eBay Shopping APIVersion 1085

Applicable values for GetShippingCostsResponse.ShippingCostSummary.ShippingType

Calculated
(out) This enumeration type indicates that the seller uses calculated shipping for both domestic or international shipping locations (if selller ships internationally). With calculated shipping, the seller is relying on the shipping carrier and eBay to calculate the shipping cost based on the buyer's location and the shipping carrier's typical cost to ship the item to that location using that particular shipping service. specifies up front how much it will cost to ship an item to domestic or international locations. Sellers usually use the Shipping rate tables tool in My eBay to create/set domestic shipping rates by region, and create/set international shipping rates by geographical region/continent or individual countries.

If the seller uses calculated shipping, a prospective buyer can go to the View Item page and use the shipping calculator tool to get the shipping cost based on the selected shipping service and their mailing address.

With calculated shipping, the seller must also provide the package dimensions and total weight (with the item in package) in order for the shipping carrier and eBay to calculate accurate shipping costs.
CalculatedDomesticFlatInternational
(out) This enumeration type may be returned if the seller uses calculated shipping for domestic shipping locations, but flat-rate shipping for international shipping locations.
CustomCode
(out) Placeholder value. See token.
Flat
(out) This enumeration type indicates that the seller charges flat rates for both domestic or international shipping locations (if selller ships internationally). With flat-rate shipping, the seller specifies up front how much it will cost to ship an item to domestic or international locations. Sellers usually use the Shipping rate tables tool in My eBay to create/set domestic shipping rates by region, and create/set international shipping rates by geographical region/continent or individual countries.

Many shipping carriers offer flat-rate shipping services that charge sellers a flat rate as long as the item fits in the flat-rate box or envelope. However, even with these flat-rate shipping services, the shipping carrier may still have some restrictions around weight and types of items that can be shipped in those boxes or envelopes.
FlatDomesticCalculatedInternational
(out) This enumeration type may be returned if the seller uses flat-rate shipping for domestic shipping locations, but calculated shipping for international shipping locations.
NotSpecified
(out) This enumeration type may be returned if the seller has not specified the shipping cost model.
(Not all values in ShippingTypeCodeType apply to this field.)