Frequently Asked Questions

  • General

    What Is bidorwait.com

    Bid?OrWait? is an exclusive auction experience that offers its members a variety of the latest items in women and men fashion, electronics, travel, leisure, and entertainment. Members will be able to get their hands on brand new, exclusive, limited edition, designer brands and state of the art electronics for prices up to 99% less than their retail value. All items on the site are new, overstocked retail. Sourced from large brand name retailers and websites. 'bidorwait.com' is different from your traditional auction routine as bids are purchased beforehand and up front while bidding
    occurs in fixed increments. 'bidorwait.com' takes members on a fun and memorable experience based on lifestyle and fashion trends that our members will enjoy indulging in.

  • Why Should I Use bidorwait.com?

    'bidorwait.com' auctions are a fun way to enjoy shopping for your favorite brands. Every week, new items will be up for auction in which we take pride in offering the most wanted luxury items from the world’s leading brands and designers. We are here to bring you the must have items you desire at just a fraction of the price. 'bidorwait.com' believes in transparency and auction fairness in order to provide an even playing field for all bidders. For this, our website is routinely examined by an independent international audit firm that provides reasonable assurance that bids are placed by bonafide users and doesn’t manipulate the bidding process to affect who wins the auctions. We are open to any questions or concerns you may have and are free to contact us at care@bidorwait.com WE WOULD LIKE TO NOTE THE BELOW 'bidorwait.com' Is NOT a lottery or ANY other form of gaming. 'bidorwait.com' auctions do not contain any random element because the outcome of every auction depends on how many bids a bidder is prepared to place. It is possible for a bidder to win any auction provided that the bidder is prepared to place enough bids and therefore there is no element of chance. Users should ensure that they are aware of the number of bids they are placing and show caution so as to not use their bids frivolously. If the users place the winning bid they are obligated to purchase the product at the final auction price reached.

  • Products Info

    How Can You Sell Luxury Brands At Such Low Prices?

    The pre-paid system of our auction routine allows us to offer luxury brands at extremely low prices. The bids submitted by users during an auction fund the product cost, allowing us to sell the item to the final bidder at a very low price.

  • How Do I Know That The Products You Sell Are Authentic?

    We guarantee that all our items are 100% genuine and authentic as evidenced by the original tags and original packaging. We also only deal with the official suppliers and distributors of the brands we feature.

  • Are The Products Brand New?

    All our products are brand new and come in original packaging.

  • Why Does The Product Retail Price Sometimes Differ Between Countries?

    Sometimes, items on our website are listed at a retail price that is different than the retail price you might find in a shop, location, or country. The reason being that we procure our items from different sources in different countries all over the world where customs, taxes, shipping, and handling are different adding up to a different retail price.

  • Participating In Auctions

    Do I Need To Set Up An Account To Place A Bid?

    Yes you do. Register with us for free and enjoy the below benefits: Bid at auctions - Be notified when new items are listed - Manage your account details, order history, bidding history, and email preferences - Track your orders and review past bids - Save your contact details and address for faster processing

  • How Do I Bid At An Auction?

    Bidding at 'bidorwait.com' is easy and fun. Once you have found an item you desire, press the 'BID' button underneath the item to place a bid. Before placing a Bid, you need to pre-purchase a bid package. To do that, click on the 'BUY BIDS' button, and select the bid package that suits you most.

  • How Do I Buy Bids

    When you first register, you will receive 5 free bids to get you started In order to acquire additional bids you may either: -Acquire free bids by inviting friends. You can get 10% bonus bids of the first Bid pack a friend you have invited buys - Purchase additional bids by clicking on the 'Buy Bids' button and following the instructions The 'Buy Bids' button is located in the top right section of the website and takes you to the different Bid Packs available You can pay securely using Visa & MasterCard, or AMEX Card

  • Fairness In Auctions

    What is Fairness in Auctions?

    The integrity and fairness of our auction process is central to the viability of our website.We explicitly state that 'bidorwait.com' does not use any systems OR robots that automatically bid on our auctions and also guarantee that no employees of 'bidorwait.com' are permitted to bid on the auctions.

  • Bid Buddy

    How Does Bid Buddy Work?

    You can rely on our BID Buddy to place bids for you according to parameters that you set, so you can stay in the lead even when you’re away from your computer, phone, or Ipad. BID Buddy monitors your bid when you cannot be online, or when you would like to have bids placed automatically for you. You decide how many bids you wish to place When the timer opens 15 seconds, the BID Buddy will randomly place your bid at a random time within these 15 seconds, this will ensure that neither you nor the manual bidders are favored in any way. You can refill your BID Buddy as many times as you want, the maximum amount of bids to place in the Buddy varies by auction and will be predetermined according to the value of the item on auction. The maxium number of bids to place in the Buddy will be clearly indicated in the lower right section of the bidding page.

  • How Do I Set Up a Bid Buddy?

    Choose the auction you wish to bid on. The BID Buddy can be found in the lower right section of the Bidding page. Enter the number of bids you want BID BUDDY to have access to (maximum number of bids to be placed is predetermined and varies by auction), Then select 'set'. The BID Buddy will bid on your behalf until you are the final bidder or until your bids are consumed, whichever comes first.

  • What If There Are Several Bid Buddies On The Same Auction?

    All BID Buddies will randomly take turns bidding until they run out of bids.

  • Shipping And Delivery

    Which Countries Does bidorwait.com Ship To?

    Currently Bid?OrWait? will only ship to the United States (US) and Canada (CA) Shipping cost is free.

  • Does bidorwait.com Ship To Post Office Boxes Or Freight Forwarding Addresses?

    Please note that we are unable to deliver to Post Office boxes. We do not deliver to forwarding addresses. For security, we only ship to registered winners.

  • Returns And Exchanges

    Which Returns & Exchanges are accepted?

    Returns are accepted if the product reaches in a defective manner. You should inform bidorwait.com of such defect within two days of receipt of the product. bidorwait.com preserves its right to refuse any returns if bidorwait is not notified within the two days’ notice period. Products’ defects caused by the customer are not the responsibility of 'bidorwait'. For queries related to returns, please contact us at care@bidorwait.com In case a return is valid, products should be returned unused with all designer tags still attached and in its original wrapping. Damaged or stained products returned as a result of negligence will not be accepted and will be sent back to the owner. As for exchanges, we don’t offer exchanges for items sold.

  • Payments

    What Payment Methods Does bidorwait Accept?

    At this time Bid?OrWait? will accept payments by PayPal. If further assistance is needed please contact us directly by email: info@bidorwait.com

  • Title

    Your personal online security is important to us. We use the latest SSL encryption technology to store and safely transmit your personal and credit card information. Credit card information is not stored in our systems but managed by our payment gateway provider. All orders are processed through a secure checkout system through our payment gateway provider.

  • Technical Issues

    Why Did My Bid Not Register?

    Sometimes the Internet lag can delay your bid in reaching 'bidorwait' servers. This can be caused by a number of things, but is usually due to high traffic somewhere between your PC and our servers. There are a number of ways to reduce the chance of this happening:
    1. Don't leave your bidding until the very last second.
    2. Use the BID Buddy to place your bid.
    3. Don't download or send large files while using 'bidorwait'.

  • Why Did My Bid Button Become Transparent And I Cannot Click it?

    When you lose your internet connection, we disable the bid button in order to prevent you from placing bids that will be delivered to us when you reconnect.

  • Recommended Internet Connection:

    DSL connection or faster


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