This is my how to guide on the Chilean version of eBay in English & Spanish, buying, shipping, in Santiago and the rest of the country. For quick access click below.
Access both English & Spanish versions of eBay for Chileans with this link — except that Spanish is only available if you are physically located in South America.
To change between languages follow these steps;
Step 1. Find the “globe icon” at the top menu.
Step 2. Click where it says, “Español” or “English”.
Step 3. Language menu will appear for changing locale.
How eBay works in Chile
To search for and buy items with global shipping, delivery to Chile,please follow these simple instructions to get online shopping at eBay working for you.
Buying directly from Chilean eBay sellers;
Not many know this, but there are quite a few eBay sellers that are located within Chile, for cheap shipping of course. Here’s how to check availability.
Step 2. Navigate down on that page until “Location” section.
Step 3. In “Location in” choose country as Chile.
Step 4. Search for items amongst local sellers.
Buying from eBay sellers in other regions;
There are other settings too for narrowing down your search. For example, shopping amongst Asian sellers you get competitive pricing in both products and shipping too. Or you can select a range in Kilometers as to which area to cover in your search.
But ultimately, eBay is a global marketplace and works great for Chileans and other South American who wish to access the international market.
Selling to Chilean buyers on eBay;
Also eBay is being used by international sellers themselves, wishing to provide access to their products for buyers in Chile, with a convenient English interface.
You can read more about their extensive global shipping program for shipping methods as well as business to consumer solutions to Chile.
eBay Chile in English and Spanish
The way the site works, is that it detects your location depending on the internet connection you are using. And the Spanish language option is only served to those who are located in a Spanish speaking region, such as the Latin America.
This is also the way it directly attempts to calculate shipping costs. If outside of the country, you can however separately set your country in the settings.
There is simply no other way around this restriction. So if you are located in the USA for example, you are stuck with English only.
You can however, use the site to order to Chile even when located in another country. Items can be delivered to cities like Santiago, Puente Alto, Antofagasta, Viña del Mar, Valparaíso, Talcahuano, San Bernardo, Temuco, Iquique, Concepción, Rancagua, La Pintana and elsewhere of course.
I hope that answered the question; “is there ebay in Chile?”
All kinds of questions and comments on e-commerce welcome!
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