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  Bidding on & Buying an Item
When you buy an international item, there are some important factors you need to consider to ensure a smooth transaction:
  1. Converting currency
  2. Placing bids
  3. Making payment
What you need to know Back to top
Converting currency: The default Search and Listings pages will show international items in the seller specified currency (for example, British Pounds for items being sold from the UK). However, eBay also enables you to view prices in your site's currency (for example, Singapore dollars for Learn more.
> For additional conversion needs, use a Currency Conversion Calculator.

Placing bids: When bidding on international items or buying items:
  • Review the prohibited goods list to ensure that you are not violating import/export restrictions.
  • Remember that you must pay the amount agreed in the seller-specified currency for any listing you win/item you purchase. (Currency fluctuations may cause the price/value of the winning bid in your currency to change between the time of placing the bid and making payment.)

Making payment: Many payment services exist to help you pay sellers quickly and easily in many different countries and currencies.