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Save the world when you buy and sell online

April 16, 2018

April 22nd is Earth Day, a global awareness initiative to encourage people everywhere to use less polluting energy and make better use of natural resources – something you can do in part when you buy and sell online. Items listed to buy and sell online at Buy Swap Sell have often been used before, and […]

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Freecycle items available online at Buy Swap Sell

March 25, 2018

Check out the Buy Swap Sell Donate page for freecycle items available online to collect at absolutely no cost – usually second-hand but in good condition, these listings include spares, unwanted gifts and appliances that are just no longer needed. It might be that the seller (or donor, in this case) has moved into a […]

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Breweriana to sell online for National Beer Day

March 15, 2018

Memorabilia relating to pubs, beer and breweries is known as breweriana – sometimes spelled brewerania – and with National Beer Day on April 7th, it’s the perfect time to choose any such items to sell online. At Buy Swap Sell we cannot accept listings to sell online that actually contain alcohol, but there’s nothing to […]

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Can I sell handmade items on Buy Swap Sell?

December 4, 2017

Yes! Our online swap site accepts almost all kinds of items, with just a few restrictions that are clearly set out in the Terms and Conditions when you sign up. Most importantly, there’s no restriction on selling handmade items on Buy Swap Sell, so if you have a passion for crafts, our online swap shop […]

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It’s quick and easy to buy Christmas gifts online

December 1, 2017

Shopping for Christmas gifts is easy when you buy online – you don’t have to face bad weather, dark afternoons and thronging crowds on the high street or in your local shopping mall.   When you buy Christmas gifts online, you can arrange delivery or collection, browse for items at a time that suits you […]

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Find something old, something new in our online swap shop

If you’re looking for the perfect wedding gift, our online swap shop could have the answer to the age-old riddle of ‘something old, something new, something borrowed, something blue’. The rhyme is part of the superstition and lore surrounding weddings, and particularly about how to ward off bad luck as the happy couple start their […]

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Five winter warmers in our online swap shop

November 15, 2017

Buy Swap Sell’s online swap shop has plenty of products that can help you keep warm this winter – here are just five popular searches to look out for. First up, there is always a surprising number of fireplaces and fire surrounds up for grabs, in wood and stone, and sometimes even including a fire […]

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Get a treat, not a trick, on online swap sites

October 24, 2017

If the knock at your door this Halloween is the latest delivery from your deals on online swap sites, there are a few ways to make sure you get the treat you deserve, and not a trick that will haunt you for a long time to come. At Buy Swap Sell we don’t force you […]

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Buy and Sell online without trekking to the Post Office

When you buy and sell online at Buy Swap Sell, we put the buyer and seller in touch with each other, and then take a step back so that you can make your own arrangements for delivery. This takes out a lot of the common contention seen on auction sites over the cost of postage […]

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An update on legal tender for buying online

September 25, 2017

Unlike many online swap sites and auction sites, at Buy Swap Sell you can arrange to pay cash in hand on collection when buying online – and as we have reported before, right now it’s a time of change when paying in cash. The polymer £5 note and 12-sided £1 coin both entered circulation some […]

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