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Frequently Asked Questions

How do I contact fishingsales.com.au

Click on the Contact Us link at the top or bottom of the site, fill in the enquiry form and submit. We will endeavor to respond to your enquiry as soon as possible but response can take up to one business day depending on the enquiry.

How can I advertise my business or services on the site?

We offer Banner Ad advertising on the site which can be a highly effective way for a business to get its brand or service they offer out there, especially if its Fishing & Boating related being advertised on a purely Fishing & Boating dedicated site!

With Banner Ad advertising available in many places on the site whether it be on the Homepage or in between ads in the search listings we have advertising packages available to suit all budgets. To enquire click on the Advertise With Us link located under Customer Service at the bottom of the page, fill in the enquiry form and we will get back to you to help achieve your advertising needs.

How long does it take for my ad to appear on the site once its posted?

Generally ads are approved as soon as possible and posted on the site within a couple of hours however this is dependant on any issues with the ads content and/or volume of ads to be approved which can increase approval times by up to one business day.

Can I edit my ad once its listed?

Yes, login and access your current listed ads via the Account tab at the top of the page, select the ad you want to edit, make your changes, submit and await re-approval.

What do I do if I think an item for sale may be fake or a scam?

If you think an item may be fake or a scam, do not contact the seller or give them any of your details. Please notify us asap via our enquiry form located on the Contact Us page and leave as much detail about the item/ad as possible and we will look into and remove it from the site if found to be fake or a scam. Whilst fishingsales.com.au makes effort to screen each ad and approve its content prior to posting it live on the site some listings may not show direct signs of being fake and or a scam and we take no responsibility for any such ads that are approved.

Are my contact details kept confidential when listing an item for sale?

Yes all contact between you, the seller and any potential buyer will initially be through the online Contact Seller form which keeps your email address confidential from the buyer however you also have the option to list your phone number while placing the ad which the potential buyer will be able to access through the site should you wish to choose this method of contact.

Does fishingsales.com.au arrange payments for items between the buyer and seller?

No, we are purely a fishing classifieds site where all arrangements of payments, postage and or collection of items is to be arranged between the buyer and the seller. Fishingsales.com.au does not take or hold any responsibility as per our terms and conditions for payments, disputes or collection/delivery of items between the buyer and seller.

How can I contact fishingsales.com.au if I have an issue or need to report a problem?

To contact fishingsales.com.au click on “Contact Us” located at the top and bottom of the homepage, fill out the Enquiry form and submit. We will endeavour to respond to your enquiry as soon as possible but response can take up to one business day depending on the enquiry.

How do I make my item a Feature Ad and how long will it stay a Feature Ad?

To make your ad a Feature Ad and give it the best chance to be seen and sold simply select the
Feature Ad option whilst listing your item for sale. To finalise the listing you will asked to pay the fee associated with the ad upgrade safely and securely via Paypal or our credit card gateway utilising Securepay (see Feature Ad Fees below).
Your ad will remain a Feature Ad for 90 days, thats double the time of a standard listing with the added  benefits of a highlighted listing and priority in search results over standard ads.
Feature Ad upgrade fees per 90 day listing period (AUD)

Fishing Gear & Kayak Accessories Listings $ 4.95
Trailer & Motor Accessories Listings $ 4.95
Kayaks, Trailers & Motor Listings $ 9.95
Fishing Boat Listings $ 24.95
Fishing/Dive Charter & Boat Hire Listings $ 24.95

How can I make my item/s stand out from other items for sale in my category?

To make your ad stand out from the crowd why not make it a Feature Ad! By paying a small fee and upgrading your ad to a Feature Ad you will increase its visibility by highlighting its presence in orange, doubling its listing period and boost its position in category search results above standard listings increasing the amount of people viewing you ad and in turn increasing your chance of a sale. Give it a go, it works!

How do I contact a seller about their item?

To contact a seller about their item click the “Contact Seller” button located on the ad view page and select to contact via the site email system or by phone if they have chosen to leave their number.

How can I save items I might want to compare or come back to later?

To compare items or save an item or ad to you account to come back to later click the “Add to Favourites” button. This is the fish shaped icon located on the right hand side of each listing.
Once saved these ads will be accessible through your Favourite Ads section of your Account page which can be accessed via the link at the top of the page.

