How to Buy on bidorbuy for Beginners

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You can buy practically everything on bidorbuy, from brand-new products to second-hand items and difficult to find collectibles.

When you buy on bidorbuy, you are buying directly from sellers registered on the site. That means that you are more likely to pay less for the same or similar item than you would normally pay anywhere else. That also means that you are responsible for your transactions.

You must register on bidorbuy in order to buy on the site.

Take Note of These Guidelines

  • Check the seller's rating.
  • Check the seller's verified status.
  • Carefully read the item description.
  • Check the shipping fees as well as warranties and guarantees offered.
  • If anything is not clear to you, ask the seller a question.
  • Compare similar offers and prices from different sellers.
  • Remember to check the sellers' ratings and feedback.
  • Place a bid or an order only when you are sure you want the item.
  • The transactions on bidorbuy are with the sellers directly.
  • The transactions on bidorbuy are legally binding.
  • After you win an auction or place an order, make a payment.
  • When you receive your item, log in and rate the seller.
  • Be cautious when you come upon a deal that looks too good to be true.
  • Say "no" to sellers who try to bypass the bidorbuy system.
  • Seek advice from your fellow buyers on the bidorbuy Forum.
  • Write to the Community Watch if you notice any suspicious behaviour.
  • Read the bidorbuy Buyer Protection Programme.
  • Familiarise yourself with our tips on trading safely on our site.

Where to Go from Here

Terms & Conditions

When you register as a user on bidorbuy, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. Do be sure to read them.

bidorbuy adheres to strict security practices. Your personal details and credit card or banking information are safe with us. 
See the bidorbuy Privacy Statement.

Have a safe and enjoyable online trading experience with bidorbuy.co.za!

If you have feedback or need help, please contact us or call us on 0861 88 0861.

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