Frequently Asked Questions
Q. Do you list online stores?
A. Not right now. Currently, we're focusing on your quest for brick and mortar locations. Listing online vendors is one of the features we have in the works.
Q. Do I need to have a physical shop or event address to post a listing?
A. Yes, offering users the ability to map your location is part of the FleaQuest experience and for that we need your physical shop or event address.
Q. If I am an individual dealer/seller at a multi-dealer shop or event, can I list my business?
A. Not at this time, only the actual shop or event can be listed. It is a feature we hope to offer dealers/sellers in the near future.
Q. When will an app be available?
A. It's next on the to-do list. We want people to experience the site first, and then we'll incorporate comments and feedback to make the FQ app as powerful and useful as possible.
Q. How do I notify FQ if the info on a listing is incorrect or outdated?
A. Use the “Problem with this Listing?" link. It's located on the right side of the Listing Detail page under the map.
Q. What is the minimum number of months required to run a premium listing?
A. You can purchase a premium listing one month at a time.
Q. How do I refine a search for specific items or categories, like a vintage ukulele or patio furniture?
A. Go to the Filter Results section on the left side of the Search page and enter an item description in the keyword search.
Q. Can I map an FQ road trip with various stops?
A. Not yet, but it's on the near horizon. To fuel your quests in the short term, you can access driving directions for each individual location.
Q. Can you notify me of new shops or events in my area?
A. Not at this time, but we know it's a cool idea so it's on the short-list of to-dos.
Q. How do I become a FQ scout?
A. Email email@example.com for inquiries on becoming a FleaQuest Scout.
Q. How do I become a sponsor/advertiser?
A. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for inquiries on becoming a sponsor/advertiser.
Q. What kind of shops and events will I find on FQ?
A. To provide you with a true vintage experience, shops listed on FQ are required to offer the following: inventory and/or vendor booths must consist of merchandise that is at least 30 years old or upcycled, reconstructed or significantly altered items that are made from goods that are at least 30 years old.
Q. Do I have to be an owner to post a listing?
A. Nope, fans are invited to share their favorite shops and events by posting a free listing. That's the essence of the FQ community mission. But to embellish a listing with images, merchandise details and a logo, the shop/event owner needs to upgrade to a premium listing.