expired Receive a $49 Voucher (Min Spend $150) When You Join eBay Plus ($49)

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To be eligible for the $49 coupon offer, you must:

  1. Activate the offer during the Offer Period.
  2. Sign up for a paid membership of eBay Plus (i.e. skip the free trial period) during the Offer period.
  3. The Offer Period starts 10:00 AM (AEDT) 23 March 2019 and ends 11:59 PM (AEDT) 31 March 2019.
  4. The $49 coupon may be redeemed from 5 April 2019 to 30 April 2019 inclusive. It is valid for 1 transaction with a maximum of 10 items per transaction.

The coupon entitles you to take $49 off a minimum spending of $150 on all items listed on www.ebay.com.au. Postage cost and the following are excluded.

The Excluded Items are:

  • all items in these categories: Cars, Bikes, Boats (9800), Car & Truck Parts (6030), Coins (11116), Collectables (1), Gift Cards (184609), Other Lots More Items (88433), Real Estate (10542), Services (316), Tickets, Travel (11730); and
  • all items sold by these Sellers: Bunnings Warehouse, Fantastic Furniture, Officeworks, Target, Coles.

eBay Plus Signup Offer March 2019 Terms and Conditions


Original eBay Plus - Unlimited Deliveries & Returns on "Plus" Items for $49 Annual Fee Deal Post thanks to syba.


eBay Plus

  • Free delivery and free returns on Plus items
  • Double flybuys points
  • Exclusive deals
  • Premium customer service

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Comments

  • +31 votes

    And then what are u entitled to with Ebay plus? Prob better off spending your $49 directly with Ebay and not have to worry about unsubscribing from a useless service

  • +4 votes

    Useless and dyint

  • +15 votes

    Confirmed, waste of money.
    If u do join, make sure you cancel straight away (ull still be entitled for the rest of the period)

    • +1 vote

      And dont forget to check your email to make sure that the cancellation go thru. I missed that last step, ended up wasting time calling their cust service and tried to insist that i didnt want the ebay plus. Annoying. I had to call 3x to get back my $49.99.

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        I paid with PayPal.

        Got my money back from PayPal without a question, by ringing them, not eBay.

        They just told me to change my password.

  • +10 votes

    useless service

  • +6 votes

    Free is free, but with the spend requirement (i don't spend bugger all on eBay these days) the annoying offer is annoying.

  • +10 votes

    The majority of sellers either offer free shipping or are not participating in eBay Plus. And I couldn't meet the minimum spending & maximum item count conditions for the eBay Plus exclusive sitewide discount offers. I didn't use eBay Plus once during the 90-day extended trial.

  • +10 votes

    Youd be miles better off using a 3% off code and saving $4.50.

  • +7 votes

    Yeah, trash service, fail

  • +6 votes

    I really don't understand eBay plus. Bing Lee used to be a part of it, but their items now all have postage?

  • +16 votes

    This code cannot be used in conjunction with any other eBay offer, coupon or voucher. You can only use the redemption code once during the Redemption Period.

    There's a redemption period to use the voucher and cannot be used with any other eBay coupons. Yeah nah.

    Sorry OP, nothing against you.

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    Handy if you want something over $150 but havent really seen a benefit with plus on my $24? cancelled but still charged year long plus. Would of been lucky to break even

  • +10 votes

    Useless , I would never renew. Only a selected few items have free shipping. Don’t bother and sav yourself $49

    • +3 votes

      Only a selected few items have free shipping.

      Absolute rubbish, that's exaggerated.

      • +1 vote

        I just searched the word “red” and of 8.8 million results 1 million are ebay plus and 5.6 milllion already have free postage anyway.

        • +1 vote

          1 million are ebay plus

          Hardly "a selected few items" then. There's plenty of items that have eBay plus, Big W, Myer, Shaver Shop, EB Games, First Choice and heaps of others all have eBay plus listings.

          • +2 votes

            @doweyy: Sure, but the issue really is how many ebay plus items are not free postage anyway?

