How to Add Shipping Upgrades to Your Shop

With shipping upgrades, you can offer your buyers more shipping options. A buyer can choose the option in their shopping cart when they check out. To enable shipping upgrades:

  1. Sign in to Etsy.com.
  2. Click the Your Account icon, then click Shop Manager.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click Shipping settings.
  5. Click the Rates & upgrades tab.
  6. Click Enabled under Shipping upgrades.

After enabling shipping upgrades, you can add them to specific listings or shipping profiles.

To add shipping upgrades to a listing:

  1. Sign in to Etsy.com.
  2. Click the Your Account icon, then click Shop Manager.
  3. Click Listings.
  4. Click Add a listing or click an existing listing.
  5. Scroll down to the Shipping section and set your shipping costs to I’ll enter fixed costs manually. You can also select an existing shipping profile. Learn more about adding calculated shipping to your listings.
  6. After filling in the appropriate shipping information, scroll down to the Shipping upgrades section and select Add a shipping upgrade.
  7. Fill out the information you want for the shipping upgrade.
  8. Click Save as a shipping profile.

When adding shipping upgrades, you can enter either a Domestic upgrade, an International upgrade, or both. The price of the upgrades is completely up to you and can be as little as $0.

Note: The cost you set for a shipping upgrade is added to the base shipping cost you set. Your buyer will see the total of both amounts along with the name of your upgrade in their cart.

To add shipping upgrades to a shipping profile:

You can also add shipping upgrades when you create a profile in your shipping settings.

  1. Sign in to Etsy.com.
  2. Click the Your Account icon, then click Shop Manager.
  3. Click Settings.
  4. Click Shipping settings.
  5. Select the Shipping profiles tab.
  6. Click Add a shipping profile.
  7. Select I’ll enter fixed costs manually from the dropdown menu in the Shipping costs section at the top.
  8. Scroll down to the Shipping upgrades section and select Add a shipping upgrade.
  9. Fill out the information you want for the shipping upgrade.
  10. Click Save as a shipping profile.
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