eBay said it would extend protection to sellers impacted by the hurricane that’s headed to the Gulf Coast. Hurricane Michael is expected to hit the Gulf Coast as a major hurricane on Wednesday afternoon.
eBay announcement follows:
Forecasters have advised that Hurricane Michael is expected to have direct and major impact to the Gulf Coast in the middle of this week.
Please stay safe and take care of what’s important right now: you, your family and your community.
Given the extreme weather may delay pickup or delivery of your shipments, we are closely monitoring the path of Michael and carrier updates. We will update this Seller News Announcement as more information is available.
If your business is likely to be impacted, we recommend getting your shipments out as soon as possible.
For eBay Stores subscribers, place your store in vacation mode and extend your handling time on all items to when you can get back to business.
Please call Customer Service at 1 (866) 540 3229 to let us know your status. We will apply the following seller protections:
You will not receive defects for stockouts or unresolved cases with buyers.
Your late shipment rate will not be impacted.
We are sending our support to those affected.
SOURCE: eBay Announcement