Does pre-order charge immediately?
Although we will pre-authorize the amount of your pre-ordered item(s) upon checkout, your credit card will not be charged until your item is ready to ship. Please make sure your credit card will not expire before your item is expected to ship.
When Does Walmart Charge for Pre Orders?
Pre orders are popular way to purchase products before they are officially available to the public. WalMart offers customers the ability to place pre orders for certain products, but it is important to understand when and how WalMart charges for these purchases.
When Does WalMart Charge?
WalMart charges for pre orders the same day the order is placed. This means that WalMart will charge the credit of debit card on the same day the pre order was placed. WalMart may transfer funds from the customer’s bank account or charge an existing charge card on the same day the order was placed. Customers should ensure that they have enough funds in their bank account to cover the amount of the pre order they are placing or they will be charged overdraft fees.
How Does WalMart Calculate Shipping and Handling Fees?
WalMart charges customers a flat shipping fee, based on the size of the pre order. For example, if the product is larger than 40 pounds, the customer will be charged a $50 shipping fee. Smaller items may be charged a lower, flat rate for shipping. This fee is taken out on the day the pre order is placed.
Will a Receipt Be Sent?
Yes, customers will receive a receipt via email confirming their pre order purchase. This receipt will list the item(s) purchased, the shipping and handling fees, and the total cost of the items.
Canceling a Pre Order
In some cases, customers may need to cancel a pre order. Before submitting a pre order to WalMart, customers should review the return policy. WalMart may charge customers a cancellation or restocking fee if they choose to cancel their pre order. To avoid any fees, customers should be sure they are ready to make their pre order prior to submitting the order.
Advantages of Pre Ordering at WalMart
- Secure Checkout: WalMart’s secure checkout allows customers to make their pre order purchases safely.
- Convenience: Pre ordering offers customers convenience and peace of mind by not needing to wait in line at the store.
- Price Match Guarantee: If a customer finds a lower price for the item they pre ordered at WalMart, WalMart will match the lower price.
Pre ordering at WalMart can be a great option for customers who do not want to wait for the product to become available. Knowing the rules for when WalMart charges for a pre order and how to go about canceling a pre order is key to getting the most out of this service.