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80% off Final Value Fees for up to 100 listings when you opt in (excludes 30p order-level fees) - Selected Accounts

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80% off Selling fees offer, opt in if eligible. Runs from 14/06 to 17/06.

Terms and conditions

Specific information about this PromotionWhat's it all about?Get 80% off variable percentage final value fees ("FVF") per listing in final value fees if the item sells and pay no insertion fee.

  • A fixed charge of 30p per order and other fees, including the regulatory operating fee and any International fees, still apply.
  • Promotion is valid for up to 100 listings on eBay. Pre-owned clothes will not count towards the 100 listings.
  • Listings must start during the promotional period.
  • Listings can be auction-style or fixed price format.
  • The promotion start and end dates are included in the email we send to invited sellers.
  • Items must sell within the first listing period.

Sounds good, where do I find the promotion and how do I sign up?

  • You can take part in the promotion on eBay.co.uk. Eligible sellers will receive an email with the RSVP link to the offer. You must opt in to the promotion by clicking on this link before any of your 100 listings start.

Anything else I need to know?

  • eBay charges an FVF when your item(s) sell(s). The FVF charged per order consists of: (i) a variable portion (“Variable Portion FVF”) which is calculated as a percentage of the Total Sale Amount; and (ii) a fixed portion (“Fixed Portion FVF”) for example 30p. The Total Sale Amount means the amount the buyer pays for an order, including the item price, postage, taxes and any other applicable fees.
  • The FVF Discount in this promotion applies to the Variable Portion FVF (net of any other discounts) in respect of the eligible items’ Total Sale Amounts. For example, if you would have been charged 12.80% on the Total Sales Amount, the 80% FVF discount will reduce this to 2.56%. The Fixed Portion FVF (e.g. 30p) will not be discounted. Therefore, the fixed charge of 30p per order will still apply.The regulatory operating fee will also still apply in full to the sale.
  • You won't pay an insertion fee for each of the 100 listings. Listing upgrade fees will still apply and will be charged according to the eBay fees policy.
  • You may also be subject to International fees.
  • The number of listings eligible under this promotion may be less where seller restrictions apply. Click here to learn more about selling allowances.

Who can take part?

  • This Promotion is open to all registered Private Sellers who (a) have been invited to take part, (b) are registered to managed payments, and (c) have actively opted in (“Eligible Sellers”). If you have not registered for managed payments you will be prompted to update your details after you opt-in to the Promotion.
  • Participation is linked to the seller's account and is not transferable.
  • Eligible Sellers’ accounts must meet eBay minimum seller performance standards.
  • Please sign in to My eBay and view your seller standards dashboard to verify whether your account is currently meeting the standards. The seller standards dashboard is available to all sellers here.
  • If you registered after 15 March 2011 or haven't listed any items for a while, you may have a listing allowance of 10 items per month or of £650 per month, whichever is reached first. You may be able to increase this allowance by providing additional verification.
  • An eligible item previously scheduled to go live during the promotional period will qualify for the promotion only if you have opted in to the promotion before the listing starts.
  • If an item that is eligible for the promotion had previously closed without a successful sale and is re-listed during the promotion period, it will form a part of the 100 listings limit of the promotion.
  • You will not receive a refund of your original insertion fee if the item sells.
  • Listings do not have to successfully sell during the promotional period to be eligible.
  • If an item qualifies for the promotion and when the item sells, the invoice will indicate the fee including the discount. Please note: if the item does not sell the first time and if you relist it after the promotional period or if it is automatically relisted during the promotional period, standard final value fees will be charged according to the eBay fees policy when the relisted item sells.
  • Items that are automatically relisted through the Automatic relist function or the Good 'Till Cancelled function will be charged.
  • Only single quantity listings are eligible.
  • For items listed in 2 or more categories, only the insertion fee for the first category is included. Standard insertion fees will be charged for listing the same item for each additional category, according to the eBay fees policy.
  • Free listings in this promotion do not count towards your monthly 1000 free listings.
  • Your first listing period may vary and is dependent on the listing format you choose (e.g. – auction-style vs buy-it-now), the duration of the listing you choose and the listing experience you use. The first listing period will be considered to have been ended when the listing you create first renews or relists.