How long does my item stay for sale on the site?

Standard ads will remain active for 60 days while Feature Ads remain active for 90 days unless marked as sold. If at the end of the listing period you have not sold your item you will be notified by email and offered to re-list the item for sale.

Any ads that expire due to time can be found in the Inactive Ads section of your account and can be re-listed from here at any time.

What do I need to do once I have sold my item?

Once you have sold your item please login to your account and mark you listing as sold.

How do I purchase an item I see for sale on the site?

To purchase an item on fishingsales.com.au you will need to contact the seller of that item or listing via their details through the site. From the ad view page click on the contact seller button and select the contact method that suits you.

Please Note: fishingsales.com.au is a classifieds only site and does not handle any transaction of money or sale between the buyer and the seller. Any delivery, pickup or payment for an item is to be arranged by the buyer and seller.

How can I see what the latest listed items are on the site quickly and easily?

To make it quick and easy to find a bargain we have added a “Just Listed” button. You will find it in the top header bar and is an orange button. Click this button to see an up to date list of the last 100 items listed on fishingsales.com.au from all categories!

How do I search for an item?

There are two ways to search for an item you may be interested in.

Option 1: Move your cursor over one of the six main category headings listed in the main header. From here a drop down box will appear, select the category you want to view and you will be taken to the search results for this category. Here you can refine your search by sub-categories, condition etc by using the refine search bar located on the left hand side of the page. 

Option 2: Type in the item or brand name you are looking in the “What are you looking for” search bar field in header and click Search. This will take you to all search results that are specific to the item or brand name you entered. You can also make your search more detailed by selecting a category, state or suburb within Australia that you wish to search.
Once on the search results page you can refine your search by selecting sub-categories, condition etc by using the refine search bar located on the left hand side of the page.

Can I list items for sale if I am a business?

Yes you can and we want you to utilise this service to give the buyer the best chance of paying the best price! The site will also produce a tax invoice for any transactions for Feature Ad upgrades or advertising fees as required for your business.

Can I list new items as well as used items for sale?

Yes, both new and used items can be listed on fishingsales.com.au

How many items can I list for sale?

There are currently no limits to the amount of items you can list for sale, simply click Place Ad to create your next listing.

How much does it cost to list an item for sale?

A standard listing on fishingsales.com.au is free.

Thats right FREE!

You can however make your ad stand out from the crowd by upgrading it to a Feature Ad giving it priority, vibrancy and a longer listing period over standard listings in your ads category.

Feature Ad upgrade fees per 90 day listing period (AUD)

Fishing Gear & Kayak Accessories Listings $ 4.95
Trailer & Motor Accessories Listings $ 4.95
Kayaks, Trailers & Motor Listings $ 9.95
Fishing Boat Listings $ 24.95
Fishing/Dive Charter & Boat Hire Listings $ 24.95

How do I list my item for sale?

Click on the “Place Ad” tab located at the top right hand side of the page, select the category that best suits the item you have for sale and fill in the ad template, add your photos of the item, select if you want to make it a Feature Ad and click the “Save and Post” button.

How do I sign into my account?

Click the “Login” tab located at the top right hand side of the page, enter your username and password you used when setting up your account and click the “Login” button. If you have forgotten your password click on “Forgot Password” and an email to reset your password will be sent to your email address.

How do I setup an account or register?

Its so quick and easy – Click on the “Register” tab located at the top right hand side of the page, enter your username, email address and password you wish to use and click “Create Account”. Its that easy!

Do I need to register to use the site?

No – searching, looking through ads and contacting a seller about their item on the site does not require being registered. However if you wish to place an ad you will be required to setup an account to do so.

Why use fishingsales.com.au to sell my fishing item?

Fishingsales.com.au is the only nation wide online classifieds site purely targeted at everything fishing from fishing gear to fishing charters and everything in between. There is no more searching through items not related to fishing or of interest to you. With everyone using the site having an interest in fishing and being a potential buyer, why advertise your item or service anywhere else!

What is fishingsales.com.au

We are an online classifieds site, 100% Australian owned and operated purely for use by the Australian fishing community to buy and sell everything and anything fishing related.

 

Please make yourself aware of fishingsales.com.au’s privacy policy and terms & conditions
located via the link at the bottom of this page prior to using our service.

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