ebay new return policy 2021

by Annie Rohan Published 2 years ago Updated 1 year ago

How long does a buyer have to return an item on eBay 2021?

Hi, the buyer has 30 days from delivery (or from last estimated delivery for Items Not Rec'd) with the Ebay Money Back Guarantee. With PayPal Buyer Protection, the customer has 180 days from the date of payment.

Can eBay sellers not accept returns?

If you refuse to accept a return and it's for a not as described case, ebay will refund with your dime and let the buyer keep it for free. Buyers can also be "spurred" into filing a false not as described case to return at your expense too. No such thing as no returns when selling here.

Can eBay force me to accept a return?

eBay enforces their policies automatically in many cases, as you have found out. If you accept returns, then you accept all returns. The only thing that differs is who pays for the return shipping, which is based on your policy, as long as the buyer chooses a reason for the return that is not related to seller error.

What is eBay's no return policy?

Ebay doesn't allow sellers with a No Return policy not to offer refunds if a buyer files a claim for Not as described. Whether that claim is filed properly or fraudulently. So in your particular case you should just tell your buyer to return for refund.

What happens if seller does not accept returns?

Choosing no returns does not mean, if forced to take a return for SNAD, the seller agrees to forfeit the item. It simply means that the buyer cannot return an item for buyer's remorse reasons and, if returning for SNAD, returns it in EXACTLY the same way returns are done for returns sellers.

What happens if you dont refund a buyer on eBay?

If you don't refund the buyer within 10 days, they can file a claim through the eBay Money Back Guarantee. If the buyer wants to return an item to you, your options for responding depend on why they want to send it back.

Why is eBay automatically accepting returns?

In 2017, eBay wanted to streamline buyers' and sellers' return process by automatically accepting return requests and supplying a return label with the seller's address. Even worse, the seller needs to pay eBay for issuing the return label.

Can I return an item on eBay for any reason?

eBay Money Back Guarantee covers most transactions on eBay. It means buyers can get their money back if an item didn't arrive, is faulty or damaged, or doesn't match the listing.

Why did eBay close my return?

If you did not send them or if you did not enter online viewable tracking on the return into the case it will time out 30 days after opening & ebay will close the case. Once ebay closes a case it is over & done and you can open only 1 case per transaction.

How do I get around a return on eBay?

7 Tips to Reduce eBay ReturnsEnsure Listings Are Accurate. ... Use High-Quality Photos. ... Package Items Carefully. ... Ship items quickly. ... Avoid Selling Knock-Off Products. ... Take Stock of Regularly Returned Items. ... Offer a Confidence-Boosting Return Policy.

How do I get a refund from eBay without returning?

If you don't respond to the return request, we may refund the buyer and seek reimbursement from you, without requiring the buyer to send the item back. Here are your response options: Upload your own label – The buyer will send the item back to you for a full refund, including the original postage cost.

Does eBay have a 30 day return policy?

Buyers have 30 days after actual (or latest estimated) delivery date to request a return. You have 8 days to respond to the request: you can either offer a refund or a replacement. If you don't reply, or don't offer those options the buyer can ask eBay to step in.

What Is eBay’s Return Policy?

There are multiple return policy options for sellers on eBay. Private sellers may also have the option to include no return policy at their discretion.

How To Return eBay Products?

The item return process may depend on the seller’s policy. Here is a step by step process that you will need to follow:

How Long Do eBay Refunds Take?

On average, refunds should be processed within 2 business days after the seller receives the return. The fund will be available within 3 to 5 days thereafter. You will be refunded based on the payment method you have used during the initial purchase.

Does eBay Accept Returns After 30 Days?

Unfortunately, after the 30 Day period (or after the set return period), there will be no returns accepted. If there is a no return policy, the item cannot be returned regardless.

When will eBay approve return requests?

Recently, eBay sent a wave of emails explaining that they will automatically approve return requests and refunds for sellers in their managed payments system, starting September 14th, 2020. Once again, many dropshippers are confused and are trying to figure out what’s going on.

How long does it take for eBay to refund a return?

The new addition is once the item returns, eBay will automatically send a refund to the buyer after two days if the seller didn’t initiate the refund.

How to avoid automatic returns on eBay?

All you have to do is enable the RMA option on the bottom of your eBay Return Preferences. The only difference is now eBay recognizes it as an official solution to the problem (instead of keeping the option hidden in the background only for the wise to know about it).

What happens if a buyer returns a product that is damaged?

If the buyer chooses that the reason for return is that the product is damaged or has missing pieces, the seller will have the chance to review the case before approving.

What happens if you don't offer free returns on eBay?

On the other hand, if you don’t offer free returns, then the buyer is responsible for shipping the package back to the return address that you supply him with. You’ll still need to accept the return if eBay didn’t automatically do so themselves.

When did eBay release the seller update?

In 2018 , eBay released eBay’s seller update, where they explained more about this feature, and that’s when we wrote an article about what to do with eBay’s automatic returns.

When a buyer opens a return request, will someone need to pay for the return label?

When a buyer opens a return request, someone will need to pay for the return label. Configure your eBay Business Policies to set your return policies according to your supplier’s return conditions.

How long do you have to return an item that is not received?

When a buyer files an Item Not as Received claim (INR), they currently have 30 days to request a return, even if the seller has a 14-day return policy or a no-returns policy. (Buyers have 60 days when making a claim against a seller who offers a 60-day return policy.)

Is eBay a vertical strategy?

The policy announced today is part of eBay’s “vertical strategy” in which it customizes features and policies in specific categories (including Sneakers, Luxury Watches, and Handbags) such as escrow and authentication services. Sellers may be wondering if eBay would ever consider a 3-day return-request policy for INRs in other categories

Does eBay give sellers greater protection?

eBay is giving sellers greater protection in the Trading Cards category by reducing the time buyers have to make a return under certain circumstances.

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