How to buy from Rakuten Japan? And how to get your package delivered quickly? that must be so many concerns from people who love buying Japanese items. However, the problem of counterfeit goods on the market makes many shoppers worry about the good’s origin. Instead of anxiety and suspicion about the good’s origin, why don’t you buy them directly from Japan right at your home? If you have no experience of shopping from Rakuten Japan, please don’t worry! This article is gonna guide you the most detail about how to buy from Rakuten.
1. What is Rakuten Japan
Rakuten.co.jp is an e-commerce website established by Hiroshi Mikitani in February 1997. It was compared with a flea market with thousands of diversified and plentiful items. Besides it, Rakuten is the first website using Fits.me technology. This technology helps shoppers imagine whether the item they wear is suitable or not. It’s like a fitting room according to your information about height, weight, shoulder measurements,… This is really an ideal technology for fashion lovers.
2. Shall we buy from Rakuten? Are the goods on Rakuten quality?
Like Amazon, Rakuten Japan also owns a rich supply that many users love. you can be assured of the items purchased on Rakuten for the following reasons:
Strict seller control policy
To sell products on Rakuten, Seller must have a business license, tax code, and clear address. Furthermore, sellers have to pass many rounds of consideration and approval before becoming one shop on Rakuten.
Rakuten’s website system ensures that all trading and transaction are carried out safely and securely. Rakuten Japan always put users’ sake on top. If cheating is found during the trading process, the store will be closed and permanently unable to trade goods on Rakuten.
Products with clear origin
All products are strictly inspected before being posted for sale. Therefore, shoppers can totally feel secure about the product’s origin and there are no fake or counterfeit items.
Prestige of Japanese
So far, Japanese people have always been respected by the world for their endearing qualities: Discipline, prestige, diligence,… that is the reason why Japanese sellers always focus on product’s quality and seller’s prestige. So you can secure when shopping on Rakuten -one of the top e-commerce websites from Japan.
3. Three methods to buy from Rakuten
A. Self-purchase on the website Rekuten.co.jp
Self- Purchase is one of the ways to buy from Rakuten to over the world. Shoppers register a Rakuten account, purchase items, and have an international carrier company to ship them to you. Then you can own genuine Japanese goods on Rakuten. However, to register a Rakuten Japan account, you must have: Phone number, address, and a credit card from Japan.
Shoppers can use the phone number of relatives or friends living in Japan to create a Rakuten Japan account and then set the Ezbuy warehouse address as your received address in Japan ( for customers who do not have an address in Japan). However, this payment type also includes many risks.
Moreover, this e-commerce website only trades domestically, so Rakuten does not support international shipping. Even you have a Rakuten account to purchase items but you have to find one international shipping unit to help you handle customs clearance and ship the items to your country.
In that case, if you want to buy from Rakuten Japan, you can use Ezbuy’s international shipping service. You use Ezbuy warehouse address as your received address in Japan. After you purchase items successfully, items will be delivered to the Ezbuy warehouse. Then you only need to contact Ezbuy’s customer service department, give a tracking code and wait for your package to arrive at your house.
B. Have relatives or friends living in Japan buy products on Rakuten for you
The second way to buy from Rakuten is to have relatives or friends living in Japan buy and ship products for you. You can send the item’s link on Rakuten to your friends and ask them to buy for you. Because they live in Japan, so creating a Rakuten account and purchase products is so easy.
However, not all customers have relatives or friends living in Japan. Not only does it bring annoyance to people who you asked to buy items for you, but waiting for items also makes shoppers frustrating.
C. Buying from Rakuten without an account
To buy from Rakuten without an account, shoppers can use a proxy service to buy items based on its URL. This is a popular way to buy from Rakuten if you cannot use the two methods above. You need to contact a cargo company, send them the item’s URL, and wait for a quotation.
Understand the difficulties of making a cross-border purchase from Japan, Ezbuy offers a solution for buying directly from Japan for shoppers. You can have a shopping experience like on Rakuten, buy Rukuten items on a multilingual interface, easily manage orders no matter where you are.
Ezbuy connects orders purchased from Rakuten in over the world, make payments, delivery and logistics then ship internationally to your address. You don’t need to have a Rakuten account, no language barriers, or worry about the risk of payment, transportation, customs clearance when shopping with Ezbuy.
Why should you use the Rakuten proxy service with Ezbuy?
- Convenience: You don’t need to have a received address, phone number, or any information in Japan. You can shop on Ebzuy as if you were living and experience in Japan with just a few mouse clicks. In addition, with the ” quick order” tool, you can order multiple items at the same time, which helps to save your time a lot. Besides it, you can estimate and know international shipping fee by yourself without support from our staff. Let’s shop with Ezbuy to get the best experience.
- Fast delivery: Currently, ordering via a domestic e-commerce website usually takes 2-5 days. However, with such a developed international shipping system as today, you only need to wait 9-12 days to receive your items.
- Cost Minimization: Ezbuy is one of the units proving the best price for customers. With other units, you have to pay a service fee of about 8-12% total order value, but Ezbuy only offers 300 yen for each order. Although with a cheap service fee, but Ezbuy support service and optional services always ensure customer’s benefits.
- Safety: Ezbuy is the unit that assures all transactions and purchases are secure and safe. Besides it, we have 100% insurance, a return policy, and a clear claiming process. At Ezbuy, you can completely set your mind at rest about the product’s quality.
- Simplified Procedures: When using Ezbuy’s service, customers don’t have to worried about any purchase, payment, and customs procedures. You can track your order actively by your tracking code.
- 24/7 Customer Support: With Ezbuy, you are supported and consulted by a dedicated customer support team in Japan and ready to help you 24/7.
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D. How to buy from Rakuten with Ezbuy
Ezbuy is an e-commerce website allowing customers to shop directly from Japan. Here are the steps to buy from Rakuten with Ezbuy:
Step 1: Access website https://ezbuy.jp/ and then sign up/ log in
Step 2: Type the item’s name on the search bar and choose search with Rakuten
Step 3: You can choose ” Buy now” or add your item to the shopping cart
Step 4: Place an order and pay for the item’s value
Step 5: Wait for the item to arrive Ezbuy warehouse, choose one international shipping method and pay for the shipping fee. Get your package delivered
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