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Safer Selling

Skip the sketchy meetups and back alley deals -- Swappa Local is the safest and easiest way to sell your used tech without ever leaving home.

No Meetups

Local pickup and delivery means no meeting strangers in strange places.

Same Day Pickup

Mark your item ready for pickup and Roadie will pick it up within hours.

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Trusted payments means more convenience, no cash, and no fake bills.

Local Delivery

We partnered with Roadie (a UPS Company) for fast, easy door-to-door pickup and delivery in 33 metros. Roadie employs a nationwide driver community with fast, flexible, same-day delivery.

Roadie will pick up from your house

Real-time tracking and delivery confirmation

Drivers are screened and verified for safety

How do I make my listing eligible for local delivery?

When creating a listing, you can opt in by ticking the local delivery check box. Buyers can also request local delivery before purchasing.

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When does my item get picked up?

Once your item sells, you have 24 hours to mark it ready for pickup. A trusted Roadie driver will pick up your item and deliver it to the buyer within 4 hours.

Pickups and deliveries are scheduled between 9am and 9pm.

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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

Swappa makes it safe and simple to sell your used tech. Swappa gets you twice as much for your used tech, and our 24/7/365 live support keeps you safe by preventing scams before they happen.

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Make your listing eligible for Swappa Local Delivery by checking the Local Delivery box when creating your listing. Your item will still be eligible for nationwide delivery with standard or express shipping.

Getting your Swappa Local Delivery item ready for pickup is easy!

  1. Place the item in a solid, sturdy box -- we recommend a clean shoebox, an Amazon box, or any other box you have lying around.
  2. Tape the box shut or place it in a bag. No shipping label needed.
  3. Mark it ready for pickup. That’s it.

Learn more about shipping on Swappa.

Swappa Local Delivery saves you money and time. But it’s easy to opt out if you’d like. When creating a listing, just don’t tick the Local Delivery checkbox.

Sellers pay a flat $10 fee and buyers pay the rest based on distance and location. Check out our Swappa Local Delivery Guide to learn how much buyers pay.

Sellers pay a flat $10 fee when selling on Swappa Local, charged after purchase and when you’re ready for pickup.

Yes, you can change your Swappa Local pickup address. Once you’re ready for pickup, we’ll ask you to confirm your address. You’ll be charged a $10 flat delivery fee once you hit the “I’m ready” button.

Sellers have 24 hours after an item sells on Swappa Local to mark it ready to ship, otherwise the sale is canceled.

No, you do not need to be home for a Swappa Local pickup.

A Roadie driver will pick up your item, and we’ll let you know it was picked up and when it arrives to the buyer. Simple as that.

Never fear, Swappa sends you real-time delivery and tracking information via email and text.

Didn’t get a notification? Just reach out on your sale page or open a ticket at and our 24/7/365 support team will gladly lend a hand.

Deliveries are scheduled between 9 AM and 9 PM, 7 days a week, including holidays. Items will be picked up the same day before 5 PM and delivered within 4 hours or less.

If you signal you’re ready for the item to be picked up after 5 PM that day, it will be picked up the following day. We will send you notifications when a driver is on the way and when it is delivered.

If the driver hasn’t picked up the item within this timeframe, please reach out to our 24/7/365 support team at Swappa actively monitors pickups and deliveries, and we’ll contact you if there are any issues or delays, such as inclement weather.

Sellers must signal that their Local Delivery item is ready to be picked up within 24 hours of sale, and should not signal unless the item is ready to go.

Drivers will wait up to 15 minutes before they cancel a pickup. If a seller misses the pickup window, they will be required to pay an additional $10 for a second pickup.

No, for your safety and the driver’s safety, this isn’t an option on Swappa Local Delivery. Once a delivery driver is assigned, we will share the driver’s phone number, so you can communicate directly with the driver.

If you have already confirmed your Swappa Local pickup, you’ll still be charged $10. If you haven’t scheduled the pickup yet and can’t make the 24-hour pickup window, please contact Swappa’s 24/7/365 support team at, and we’ll determine next steps, likely canceling the order.

Returns and refunds don’t happen often, and sellers aren’t required to accept returns due to buyer's remorse -- but they may choose to do so.

If an item sold on Swappa Local isn’t as advertised or needs a return due to some issue, we recommend arranging a local meetup to avoid additional shipping charges. Pick a safe spot, like a police station or a Starbucks.

Please contact or comment on the sale page if you need additional help.

Odds are, Swappa is aware and has proactively reached out to you. If we haven’t, reach out to our friendly 24/7/365 support team on the sale page or by emailing, and we’ll help you figure out what to do next.

Contact Swappa 24/7/365 at or on your sale page. The Swappa team will look at the photos provided by the driver at pickup and delivery and help you determine the next steps.

Sellers pay a $10 flat fee for local pickup and buyers pay the rest. Swappa does not recommend bypassing Swappa Local and meeting up with the buyer directly. Swappa cannot offer buyer or seller protections if a meetup goes bad.

Your item is insured up to $100 automatically. At checkout, the buyer can purchase additional insurance for $5 per $500 item value beyond the initial $100. For example, if your item costs $1000, the first $100 is insured for free. The buyer can spend an extra $10 to have the entire purchase price covered.

Swappa’s support team is available 24/7/365 and is always available to help. Head over to the Swappa Help Center to create a support ticket. Our dedicated support team will review your ticket and get back to you in no time. Average support response times are measured in minutes, not hours or days, and we work hard to ensure that everyone is treated fairly.

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