Is there a site that allows me to pick up Yahoo Japan auction winnings in person?

Discussion in 'Japan Forum: Living there or planning a visit.' started by foldor, Jun 7, 2018.

  1. foldor

    foldor Member

    Nov 28, 2016
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    So I'm going to be in Japan in 3 weeks for 14 days, and there are some auctions I would love to win that are ending soon. Are there any auction sites that will have a pickup location in Tokyo that I could use to save on reshipping costs? If not, what's the best site to use these days for shipping out to Canada?
  2. darkspire17

    darkspire17 None

    Oct 24, 2014
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    i use yahoo auctions, tho i am not local to japan, you can probably just message the seller and arrange a pickup.
  3. GaijinPunch

    GaijinPunch Lemon Party Organizer and Promoter

    Mar 14, 2004
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    Pretty sure not. I used to do this, and thought it would be cool to implement again, but it's not useful to that many people. Your best bet is to find help via and individual (maybe here?) and have them meet you (or ship to you). I'd not place my final bid until I left for Japan, and would then allow the 14 days for the dust to settle.

    Getting the items to you will depend on your living arrangements. If you're at one place the whole time, just have that eprson (even outside of Tokyo) ship them to you. There's a way to have it held at a post office (see link). You must pick it up w/ ID, and I'm not 100% sure they would take a foreign passport. Probably, but not sure.
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  4. WickedlNl

    WickedlNl Active Member

    Dec 5, 2017
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    Try ZenMarket. They ship worldwide and their search engine covers most popular JAP auction sites such as Rakuten and Yahoo. Depending on the weight of the item, prices differ but they do have a ton of options, from 5 day delivery to 3 weeks, ups or dhl etc so they really give you options. You bid or buy the item but actually they are the ones that deal with the shipping and bank transfers for you.

    They can hold your item for up to 2 months but cant personally pick up nor will they ship locally. Only shipping outside of Japan.
  5. Domspun

    Domspun Spirited Member

    Mar 25, 2016
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    I used Noppin and got stuff shipped within Japan and they offer the service to even ship to your hotel! But you have to pay taxes if it stays in Japan.

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