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eBay Frequently Asked Questions

There is no official student discount at eBay. However, it sometimes offers seasonal coupons and promo codes related to back-to-school sales. eBay also partners with third parties to offer limited-time discount codes for students from time to time.

Not for customers in the US. The company previously awarded 1% back in eBay Bucks for rewards members, but this program is now only available in Canada.

Currently, eBay does not have a year-round military discount. However, the online marketplace does have a sale for Veteran’s Day, and all military personnel can apply an eBay coupon or promo code to save online.

When you find an eBay promo code, copy it to your clipboard and shop the site as usual. You can apply the discount during checkout in the “Coupon, Gift Cards, or Certificate” redemption field.

Yes, but shipping costs are set by eBay sellers individually, so free delivery is not guaranteed. Luckily, many sellers offer free shipping with no minimum purchase required, and the site features a free shipping filter to find these deals easily.

eBay accepts most major debit and credit cards, as well as PayPal, Apple Pay, and Google Pay. Some listings in certain categories may also accept checks, money orders, bank-to-bank transfers, and other online payment services.

From Mother’s Day to Memorial Day weekend, the 4th of July, or Christmas, eBay hosts plenty of holiday sales. One of the largest may be eBay’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales, with sitewide discounts and limited-time coupons. 

You can also find annual events for special occasions like Back to School season or Veteran’s Day, offering discounts to military and students. Check the Seasonal Sales Events page from the site menu for the latest details on current sales. 

Each day eBay offers limited-time deals on a larger variety of products. Some discounts last just 24 hours, while others may last a week or more. From the top of the site, hit the Daily Deals tab for seasonal discounts. 

Special sales and coupons are also sometimes listed in this section. Check back often, as new promotional prices are launched each day.

If you order an item that arrives broken, defective, or not as described, you can receive a full refund from eBay. You’ll need to contact the seller first, but you can contact eBay customer service if you have difficulty reaching them.

Claims under eBay’s Money Back Guarantee must be made within 48 hours of delivery to receive a refund. You’ll also be reimbursed for shipping fees on eligible purchases.

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