Orvis Answer Centre
Billing & Payments
Welcome to the Orvis Answer Centre for Payment and Billing Questions! You'll find the answers to your most frequently asked questions about payment and billing.
If you still can't find the answer, then contact our Customer Service department by live chat, email, or phone. Let us know that you didn't find the answer in the Orvis Answer Centre and we'll add your answer here.
Which credit cards does Orvis accept?
Orvis accepts American Express, Visa, MasterCard, Maestro and PayPal for online and faxed purchases. If you wish to send your orders via Royal Mail, Orvis also accepts cheques, bank draft or Postal Orders.
Is credit card payment safe with Orvis?
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How does Orvis handle credit card refunds?
If proof of payment is provided with a return, then a refund will be issued to the credit card you used for the original purchase. If proof of payment isn't available, a refund will be issued in the form of an Orvis Gift Card for the lowest sale price.
I see duplicate charges on my credit/debit card?
This scenario usually happens when someone uses a debit card to pay for their order, but it can also happen with credit card purchases. When Orvis contacts a bank or credit card company electronically to verify that funds are available, your bank or credit card company may remove or set aside the necessary funds to cover the order for a period of up to five business days. Orvis does not collect payment until the order has delivered.
When Orvis then actually processes a charge to the card, that first “pre-authorisation” charge should automatically be removed, but occasionally there is a delay, resulting in two transactions of differing amounts on your statement. Orvis will do everything we can to help you resolve this situation. Unfortunately, banks and credit card companies will not allow us to take care of this for you directly, because Orvis is not the cardholder.
Does Orvis charge taxes on orders?
All prices include V.A.T., charged in line with government policy.
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