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    • Firstwatch
    • By Firstwatch 15th Jun 17, 9:31 PM
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    Do I need to send RM signed for to the Ebay GSP depot?
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    • 15th Jun 17, 9:31 PM
    Do I need to send RM signed for to the Ebay GSP depot? 15th Jun 17 at 9:31 PM
    Or is it a waste of money, it being a very popular address? anyone had any problems?
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    • mrcol1000
    • By mrcol1000 15th Jun 17, 9:42 PM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 9:42 PM
    I always send mine untracked with no problems. At least you don't have to worry about them scamming you. Would probably send valuable stuff tracked and insured as RM and couriers do lose stuff
    • soolin
    • By soolin 15th Jun 17, 10:07 PM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 10:07 PM
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    • 15th Jun 17, 10:07 PM
    I use whatever service I showed on the listing, so usually standard 2nd class, although standard parcels now have proof of delivery of course. I wouldn't pay extra for signed for if the value of the item didn't warrant it.
    I'm the Board Guide for the Ebay Board , Charities Board , Dosh & Disability , Up Your Income and the Local MoneySaving-England board which means I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly, and I can move posts there. However, do remember, board guides don't read every post. If you spot an illegal or inappropriate post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com (it's not part of my role to deal with this). Any views are mine and not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.com
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    • theonlywayisup
    • By theonlywayisup 16th Jun 17, 5:21 AM
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    • 16th Jun 17, 5:21 AM
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    • 16th Jun 17, 5:21 AM
    I use RM48 no tracking but a POD. No issues with the POD updating.
    • jon81uk
    • By jon81uk 16th Jun 17, 11:14 AM
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    • 16th Jun 17, 11:14 AM
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    • 16th Jun 17, 11:14 AM
    Similar to Soolin, if its under £20 I don't bother with signed for, over £20 then get signed for to get the higher compensation from Royal Mail if it does go missing.

    And always use the method you put on the original listing!
    • Firstwatch
    • By Firstwatch 17th Jun 17, 5:31 PM
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    • 17th Jun 17, 5:31 PM
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    • 17th Jun 17, 5:31 PM
    I use whatever service I showed on the listing, so usually standard 2nd class, although standard parcels now have proof of delivery of course. I wouldn't pay extra for signed for if the value of the item didn't warrant it.
    Originally posted by soolin
    Isn't the POD service only available to business users, on RM24 and RM48 2D labelled parcels? is there a link or something about this for privater ebay sellers? thank you all
    • soolin
    • By soolin 17th Jun 17, 5:34 PM
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    • 17th Jun 17, 5:34 PM
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    • 17th Jun 17, 5:34 PM
    Isn't the POD service only available to business users, on RM24 and RM48 2D labelled parcels? is there a link or something about this for privater ebay sellers? thank you all
    Originally posted by Firstwatch
    If you buy postage online via eBay or PayPal the Number is automatically generated and added to your sale. According to other regulars on here some post offices are also generating these numbers on over the counter sales.
    I'm the Board Guide for the Ebay Board , Charities Board , Dosh & Disability , Up Your Income and the Local MoneySaving-England board which means I'm a volunteer to help the boards run smoothly, and I can move posts there. However, do remember, board guides don't read every post. If you spot an illegal or inappropriate post then please report it to forumteam@moneysavingexpert.com (it's not part of my role to deal with this). Any views are mine and not the official line of MoneySavingExpert.com
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    • custardy
    • By custardy 17th Jun 17, 7:51 PM
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    • 17th Jun 17, 7:51 PM
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    • 17th Jun 17, 7:51 PM
    If you buy postage online via eBay or PayPal the Number is automatically generated and added to your sale. According to other regulars on here some post offices are also generating these numbers on over the counter sales.
    Originally posted by soolin
    2D barcodes are on the horizon labels,so I don't see why it wouldnt be on the POPs
    • ontheup1972
    • By ontheup1972 20th Jun 17, 7:29 PM
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    • 20th Jun 17, 7:29 PM
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    • 20th Jun 17, 7:29 PM
    Edited post - Never mind.
    Last edited by ontheup1972; 20-06-2017 at 7:32 PM.
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