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Seller special: Half off sale

• Good for 1 and 3 day Auction-style Listings
• Attract ready buyers and increase bids
• Start the new year with fast results

Save big! January 3-31

Sell on eBay Canada

What is it?
Starting January 3 through January 31, sellers who list 1 and 3 day Auction-style item(s) and have a 12 month Detailed Seller Rating of 4.5 or higher on all criteria, will receive 50% off Insertion Fees per item listed. New sellers who don't yet have DSR ratings are also eligible. DSR rating criteria for this promotion will be based on the previous 12 months. To see your DSR ratings, go to your Seller Dashboard within My eBay. For more information on DSRs, click here.

When is it?
Starting Saturday, January 3, 2009 between 00:00:01 PT (12:00 AM plus one second on Saturday, January 3, 2009) and ending on January 31 2009 at 23:59:59 PT (11:59 PM plus 59 seconds).

* For listings on, the promotion will begin at 00:00:01 ET (12:00 am plus one second on Saturday, January 3, 2009) and end on January 31, 2009 at 23:59:59 ET (11:59PM plus 59 seconds ET).

What are the fees?
Insertion fees for 1 and 3 day Auction-style listings will be 50% off on the U.S. site and eBay Canada as reflected in the fee table below. Please see the 'What is excluded' section below for specific category exclusions. For more information on listing durations, click here. Listings created prior to January 3, 2009 which are scheduled to start during the promotional period January 3-31, 2009 will be eligible to receive the promotional rate.

Please Note: For sellers listing with any tool other than the latest version of the Sell Your Item form (SYI 3.0) the promotional price will not be shown during the listing process. Instead the discount will be reflected in the "View Account Status" section in My eBay, as well as in your next invoice.

Listings in Canadian and US dollars

Starting price Regular Category Insertion Fee Price Regular Category Sale Price
$0.01 - $0.99 $0.15 $0.08
$1.00 - $9.99 $0.35 $0.18
$10.00 - $24.99 $0.55 $0.28
$25.00 - $49.99 $1.00 $0.50
$50.00 - $199.99 $2.00 $1.00
$200.00 - $499.99 $3.00 $1.50
$500.00 and up $4.00 $2.00
All other fees (Final Value Fees and all other optional listing upgrade fees*) will still be charged.

What is excluded?
This promotion does not apply to the following category and listing types:

Excluded categories: All Collectibles categories, Media (including Books, Music, Movies & DVDs and Video Games), note: Video Game Systems are included in the promotion, All eBay Motors listings (including Passenger Vehicles, Parts & Accessories, Motorcycles, Power Sports, Other Vehicles, Real Estate, Business and Industrial Capital Equipment (including tractors & farm machinery (91952), heavy equipment (25249), concession trailers, carts (67145), imaging and aesthetics equipment (92036), forklifts and other lifts (97185), manufacturing equipment (92080), metalworking equipment (92082) and commercial printing presses (26247).

Excluded listing types: 5, 7 and 10 day Auction-style listings, Fixed Price listings, Professional Services, Ad format and Store Inventory listings.

The promotional rate does not apply to listings with a start date prior to January 3, 2009 -including those listings revised during the promotional period. The promotional rate also does not apply to listings created January 3-31, 2009 and scheduled to start after the promotion ends.

How do I get the Promotion price?
You can list Auction-style items through Sell Your Item Form, eBay Seller Tools, and most third-party tools.

*Optional Listing Upgrade Fees: Border, Bold, Buy It Now, Featured Plus!, Highlight, Home Page Featured, Gallery Plus, Gallery Featured, Gift Services, Reserve listing fee, Listing Designer, Picture Services, Subtitle, Supersize Picture and extended duration surcharges.

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