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Want to buy from China’s Online Shop?
Posted by: Lovelysydney (IP Logged)
Date: September 08, 2011 05:08AM
I would like to say, the most safe, reliable and cheapest way to buy from China’s online shop is to find a Taobao agent. No need to pay for air-ticket to China, just sit at your computer and click the mouse, you will get what you want. I would recommend a good agent, with whom I have bought for three three times, and these guys did so good job, quick email response, fast international shipping, low service fee, EMS discount, everything is so far so good.

If you are guys like me, enjoying online shopping, you can try, really a good agent.

If I remember it right, you can visit to find these guys.

Tips to Chosse a Good Taoabao Agent
Posted by: Lovelysydney (IP Logged)
Date: September 08, 2011 05:07AM
Now buying from China’s online shops becomes more and more popular. Then how to choose a good taobao agent? Here are some simple tips, maybe will be your help. Just be aware that there are several agents name in these tips, but for sure they are not for advertisement, just listed them here for examples.

1.Check the agent’s time of establishment. Usually, the longer the website is established, the more professional the agent will be. If the agent has more than three years’ experience in serving customers, you can trust them in packing and delivering your parcels.

2.Service fee is always an important part of your Chinese online shopping. Some agents charge 8% of items cost and domestic delivering fee, such as Some charge 10%, like I would suggest you using agents with cheap service fee, because there is an old saying in China that “small profits but quick turnover”, which means Low profits can draw more clients. The more clients they have, they more experienced they are.

3. Choose agents who can accept the payment of Paypal. This is the most popular, most quick and most safe payment for international purchasing. Usually, agents may charge a 4% as the transaction fee, but that’s normal, because when these agents draw money from the bank, their banks may charge them more. Just remember that finance safety should always come first.

4.Check the working time of the agent. Some agents work from Monday to Friday, others may work from Monday to Saturday, even Sunday. I suggest you use the latter ones. If they work for longer hours, they can deal with you order much earlier.

5. Place an order and see if they reply you within 24 hours. If an agent doesn’t reply you more than two days, probably they have stopped their service, and you should pay more caution to this.

6.Another part about fee is the international delivering fee. EMS is the cheapest method, for its high discount shipping rates. Usually, you can get discount at least 40% off the standard rates. If an agent cannot give you discount up to 40%, I suggest you change for another one. The EMS discount can really save lots of money for you.

7. If you do not know how to choose items from because you are busy or because of the language barrier, you can choose those agents which can help you do it for you. Up until now, there are several Taobao agents offer this service for free,,, etc.

8. Choose those agents who offer online help, such as MSN or QQ, but pay attention to their office hour. Online help is much more efficient and easier than offline help.

why we must use a taobao agent
Posted by: Lovelysydney (IP Logged)
Date: September 08, 2011 05:09AM
Do you know why we must use a taobao agent to buy from China’s online shops for us? Taobao Agents resolve the three obstacles international buyers may have: payment, communication and shipping.For payment: international buyers usually pay buy paypal, which is the most safe and reliable payment method.Or they may use western union,moneygram, webmoney or bank transfer. However, sellers on or other Chinese online shops do not accept thses payment methods, they usually accept Alipay or Chinese bank transfer. But taobao agent can accept international payments.
Second comes the obstacle of communication. Since open a shop on taobao is quite easy, and even a middle school graduate can open a shop on taobao. As a result, most of them understand little English because of their poor education background. Therefore, you need Taobao agent to help you deal with these sellers. These agents can buy what you want, and can even find items according to you request,but only a few of them offer this service, such as You describe your desired items and submit an items request online form, these guys can help you.
Third, shipping is a big problem. If you buy by yourself, most of the sellers on Taobao can not deliver items outside of China.Even they can, you have to pay a standard international shipping fee. However, if you buy with taobao agents, these guys can give you a high discount, usually 40%-50% off standard rates.
Without their help, these problems can make you cry. Using a good Taobao Agent means no tears, only happiness and convenience for you.

Re: Want to buy from China’s Online Shop?
Posted by: Smalltao (IP Logged)
Date: December 13, 2011 10:01AM
Not at all! The right website is As buying products from Taobao become more and more beautiful, people can not stop ordering taobao products. As the price becomes more and more cheap, a lot of foreigners try to figure out a reliable website for paypal payment. If you are not sure if the jacket or something you order is worth the price, please do not need to pay from Taobao. Maybe the seller will cheat you!!

Re: Want to buy from China’s Online Shop?
Posted by: Savannah (IP Logged)
Date: December 14, 2011 12:29AM
Thank you for the good advice.

Re: Want to buy from China’s Online Shop?
Posted by: Mula (IP Logged)
Date: December 15, 2011 01:20AM
anything is better than buying from ebay. paypal scammed me for $200

Re: Want to buy from China’s Online Shop?
Posted by: Atul123 (IP Logged)
Date: December 15, 2011 10:54PM
Thanks for you advice.and there are so many online store from China,such as alibaba,dhgate,tatamall,busytrade.etc.
How do you think of them?

Re: Want to buy from China’s Online Shop?
Posted by: Ammy (IP Logged)
Date: January 09, 2012 03:32AM
Yeah, taobao is great, many people choose online shopping from taobao. But taobao is not the only way, you also can buy the satisfied product in the reliable online store from ebay.

Re: why we must use a taobao agent
Posted by: Aminsha (IP Logged)
Date: May 18, 2015 02:45AM
we must use a taobao agent why not in this world many web site have but they are not real. so we use taobao agent like How to Order from Taobao in English

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