How to place an online order
Placing an online order is easy! Follow our easy step by step guide below.
Would you prefer to speak to someone instead? Give our Vans Gurus a call on 1800 875 277.
They'll be able to help you with your size and securely place an order for you!
If you prefer not to call, hit up our Vans Gurus via our live chat channel.
HOW TO PLACE AN ONLINE ORDER
Step 1: Browse our website by using the search function at the top right-hand corner, or by clicking on the category in the navigation menu.
Step 2: Select the style you wish to purchase.
Clicking into the style, you'll be able to view a description of the shoe and product details
If you're unsure about the right size, you can view our size chart!
Interested in this item? Click on "Add To Cart".
Once you've done this, you'll see a number next to the shopping cart on the top right-hand corner. This means you've successfully added an item to your cart!
You can continue shopping or if you'd like to start the checkout process, simply click on the Shopping Cart and select one of two options:
"View or Update Cart" - If you need to make any edits to the current items in your cart
"Checkout" - You're happy with your selection, then proceed to checkout.
Step 3: Complete the order
We accept all secure payment methods! Click here for more information.
Note: At the cart, you'll also be able to enter in your discount code if you have one.
Follow the prompts and fill out all the required fields.
Once done, the last step is to review your details to make sure they're correct.
Press "Place Order". You're done!
Having difficulties placing your order? No worries! Our Vans Gurus are available to help over the phone on 1800 820 851.
Once you have completed the checkout process, you'll receive your Order Confirmation to the email address that you provided at checkout. You'll also be able to view your order in the “My Account” section (if you have an online account with us).
Remember, if you checked out as a guest and created an account afterwards, the order won't be visible there.
Next steps: Sit tight! Once your order has been dispatched, you'll receive a follow-up email with your tracking details.
Help! I ordered the wrong size?
Oh no! We're sorry to hear this.
If you've just placed your order, get in touch with the Customer Experience team below. There is a small window of opportunity between you ordering and your order being packed where the team can cancel your order.
If we miss the window or you've already received your shoes, you can always return your order and repurchase the correct size. If you purchased with a payment method other than PayPal, you're also welcome to head into your nearest Vans store and exchange your shoes there.
Please note that due to PayPal'ss strict privacy measures, PayPal purchases must be returned online.READ FULL ARTICLE
What are the gift card terms & conditions?
A Vans gift card is always the perfect gift. Late night on the couch or day off downtown works for any shopping spree.
You can't get our gift cards online, however, they're available in store. Any gift cards purchased in-store will expire 36 months from the date of issue. They can be redeemed in any Vans retail store in Australia.*
*These cards cannot be replaced if lost or stolen. No refunds, store credits or cash will be provided for unused balances. Remaining balances on the card will only be available before the expiry date. Once the expiry date is reached, all remaining balances become unavailable.
For full Terms & Conditions please click here.READ FULL ARTICLE
Can I make my credit note an online gift voucher instead?
Yes, we can absolutely facilitate that for you! Just double-check that the credit note has not expired and still has funds left on it.READ FULL ARTICLE
To swap over your credit note for a gift voucher, please contact our Customer Experience team below and provide them with your credit note number.
Can I get an extension on my credit note?
If you need an extension, we're here to help! Simply contact our Customer Experience team below with your credit note number and we'll take it from there.
Why has my order been cancelled?
We may cancel or delay delivery for orders where we require further payment information to process the purchase. Reasons include:
- Request for additional information is refused or not received within the requested time
- Request for the cardholder to contact us within the timeframe is not met
- Purchase transaction does not pass our security check
- The Purchase has connections to previous fraudulent orders
- Purchase was made by an unauthorised alteration of our website.
We genuinely care about the safety of our customers, their personal information and the protection of their funds.READ FULL ARTICLE
Vans may require further verification of your order to ensure that it is authorised by the cardholder.
Our Customer Experience team may contact you via phone or email to confirm details of your order before it can be shipped. Don't be concerned if this happens to you. We check plenty of orders every single day and orders can be selected for various reasons.
This is to ensure that you have a great shopping experience with us! If you’re still unsure or have any concerns regarding your order being cancelled, please contact us below and our Customer Experience team will provide more information.
I think I’ve been overcharged on my order?
We’re sorry to hear that you’re experiencing issues with your payment and may have been overcharged.
This may be due to a technical glitch. We do our best to ensure that this doesn't happen!
If you believe that you may have been overcharged, please get in contact with the Customer Experience team below and provide your order details and a screenshot of the overcharge.READ FULL ARTICLE
I forgot my gift card pin?
Don’t remember your gift card PIN? No worries! Simply reach out to the Customer Experience team below and we’ll help you track it down.READ FULL ARTICLE
I’ve lost my gift card, what can I do?
Please treat your gift card carefully as we are not obligated to reissue a new gift card except under certain circumstances where we may choose to.
Any concerns? Please reach out to the Customer Experience team below.READ FULL ARTICLE
I don’t know what my gift card balance is?
Don’t know what your gift card balance is? Not a problem! Just follow the below steps to locate your balance.READ FULL ARTICLE
First, add the item you wish to purchase to your cart.
Next, click the “Cart” icon on the top right corner and scroll down to select “View or Update Cart”
On the right-hand side, you’ll see a section where it says “Apply Gift Cards & Promo Codes”. Click into it.
Pop in your gift card number followed by your pin (can be found on the back of your card).
Click “Check Gift Card Status and Balance”. Your remaining balance will be displayed on the screen!
Hit “Apply” to add the amount to your order!
My gift card has just expired. Can I extend it?
All of our gift cards have an expiry date on the back of the card/voucher. Please carefully check the date as we are not obligated to extend the balance after the expiry date, except under certain circumstances where we may choose to.
If you would like to discuss, please get in contact with the Customer Experience team below.READ FULL ARTICLE
Why isn’t my payment going through?
We’re sorry to hear that you’re having difficulties on our website.
First, we recommend clearing your cookies or switching to another browser.
If the problem still exists, then we recommend trying a different payment method.
Still having issues? Get in touch with the Customer Experience team below and we’ll help you out.READ FULL ARTICLE
I'm a student, how do I get a discount?
If you're a student, you can get FREE, instant access to 10% student discounts through UNiDAYS.
How does it work?
Simply head to UNiDAYS and click on 'Join Now' or 'Log In'.
For instant access to this discount, you must register and verify your student status with UNiDAYS.
What can I use the discount for?
The discount can only be used for full-priced items. It cannot be used in conjunction with any other offer.
Am I eligible for UNiDAYS?
- You must be over the age of 16 years old. If you are under 16 years, you are not permitted to use the service. By using this service, you confirm that you are at least 16 years of age.
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For further information on our terms and conditions, please find it here.
I checked out as a guest?
If you check out as a guest, unfortunately, your order won't be associated with your account if the account was created after your purchase.
You will, however, receive an email with tracking information so you can track the progress of your order anyway.READ FULL ARTICLE
What is an oversell?
While uncommon, from time to time we have an influx of customers all hoping to order the same item, we realise when attempting to fill these orders that unfortunately we can't fulfill them all.
If you have received an email about your order being oversold, this means that we were, unfortunately, unable to fulfill your entire order or part of your order.READ FULL ARTICLE
Our Terms & Conditions do also cover our oversell policy under section 4. Orders, Pricing & Availability - Vans Australia reserves the right to accept or reject your order for any reason, including, without limitation, the unavailability of any product, an error in the price or the product description posted on this website, or an error in your order.
When this happens, please be assured that your money has been refunded to your original payment method and can take anywhere from 3 - 5 business days to show back in your account.
If you would like to get your discount code, please get in touch with our Customer Experience Team below and they will provide you with a unique code for your next purchase.
I have received the wrong order?
Sometimes we make mistakes, we apologise if you have not received what you ordered!
Please contact our Customer Experience team to organise a solution.READ FULL ARTICLE
*You will be asked to provide proof of purchase as well as some photographs of what you received.
The item I'm hoping to buy has sold out?
Unfortunately, adding an item to your cart does not guarantee that this product is being held for you, and it can still sell out before you complete your purchase.
If you can not add a size to the cart, and experience the message 'notify me when available' then, unfortunately, we have sold out of your size.
Please click 'notify me when available', if you would like to be kept up to date with restocks - unfortunately, we can not guarantee that we will be restocking your desired item.
However one of our stores may have what you are looking for - please visit our store's tab to find your closest.
Can I place an order over the phone?
Hit us up on 1800 875 277 and press 1 to be connected with a Vans Guru who will help you order over the phone.READ FULL ARTICLE
The item I ordered has gone on sale?
Occasionally we adjust the pricing on items.
Unfortunately, we do not offer a price guarantee, so we can't provide a partial refund for an item that goes on sale after you've purchased it.READ FULL ARTICLE