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Selling and Shipping on Gumtree: a Guide for Sellers

Gumtree is one of the most popular classified ads websites in the UK, where individuals and businesses sell and buy all types of items. Eurosender makes Gumtree trades easier by offering immediate shipping prices for individuals looking for the best rates to ship Gumtree sales. Have you got a business and want to improve your logistics capabilities? Leave your shipping requirements to us and expand your business with the best international shipping services.

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How to sell on Gumtree: maximise your profit by shipping with Eurosender

  1. Create a Gumtree account. You can either sign up with a Google account or use another email address.
  2. Choose the category for your product and the location where it will be shipped from. Add images and a description.
  3. Once you found a buyer for your goods, just login to your Eurosender account and book a shipping service.
  4. Make sure that you receive the payment before you ship the items you sold on Gumtree with Eurosender.

What are the advantages of selling on Gumtree?

List as many items as you want
Most of the listings on Gumtree are free of charge.

Promote your items
Gumtree offers many ad options to promote their listings and target specific options.

Reach a bigger audience
14 million active visitors per month and reach approx. 25% of the British population.

Gumtree return policy – Can you return items on Gumtree?

Gumtree return policy depends on each seller individually. Gumtree encourages customers and sellers to meet in person, examine the item, and discuss the conditions before completing a transaction. For this reason, in case you want to return items purchased on Gumtree, you must contact the seller. Before making a purchase, we recommend contacting the seller to discuss the return and refund options offered on Gumtree. If your item did not arrive or was not as described, you can send a report to Gumtree support department.

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How to ship a successful Gumtree sale

Simply choose the route, introduce the details of your shipment and get the best available rate. In Eurosender
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Gumtree parcel courier services FAQ

Does Gumtree offer default shipping services for sellers?
Gumtree does not offer shipping services. You can agree to ship the items you sold to the buyer, instead of meeting them in person, and arrange the delivery through our platform. We recommend sellers to receive the payment before booking the shipping services.
Do I have to pack the products I sold on Gumtree for shipping?
Whether you need to ship the items you sold domestically or internationally, you will be the one responsible for packing and preparing them for shipping. Do you need more information on how to pack and prepare your Gumtree items for shipping? You can check our pack and ship guides with tips for packing dozens of different items.
Are my Gumtree shipments insured?
When you ship products sold on Gumtree or returns with Eurosender, you will get immediate access to different insurance options depending on the type of your shipment.
How do returns work on Gumtree?
As Gumtree is a classifieds website, returns should be arranged directly between the buyer and the seller for each item. Besides selecting the right shipping service for the return, make sure the item is in good condition before accepting it.
Can I ship the items sold on Gumtree to every country in the world?
Eurosender offers global deliveries for parcels of all sizes, weights and prices. Additionally, we offer shipping insurance at no extra cost with each standard shipment and additional insurance for all types of parcels.
Can I ship from my Gumtree outside of the UK after Brexit?
Gumtree sellers can still ship from Gumtree outside of the UK after Brexit. However, all goods shipped between the EU and the UK are now considered exports and will have to go through customs. Also, products may be subjected to VAT and customs charges, and it is possible that sellers will have to register and get an EORI number. Read all about the effects of Brexit on e-commerce on our dedicated page.
Can I buy from the UK on Gumtree?
Yes, buyers can still buy products on Gumtree UK after Brexit. However, it is very important to take into consideration the changes and restrictions for shipping from the UK to Europe after Brexit.You will have to factor in possible VAT and customs charges. You can get more information about customs on our Brexit shipping page.
How much does it cost to sell on Gumtree?
According to the Gumtree selling guide, listings are free of charge. However, there are some options, such as promoting your ad or getting it featured that require the payment of a fee. These fees depend on the type of promotion you want.
How to ship bulky items such as furniture sold on Gumtree?
At Eurosender we offer shipping services to match any type of item. Introduce the measurements of the item you sold on Gumtree and find out immediately what is the indicated shipping service to send it. Usually, bulky items such as house appliances or pieces of furniture can be sent by pallet or via individual offer.


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