Marketplace fees

All of our fees for Marketplace listings – including general items, animals, heavy machinery, and other listings.

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General items

Most Marketplace categories are 'general items' – stuff you'd find around home and the office.

  • Run an auction or set a Buy Now price. Learn more.
  • Free to list and relist – unless optional extras are selected.
  • A success fee applies for successful auctions.

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Success fees – casual sellers (personal membership)

You'll only pay a success fee when we've helped you sell your stuff.

 

Item price Success fee
$1 or less Free
More than $1 7.9% of item price (max fee $499)
Success fees – in-trade sellers (business membership)

 

Item + shipping price Success fee
$1 or less Free
More than $1

5.9%, 7.9%, 9.9% or 11.9% of item + shipping price (max fee $499). Top Sellers receive a 15% discount.


Fees by category

Please note that the fees listed below are a high level summary only and there are some exceptions within categories listed below. Please check the downloadable list for full details of the fees for each subcategory.

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Antiques
All 11.9%

 

Art
All 11.9%

 

Baby gear
All 9.9%

 

Books
All 11.9%

 

Building & renovation
Air conditioning and Heating systems 5.9%
Tools 9.9%
All other subcategories 7.9%

 

Business, farming & industry
Coffee & beverage, Deep fryers, Dishwashers, Grills, Refrigeration & chillers, Ovens, Warmers

5.9%

Farming & forestry (except Clothing, safety & workwear), Industrial

7.9%

All other subcategories (except heavy machinery) 9.9%

 

Clothing & fashion
All 11.9%

 

Computers
Components, Desktops, Laptops, Printers, Servers, Tablets 5.9%
All other subcategories 9.9%

 

Crafts
Sewing machines 5.9%
All other subcategories 9.9%

 

Electronics & photography
Digital cameras, Film cameras, Home audio, iPods, MP3 players, TVs, Video cameras 5.9%
Binoculars & telescopes, DVD & Blu-ray players, GPS devices, Media streaming, Phone & fax 7.9%
Breathalysers, Cables, Clocks & alarms, Digital photo frames, Other Music Players, Torches, TVs (Remotes, Satellite receivers, TV cabinets, Wall brackets), Voice Recorders 9.9%
All other subcategories 11.9%

 

Gaming
Gaming consoles 5.9%
All other subcategories 9.9%

 

Health & beauty
All 11.9%

 

Home & living
Coffee machines, Dishwashers, Dryers, Freezers, Fridges, Heating & cooling, Microwaves, Ovens, Small appliances, Vacuum cleaners, Washing machines 5.9%
Food & drink 7.9%
All other subcategories 9.9%

 

Jewellery & watches
Smart watches 5.9%
All other subcategories 11.9%

 

Mobile phones
Mobile phone handsets 5.9%
All other subcategories 9.9%

 

Motors
Parts & accessories 9.9%

 

Movies & TV
All 11.9%

 

Music & instruments
PA, pro audio & DJ equipment 5.9%
Musical instruments 9.9%
All other subcategories 11.9%

 

Pets & animals
All (except pets for sale/adoption) 7.9%

 

Pottery & glass
All 9.9%

 

Sports
All 9.9%

 

Toys & models
All 9.9%

 

Travel, events & activities
All 9.9%
Payment fees
Payment method Fee
Ping 1.95% of item + shipping price (1.65% for Top Sellers)
Afterpay 4.95% of item + shipping price
Cash, bank deposit, other No fee
Optional extras

Any extras are charged to your Trade Me account when the listing is started.

Extra

Subtitle $0.55 ($0.15 for books and CDs)
10 – day auction $0.25
Scheduled end time $0.25
Reserve fee $0.25
Second category $0.99
Exceed listing allowance $0.10 per listing
Gallery $0.55
Books and CDs – $0.25
Gallery Plus $0.65
Books and CDs – $0.30
Feature $3.45
Books and CDs – $0.75
Feature Combo $3.95
Books and CDs – $0.95
Super Feature Pricing and availability varies by category
Withdrawal fees

Listings can be withdrawn at any time – except during their final hour. Learn more.

Listing type
Auction $3 or applicable success fee (whichever is higher)
Buy Now only, multiple quantity, and classified No fee
Listings withdrawn within one hour of being listed (all categories) No fee
All listing fees refunded to your Trade Me account

 

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Animals

Household pets

Cats, dogs, birds, rabbits & guinea pigs

Listings are classified only – with an asking price.

  • Listing fees and extras are charged to your Trade Me account when the listing is started.
  • Listing durations are up to 14 days.
  • Relisting is free – any promotional extras will be charged again. 

Category Listing fee Gallery Feature Feature Combo Super Feature
Cats to buy $29 (single)
$59 (litter)
$0.55 $3.45 $3.95 $19
Dogs to buy $59 (single)
$119 (litter)
$0.55 $3.45 $3.95 $19
Cats to adopt Free $0.55 $3.45 $3.95 $19
Dogs to adopt Free $0.55 $3.45 $3.95 $19
Birds, rabbits & guinea pigs $9 $0.55 $3.45 $3.95

 

Fish, reptiles, turtles & rodents

These listings are treated the same as 'General items'.


Livestock, horses & ponies

Livestock listings can either be an auction, or classified (asking price).
Horse & pony listings are classified (asking price) only.

  • Listing fees and extras are charged to your Trade Me account when the listing is started.
  • No success fees.
  • Listing durations are up to 14 days.
  • Relisting is free – any promotional extras will be charged again.

Category Listing fee Gallery Feature Feature Combo
Cattle $59 $2 $12 $15
Deer, pigs, sheep & other livestock $49 $2 $10 $15
Horses & ponies $79 $0.55 $3.45 $3.95
Other animals

These listings are treated the same as 'General items'.


 

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Other listings

  • Set an asking price, or run an auction (depending on category).
  • Listing fees and extras are charged to your Trade Me account when the listing is started.
  • Listing durations vary by category.
  • Relisting is free – any promotional extras will be charged again.

Heavy machinery

For heavy machinery listings (in the 'Business, farming & industry' category) Trade Me Motors / All other vehicles fees apply.


Businesses for sale

Classified listing only – no success fee.

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Listing fee $149
Duration Up to 56 days
Gallery $4.95
Feature $49
Carbon credits

No success fees.

Listing fee $29
Duration Up to 14 days
Gallery $2
Feature $10
Feature combo $15
Domain names

No success fees.

Listing fee $19
Duration Up to 7 days (10-day listing $0.25)
Gallery $0.55
Feature $3.45
Feature combo $3.95


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