Success fees

Success fees are charged on all auctions that sell for more than $1, in all Marketplace categories.

Casual sellers

Success fees casual sellers
Sold for $1 or less  $0 (no success fee)
Sold for more than $1 7.9% of sale price (maximum success fee = $249)


Intrade sellers

Success fees intrade sellers
Sale price and shipping cost $1 or less  $0 (no success fee)
Sale price and shipping cost more than $1 7.9% of sale price and shipping cost
(maximum success fee = $249)

 

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Success fee refunds

If a trade doesn't work out, you can apply for a success fee refund.

We contact the buyer and email you the outcome within three days. Refunds appear in your Trade Me account right away.

 

  1. Head to your 'Sold' page via 'My Trade Me'.
  2. Find the listing you need a refund for, and select the title.
  3. Under 'If the sale falls through...' select 'Let us know'.
  4. Enter the details and select 'Next'.

New-look mobile site

Apply for a success fee refund on our new-look mobile site

Apply for a success fee refund

  1. On the listing description page, under 'If the sale falls through' select 'refund of your success fee'.
  2. Find the listing you need a refund for, and select the title.
  3. Under 'If the sale falls through...' select 'Let us know'.
  4. Enter the details and select 'Next'.
  1. On the 'Sold summary', under 'If the sale falls through', select 'Find out how'.
  2. Find the listing you need a refund for, and select the title.
  3. Under 'If the sale falls through...' select 'Let us know'.
  4. Enter the details and select 'Next'.
  1. On the 'Sold summary', under 'If the sale falls through', select 'Find out how'.
  2. Find the listing you need a refund for, and select the title.
  3. Under 'If the sale falls through...' select 'Let us know'.
  4. Enter the details and select 'Next'.

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