Terms and Conditions
What is it?
For the entire day of Thursday 1st of May 2008 (local UK time), sellers who list item(s) using the Auction-style format in an eligible category, will pay a reduced Insertion Fee of 5 pence (£0.05) per item listed. Please refer to "What's Excluded?" for more details.
When is it?
Thursday 1st May 2008 from 00:00:01 BST until 23:59:59 BST (promotional period).
Only items listed in British Pounds Sterling on eBay.co.uk using the Auction-style format are included.
Any item previously scheduled to go live on Thursday 1st May 2008 will qualify for the promotion.
If you re-list an item on Thursday 1st May 2008 that had previously closed without a successful sale, the re-list will qualify for the promotion. If the re-listed item sells and is eligible under the eBay re-list policy, eBay will refun the Insertion Fee at the promotional price of 5 pence.
Items listed in the 'Parts & Accessories' sub category of the Cars, Parts & Vehicles category.
Apart from the "Parts & Accessories" sub category as detailed in the "What's Included?" section above, all other items listed in any "Motors" categories are excluded from the promotion.
Items listed in the "Residential Property" sub category of the "Homes and Garden" category.
Items listed in the "Mobile Phones with Contract" sub category of "Mobile & Home Phones category".
Multiple-Item listings in all formats. See the full details about Multiple-Item listings.
Identical listings that do not comply with our Duplicate Listings policy. See the full details about our Duplicate Listings policy
Shops Inventory Format listings. See the full details about listing items in Shops Inventory Format.
Any item listed on Thursday 1st May 2008 but scheduled to start after the promotional period will NOT qualify for the promotion.
Any items listed which do not comply with our Listing Policies or Prohibited and restricted Items Policies.
Only the basic eBay Insertion Fee will be reduced to 5 pence. All other eBay selling fees will still apply, including but not limited to Final Value Fees, optional Reserve Price Fees and all Lising Upgrade Fees such as "Gallery", "Subtitle", "Bold" or "Highlight". See the full details about eBay fees.
Members listing using the Auction-with-Buy It Now format will still be charged the Listing Upgrade Fee for Buy It Now.
If the item is listed in 2 categories, the Insertion Fee will be 5 pence times 2 i.e. 10 pence.
If the item qualifies for the promotion, the "Sell Your Item" form will indicate to the seller that they have been charged the Insertion Fee of 5 pence.
Please be aware that items listed on the 1st of May 2008 will not be shown by default on the eBay.com site.
Items which list using a reserve price reserve price will be excluded from this promotion.