How to Shop on eBay and Ship to Cameroon? Step-by-step process on how to buy on eBay. Does eBay Deliver to Cameroon? Placing a Bid on eBay.
This guide addresses the procedure of shopping on eBay and getting an item shipped to Cameroon. eBay is one of the most popular shopping websites where individuals and businesses can buy and sell used or new items.
There are two main ways to buy from eBay: either via an auction where individuals can place bids, and the highest bidder wins, or using ""buy it now,""where a price has been set for the item you wish to purchase, and you buy in the same way you buy from any other online store.
Most of us are not entirely familiar with how to buy items from eBay and have them delivered to you here in Cameroon. This guide will show you how to shop from eBay, either by bidding in an online auction or buying at a fixed price and also how you can get your items delivered to your doorstep in Cameroon.
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How to Shop on eBay and Ship to Cameroon?
Here is the step-by-step process on how to buy on eBay:
Sign up on eBay
If you don't have an account yet on eBay, sign up to join eBay now since you need to have an account before becoming a buyer.
Creating an account on eBay
Note: To sign up, you must fill in your name and email address and select a password. Once you have put in the details required, click on the "register""button at the bottom of the screen.
Search and browse for items
Once you have successfully created an account, a new window will open, taking you back to eBay. You can search for items to buy by typing in the search bar and clicking on the ""search""button.
Using the search bar to browse for items
Filtering your search result
After clicking on the search bar, you will be shown a list of items that matches your criteria. You can also choose to display items in various ways, including filtering them as Auction or Buy it now.
When you filter by auction, next to the image and name is information telling you the number of existing bids and the highest bid; also, in the final column, you can find the amount of time left before the auction ends or the product is removed. The listing also shows if the item is new or has been used (Pre-owned).
An auction listing shows the number of bids, the day the bid ends, and the status of the item being pre-owned or used.
Placing a Bid on eBay
If you want to participate in an auction, enter the maximum amount you are prepared to pay in the box provided and click the ""lace bid""button.
Note: If the current bid is $3.25 and you are willing to pay $4.20, type in C $4.20 where you need to enter your bid. Avoid placing bids with obvious prices like $4 and try obscure bids such as $4.20 to give you a better chance of winning the auction.
How to enter a bid?
When you are asked to confirm your bid, click on the ""confirm bid""button. If you are a new eBay user, you will be asked to verify your address details and provide a mobile number for verification purposes.
Note: You can use the address of a relative you know in the USA as your delivery address. Also, you can use a post box address to enable the delivery of your item to your doorstep in Cameroon.
Buying at a fixed price
This does not require placing a bid; if you are okay with the items, simply click on the "Buy i" now" butt"n. If you are a new eBay user, you will be asked to confirm your address details and provide a mobile number for verification purposes.
A new page will open asking you to review your purchase. The total cost includes any postage and packaging charge; if you are okay with the price, click on the "Continue" butt"n.
Note: You will be asked to type in your payment details. eBay uses PayPal as an intermediary – you pay PayPal, and PayPal passes on the payment to prevent sellers from seeing your bank details. If you already have a PayPal account, you can just log in to make the payment. For more information on how to use PayPal, click on the link "How t" use PayPal."
Apart" from PayPal, there are other payment options like PayPal Credit and Credit and Debit card payments (Visa, Mastercard, etc.)
Adding your USA or Cameroon delivery address on eBay
Use the address of a relative or friend you know in the USA as your delivery address. The relative can send the package to you when someone travels back to Cameroon. This is especially mandatory for packages that only ship to the United States. Also, you can use a post box address to enable the delivery of your item to your doorstep in Cameroon.
To add your delivery address, do the following:
- Click on the dropdown close to your username
- Click on "Account settings."
- Then click o" "Addresses."
- T"en click o" "View all ship"ing address" to add a delivery address.
Does eBay Deliver to Cameroon?
Yes, eBay delivers to Cameroon. However, not all sellers ship internationally.
Like Amazon, eBay offers an avenue where individuals and businesses can buy and sell new or used items. Some promotional deals can be a bang for your buck. Thankfully, shopping on eBay and shipping to Cameroon is now possible.