Blowout Cards Forums
2016 star wars

Go Back   Blowout Cards Forums > THE MARKETPLACE > Member Sales/Trade Feedback

Member Sales/Trade Feedback Share feedback on Buyers, Sellers, and Traders

LinkBack Thread Tools Display Modes
Old 10-28-2012, 09:09 AM   #1 (permalink)
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 906
Default International Selling Question

I had a BO member message me about a card in my collection. They told me they knew someone who was interested. When they message me about the card, I was informed that they were in France. He asked for my Paypal to send money and I plan to charge him for international shipping. This is my first foreign transaction. What are the risks here if they use Paypal? Any advice?

Thanks all!
Nickan529 is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2012, 10:51 AM   #2 (permalink)
Inactive Account
Join Date: Jul 2012
Location: Huntsville, AL
Posts: 15,437

There are no risks involved in using PayPal for international transactions. The risk comes in using regular USPS First-Class International Shipping (the cheap option, around $3), because there will be no tracking information. In order to be able to track the card, you will need to use a more expensive option like Express Mail, which can cost somewhere in the $20-$30 range. I typically choose my method based on the sale value of the card. If it's < $10, I don't mind shipping First-Class and taking the risk. Anything more than that, I start to get antsy.

Let us know if you need any help, we'll be glad to walk you through it.
calculusdork is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 10-29-2012, 11:26 PM   #3 (permalink)
Join Date: Aug 2012
Posts: 906

Great thanks a lot for the help.
Nickan529 is offline   Reply With Quote


Thread Tools
Display Modes

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 On

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 10:02 PM.

Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.7
Copyright ©2000 - 2017, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.
Search Engine Friendly URLs by vBSEO
Copyright 2013, Blowout Cards Inc.