Paypal.com

Escrow.com

What It Is Global person-to-person money transfer service.   Licensed and audited escrow.com used for higher value online transactions. Currently partnered with companies like eBay. 
How Seller Is Protected

Paypal ensures funds are verified before they are placed in your account. 

 

Escrow.com verifies the buyer’s funds before approving seller to ship item. Should the item be returned, the seller must receive the item back and confirm its condition before funds are returned to seller.

Smart Tips
  • Take photos of your dress/ accessory before shipping to act a record of its condition 
  • Be sure to fully disclose all imperfections of the item in advance of the transaction
  • Discuss the sizing with the buyer so she understands the label size and the fit (street) size
  • Take photos of your dress/accessory before shiping to act as a record of its condition
  • Be sure to fully disclose all imperfections of the item in advance of transacting
  • Discuss the sizing with the buyer so that she understands the label size and the fit (street) size
Fees
$2.9% + $.30, paid by seller
  • For a $1,000 gown, the fee is $29.30
3.25% for standard service, for transactions $5,000 and under, paid by seller, buyer or split equally
  • For a $1,000 gown, the fee is $32.50
Important 
  • Buyer can use credit card for transaction.
  • Buyer has 180 from receipt to file a dispute should item not arrive or not be as described
  • Buyer and seller must use “payment for goods and services” option to be eligible for payment protection
  • Buyers not permitted to use credit cards (payments must be check or wire transfer)
  • Buyer and seller agree to a specific "Inspection Period" (we recommend 24-48 hours) where item is inspected and can be returned for any reason
  • Recommended over PayPal for transactions where seller offers a return
Getting Starting

You can send a PayPal invoice directly to your buyer right from PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com.
 

Click on the "send PayPal invoice" button in any mailbox conversation.

Go to Escrow.com to set up an account and initate your transaction. Create Escrow.com Account

Shipping

Determine the shipping costs (go to your shipping provider for an estimate or use the calculators here)

Determine the shipping costs (go to your shipping provider for an estimate or use the calculators here)

 

 

 

 

 

Why does PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com only recommend Paypal or Escrow.com?

Paypal and Escrow.com offer protection for the buyer and seller.  This includes verifying the funds and offering a mediation channel in the unlikely event of a dispute. Other payment methods do not offer this protection and are not recommended. Additionally, checks or transfers can sometimes be forged, so for safety, we don’t recommend them.

 

What are the fees for Paypal and Escrow.com and who pays them? 

Paypal fees are 2.9% +.30.  For a $1,000 item, this equals $29.30.  This fee is paid by the seller and covers the cost for paypal to safely manage the funds transfer and provide a resolution channel in the unlikely event of a dispute.

Escrow.com fees are 3.25% for standard service, for transactions $5,000 and under. For a $1,000 gown, the fee is $32.50. Fees can be paid by seller, buyer or split equally.  The fee covers the cost for Escrow.com to to safely manage the funds transfer and provide a resolution channel in the unlikely event of a dispute.

 

Who pays for shipping?

Who covers shipping is negotiable, but typically the buyer pays it.

You can get an estimate of your shipping costs here, and then add it to your asking price for a final sale.

 

Can I estimate shipping charges in advance?

We don’t recommend estimating shipping charges until you know your buyer's location.  Shipping costs vary greatly based on location, so until you know where you buyer is located, there is the possibility of over or underestimating the actual cost.

PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com

About PreOwnedWeddingDresses.com

Since 2004, we've been connecting buyers and sellers of new, sample and used wedding dresses and bridal party gowns. Buying and selling with us is safe and easy. And since we don't charge any commission, you'll make more money selling here than anywhere else.