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Ensure you Compare prices first, offers aren't necessarily cheapest.

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There's a risk any company can struggle, so learn to Shop Safely. logoFind hidden eBay local bargainsTool to find pick-up only deals


Our Local eBay Deals Mapper lets you find bargains if you're prepared to pick them up.

eBay sellers often specify items must be collected in person which means fewer bids.

But you can't normally search 'collection only' so put your postcode in and how far you're prepared to schlep and watch the gems pop up.

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It is an automated tool, so always compare prices elsewhere (try the Megashopbot) to check it's really worth it.

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For all the latest deals, guides and loopholes - join the 12m who get it. Don't miss out logoeBay earn & spend Nectar pointsEarn 1 point per £1 spent. 500 points is worth £2.50


If you link your Nectar card to your eBay account, you can earn one Nectar point for every £1 you spend on eBay using PayPal. A few categories are excluded - see 'more info' below for details.

You can also spend your Nectar points at eBay - 500 points is worth £2.50. See our Loyalty Points Boosting guide for tips on maximising your points.

More info

A maximum of 5,000 points can be earned per purchase. The following categories are not eligible for Nectar points:

  • Cars
  • Motorcycles and Vehicles (parts and accessories aren't excluded though)
  • Holidays & Travel Property
  • Gift Vouchers & Coupons
  • Baby Feeding: Formula
  • Items sold by Tesco outlet or Genesisuk logoeBay: MoneySaving tips and tricks*Incl finding super-cheap local bargains & haggling


There are always ways to save money on eBay*, so even if there isn’t a cracking deal out there that works for you, don’t assume you can’t cut your costs further.

  • Find super-cheap local bargains. Sellers often specify items must be collected in person. As this often means fewer bids, there are bargains to be had. Our free Local eBay Deals Mapper tool will speedily track and map gems near you. 
  • Use spelling mistake spotters. Wrongly-spelt products attract fewer bids because many people miss them. A few specialist search sites take advantage of this and trawl eBay for all possible spelling mistake combinations. These include Fatfingers and Baycrazy.
  • Use tools to bag overlooked items. Often sellers start auctions at 99p or less. Many items go unspotted, staying at this super-low price. Lastminute Auction hunts for eBay auctions due to finish within an hour, but which still cost £1 or less. Baycrazy's Zero Bids tool finds auctions ending soon with no bidders.
  • Don't assume eBay's cheapest. Use shopbots (shopping robots) that whizz to scores of internet retailers to find the cheapest price. Our tool auto-searches the best of these.
  • Try haggling. There's nothing wrong with asking for a discount, even if the listing doesn't show the 'make offer' logo. Haggling works best on buy-it-now listings, or auctions with a high start price and no bids – just be polite.
  • Buy on local Facebook groups. Many people harness Facebook’s power to sell to others in the local community. See our Facebook Selling Tips.
  • Want more? See our 40 eBay buying tips guide for more tricks and tools to hunt hidden bargains.

If you spot any hot deals out there we have missed (we are human after all!), please let us know in the MSE forum, email us at or via MSE Facebook and Twitter @MSE_Deals .

Expired Deals

The Co-operative Electrical logo20% off at Co-op electrical eBay outlet*On £50+ purchases. Max discount £50


If you go online to the Co-op electrical eBay outlet*, you can get 20% off purchases over £50 in one transaction with the code COOP20 until 11.59pm on Thu 2 Mar.

The maximum discount you can get is £50, which would mean purchases of £250+ would only be discounted by £50 no matter how much you spend, and you can only use the code once per account. See full T&Cs*.

Argos logo10%-40% off Argos eBay outlet*Selected items, eg, £18 Morphy Richards slow cooker


If you go online to the Argos eBay outlet*, you can get between 10% and 40% off selected clearance items until Fri 20 Jan. The discount will be added automatically at the basket stage before you check out.

Extra 10% off items include:

Extra 20% off items include:

Extra 30% off items include:

Extra 40% off items include:

As there are so many products in different categories with differing levels of discount, do make sure to do your own price comparisons to be sure this is the best deal on the product you're looking for.

