Today. There are three actual things that might have happened: your mailman delivered it to the wrong house. The unofficial eBay subreddit. Or ask yourself if you want (go there). I have nothing more to do with the buyer or his account. I often have packages on “delivered” status not show up for a day or two. Keep in mind, though, that this might damage your relationship with eBay and/or Paypal, which processes eBay credit card payments. I post Friday lunchtime. Yes! Be cautious when purchasing items from the following list: And rep told me she couldn't close it right then, buyer would have to either "confirm they received" or it would close after 24 hours. If an item you ordered hasn't turned up yet, you should check your Purchase history - opens in new window or tab in My eBay to see if the seller has marked it as shipped, track your item or contact the seller directly if tracking is not available. Normally for Ebays hold funds are released when tracking shows the item as delivered + 1 days (if you use Ebay / paypal postage). Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. You have 30 days from the estimated delivery date to inform the seller that you didn't receive your item. Report an item that hasn't arrived Go to Purchase history - opens in new window or tab. The following is a list of items that are not covered, which means the seller can accept payment, fail to send the item, and then you as the buyer have no recourse through the eBay website. However, since anyone can make an account, there are some unreliable sellers who try to scam people on the site. Thank you. Item was delivered a few days later. In order to be protected from a case when a buyer reports an item was not received, sellers must provide valid delivery confirmation before the case is escalated to eBay for a final decision. An eBay money-back guarantee protects buyers from fraudulent sellers, save for some exclusions. This just happened to me as well. Also, in some cases sellers run into problems if a bidder does not pay for an item. 2nd Class as stated. EBay's estimated delivery Friday, Aug 26, 2016 - Friday, Sep 16, 2016 I realize this is splitting hairs, but the final date for delivery hasn't passed, yet the buyer was able to open this eBay request? I post Friday lunchtime. Item Not Received – You bought something but didn’t receive it. I recently bought a bicycle part (not expensive, worth around $10). If you get to choose a service, it's on you if that service fails, and then you can go after that service to recoup your costs. I dont understand why you think the seller has to send you another. This is between you and the post office. You received the item, you or your agent received it and did not report anything amiss to UPS, and you alone are responsible. If it's past the delivered by date on their listing, you can open a item not received dispute and ask for your refund then in your message. I don’t think there is tracking with 2nd class shipping. I emailed the seller again but by how they responded in the first two messages it doesn't seem like they're going to help me out anymore. You have a business model which does not assume and provision for events like this? /r/Ebay I always ship same day or within 24 hours of a buyers purchase. Stress to them that you have not received your item and they absolutely need to locate and deliver it, or you will be coming in to speak with the postmaster. If you feel the transaction was unauthorized, please visit our Resolution Center to file an unauthorized transaction dispute. Our eBay Money Back Guarantee applies to virtually everything on our site, and there's no extra fee for coverage. they do payouts as a one time event but again i wouldn't waste your payout on a cheap out. if the tracking shows delivered then they won't hold seller accountable. In all of these cases, eBay has a … Most of our sellers will be willing to … 2nd Class as stated. You'll have to file a police report. (Please wait at least 3 days from the transaction date to give your seller enough time to ship the item.) What does common sense dictate? I have not received an order I placed on Feb 4th, shipping from US to Canada using Global Shipping Program. So about two weeks ago I ordered two items off ebay from different sellers. The item was delivered and for all we know the buyer had it stolen from his home. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. i'd like to propose that sellers should be able to tick some box on eBay by a buyers account to let eBay no they sent the item but the buyer had not received! It probably did get delivered to the wrong house. Also, it's not under a dollar even within the United States. Wednesday 10am. Wednesday 10am. If you paid with PayPal on an eligible eBay … New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. But if we're going to blame the buyer or the seller here, I'd argue that since the seller got to choose the shipping carrier, more of the blame falls on him in a moral sense. You have the option of adding a message to the seller. Always make sure you ship with tracking.Secondly, your buyer purchased last Wednesday. (GASP!). r/Ebay: /r/Ebay The unofficial ebay subreddit. Did you know that the buuer can only open an item not receieved once the estimated delivery date has past? Tick the box beside I want a refund or I want the item. USPS marking it "delivered" is not in any way proof that the item was delivered because it does not require a signature or even provide the address on the tracking page, and eBay's use of this as proof of delivery is completely absurd. If your buyer hasn’t received their item and the estimated delivery date has passed, they’ll let you know there’s an issue by opening an “item not received” request. Additionally, 5 out of 5 accountants/CPAs I spoke with recently gave me misinformatoin about this topic. level 2 310throwaway310 Item Not Received – You bought something but didn’t receive it. You can do this in eBay's Resolution Center or the PayPal Resolution Center. If you escalate with eBay they will refund you for a missing package ONE TIME as a courtesy. I sold an item, it was paid for, it was collected. It’s automatic and covers your purchase price plus original shipping on eligible purchases*. (Please wait at least 3 days from the transaction date to give your seller enough time to ship the item.) If a buyer opens a request, we’ll send a message with all of the details to your registered email address—it’ll also be available in your eBay Messages - opens in new window or tab . Follow these steps to get your refund. if you paid via credit card, you can contest the charge. New comments cannot be posted and votes cannot be cast. Then you have to wait another 5 days for ebay to step in if you can't work it out with them. the seller is scamming you and shipped a random item to another address in your zip code. but some times they get lazy and scan every package in the morning and if it's close to 5:00 they call it a day and keep it in the mail van and deliver it another day. I would suggest this if its a high dollar item. Archived. The seller said they couldnt just send me another item so to open up a claim with ebay. They were both supposed to be delivered on the same day, but I only received one of the two items. The seller does not get these items for free, they cant just pluck another off the "item tree" and give you another. (Please wait at least 3 days from the transaction date to give your seller enough time to ship the item.) Before todays post has even arrived I assume. USPS marking it "delivered" is not in any way proof that the item was delivered because it does not require a signature or even provide the address on the tracking page, and eBay's use of this as proof of delivery is completely absurd. OPs package might still show up. You can contest the charge with your credit card company immediately since you've already made a good faith effort to get a refund from the seller and eBay. The USPS tracking info says it was delivered, but I never got it. Wait a few days. Lots of sighs along the way.... chin up and you’ll get there :) Always track packages ! If the buyer doesn’t respond to your message or invoice and still hasn’t paid, here’s what you should do: If it’s been more than 2 full days since the listing ended, you can select Report an unpaid item. It's the post office's responsibility. Won my case against buyer item (received not as described), buyer still demands a refund. I then took my issue to Ebay and explained the situation to both the seller and ebay. Item not received (sigh....) Buyer purchases magazine late night last Wednesday. I had an item not received case opened. Just books. On eBay, in the past sellers have done their utmost to avoid a buyer opening an Item Not Received That was before eBay's latest update to selling standards. He said it was an unauthorized transaction. This thread comes up 2nd on Google on this topic. i did have several packages say delivered and they weren't delivered till a day or two later. The seller should address the buyer's concern within the eBay Money Back Guarantee timelines and provide tracking information, updates on the delivery of the item, or a refund. Buyer opens item not received case. You may be banned on one or both sites. 25 million people have used eBay to sell something, about 95% of those are personal items by individuals (not businesses). eBay gives an estimated delivery date, and if that passes, they have every right to open a case. You need to do all of this ASAP since it's already been two weeks. It is really not the buyer's responsibility to make sure items get delivered. Press J to jump to the feed. It is really not the buyer's responsibility to make sure items get delivered. Significantly Not as Described – You received an item, but it was significantly different from the seller’s original description. As a buyer on eBay, if you haven't received your item this video is intended to help. Good luck! It is different if the buyer said he never received the item - in that case, the transaction isn't complete. And, as other posters have said, you can't use Media Mail for magazines. If none of this works, and if you paid via credit card, you can contest the charge. Have screenshots of those interactions ready to hand over to your credit card company. When a buyer doesn't receive an item If a buyer doesn't receive an item, the buyer needs to submit a request to report that the item hasn't arrived. If