The base cost of shipping one unit of the item using the shipping service specified in the corresponding ShippingService
In the case of a multiple-quantity, fixed-price listing, the ShippingServiceAdditionalCost
field also becomes applicable, and shows the cost to ship each additional unit of the item if the buyer purchases multiple quantity of the same line item. Note: If the corresponding shipping service option is set as a 'free shipping' option (FreeShipping=true), the seller still needs to include this ShippingServiceCost field and set its value to
0.0, as eBay will not do this automatically.
When returned by GetItemShipping
, it includes the packaging and handling cost. For flat and calculated shipping.
Note that if ShippingService
is set to
must be set to
. Also, if a shipping service has been specified (even LocalPickup
returns the shipping service cost, even if the cost is zero.
If this is for calculated shipping for a listing that has not yet ended, note that the cost cannot be determined until the listing has ended and the buyer has specified a postal code.
, promotional shipping savings is reflected in the cost, if applicable.
- If the promotional shipping option is lower than other shipping services being offered, the savings is reflected in the returned shipping cost. The shipping service named Promotional Shipping Service (or whatever is the localized name for it) is included among the shipping services.
- If the promotional shipping cost is lower than the cost of other shipping services being offered, it is presented first in the list. (The LOWEST shipping service cost is always presented first, regardless of whether there is promotional shipping.)