If you love all things Korean, be it fashion, beauty, baby care or K-pop merchandise, you’ve probably heard of Gmarket. You can find almost anything on this South Korean e-commerce platform!
The Gmarket website comes in several languages including Korean and English so for easy navigating, make sure to register a Gmarket account using the English version. Take advantage of our South Korean Warehouse for more domestic market options and deals! They offer FREE shipping within Korea for a minimum order amount (or completely free sometimes) so be sure to look out for that.
Check out below the step-by-step guide on how to buy your favorite Korean products using Buyandship!
How to Buy Your Favorite Korean Products in G-Market
Step 01: Visit G-Market’s Landing Page
Ever dreamed of shopping in Korea or getting products directly from the country? Yey! Here’s your chance, visit the largest e-commerce market in Korea and have it shipped straight to your home in the Philippines. Visit G-Market’s web store here.
Step 02: Browse and Shop Your Favorite Korean Products
Whether you’re looking for Itzy’s New Mini-Album or beauty products that are popular in Korea, take your time to browse and shop them in G-Market! They have a wide range of products that suits every type of Korean fan. Find something you 처럼 or like? Simply hit “Add to bag”
Step 03: Review Your Cart and Hit ‘Checkout’
You wanted to make sure that what you’re about to purchase is worth it so double-check everything and do some research or price comparisons! When G-Market serves as the most liable option, it’s high time to proceed to checkout.
Step 04: Sign up or Register to Your G-Market Account
If you don’t have an account yet in G-Market, create one or log-in if you do to complete your order checkout.
Step 5: Upon Check-Out, Enter Shipping Details
Once you’re signed in, you’ll be redirected to the checkout page. In the shipping information section,
- Enter your actual name and Buyandship USER ID in the ‘Recipient’ tab.
- Next, enter the entirety of Buyandship’s South Korea warehouse address.
In order to get Buyanship’s US Warehouse address, log in to your Buyandship account, under the ‘Overseas Warehouse Address’ section, click on the ‘Korea’ Tab and voila! You’ll find G-Market Address Filling Method, all you have to do is follow it and copy the remaining address
Reminder: Due to the spread of COVID-19, the Korean Government has temporarily limited the export of face masks and sanitizers so these items will be provisionally restricted. Take that into account when you’re browsing for items to purchase.
Once you are done filling out the shipping section, click “Confirm” to proceed to Payment Information.
Step 06: Fill in the Payment Information
G-Market accepts both Paypal and the Philippines’ Credit/Debit Card option. All you have to do is enter your billing information and you’re good to go! Make sure to review every information you input before clicking “Submit My Order”
Step 07: Click ‘Submit Order’ and Wait For Tracking Code
Once everything is settled, wait for the order confirmation that would consist of your shipping details, more specifically you’re tracking number. Hold on to that because it would be deemed crucial for the next step.
[ If you want to know the status of your order from the merchant’s store to our Korean Warehouse, simply check your recent orders in your account. ]
Step 08: Declare Your Shipment
Once you get ahold of your tracking code, log in to your Buyandship Account and immediately input your tracking code to declare your shipment. Here’s a more comprehensive guide on how to do that:
- Go to ‘Parcel Management’
- Hit ‘Click Here to Add a New Shipment’
- Enter the Warehouse you ship it to, in this case, select ‘Seoul, South Korea’
- If the email says which courier they use, select the respective courier. But if you don’t know, choose ‘Other Couriers,’ instead
- Enter your Tracking Number
- Fill out the Product Details (Click ‘Add New Item’ if you bought multiple items)
- Check all of the Terms and Conditions
- Hit ‘Submit’
If you wanted a more elaborate explanation on how to do it, click here.
Step 09: Wait For Your Parcel To Be in Parcel Management “Arrived At HK Warehouse”
Once it is in “Arrived at HK warehouse” in Parcel Management, you can checkout your shipments separately or consolidate your shipments (not separate items) by ticking on the box next to your tracking number. Once each shipment arrives HK warehouse you have free consolidation services and 30 days storage. If you want to checkout, fill out the checkout details, and proceed to payment.
Step 10: Pay for Buyandship’s Shipping Rate
We charge purely based on weight for an introductory price of PHP 300 per pound so, you don’t have to compute for complicated math equations. Plus, we have the lowest shipping rate in the Philippines! How crazy is that?!
This goes without saying that if your parcel weighs exactly or less than 1 pound, we only charge you PHP 300 but if the weight exceeds 1 pound, we round it up. But don’t worry because you always have the choice to consolidate your items to maximize your money- that’s a whole another conversation so it’s best if you just read more about consolidation here.
Once you get notified that you’re parcel is in our HK Warehouse, all you need to do is pay the service fee before we process it. Buyandship only accepts Internationally accepted Mastercard or Visa or Virtual Cards for a safer and faster way to pay.
Step 10: Wait For Your Parcel To Arrive in Your Doorstep in the Philippines
Finally! All you have to do is sit, relax, and wait for your Korean products to arrive at your doorstep in the Philippines! Live your Korean fantasy with Buyandship Philippines
Can’t decide what to buy on G-Market? Don’t worry, we’ll help you out! Here are our favorite products from the platform:
$16.39 or PHP 830.65
$8.20 or PHP 415.58
We always looked up to South Korea when it comes to beauty products, this is your chance to get ahold of your favorite makeup products directly from South Korea!
$56.77 or PHP 2,877.10
If you’re a solid Army and you’re finding an alternative way to buy BTS Merchandising without breaking the bank, why not try buying these albums or merch directly in Korea? Have your favorite album ship straight to your home in the Philippines!
$7.11 or PHP 360.30
$5.69 or PHP 288.34
Tired of local overpriced makeup brands? Why don’t you try Korean products, it is known for their innovative take on the beauty industry, they basically perfected it! Try your favorite Korean makeup products now that you have all the time in the world.
Note: We hope you loved the products we recommended! We just wanted to clarify that the prices are accurate and items in stock as stated in the time of publication.
Is this your first time using our Buyandship service? Here are a few things you should know:
A flat fee of Php 300/lb will be charged for overseas shipment whether it is from our USA, UK, Japan, Korea, Australia, Italy, Thailand, Hong Kong, China, or Taiwan warehouses. All the same rate! With a few easy steps, your product purchases will be delivered to you in no time.
SIGN UP NOW to gain access to our overseas warehouses, and get FREE PHP 50 credit to use for your next shipping fee!
Here is a video tutorial on How to Sign up with Buyandship.