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Packing & shipping items

Shipping items starts with careful planning. Learn about the shipping process, from offering shipping options in your listing to printing labels and packing items.

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Tips for successful shipping
Our tips can help you attract more buyers and save you time and money.

Packaging tips
Help make sure the items you send arrive in perfect condition.

What buyers should know about shipping
Learn what to expect and put your mind at ease.

How to

Selecting a shipping service
Choose the shipping option best suited to a particular item.

Specifying your shipping costs
You can select either a flat shipping rate or calculated shipping.

About calculated shipping
Automatically calculate the shipping cost based on weight, location, and type of service.

Offering shipping discounts
Offering discounts for shipping multiple items can help boost your sales.

Creating shipping labels and packing slips on eBay
Save time and money by printing your labels at home.

Including tracking or Delivery Confirmation information
Help your buyers and protect yourself by providing tracking or Delivery Confirmation information.

Shipping internationally
Find out what factors determine international shipping costs.

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