Restrictions & exclusions

The following are excluded from the promotion:

  • Business sellers
  • Sellers who have been invited to participate, but have not actively opted in to the promotion via the RSVP link shown in the marketing communication.
  • Invited Sellers who have not registered for managed payments after opt-in and before listing their first item.
  • All items listed in the Cars, Motorcycles & Vehicles and Property categories. However, items listed in the Vehicle Parts & Accessories category are included.
  • Items listed in the Classified Ad format.
  • Auction-style listings ended early.
  • Identical listings that don't comply with our duplicate listings policy.
  • Any item listed that doesn't comply with eBay listing policies or prohibited and restricted items policies.
  • Any item listed during the promotional period but scheduled to start after the promotional period.
  • Listings that are automatically relisted through the Automatic relist function or the Good 'Till Cancelled function during the promotional period.
  • Listings that are listed during the promotional period but do not sell and are relisted outside of the promotional period.
  • Multi-quantity listings.
  • Listing upgrade fees apply and will be charged according to the eBay fees policy.
  • PayPal and any other third-party fees still apply.
  • Final value fees apply for Second Chance Offers.
  • You may be subject to International fees.

Additional terms

  • Any attempt to manipulate this promotion, or past promotions will lead to automatic exclusion from participation.
  • 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.
  • In purchasing the relevant delivery services, users will also be asked to accept and be subject to the Terms and Conditions of Packlink, a third-party delivery service provider working in collaboration with eBay.
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Edited by Nicholas_Tiffany, 7 days ago
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  1. J.Smith123's avatar
    What's the best method for making use of these offers? Do you all pre-emptively purchase cheaper items from other deals and then sell them for their normal price on eBay when these reduced-fee offers come up?
    BabiDealings's avatar
    From what I can tell, there are some members who are scalpers/resellers. Some openly admit to it, others hide it, and yes they buy up any and all of the stock of items that can be immediately sold for profit. So these eBay seller fee promotions allow them to squeeze every penny they can out of the sale.

    For the majority of members, we are addicts and sometimes/always buy crap we don’t need  
     and then need to clear out old (or even new) stuff. So again these eBay seller fee promotions are very welcome  
     However I normally accept the promotion with every intention to list items, and then leave it last minute and eventually forget altogether. 
  2. madeofscars's avatar
    Watch out guys - HMRC keeps an eye on us!
    Willy_Wonka's avatar
    Watch out for what?

    Unless you are buying stuff for the sole purpose of selling it AND making over £1000 profit from it in o year then who cares.

    The rules are only going to effect those using Ebay as a business.

    And just for clarification, profit is the difference between what you have paid for something & what you sell it for. So if you are selling 1000 items for less than you bought them for 5 years ago then you don't owe HMRC a penny. There is too much scaremongering going on. (edited)
  3. Dogcon's avatar
    Mine says deal ends on 31 December 2099 ! I am in for life52931864-MOAUl.jpg
    Yoshi123's avatar
    Well maybe for the first 100 listing's
  4. Vistrix's avatar
    This is ridiculous, just make this a permenant deal geez.
  5. ken.nicholls's avatar
    eBay seemed to have forgotten me Mott had an 80% offer for over 2 years I’ve emailed them and nothing
    Dogcon's avatar
    52931870-0VyRW.jpg I just signed up for 75 years with 80% off.
  6. DealHunterChaos's avatar
    I have got 3 sets of retro speakers on eBay at present. Does anyone know of an easy way to re-list them with the promotion, without having to re-do the whole listing? (edited)
    bryanhaines399's avatar
    When you cancel the listing it asks if you want to relist so click that. Beware if you had offers set to no it will turn them on.

    Also worth noting, if you have listing which expire and relist during the promotion they will be excluded, you have to cancel those and relist.

    I usually check the number of listing available after listing an item to make sure it's against the promotion. (edited)
  7. Ouzoherb's avatar
    can i set up draft sales today and post them on friday or will that not work for the deal
    joedesigns's avatar
    Yes of course, I do it regularly.
  8. Wishywashy's avatar
    Sorry if I’ve missed something, but do these promotions work for auctions of any duration or do they have to be a 7-day auction?
    dizzycap's avatar
    The promotion works for autions & BIN's of any length / duration providing that items are listed within the 4 day promotion window & times i.e. 14th - 00:00 until - 17th - 11.59:59
  9. hullk's avatar
    Looks like I have a lifetime offer this time!

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    Willy_Wonka's avatar
    You need to keep that screenshot lol
  10. Utakos's avatar
    Not had this work in years, always says sorry but invitation only.
    ziggycj's avatar
    I didn't either for a few years so stopped selling, even messaged on chat to see what was up but nothing. Now they made clothes free to sell I started again, sold something and that seems to have gotten me back in their system.

