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Limit of 50,000 Auction-style listings. By invitation only. Excludes Sports Memorabilia, Cards & Fan Shop, and Outdoor Sports categories. Other restrictions apply, see below.

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*Applies to new listings scheduled to start during the promotion period.

What is the promotion?
Invited sellers ("sellers") who list in the Auction-style format pursuant to the terms and conditions set forth herein will pay no Insertion Fee per item listed ("Promotion") for up to 50,000 listings during the Promotion period as defined below.
Who's eligible?
This promotion is available by invitation only. Sellers that qualify for participation will have received an email, and/or a message in My eBay. The Promotion is then activated with the seller's qualifying eBay User ID. The Promotion is for invited sellers only and is not transferable.
When is it?
This Promotion will begin on Thursday, December 6, 2012, at 00:00:01 PT (12:00 AM plus one second), and will end on Sunday, December 16, 2012, at 23:59:59 PT (11:59 PM plus 59 seconds), for listings on For listings on, the Promotion will begin at 00:00:01 ET (12:00 AM plus one second) on Thursday, December 6, 2012, and will end on Sunday, December 16, 2012, at 23:59:59 ET (11:59 PM plus 59 seconds), (the "Promotion Period").
How do I get the Promotional Rate?
Sellers that have been invited to participate in the Promotion will automatically receive the Promotional Rate when they list items Auction-style through the Sell Your Item form, eBay Seller Tools, and most third-party tools.
Summary of Restrictions & Exclusions.

Please take time to read the full terms for all the details.

  • Sellers can list a maximum of 50,000 items as part of this Promotion on the U.S. site,, eBay Motors at (Parts & Accessories only), or eBay Canada at Listings on eBay mobile applications are excluded from this promotion due to overlapping listing offers. Get details.
  • This Promotion does not apply to the following: items listed in eBay's Fixed Price format, eBay Motors Passenger Vehicles, Motorcycles, Boats, Power Sports, Other Vehicles, Motors Local Market, Professional Services, Real Estate, Classified Ad listings. The following business and industrial categories are excluded: Tractors & Farm Machinery (91952), Antique Tractors & Equipment (45009), Heavy Equipment (25249), Concession Trailers & Carts (67145), Imaging & Aesthetics Equipment (92036), Forklifts & Other Lifts (97185), Manufacturing Equipment (92080), Metalworking Equipment (92082), and Commercial Printing Presses (26247). The following additional categories are excluded due to overlapping listing offers: Sports Memorabilia, Cards & Fan Shop (64482) and Outdoor Sports (159043). Get details.
  • Fees for optional features (such as Reserve Price, Subtitle, Gallery Plus, listing in 2 categories, etc.) and Final Value Fees will still apply. For listing in 2 categories, you'll be charged at standard rates for the second category.
  • Only sellers whose accounts meet eBay's minimum seller performance standards are eligible. Please sign in to My eBay and view your Seller Dashboard to verify whether your account is currently meeting the standards. If you have received fewer than 10 detailed seller ratings from buyers, this information will not appear in My eBay; however, you will receive email notification if your account falls below the minimum performance standards. Find out more about seller performance standards.
  • All existing selling limits on your account (as well as category and item limits) still apply, and may exclude and prevent you from creating the maximum number of listings in this Promotion.
  • All listings must comply with eBay policies, including eBay's Duplicate Listing policy that allows for the removal of duplicate Auction-style listings.
  • The Promotional Rate does not apply to listings with a start date prior to Thursday, December 6, 2012, including those listings revised during the Promotion Period. Additionally, the Promotional Rate will not apply to listings scheduled to start after the Promotion Period. Listings created prior to December 6, 2012, which are scheduled to start during the Promotion Period, will be eligible to receive the Promotional Rate.
What are the fees?

During the Promotion Period, there will be no Insertion Fee per item listed for up to 50,000 listings in the Auction-style format on the U.S. site,, eBay Motors at (Parts & Accessories only), and eBay Canada at as reflected in the fee table below. Sellers may also add the Buy It Now option to these listings free. Additional optional feature fees apply. Final Value Fees will be applied to the total amount of the sale including the cost of the item, shipping, and any other fees a seller may charge—excluding any sales tax.

Please note: For sellers listing with any tool other than the latest version of the Sell Your Item form (SYI 3.0), the Promotional Rate 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.

Auction-style Format
Starting or Reserve Price Auction-style Insertion Fee Promotional Rate for Insertion Fee
$0.01 - $0.99 $0.10 FREE!
$1.00 - $9.99 $0.25
$10.00 - $24.99 $0.50
$25.00 - $49.99 $0.75
$50.00 - $199.99 $1.00
$200.00 or more $2.00