Discover How to Waive Reverb Fees

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Successfully Fight Excessive Reverb Fees With the Help of DoNotPay

Reverb is a top online marketplace for new, vintage, and gently used musical equipment. When selling on this platform, you'll pay significant for each transaction you complete. Understanding what these fees are and knowing how to limit them will help you maximize your profits. Companies like Reverb can have confusing or hidden fees and fees that are excessive. Although you certainly have the option of simply paying these fees without question, fighting to have them waived is a far more prudent choice. After all, even relatively nominal charges can add up over time.

The Fight and Waive Fees product from DoNotPay is the perfect tool for limiting your spending in this area. When you use DoNotPay to appeal unnecessary charges from companies like Reverb, Etsy, eBay, and Shopify, you can bypass frustrating customer service platforms and save time. With DoNotPay, you don't have to deal with automated phone systems, invest a ton of energy, or wait weeks to get a suitable response.

How Much Does Reverb Charge per Transaction?

Whenever you sell any musical gear on , you'll pay 5 percent of the total transaction amount to Reverb as a fee. This is a commission that Reverb collects in exchange for the services it provides. It is considered compensation for:

  • Using Reverb's online sales platform
  • Using Reverb's payment processing services
  • Access to Reverb's vast market of interested and qualified buyers

Reverb Fees Explained

The 5 percent selling fee that you pay on Reverb is based upon the total transaction amount of each sale including all related shipping costs. This fee will be collected from you only after you've received buyers' payments. For all sales completed on the Reverb platform, there is a minimum selling fee of $0.50 and a maximum selling fee of $500.

Does Reverb Have Hidden Fees?

There are several additional fees and international fees that all Reverb sellers should be aware of. You may be subject to these fees if you use specific Reverb services, sell to international markets, or rely on digital wallets to complete transactions. These fees include:

Reverb Payment Fees

Preferred sellers using the Reverb Payment service will pay an additional 2.5 percent of their transaction totals as well as an additional $0.25.

Reverb Safe Shipping Fees

Depending upon the shipping destination and the item's value, this fee can range between 1.5 percent and 3 percent of the total purchasing price.

Currency Conversion Fees

If listing items in different currencies from the one your Reverb Payments are processed in, you will pay a 2.5 percent currency processing fee.

Cross-Border Fees

For transactions involving buyers who live in different countries, you'll need to pay 1 percent of the transaction total as a cross-border fee.

Digital Wallet Fees

Digital wallets like Affirm and Paypal entail additional, third-party charges of approximately 2.9 percent of transaction totals.

How to Appeal Reverb Fees on Your Own

There is no formal method for appealing Reverb fees. You simply need to contact the company directly and detail your concerns. You can do so by:

  1. Emailing your request for a fee waiver to
  2. Calling the Reverb customer support line at 1 (888) 726-2728
  3. Using the company's online Help Center

You also have the option of mailing in a request to have your Reverb fees waived to 3345 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago, Illinois, 60657. No matter how you submit your appeal, be sure to have the relevant transaction number on hand, your account details, and the amount of the fee that you're contesting. You should also be ready to state why you believe your Reverb fees should be waived whether they are excessive, hidden, or in direct conflict with the statement of fees that Reverb has made in its Terms of Use Agreement or other published materials.

Next Steps if You Can't Get Reverb Fees Waived on Your Own

It can take time to get a suitable response to your request to have Reverb fees waived when you call in, email customer support, or deal with customer service representatives over the phone. Like many other online marketplaces, Reverb uses an automated phone answering service that makes it difficult to get in contact with a live person.

If you're already frustrated when calling Reverb, your mood isn't likely to improve as you navigate its automated phone system. Moreover, requests for fee waivers that are mailed in can take weeks to prompt an acceptable response. Using DoNotPay is always the fastest and easiest way to get the job done. It's also the least time-consuming.

Here's how you can use DoNotPay to appeal fees:

  1. Search "appeal fees" on DoNotPay, choose the Fight and Waive Fees product, and select the type of fee you want to appeal.

  2. Select the merchant you want to appeal fees for and enter the details of your transaction, including an associated account if you have one.

  3. Submit your case! DoNotPay will generate the best argument for your case and make sure your fee waiver request gets sent to the merchant for processing.

Why Use DoNotPay to Appeal Reverb Fees?

DoNotPay works seamlessly across all companies, groups, and entities with just one click. Thus, if you use several online marketplaces to sell your wares, you can fight hidden and unnecessary fees on all of them. You can also appeal fees from businesses in other industries including:

You can even use DoNotPay to fight HOA fees that you believe are unnecessary or unfair.

What Else Can DoNotPay Help With?

As the world's first AI Consumer Champion and the most trusted source of online help, DoNotPay is the perfect tool for solving all of your most complex problems. With DoNotPay, you can quickly and easily:

and get reimbursed for a recently delayed or canceled flight. If you're ready to fight Reverb fees or tackle other complex tasks, sign up for DoNotPay today.

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