The only manner that is secure and protects you the buyers is to purchase the car through the eBay motors auction listing. You will have the option of paying via Paypal, Check, Money Order, etc.
The eBay Motors Vehicle Purchase Protection (VPP) program provides protection of up to $50,000 against certain losses associated with some types of fraud. You are automatically enrolled in the program at no charge when you complete the purchase of an eligible vehicle on the eBay Motors site (motors.ebay.com).
Participation in the VPP program is subject to the following eligibility requirements:
You have successfully completed the purchase of a vehicle* priced at more than $100 from one of the following categories on the eBay Site:
- Car and Truck
- Go Kart, Scooter, and Moped
- Personal Water Craft
- Commercial Truck
- RV or Camper
- Race Car (not street legal)
- Trailer (non-RV)
- Dune Buggy / Sand Rail
* You will be deemed to have successfully completed the purchase if you receive confirmation in your "My eBay" that you have successfully won, or purchased, an item through an auction, Buy It Now, or Best Offer.
Your eBay account, and the account of the seller, had an eBay Site feedback rating of zero or above as of the listing's end date and your account is in good standing (i.e. not suspended) at the time the reimbursement request is filed.
- You have not filed a VPP reimbursement request in the last 6 months.
You, the seller, the vehicle, and the financial institutions on which payment was drawn, and to which payment was made, must have been located in one of the fifty United States or Canada on the listing's end date.
- You obtain the VPP Administrator's prior written consent before altering, repairing, selling, or releasing possession of, the vehicle before a determination is made on your Reimbursement Request.
You are able to provide the VPP Administrator with documentation to substantiate all purchase payments, and/or estimates for repair, related to your reimbursement request within 14 days of filing your reimbursement request.
- You comply with the filing deadline and requests from the VPP Administrator (regardless of any shipping delays you experience).