            Running the same search above I got with free postage selected and restricting to Australia there are already 1978217 listings.

            Restricting to plus just restricted the listings to 1005072.

            I’m yet to see anything plus now that wouldn’t be free postage anyway if you’re not a plus member.

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            @doweyy: Yes they LITERALLY meant that in all of ebay there are only 2 or 3 plus items.

            Why am I falling for this obvious trolling anyway?

          • +1 vote

            @doweyy: Except 999999 of those 1mil eBay plus listings already have free shipping without it.

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          And the other 2.2 million items just have jacked up postage to make the item look cheaper.

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          The catch is when you have a plus membership the postage shows free even if its not when your not a plus member.
          I wasnt logged in on my phone and done a search then done it on the pc to buy and noticed a different one was cheaper.
          Worked out when logged in it shows free postsge on plus but was showing $12 when not logged in.

  • +12 votes

    Why have excluded categories when you are paying the $49 joining fee any way?

    eBay Plus has been a massive disappointment… could have been so much more.

    • +3 votes

      I agree, cancelled my trial…barely got $5 value from it + most things on ebay now are fake or of such poor Chinese quality that they are useless…ebay has degenerated into a $2 store (apart from the Aussie tax increasing all the trash by 10%)…I only ever make small purchases through ebay because the products and seller are so unreliable (except for a few notable Australian stores)

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    Not worth it in my opinion :/

  • +10 votes

    Lol spend 49 on a useless service to get 49 back. Umm no thanks.

  • +1 vote

    Not sure if it was the introduction of the hardly normal tax or because of eBay plus, maybe both but I have spent bugger all on eBay this year.. my wallet thanks you 😁

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      I bet they charge the seller 10% as well…that's 20% tax on single item (of which only 10% goes to the government)

  • +5 votes

    Save the $49 for Amazon.

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    No deal. Sorry OP, nothing against you.

    I'll join eBay Plus if they offer at least 20% discount sitewide with no restriction and at least $200 max discount. Otherwise, waste of money…

  • +3 votes

    As an eBay Plus member, I can't recommend paying the membership. Although I did get some free shipping when buying from eBay Plus sellers, that is basically the only benefit. The "exclusive deals" are rubbish. Free return is something we don't expect to use very often; the only time I had to return something I used Paypal free return.

    *Paid $29 (August 2018)

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    Does this work together with other coupons like the 20% off offer currently on eBay on some items?

  • +1 vote

    Essentially $0 membership, at the cost of future ebay+ joining deals which actually profit yourself

  • +1 vote

    My 2c, depending on how much you buy, the 2x Flybuys points could be worth it.

  • +4 votes

    eBay plus is a dying service. Barely any items qualify for the service and if they do they are more expensive than items which are not part of the service

  • +3 votes

    I agree with everyone , eBay plus is rubbish.

    I wanted a Google mini back in August 2018 and eBay was running this offer, so I signed up.

    Basically got Google mini for same if not lower price than market and eBay plus free.

    Have used it at 2 occasions only for returning items for free.

    Apart from that no other use to me.

    Have cancelled the service in august 2018 so won't be renewing it at all.

    At the same time I reckon Amazon prime offers better deals, fast 2 day shipping and video, music services. So better off with that.

    Just waiting for Amazon to increase it's offerings and variety of goods in the coming months.

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    Useless truly, just noticed that even Dan Murphys is not participating anymore

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    Pathetic

  • +2 votes

    Ebay Pus, waste of time don't bother

  • +3 votes

    Don't waste your time. Go with Amazon.

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    Never got the $20 voucher from the last promo.

  • +1 vote

    The $49 voucher will actually be worth less than the face value, as eBay does not allow concurrent use of coupon code/vouchers.

    Assuming buyers often buy on eBay due to coupon code sales, at 10% sitewide sales the minimum $150 spend will mean you'll lose on a $15 discount, for 20% selected seller sales that means $30. It is only when you are buying something not eligible of any "special" promo code, the regular 5% off means $7.5 less.