Argos logo10% off at Argos eBay outlet*On £25+ purchases. Max discount £100


If you go online to the Argos eBay outlet*, you can get 10% off purchases over £25 in one transaction with the code CEBAYARGOS until 2am on Sun 11 Dec.

The maximum discount you can get is £100, which would mean purchases of £1,000+ would only be discounted by £100 no matter how much you spend, and you can only use the code once per account. See full T&Cs*. logoeBay Black Friday deals*Incl kids' Converse for £15 (next cheapest £21)


Giant auction site* is releasing deals for Black Friday, including items across electronics, fashion and home and garden.

eBay's posting new deals on its Black Friday page daily and most items are being sold by retailers' eBay Shop, eg,, Superdry and ShopTo. The deals don't have an end date or time, so we suspect they'll just be running until stock is all gone.

Are the deals any good?

The deals we've researched so far made eBay the cheapest place we could find to buy online. However, last year some of its Black Friday items were cheaper elsewhere, and this is likely to happen again - so ALWAYS do your research before buying.

Current deals (Mon 28 Nov)

Here are some of the top deals we spotted, with the next cheapest we could find, when we last checked at 10.49am on Mon 28 Nov:

Important: Don’t allow yourself to be taken in by the hype around Black Friday and be sucked into buying something you don’t need or can’t afford. And always do your own price comparisons to ensure you are getting the best deal possible – don’t just take a retailer’s word for it.

For the rest of our Black Friday deals and analysis, see our Black Friday 2016 Deals page. logo50% off final listing fees & 100 free listings*Selected eBay accounts only, until Mon 21 Nov


Auction website eBay is offering 50% off its final value fees (essentially its cut of the price you sell an item for), and 100 free listings for selected user accounts. If you're eligible, both offers will be valid till 11.59pm on Mon 21 Nov to enable you to list in time for Black Friday.

How to check if you'll get it

It should flash up on the screen if you are eligible for both offers after going through this eBay* link, or check your emails from eBay with details of the offer (you either get both or no offers at all). If you’re not eligible, you’ll see 'Unfortunately, this promotional offer is by invitation only'. You MUST activate the offer once you see it or it won’t work for you.

How many people will get it?

We asked eBay to confirm how many users are eligible, but it only said it is a “targeted offer” to certain customers, so the only way to find out is to check yourself. In a previous offer, 19 of the 20 people from MSE Towers who checked their eBay account were eligible, which shows it’s definitely worth trying.

Here are the two offers, available till 21 Nov (if you’re eligible):

  • 50% off final value fees. eBay usually takes 10% of the price you sell something for as its cut, but of that sum it’ll give you a 50% discount. So sell something for £20 and the fee is normally £2. With the offer it’ll be £1, so you keep £19 altogether.  
  • 100 free listings. As a private seller, you can already get 20 free eBay listings a month (excluding motors), so this could be a good if you've a lot to sell, as listings over this allowance normally cost 35p each.

See eBay's full T&Cs* for this offer.

Do I still have to pay PayPal fees?

PayPal fees (3.4% of total transaction, plus 20p) if your buyer pays by PayPal will still apply and won't be discounted. See eBay's fee explanation* to find out more.

Other eBay tips and tricks

Check out our eBay selling guide for more tips and tricks, and our Facebook selling guide to see if you could get a better deal.

Of course, if you are feeling particularly generous, you could always take your unwanted items to your local charity shop instead.

use the money mantras

Before spending, use Martin's Mantras. If you answer 'NO' to any, Don't buy!

Skint? ask:
  • Do I need it?
  • Can I afford it?
not skint? ask:
  • Will I use it?
  • Is it worth it?
Section 75

Free protection for all shopping!

There's a little-known piece of legislation that turns any credit card into a financial self-defence superhero. 'Section 75' of the Consumer Credit Act means your plastic must protect anything you buy for more than £100 for free, so if there's a problem or the company goes bust, you can still get your money back.

And although Section 75 doesn't apply to debit cards, there is something else to fall back on if you've paid using a debit card, or used a credit card for a purchase under £100. Known as Chargeback, this is part of banks' and card companies' internal rules and not a legal requirement. Read full details of Section 75 or Chargeback, plus how to claim, in our guides.

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