Multiple listing charges avoidance policy

Listing a single item but offering additional identical items for sale to multiple buyers in the item description (to avoid being charged for more than one listing) isn't allowed on eBay, unless the listing is in the Fixed Price listing format.

Activity on eBay is required to follow this policy, the eBay User Agreement and all applicable laws, as well as respect the rights of third parties. If it doesn’t, eBay may take action consistent with applicable laws and the eBay User Agreement, and may even be legally required to do so. Such actions may include, as an example only: Removing the listing or other content, issuing a warning, restricting activity or account suspension.

Note: If you want to sell multiple items as a single lot to one buyer, you can use an auction-style or Fixed Price format. Just say in the item description that this is a single lot. For example, if you're selling four bowls as a single set, you'd indicate that this is a set of four bowls.

Additional Information

Instructing buyers that they can indicate the number of items they want for the same price isn't allowed.

Why does eBay have this policy?

Single listings that offer multiple items to avoid fees can put sellers who pay all their eBay fees at a disadvantage and undermines the trust and legitimacy of eBay’s marketplace.

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