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My girlfriend wants to buy from DHgate. Is it safe?

Discussion in 'Dropshipping & Wholesale Hookups' started by FrozenSpade, Nov 14, 2013.

  1. FrozenSpade

    FrozenSpade Power Member

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    I never used DHGate before. I checked some reviews on the site and most are negative. People are complaining that the sellers are scammers.
    My girlfriend wants to buy a wedding dress from the site. It is safe? Are the seller feedbacks real? Or what should I look out for?
    BTW the dress costs 3 times less on the site then in my country. Do you think it's fake?
     
  2. Masterptc

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    DHGate is full of scammers, dont even risk it.
     
  3. Sharer

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    From all the negative things that I have read about DHGate, I would not risk my
    money there.
     
  4. innozemec

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    I have friends regularly purchasing from there, however the risk is really high as you've been already advised. It all comes down if you have the luck to find good and honest dealers to do long term business and not purchase each time from random ones..
     
  5. FrozenSpade

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    Some sellers have 5k transactions with hundreds of feedbacks. Even those are scammers?
     
  6. larrydetuvi

    larrydetuvi Regular Member

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    I've had bought many stuff in DHGate and so far I only had a problem once, the seller sent half of what I ordered, but I talked to him and sent the other half. I guess it depends on what you buy and to who.
     
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    I've got a pair of Beats by Dre (probably replicas, not like I care... they sound awesome) from there... did some research to find a good seller before buying though.
     
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    There are people selling lots of crappy products.... but its a legit site... I used to sell shit from there on ebay and make $$$.

    If possible get someone to inspect the goods for you.
     
  9. Phrancis

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    Why can't you both opt for local stores or get a professional tailor since its a wedding dress? Its usually cheaper and of more quality if you get a tailor. And if you really want to buy online, use sites like Amazon that care about the safety of their customers.
     
  10. innozemec

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    You understand that there are many simply reselling or work in JV style, simply because they have big feedback and transactions.. do you? :)
     
  11. FrozenSpade

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    because its 3-4 times more expensive.
     
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    Haven't done a lot of business over there but never had issues.
     
  13. bigcasey123

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    People who get scammed from dhgate are normally idiots who have no clue what feedback is. I have bought from dhgate and i have never been scammed. Always look at the feedback, i always make sure they have over 500 positive feedback.
     
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    Buying from dhgate is like buying from ebay or amazon .... some sellers are scammers, some sellers are legit. It is all about feedback. Also if you want to buy from China and for cheap, you can also use aliexpress.com
    The difference is, you are using a sort of escrow service there. That means, your money is held by aliexpress until you confirm that you received your order and everything is in good state. If you do not confirm this, a dispute will be opened and the seller does not get the money unless he can prove you got the item and it is of good quality.
     
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    i have never ordered from DHgate, but you should always look at feedback, my wife got her wedding dress from Ebay tough (Chinese seller) and the quality was really good, just a few small fixes at the local tailor, but it was like 5 times cheaper then getting it all done locally
     
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  16. innocent_kid

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    i once bought from dhgate.. never got the stuff.. filed a complain .. dhgate didnt gave a fuck.. tried filign agian.. the seller gave a invalid tracking number and they took his favor.. never got refund... never got support.. and seller got win!
    so no dhgate sucks they are asshole in support and fuckers in justice
     
  17. DRiiFTiE

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    i would NOT risk it buddy