This is what Vlooi offers buyers

FEATURES to buyers:

  • Handmade Products

    Offering you South Africa's handmade gems.

  • No Hassle

    OWN an online store without the hassle of marketing, and social media

  • Take control

    Control your own sales and stock

  • Transparent pricing

    Set your own prices and sales.

  • Reasonable shipping

    Get some of the more affordable shipping rates for your business to expand across South Africa.

  • Frequent payouts

    We pay out every Friday on shipment of your orders.

  • No contracts and documentation

    We keep it simple.

  • Marketing done for you

    Complete digital marketing and SEO to help buyers find your products.

  • Keeping track

    Bookkeeping and sales made easy.

Each store has it’s own policies on returns, quality and lead time for manufacturing. Should you however have and queries of get to closed doors, do not hesitate to contact Vlooi directly and immediately.

Prices on the site are final, please do not pay additional fees for what ever reason. Shipping is included in your final invoice.

You are buying from a marketplace with various vendors in various locations. Take this in consideration when your final invoice is produced, because you may be charged twice for shipping.

To reduce shipping costs, look at all the products of the supplier and ensure you get maximum benefit from your purchase!!

We make use of various courier companies, and suppliers set their own fees depending on where they are based and where they ship to. 

We have suppliers in remote areas as well as clients in remote areas, so shipping varies. 

Master card | Visa | Snapscan | Instant EFT

Major forms of payment is accepted here. We keep your details safe and encrypted.

You HAVE 72 HOURS to report fraud on your credit card of change your order.  We hold payments for 72 hours before we make the payment to the crafters.

Transparant fees:
Processing fees 3.5% Payout to seller R2.50 + bank fee (total R8.00) and 6% commission which includes shop hosting, advertising, marketing – so if you see something you like on Vlooi, don’t take your business elsewhere, we have been scratching heads to create this platform to support local arts, crafts and creatives!

We price products the same as in crafter’s stores as a courtesy to you, the customer.

Every vendor on Vlooi has their own shipping and returns policy.

Shipping of products is indicated on the product sales page.

Because we offer handmade gifts and products, there might be a lead time, as it is especially made for you with love.

There may be slight colour variations, as we do not make use of professional photographers on all products.


Don’t take our word for it, have a look at what some of our regular customers have to say!

Absolutely love the baby GEAR and leather booties! Vlooi makes shopping easy and convenient.  I am always certain I get quality products! Lovit!



Hekel kan ek niet, maar koop kan ek wel!! Dankie vlooi nou kan ek my Fav hekel mandjie sommer hier kom oppik!! Werk fantasties in my badkamer!!



Bemarking is soveel makliker met Vlooi. Ek kan fokus op my craft en maak sakke asook kombuis items.  Vlooi help met bemarking en met verkope. Nou het ek ook ‘n aanlyn winkel van my eie!!

Susan's Sewing Den


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