Paypal & tracking numbers - eBay Suspended & PayPal Limited Forums
eBay Suspension & PayPal Limited Forums  
Join Today
Register Subscribe
     

Registration is fast, simple and absolutely free so please, join our community today!


Go Back   Home > Marketplace Discussions > PayPal Talk

PayPal Talk PayPal Forums. General issues related to PayPal.

Reply
 
Thread Tools
  #1  
Old 12-30-2010
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Dec 2009
Posts: 26
Thanks: 1
Thanked 2 Times in 2 Posts
Activity: 0%
Longevity: 77%
iTrader: (0)
Default Paypal & tracking numbers

Here is a question for the board. If i am selling overseas items. Is it a bad thing with paypal if I first ship a piece of paper to the buyer saying. "Thanks for your ebay purchase, you will be receiving your item within a few days." Then enter that tracking number into paypal? Instead of the one from overseas.
Reply With Quote
The complete step-by-step guide to get back to selling today!

  #2  
Old 12-31-2010
pod's Avatar
pod pod is offline
Executive [VIP]
 
Join Date: Apr 2009
Posts: 2,582
Thanks: 592
Thanked 507 Times in 328 Posts
Activity: 0%
Longevity: 82%
iTrader: (0)
Default

If you get caught they will shut you down

They used to release holds on tracking info but because scammers did just that instead of shipping item they have put the breaks on it

All it will take is one buyer seeing that the tracking is for the envelope, hasn't received package and hits the panic button. It can work, but not for long. Are you doing this to save on shipping costs? Problem I see is buyers get that tracking too. And they are not going to be happy its an envelope
Reply With Quote
  #3  
Old 01-04-2011
Junior Member
 
Join Date: Nov 2010
Posts: 64
Thanks: 11
Thanked 9 Times in 8 Posts
Activity: 0%
Longevity: 69%
iTrader: (0)
Default

I buy a LOT on ebay and I would be furious if I purchased something I was greatly anticipating and it tracked as an envelope. Example...I broke my cell phone the other day and bought a new one on ebay. The tracking number says it will be here tomorrow. I'm without a phone now. If I was tricked, I'd be mad.

I doubt I would immediately report it to ebay...as a seller I am sympathetic but I wouldn't risk doing this with all the idiot buyers out there.
Reply With Quote
  #4  
Old 01-04-2011
jeffweico's Avatar
Executive [VIP]
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Posts: 7,220
Thanks: 895
Thanked 4,058 Times in 2,168 Posts
Activity: 0%
Longevity: 75%
iTrader: (12)
Default

Using an overseas dropshipper is dangerous. Buyers want their stuff YESTERDAY, not in 15 days. And lord help you if a buyer receives a customs seizure notice!
Reply With Quote
Reply



Thread Tools

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
royal mail tracking numbers ebay UK eBay & Paypal 18 09-08-2014 04:41 AM
Paypal Limitation - Asking for Tracking Numbers - Send new parcel???? ringer69 Paypal Limited 5 02-16-2010 11:36 AM
Paypal Limitation - Asking for Tracking Numbers - considering resending 2 new parcels ringer69 UK PayPal Talk 1 02-16-2010 04:05 AM
Paypal asks me for tracking numbers and invoices. rob Paypal Limited 31 09-17-2009 11:20 AM
Please Help with Tracking Numbers What Do I Do? jharpe Paypal Limited 5 06-02-2009 01:04 AM


Aspkin Group

All times are GMT -5. The time now is 02:59 AM.


Stop the guessing games and learn how you can quickly and easily get back on eBay today!
Read the best selling step-by-step eBay Suspension guide eBay Stealth!
Amazon Suspension? Read Amazon Ghost to get back on Amazon!
vBulletin® Copyright ©2000 - 2019, Jelsoft Enterprises Ltd.
Ad Management by RedTyger
no new posts