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Nickan529 10-28-2012 10:09 AM

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!

calculusdork 10-29-2012 11:51 AM

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.

Nickan529 10-30-2012 12:26 AM

Great thanks a lot for the help.


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