    Effectively and more realistically, the $49 voucher is only of worth $19-$34 most of the time, and only better at $41.50 for items outside the bigger discounts.

  • +1 vote

    I'm an idiot. Just to clarify. So to get the $49 voucher I need to spend $49 on ebay plus? Thanks

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    Bargain Hunter beware! I signed up for ebay plus around October last year, lured by the promise of 3 months free Stan. I never saw Stan. I called ebay plus in January and they said the haven't seen Stan either and to wait patiently for them to resolve this. No Stan.

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      I was an existing eBay Plus user (my lure was a $60 gift card) and I got the Stan offer on 15 October last year (email title is 'Get 3 Months of Stan now, thanks to eBay Plus!').

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    "awesome I'm going to sign up to get free shipping on the item I want"

    "This item does not qualify for eBay plus"

  • +2 votes

    Anyone benefited a lot from eBay plus I have seen very few maybe tech hardware deals maybe but not enough to warrant $49 I think.

    Prove me wrong ebay plus success stories.

    • +4 votes

      eBay Plus Success Story:

      $29 Annual Fee:

      $63 Voucher for a broken 10% off coupon code (Via eBay Plus live chat) - Used to buy eBay Gift cards.
      $65 Voucher for Xbox One X price error (Via eBay Plus live chat) - Used to buy eBay Gift cards.
      $16 Xiaomi Mi Power Bank 2S
      $12 Evo Plus 64gb
      2x $5 Xiaomi RGB Light Bulbs (with $10 eBay Plus Vouchers)
      $40 Final Value Fee credit on a sale (Via eBay Plus live chat)
      Xiaomi Mi Robot with 15% off eBay Plus items sale
      3 months free Stan

      If you actually take advantage of it, it's good value.

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        Wow nice so definitely above $200 AUD value out of $29 AUD would you say?

        If so not bad.

        • +1 vote

          Yep quite a lot of value out of a small subscription cost, would have been even better if I signed up to the Google Home mini offer and sold it off, but $29 is still great. I wouldn't say it's worth renewing unless they offer something with renewal, but it's still good for one year.

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            @doweyy: I have bought a few stuff since they released it last year and could have definitely saved maybe on some postage fees but was not sure what items are included or what and honestly it felt like a lot of the ebay plus deals were inflated.

            Do you think this is true? Or do you reckon the ebay plus deals are also normally competitive or good value.

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      Signed up Oct for an ebay plus only discount on the phone I was looking at and later 3 months 'free' Stan. Forgot to cancel trial but got a voucher in lieu. Nothing since. Cancelled after the "deal" excluding plus members which copped deserved flak on OzB. Marketing failure 101. Good luck if you find it worthwhile, basically it's a pup for many.

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        Thanks man just getting to gauge if there is any hope in it as I might be upgrading my pc in a year and the postage does add up ($10 here, $20 there, $5 here, etc and some savings might make this deal worth it ones at shall find out and see).

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    Anyone know if Ebay can refund your payment after they’ve deducted it?

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      I've got a refund from them (through paypal) when i disputed to them about charging me for ebay plus membership.

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        Have you got a contact email?

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          I didnt deal with them directly about the dispute coz i know they wont refund your money on the membership. I opened up a case with paypal about payment dispute. A week after i got the refund.

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            @Mstenchavez: Did you just say it was an unauthorise transaction?

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              @nightelves: Sort of yeah. There was like a banner ad link in my ebay account page saying "sign up for 30 day free trial ebay plus" cliked on it and went through the registration process then was charged with membership fee right of the bat only to realize later on that i signed up already a few months back which to my defense i totally forgot already then I disputed to paypal that ebay mislead me to sign up for free trial there was no notification of sort during registration process that i signed up in the past already.

  • +1 vote

    no, They do not refund anything, after they get your money, I tried few times in pased 10 years, never get even 1 cent.

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    I am a subscriber, never find any good deal for me.

  • +1 vote

    Not enough value with eBay plus. I would avoid. I cancelled my membership a few weeks ago. I signed up with their $29 for one year offer. Hardly any sellers offering free postage, not enough extra flybuys points, unrealistic minimum spend requirements for vouchers and special offers. Not worth it. The program needs a complete overhaul.

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      Any seller offering ebay plus will be charging unreasonable shipping charges to those who don't have ebay plus.

      And these are the sellers who normally do free shipping anyway. You basically aren't gaining anything. It's those who don't buy ebay plus that are losing something, in this case money on shipping.

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      How does it work? Does eBay subsidise the sellers postage costs?

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    Minimum spend and capped discount deals yeah naah

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    I wouldn't recommend paying for ebay Plus, but wanted to give a PSA.

    I purchased an ebay plus item (a $7 cable) that wasn't as described or shown in the photos. I submitted a return request as I normally would. I linked them their listing's photos, and a photo of my own to prove that they didn't match and I wanted a refund. I was expecting to wait for the seller to respond and then have to send the item back. To my surprise, because it was a low value item, the refund was immediately credited to me and I got to keep the item. The seller was not given a chance to even consider it or respond. ebay automatically approved the return and refunded me instantly.

    I don't know what is the upper limit in value to the automatic refund. But I was pleasantly surprised by this.

    That's the only positive experience I can share with ebay plus.

    I also wonder if the refund is coming from the seller or if it's coming out of ebay's pocket, since I am keeping the item. Someone lost money, and I wonder who.

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      Definitely not eBay :)

    • +1 vote

      Seller is providing the refund.

      If it costs as much to return the item, makes sense to auto-refund it. From their website

      For all other return reasons, the new auto-accept process works like this:

      Process for returns:

      Buyer requests a return.
      - Buyer is immediately issued a return label to ship back an item to you.
      - Inspect the returned item and issue a refund to the buyer.
      - When tracking shows the returned item has been delivered, but not yet refunded to the buyer, eBay will automatically issue the refund after two business days on your behalf.
      - If you offer free returns, you can now offer partial refunds in increments of 5% to 50% if the item comes back to you in a different condition than when you shipped it. Click here for details.

      Click here for more details on the new returns process and here to create basic rules to automatically approve returns or send immediate refunds

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        The seller sent the $7 cable to me in a standard envelope with a $1 stamp.

        $1 is still less than $7.

        Anyways, I was happy I didn't have to wait for a response.

        • +1 vote

          Yeah but return postage has to be tracked. They can't ask you to put a $1 stamp on it and return it. They need to provide a tracked return postage ($1 + Registered post cost) would be the minimum, but to get that to you they would have to send it via a tracked method (or allow you to print it).

          If they were allowed to offer untracked ($1 postage stamp) returns, they would be able to claim you never sent it back and not refund anything. eBay force the return postage to be tracked, $1 postage stamp is not tracked.

          Express post return would be in the field of $6, 500g $7.55 or registered around $5.00 (plus the cost of getting the registered post label + $1 stamp to you).

          Sellers are relying on your honesty with the whole $1 stamp thing. They are relying on you not claiming you havent received the item to begin with (even if you have). Many buyers just hope the seller will send low value items via regular post and claim it wasnt delivered.

          I see around 1 in 15 items claimed as item not delivered when not using tracking.

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            @MorriJ: That explains a lot.

            Do ebay's requirements only apply to ebay plus items or all returns?

            Many buyers just hope the seller will send low value items via regular post and claim it wasnt delivered.

            Can they not argue that since you didn't spring for registered/insurance it's not their fault when an item gets lost in the mail? That the responsibility is on you the buyer to pay for insurance? Otherwise chinese sites like banggood or gearbest wouldn't offer you the insurance option. If the seller is responsible for untracked items lost in the mail, it would be pointless to offer insurance.

            I was prepared to send the item back with a $1 stamp out of my own pocket and hope they themselves don't claim they didn't receive the return. I'd only get a $6 refund in the end but it's better than a $7 cable that's worthless. To my surprise I got an instant refund. Pretty sure in the past I was required to send things back when they weren't as advertised. At least in the case of an $11 tablet case that is what happened.

