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Shipping Zone

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Buyer Support

The U.S. Postal Service® offers buyers a variety of shipping services and options to make bidding on eBay even easier.

Package Insurance

Shipping insurance protects your new purchase against loss or damage en route, so encourage sellers to offer insurance for U.S. Postal Service shipping services. Coverage through eBay's online postage is available up to $500 (only available for domestic services). Domestic coverage is available up to $5,000 at Post Offices and on®. International coverage is available up to $5,000 at Post Offices and up to $500 on**. Note that the International Small Priority Mail Flat Rate™ Box and Flat Rate Envelopes are not insurable.

How to File an Insurance Claim

Recover the value of lost or damaged articles by filing an insurance claim at any Post Office.

* To schedule a Package Pickup go to

** Depends on destination, and may be restricted based on destination; check IMM at for details.