Trade Me tools

Make shipping easy with ‘Book a courier’

Get your item from A to B with our courier service, whether you've sold something onsite or not.

Not only can you send items you’ve sold on Trade Me, but you can also send other parcels too anywhere in New Zealand. 

With ‘Book a courier’ you’ll get our courier mates’ rates from just $3.20*, save time with home pick-up and track your parcel door to door with our trusted courier partners.

Doorstep pick up

With a few simple steps your booking is made and your parcel can be collected from your doorstep - you don’t even need to be there for pick-up!

When it comes to wrapping your item, you can use packaging from around the house like an old shoebox, or robust shopping bag - it doesn’t need to look perfect, it just needs to be secure and packaged to arrive safely. Once collected, you can track it door to door.

Make it easy for buyers

Be sure to add ‘Book a courier’ estimates when you’re listing to show buyers what they’ll be looking at paying to get your item in their hands. If they pay with Ping you’ll get the funds for shipping and your item instantly!

You can choose options including your preferred courier or whether you want to offer signature or non-signature delivery options. If your listing is already live that’s fine - you can edit your listing and add ‘Book a courier’ estimates at any time before someone bids or clicks Buy Now.

What you can send

You can use it to send anything across the country within reason. There are size limits and a max weight of 25kg - so unfortunately that floral couch is best for pick up only! Also there are some items that are restricted and can’t be couriered.

How to use Book a courier

  • Grab the details you need - including the pick-up and delivery address as well as the size and weight of your parcel.
  • Log in and head to ‘My Trade Me’ where you’ll find options to send something you’ve sold onsite or send something else.
  • Using our app? You’ll find ‘Book a courier’ in the Profile & Account section of 'My Trade Me'.
  • Follow the simple steps to complete your booking.

Click here to learn more and read the FAQs. 

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*Rural surcharges apply. Prices will vary depending on the size, packaging and location of the recipient. Maximum parcel weight is 25kg. Carrier exclusions apply on certain goods. Terms and conditions apply.