    Try selling some clothes and see if that helps.
  11. goldie850's avatar
    Worked cheers

    Early this week! (edited)
    hamsterboy's avatar
    Yah, regular as clockwork though!
  12. EliotBanks's avatar
    Doesn’t work for me. They used to work all the time
    Nicolidus's avatar
    Try the 70% one, one or the other always works for me.
  13. Mo86's avatar
    Invitation only 😔 since 2021 not a single one (edited)
    dahz's avatar
    Same here
  14. wolvesinwales's avatar
    I have listed the car I use for dogging. Got 10 watching.
  15. loofer's avatar
    note to self: Read the dates!

    I activated the offer when deal was posted thinking it was live.Listed an item. which sold for ~£125 and then scratching my head why I paid £17 in fees!
  16. CopaceticAnswers's avatar
    Invitation only for me 🥲
  17. Deal_HUNT3R's avatar
    Every 2 weeks like clockwork
  18. Modmedia's avatar
    Back to back weeks, lets gooooo.
  19. Umarr's avatar
    I only sell (especially my high-value items) whenever I see this promotion. Thanks OP!
  20. xenole's avatar
    Postage is always the issue for me.
    As soon as something I might list is over 2kg, it's around £6.50 for postage rather than half that if under 2kg.

    Never sure whether to sell an item for say £25 + £3 p&p or just list for £28 (if I'm aiming for £20-£21 after deductions).
    Not sure if one option appeals more?

    Really don't know how some people make a penny profit when a padded envelope and postage for say a blu-ray disc will set you back around £2 in the first place.

    I've tried putting the odd item on FB Marketplace and 99% of the time, zero interest or clicks (even if listed in more than one category)
    Louise_Nield's avatar
    I've looked and been interested immediately to buy, but never had a reply yet and I've been trying for a while, seemes there's something very wrong somewhere along the line, particularly once I got to reading your story just now! Think it's time to find out whats happening, x

    Regarding fb marketplace (edited)
  21. emptypocketz's avatar
    heat, accepted this is much earlier but am glad gives me time to get everything ready!
  22. lageryron's avatar
    Anyone not accepted just put your asking price up to match the 80% off fees and then add 10%
  23. GOODSTUFF's avatar
    70% link anyone?
    smudgemobile's avatar
    Surely that should've been the 1st post it's that time of the week I guess

    Just been posted (edited)
  24. Sheak's avatar
    Thank you
  25. donmixes85's avatar
    Always accepted about 2 years in a row!❤️
    doppo666's avatar
    Lucky I haven’t been accepted for over two years!
  26. xenole's avatar
    Accepted again.
    Hopefully this will work this week as eBay charged me the full 100% fees last week even though I had accepted the 80% offer.
    daveh2k5's avatar
    Remember once you have accepted the offer you then have too end and relist any items you want the promotion active on
  27. wilky67's avatar
    Accepted again thank you
  28. hotbadger2017's avatar
    Was dropped to 70% last time and back on 80% this time, thanks!!
  29. Mitchstr5000's avatar
    I used to be able to get these deals all the time and now no more unfortunately
    CoolSurface's avatar
    Same. I used to get 80% every week, and now only get 70%. Not sure what's changed
  30. Bolkyloren's avatar
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  32. tek-monkey's avatar
    yet again big fat nope!
  33. 20_times's avatar
    Says it's by invitation only
  34. Tjfish's avatar
    Perfect, needed this!
  35. Toonah's avatar
    Rats - been on 80% for ages, then last one was back to 70%. Now, this one is not valid for 80%... going to wait a few days before clicking the 70%, in case something changes (doubt it though lol)
  36. LouisGibzen's avatar
    I’ve seen these type of deals for years and I have never been eligible.
    The_Fragrance_Index's avatar
    Have you sold anything on eBay?

    I was in your position a few months ago. Consistently excluded from both (70 & 80) fee discounts. It was soooo frustrating, especially as I had a few fragrances I wanted to move on.

    With one simple action I've qualified for the 80% fee discount 2 weeks out of the last three!

    I sold one item with full fees & found myself back in the pool of qualified accounts shortly after
  37. Louise_Nield's avatar
    Possibly make more from certain clients wouldnt like to think so but reading all the similar info people are having issues when looked at in full. Well it's not for me to surmise.
  38. GrumpyBob's avatar
    I got excited for a moment, there. When I clicked on the link I got the banner ad for this deal! But, then I clicked on "Activate" and ... no, "invitation only" (and you ain't invited to the party!)

    eBay say that invitees are chosen at random yet some people get this 80% off deal all the time and I never do! I've only ever had the 70% off deal.
  39. Firemountain's avatar
    Ok weirdly I'm not getting " this is invite only" yet always got this one.

    Last time the 70% one worked and 80% didn't...wonder why I've been relegated to the 70%
  40. littlesooten's avatar
    Excellent, thanks for sharing
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