Yes Guys I think we all tolerate it because when dealing internationally it is EASY but on e-bay they get 3 bites of the cherry, as Datan said they own e-bay so you pay for ...
Nice work if you can get it, but until something or someone better comes along (and I can't see it now) we are stuck with it.
It still dosent answer the 7-9 day question my only conclusion is
The computer that takes money is a quad core 4Gb $20,000 piece of kit.
But the one they use to return your money is an old commodore 64 with cassette drive...lol.
They in fact are now trying for that elusive 4th bite of the cherry (perhaps even to suck the pip dry) your lost weeks interest while still in their account.