yours was an Ebay transaction then its an Ebay hold and Ebay authorise when paypal can release the funds. ! Or you can ask USPS to go get your package. Press J to jump to the feed. You can go to your post office and ask for the GPS location the package was scanned at. Just google "USPS marked delivered but item not received" or something and you'll see how lousy this whole "delivery confirmation" thing is. the package was stolen. That is not MY problem. I was able to get my item delivered correctly through a call to the post office. I woke up this morning, Friday, Sep 16, 2016, to an Item not received 'request'. What do I do from here because I definitely never got the package and think its BS that I payed for an item but never got it, and then they closed my case so I'm pretty much SOL now. Ebay and Paypal are 2 separate companies and have 2 separate policies for holding funds for 'new sellers'. It's the post office's responsibility. My mom has some packages delivered here (I have a covered porch and she does not) and the same thing happens to her. Vora is one of a legion of sellers to have fallen victim to eBay’s lavish buyer-protection policy. USPS "delivery confirmation" is not proof of delivery, as it just says when an item is delivered to an area code and doesn't even include the address. Today. lol. If the post office shows your address as the GPS scanning location, normally you're out of luck. Before todays post has even arrived I assume. Report an item that hasn't arrived through My eBay. If you shipped 2nd class without tracking, you’ve already lost the case. If it doesn't show up, go to the post office and follow through on that threat. As I said above, they will refund you ONCE for this in your lifetime. I contacted eBay and was told to open a case for items not as described. The unofficial eBay subreddit. I was afraid this was going to happen. I DID receive two other items on the same day, that I bought from other ebay sellers. /r/Ebay End of story. The eBay Money Back Guarantee protects you in case you do not receive your item, or if the item is not as described in the listing. Adventurer in Payments 07-24-2020 | Updated 01-03-2021 by ncgengar I called USPS and they looked into and said they were going to send the mail lady back out and see if she delivered it to the wrong address. Vehicles, real estate, items sold by Sotheby's, websites and businesses for sale, classified ads, and services are not covered. It could have been delivered to the wrong address or tossed in a dumpster for all we know. 1. technically the post mail is suppose to stand in front of your door, scan it delivered then drop it on your door. ... Posted by 1 year ago. USPS "delivery confirmation" is not proof of delivery. If you don't receive an item you paid for, or you receive an item that's not as described in the listing, we're here to help with guidelines and tools for resolution, as well as PayPal buyer protection. Notice that if you open a case for items not received, you will lose the case immediately when the seller provides tracking number. The GPS scan will show that too, and if the weight is off (you were expecting a 2 lb package but USPS shows 4 oz) then eBay will likely side with you as well upon appeal. So think about it before you contest the charge. If the estimated delivery date for your item has passed, and you still haven't received your item, let the seller know. Not the USPS main line--the actual local post office, which you can find on the USPS website (edit: meant to say you can find the local PO phone number online). What's your opinion on where I should go from here ? Select Send request. If its not your house, eBay may refund you. There is nothing the seller, or eBay, can or should do. Help for sellers and buyers! Help for sellers and buyers! Starting 19 October, 2020, in order for a seller to be protected if a buyer opens an item not received case, signature confirmation will be required when the total value of an order is £450 or more. There are 2 kinds of disputes you can file: Item Not Received – You bought something, but didn’t receive it. Talk to the seller ... you can open a case at eBay's Resolution Center. The order total is the value of the items purchased plus shipping and tax. If you do this, it is dishonest. Buyer opens item not received case. If item has not been received then buyer will have to use the tools at his/her disposition & open a case for item not received Regardless of seller's having few options that buyer can choose for PP if buyer goes for the cheapest option & item has not been received then buyer will have to again open a case to get is money back as item was not received ! Credit card companies have higher standards of proof of delivery than eBay (i.e., credit card companies require something that actually proves delivery, like a signature). I want to say it's $2.60 or $2.70, something like that, but don't quote me. She went to two houses around mine and said neither of them had it. Stress to the postmaster that this is unacceptable. If you buy an item on eBay, there may be a time when you do not receive the item you purchased or when you received a faulty item. Only first or priority. 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