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ShippingOptionSummary

The type that defines the fields for the shipping information.

Type that uses ShippingOptionSummary

Calls that use ShippingOptionSummary

Fields

Field
Type
Description
guaranteedDelivery
Indicates if the seller has committed to shipping the item with eBay Guaranteed Delivery. With eBay Guaranteed Delivery, the seller is committed to getting the line item to the buyer within 4 business days or less. See the Buying items with eBay Guaranteed Delivery help topic for more details about eBay Guaranteed Delivery.
maxEstimatedDeliveryDate
The end date of the delivery window (latest projected delivery date). This value is returned in UTC format (yyyy-MM-ddThh:mm:ss.sssZ), which you can convert into the local time of the buyer.

Note: For the best accuracy, always include the contextualLocation values in the X-EBAY-C-ENDUSERCTX request header.
minEstimatedDeliveryDate
The start date of the delivery window (earliest projected delivery date). This value is returned in UTC format (yyyy-MM-ddThh:mm:ss.sssZ), which you can convert into the local time of the buyer.

Note: For the best accuracy, always include the contextualLocation values in the X-EBAY-C-ENDUSERCTX request header.
shippingCost
This is the estimated price to ship the item.

The price includes the value-added tax (VAT) for applicable jurisdictions when requested from supported marketplaces. In this case, users must do one or more of the following to see VAT-inclusive pricing:
  • Pass the X-EBAY-C-MARKETPLACE-ID request header specifying the supported marketplace (such as EBAY_GB)
  • Pass the contextualLocation values for the supported marketplace in the X-EBAY-C-ENDUSERCTX request header
  • Specify the supported marketplace using the deliveryCountry filter URI parameter (such as filter=deliveryCountry:GB)
Note: For more information on VAT, refer to VAT Obligations in the EU.
shippingCostType
Indicates the type of shipping used to ship the item. Possible values are FIXED (flat-rate shipping) and CALCULATED (shipping cost calculated based on item and buyer location).