBTQ community the challenge of taking a classic ’68 Mustang and converting it into a unicorn using only things bought from eBay. All work done on the car is completely reversible, and post Pride can be returned to its pre-unicorn state. The original paintwork was protected using Plastidip, the horn was mounted on a replica bonnet and all other embellishments were added with magnets and straps.
The finished car was unveiled at London Pride 2017 and will be auctioned for our partner charity The Albert Kennedy Trust which supports young LGBT 16-25 year olds who are homeless or living in a hostile.