Ebay has partnered with mobile service provider O2 to encourage users to sell items more sustainably by offering vouchers when they sell items on its marketplace.
The perk is available to O2 customers making their first sale on Ebay’s marketplace as well as for customers who haven’t sold an item in the past 12 months.
Customers will receive a £10 Ebay coupon, which is available on the O2 Priority app, when they sell an item on the platform for £10 or more.
Figures show that 31 per cent of the country has made additional income over the past year by selling items they no longer feel they need, making an average of £210 during the pandemic.
To claim the offer, customers have to access it deal via the Priority app, where they will be directed to Ebay’s website and asked to create an Ebay account if they do not already have one.
Customers will then receive their coupons in their “My Ebay” profile or in an email which will then enable them to spend it on the marketplace.
Ebay has recently come under public scrutiny after ending its long-term partnership with payment provider PayPal.
The move prompted thousands of customers to threaten to boycott the marketplace, however Ebay says the move will make it easier for customers who will automatically have access to every payment option including credit and debit cards, Apple Pay, Google Pay, PayPal and PayPal Credit.
Under the new system sellers will pay 12.8 per cent to Ebay plus 30p, but will no longer pay any extra fees to PayPal.
Payments could also now take up to two days to go through, rather than on the same day as was commonplace with PayPal.