Ebay in Pakistan
The sellers on Ebay opt for the countries where they are going to ship, so it’s totally up to them whether they choose to sell in Pakistan or not. Once the sellers choose to sell their specific product in Pakistan, ordering or bidding for a product from Ebay is easy then. Buying from Ebay is not a problem for the people of Pakistan, the main problem is paying for those products because Paypal doesn’t operate in Pakistan. Sellers often
don’t choose Pakistan because unavailability of Paypal.
Payment methods for Ebay in Pakistan
Payment through credit or debit card is mostly a headache because for that you need most of the buyer’s/seller’s basic information. Not all people are willing to give out their personal information to potential customers. As far as Paypal is concerned, it is not available in Pakistan as well.
This buying and selling on Ebay problem is solved my many local e-commerce websites. You can easily surf through these websites, pick whatever product you want and order it. The rest is left to the third party which is behind these e-commerce websites. They’ll make sure about the payment as well as the shipment of the product to Pakistan.
Another good news for the people in Pakistan who want to buy from Ebay is that many of the banks in Pakistan are offering prepaid or virtual credit cards, the number of these banks is likely to increase with time. These cards can be used to carry out direct payments to the Ebay portal. Moreover, Visa Prepaid options are also available.
Points to note while buying from Ebay in Pakistan
Remember to use the global version of Ebay which automatically detects your location and localizes the site to Pakistani version. In this way, the shipping costs and product costs will be automatically converted to the Pakistani currency making it convenient for you to shop. You can further narrow down the searches to Asia only.
Before going through the categories, check if the seller you’re willing to buy from ships internationally or domestically. If he doesn’t ship to Pakistan, try another seller who does. There are also plenty of Pakistani sellers who are also worth trying.
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