Aliexpress is a Chinese online shopping mall which connects between sellers and buyers. It protects the buyers interest from fraudulent or deceptive sellers as monies of items when boun good condition and met the expectation and satisfaction of the buyer.
If you have never had anything about Aliexpress in Nigeria then this post will provide you with the necessary details you need to know about one of the biggest Chinese online shopping mall. Though, this post is centered for Nigerians wanting to shop from the Chinese store; but it is also applicable to people from other region. As the principles and procedures remains the same.
Well it is no new news that you can easily shop for almost any item you can think of from Aliexpress and get it to the nearest location to you in Nigeria. Therefore, Aliexpress is an online shopping mall that mediates between the buyers and sellers of various items.
Items range from Electronics, Consumer goods, Clothing, Shoes, Apparels, Accessories etc. If you have never used Aliexpress before to ship items to Nigeria, then you must really be missing out because, most Nigerians from various States in the Federation order various items from this Chinese Store (Aliexpress) and items get delivered to their NIPOST office close to their location.
Nigerians mostly shop for phones parts, accessories, mobile phones, memory cards, flash drives etc from Aliexpress at a fairly cheaper price compared to the price they would normally get from other offline stores.
If you follow this post very well and read all of it. I will be dropping various links to previous post made on Aliexpress shopping to help out newbies. You shouldn’t have a problem after reading this post with buying items from Aliexpress, choosing the best items to buy, choosing the right shipping options, do’s and don’ts and many more.
Without further ado, I’ll share with you some important links, you should first check out which explains in details everything about Aliexpress:
After reading the above guides, you can easily infer that you can get items shipped from Aliexpress to your location in Nigeria within 3/7 to 10 days using various paid shipping options which will be discussed soon and also free shipping options that could take 15/20/30 days or more.
The three links given above pretty explains everything you will need to know from choosing the best seller, to choosing the best product, to selecting the best shipping option to tracking your items from Aliexpress or NIPOST site to collecting the items from the postal office in Nigeria.
The Chinese website is already popular to some extent in Nigeria. But, not as popular as you would compare to the likes of Jumia with massive advertisement tailored to the Nigerian audience. But yet has been able to garner a handful of people that use and know the site. Day in day out, the website is still gaining momentum and more users are coming in to get more stuffs from Nigeria via the site.
Before one order for item from the Chinese mall. One would first have to do a registration. To fill up some bio and address information and authenticate via email. After which, you can then login and continue shopping from the site.
To login to the website is simple and straight to the point. Just go to the url aliexpress.com and login in with your username and password. Simple kid stuff!.
The Mobile App:
The website also have mobile apps on Android, iOS and other platforms. Using the app attracts coupons and bonuses as opposed to using the desktop version. So, it is advisable to use the site via the app on your smartphone to have a reduced price of some items.
How to Buy from the Website:
Buying from the website and all other vital information one needs to take into cognizance and all poignant points have been explained earlier in previous post. In the three(3) links given at the top of the post. They contain all the steps you will need to take note of.
You usually buy using your Master Card/Visa Card etc.
Best Shipping Methods:
There are various shipping methods of various items listed. Usually, each item on the website have 3, 5 to 8 different means of shipping to your location. Examples, include the likes of Aliexpress Standard Shipping, Aliexpress Free Shipping, China Post Registered Airmail, China Post Ordinarily Small Packet Plus, Singapore Mail, DHL, EMS etc.
All the shipping methods have their Pros and Cons. The 3 post above provides you with a detail guide on choosing the best shipping option to your location for an item.
Tracking from the site is pretty straight forward. All you need to do is to start tracking from the dashboard from 2 to 3 days of when items have been ordered for. Tracking can be done from the website of the shipping company, Aliexpress website dashboard or the Destination Country Postal Service Websites. In the case, of buyers from Nigeria, You can track items bought from Aliexpress via NIPOST website.
So that’s all about it on Aliexpress shopping and all information you need to know regarding the Chinese shopping website. If you need more information on not clear on some points. You can simply leave a comment in the section below.
Thanks for reading….
Get Stuffs Like this, to Ur' Inbox: