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The new and easy way to sell

There is a new and easy Classifieds selling format now available on eBay.com.au: eBay Classifieds with Best Offer. Unlike our existing Classifieds formats, it allows you to sell in almost all categories and comes with extra benefits to enable you to sell local pick-up items.

eBay Classifieds with Best Offer is a quick, easy selling solution for local pick-up only items. And best of all, it’s FREE to list!

List for free using local pick-up

The new Classifieds format is a simple selling solution that takes the hassle and up front cost out of listing your unwanted household items. Simply fill out the one-page Classifieds local pick-up listing form and you’ll be selling in no time.

What’s on offer:

Who can use the new Classifieds format?

The new format is ideal for anyone who wants to sell items from around their home quickly and easily, without the hassle of figuring out postage or courier charges. And best of all, with no up front fees to list*, there’s no cost if the item doesn’t sell.

The new eBay Classifieds selling format is not available to Store subscribers, accounts registered outside Australia, PowerSellers and business registered sellers.  

How does it work?

An eBay Classifieds sale takes place on eBay – giving you peace of mind in the unlikely event that something goes wrong.

All listings using eBay Classifieds must also meet the following criteria:

If your listing isn’t eligible you can still list your item using auction format or fixed price with Best Offer (regular fees apply).

Category restrictions

The new Classifieds format is available in most categories, but the following categories are excluded:

Category name             Category ID
Business > Businesses for Sale 11759
Cars, Bikes, Boats > Aircraft 63676
Cars, Bikes, Boats > Boats 26429
Cars, Bikes, Boats > Cars 29690
Cars, Bikes, Boats > Motorcycles 32073
Cars, Bikes, Boats > Trucks, Commercial Vehicles > Trucks, Commercials 6049
Home > Real Estate 10542
Services 150968
Tickets, Travel > Flights 3253
Tickets, Travel > Tickets 1306
Tickets, Travel > Travel 3252
Tickets, Travel > Vouchers, Gift Certificates 109191

Simplified listing process

We know you want to sell local items quickly and easily, so we’ve simplified the listing process. Classifieds with Best Offer has a simple one-page listing form that only includes information relevant to local pick-up.

To list with eBay Classifieds with Best Offer:

  1. Go to the eBay Classifieds listing form
  2. Select your listing “category”  
  3. Click Continue
  4. Select the condition of your item from the drop down menu in the Key Features section. Select other key features if desired
  5. Write a title
  6. Describe your item
  7. Select picture/s for upload if desired, then click Add Picture
  8. Type an asking price in the “Set an asking” price box
  9. Choose your preferred payment method/s in the “How would you like to be paid?” section
  10. Type your postcode or suburb in the “Pick up location” section
  11. If you wish to make your listing stand out, choose from bold, border, highlight (fees apply)
  12. Click Post Ad (or Save Draft if you wish to post later)

Frequently asked questions

  1. How is eBay Classifieds with Best Offer different from other Classified Ad formats? 
  2. How does eBay Classifieds with Best Offer work?
  3. Can anyone take advantage of eBay Classifieds?

1. How is eBay Classifieds with Best Offer different from other Classified Ad formats?

eBay Classifieds takes the best of:

and combines it with the best of:

eBay Classifieds with Best Offer also has the following differences:

Category name             Category ID
Business > Businesses for Sale 11759
Cars, Bikes, Boats > Aircraft 63676
Cars, Bikes, Boats > Boats 26429
Cars, Bikes, Boats > Cars 29690
Cars, Bikes, Boats > Motorcycles 32073
Cars, Bikes, Boats > Trucks, Commercial Vehicles > Trucks, Commercials 6049
Home > Real Estate 10542
Services 150968
Tickets, Travel > Flights 3253
Tickets, Travel > Tickets 1306
Tickets, Travel > Travel 3252
Tickets, Travel > Vouchers, Gift Certificates 109191


2. How does eBay Classifieds with Best Offer work?

Like the bids made on auction-style listings, Best Offer is binding. If an offer is accepted by the seller, the buyer is obligated to pay for that item.

To help manage their activity, sellers are encouraged to set up automatic accept and decline limits at the time of listing.

Read more about Best Offer.


3. Can anyone take advantage of eBay Classifieds with Best Offer?

This new selling format is available to sellers who are looking to quickly and easily sell a small number of items from around their home.

This selling format is not available to Store subscribers, accounts registered outside Australia, PowerSellers and business registered sellers.

* List up to 15 items per month for free. A $3.50 flat fee per listing will apply thereafter.


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