Safety tips for buyers and sellers

We have loads of information on how to stay safe so please take your time as a buyer or a seller to read through it.

General Rule:

  • Deal with People locally
  • Arrange a time and a place you feel comfortable with
  • Bring someone with, don't go alone
  • Use your common sense
  • If it's too good to be true then it usually is
  • If in doubt, walk away


  • Do not pay in advance of goods
  • Be careful about how you are carrying cash to pay for goods, or else pay with a bank draft
  • Never pay for goods with Western Union or other similar money transfer services


  • If you decide to pay via PayPal make sure you select that your are paying for Goods & Services.
  • DO NOT pay to Friends & Family unless they are your friend or a member of your family. 
  • for more information on PayPal payments click here

You can find more tips on our article Buying safely - top tips for Buyers & Sellers.

Happy DoneDealing!