@Hlh Hi! Are they asking you in regards to Shipping that we have introduced on OfferUp, or that they would rather you ship the item then meet in person for the exchange? If you do not have Shipping enabled yet, we always suggest meeting in person to exchange the item for cash if you can so you have a chance to inspect the item before making the transaction. If you do in fact have Shipping enabled, we recommend setting up a payments account through the app. Lots more on Shipping here and here from our Help Center.
Now, @Elin, I am going to preface this first by saying I am a rule follower (most of the time). I currently have four buyers. Unfortunately, these buyers do not have access to offerup’s shipping feature, yet. They are 40 to 100 miles away. Meeting them halfway is not cost effective in this situation. Also, now I am meeting them in unfamiliar territory, not to mention transportation cost involved. So, you see I have a few options… Do I drive and lose money. Do I not make the sale and lose money or do I figure out a safe way to ship and receive payment and make money? A dilemma indeed. I am hoping that offerup will get us all connected with the shipping & payment features soon. I think it will be a great asset to the community.
@Elin, thank you for this explanation. I am in the same situation and I tried to follow your instructions but I see no payment option in my account. How can I enable that?