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              @lostn: eBay requirements apply to all eBay items. It is the sellers responsibility to demonstrate they sent the item and that it was delivered. If it gets lost in the mail / they cannot provide a tracked method for delivery (suburb to suburb), then eBay steps in and refunds the buyer each and every time. The eBay guarantee is that if it doesnt arrive or doesnt arrive as advertised, you get your money back.

              eBay Guaranteed Money Back

              For an item not as described, the seller has to provide you a tracked method for return postage, which is why low-value items I select to refund automatically. Cheapest I get through Auspost for a same city delivery is $5 ($5.50 with GST). So anything around that figure, unless I think the person is just BSing, wont make them return it.

              PayPal protection (if purchased through eBay or another site) only requires the sender to actually send the item. If you are using PayPal, you as a buyer are not protected against goods lost in transit. If the seller can provide PayPal a tracking showing the item was dispatched to your address, they are not protected.

              eBay guarantee delivery point to point; PayPal guarantee the item was sent, but dont guarantee its not lost in delivery.

              PayPal Guarantee - brief
              PayPal does not cover LOST IN TRANSIT

              PayPal Buyer Protection for items that have not been shipped does not cover items lost in transit. If the seller can provide within the required time frame valid proof of shipment (as described in more detail in the PayPal Seller Protection Policy), or a respective equivalent proving shipment and/or receipt as agreed between PayPal and the seller, PayPal will refuse to grant PayPaBuyer Protection.

              In your $11 tablet case, they need to provide you a return label. Return shipping for items not as described are on the seller. Select a return - item not as described and seller needs to provide postage (ebay that is).

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                @MorriJ: What happens in the case of the item is tracked and marked as delivered but the buyer did not receive it? Either it was stolen because it was left unattended or the courier had an aneurism and gave it to the wrong house?

                This happened to me recently with Amazon who always leaves parcels unattended. But lucky it was Amazon who are the seller themselves and don't need to mediate between two parties.

                In your $11 tablet case, they need to provide you a return label. Return shipping for items not as described are on the seller. Select a return - item not as described and seller needs to provide postage (ebay that is).

                That was the same as my $7 cable. Item not as described / photographed. But instant refund. I'm assuming that $7 is below the threshold of an instant refund but $11 is above by a few dollars. Although it would have had to go back to China.

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                  @lostn: Item tracked and marked as delivered is enough to satisfy both eBay and Paypal seller protection. eBay and PayPal may reimburse buyer and not charge the seller the costs if its below a certain threshold.

                  Seller has protection so no obligation to provide a refund in either case. They can rely on seller protection.

                  Some sellers are dodgy and send a parcel to a nearby property (simple 500g postage delivery) with a "sample pack". You buy an expensive item off a seller, they send a small parcel to your neighbour and claim it was delivered. eBay or PayPal are out of pocket in that instance if they refund you.

                  It's up to the seller to set an auto-refund amount. Page has if item is not as described and valued below (input $ amount) issue an auto refund. When you do a normal return / item not as described, the seller can choose to refund you immediately if its going to cost htem too much to get it back.

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    *vouchers will not be honoured

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    Yeah doubtful this would be worth it to anyone really. I accidentally followed through on my 90 day eBay Plus trial yesterday (bought several items on eBay over the period, did not find it useful once), anyone like my odds of having it canceled & refunded?

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    In my experience eBay plus has been of good value. I signed up Aug 2018 and got the Google home mini, and since then have made use of the plus in many purchases. In particular I've returned 2 items due to not as advertised (refurbished wearable listed as brand new) at no cost, tracked postage, and transaction refunded promptly. Has been pretty good for me so far.

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    Nothing on the signup page indicates that there is a $150 minimum spend requirement on the voucher. Pretty shonky.

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    Anyone got the voucher yet

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    Regretted signing up for my last eBay plus. What a waste of time and effort that was.
    Nothing against you OP, neg is for scummy ebay.

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    Is it possible to sign up for $49 voucher, use it, then cancel the membership to get the $49 refund?

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