Vinted Balance is where sellers’ earnings from all of their sold items are sent and safely stored, regardless of the buyer’s payment method.
You don’t need to have any funds in your Vinted Balance to buy on Vinted, and you cannot add them there manually.
- Buyer pays for an item → Payment appears under 'pending balance' in the seller's Vinted Balance
- Buyer hits Everything’s OK after the item is delivered or 2 days after the item’s delivery in case the buyer doesn’t report any issues → Order is completed → Payment moves from 'pending balance' to 'available balance'
- Once the payment is available in the seller’s balance, the seller can make a payout to a bank account.
Delaying the availability of funds is a common practice in online marketplaces. We implement this to help ensure that Vinted is safe and secure for both buyers and sellers.
With Vinted Balance, if something goes wrong, we may refund the buyer, though you can mutually agree on a different resolution.