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This is the only credit account I have that makes you fill out a paper form to set-up auto-pay. I'm appalled that Cabela's (who has historically had amazing customer service) has set-up their credit card in such a way that makes it more likely they will get a credit card fee... (obvious reason for this ridiculous process). If I could roll back the clock, I would have made my purchases on another revolving credit account that is more modern and customer friendly. My advice: This card is for old-school customers that like paying with a check or managing all their accounts the "old-fashioned" (i.e. you still buy groceries with a check). If you like managing your accounts online and setting up autopay online, don't get this card.
If you are already a customer, here are the steps for getting autopay set-up for Cabela's CLUB Visa: 1. Log into your Cabela's Club Visa account home page. 2. Hover over "Manage My Account". 3. Click on "Other CLUB Services" 4. Click on Enroll in Autopay. This step will load a PDF form you will have to print off, put pen to paper and mail to Cabela's (That's right! Stamp, envelope, old school paperwork...). At this point be sure to keep paying your payments or you might get a late fee while they process this ridiculous form submission.
If this sounds reasonable to you... great, you're a Cabela's CLUB Visa customer and this card is for you. If you're like me, you paid off the card and closed the account because you don't like having to manage revolving credit accounts with old school paperwork and you hate "bad profits" (i.e. late fees that could easily be avoided with an online autopay feature like every other major credit card company on the planet). I'm still a Cabela's customer, but I hope they get with times with this embarrassing, dated, and sorry excuse for a store credit card.
We purchased a pair of boots from Cabela's that didnt fit, we returned them for an exchange and they sent us the very same size. I then tried to call the closest store 1.5 hrs drive one way, to see if they stocked the correct size, but they would not answer the phone. I called the customer service for orders and she could not get them to respond either. She said it appeared they had the right size in the store but could not verify it. Since we didnt want to drive 3 hrs for nothing she said she would send the correct pair.
When we got the correct pair my husband returned the other boots to the store so we wouldnt get charged for return shipping. Then, Cabela's sends us an email asking for permission to charge our card saying we never returned the boots & also wanted to charge for return shipping, Huh? This was 6 mos later. I still had the receipt for the returned boots. They apologized so I thought we were done but it didnt end there, I got more email and phone calls saying the clerk refunded our card but we never paid for the second pair therefore we got the boots for free. I have no way of checking this since we bank online all previous transactions were deleted during a software upgrade. So now, Cabela's sent us to collections for $60. Unbelievable! They dont seem to know what they are doing and just lost a customer over (if they are right) a mistake made by their store clerk. If they are right, why do they need my permission to charge my card?
I ordered a rifle on 02/23/18. On 03/16/18 I checked the status of my order and discovered it had been cancelled. I received no notification. After telephoning I was informed the rifle was out of stock and I would have reorder. No thank you. I will not do business with a company that fails to complete their contract. This company is irresponsible and shifty. Do not do business with this underhanded outfit.
I ordered boots online that were on sale, after several weeks I was notified that my order was cancelled. I reestablished my order since I was not in a hurry for the boots. A week later the same thing happened due to a backorder. This happened again another week later, at that time I live chatted with customer service and they were not in the least bit helpful and did not seem to care. I will not spend a dollar with this company again!!
I ordered a reloading item and was informed it would be at store for pick up In 3 days. Nope, try seven. And 5% military discount doesn't apply. Went to store and purchased reloading supplies for over $100. No military service discount. In fact, does not apply too much except clothing and some fishing gear! The 5% discount used to compensate for the 10% over anyone else's retail price! I'll be shopping elsewhere for economy.
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I went to the Cabela's store to purchase an item, was not in stock so went to customer service to order online. Was told it was in their warehouse and would take 5-8 days to be delivered. Eight days later it is not here. Go to their website to check status, Back ordered. No email, no call, nothing. So I wait 60 days still not here, by now the manufacturer's rebate is over so I cancel my order and go to the store to get a refund. I am told they cannot refund me I have to call customer service. I call customer service. They say I have to go to store because I paid for it there. Go back to store, get attitude from them. I have to call customer service, customer service sends me an email stating the store is to refund me. Go to store they will not do it. Three trips to store, three phone calls I finally am told they will refund my money partial gift card the rest on a check mailed to me.
Not happy about this. I paid cash and a gift card not a check and gift card. 10 days later I have the gift card no check. Call again, I am told they mailed the check wait another 5 days. Wait 5 days, no check. Call AGAIN. This time am told something went wrong and they have not sent the check yet. Wait 10 more days. Are you kidding me, Lied to, given wrong info, spent hours driving and on phone, still no refund. Seems to me if you sell something you do not have you would be expected to refund money. If I were to do this I would get arrested. Shame on you Cabela's. Turned a loyal customer who has your Visa card and enjoyed your store to someone who will avoid you like the plague. Still no refund. Think I will go to store and take 200 bucks from register and tell them I will mail a check in 10 days... Forgot, that is illegal!
This Cabela's Visa card is nothing but a house of cards. I have very good credit and about a year ago I received a pre-approved offer for a $3000.00 line of credit. I received the card and the $3,000.00 line of credit. Soon after Cabela's appeared to have run into financial trouble. They had their own bank known as World Most Bank. I think that is the correct name. However, they sold their credit portfolio to Capital One Bank. Since that selling of the credit line to Capital One Bank my credit line was dropped to $2,700.00 and today some 3 months after the first drop they dropped it again to $2,300.00 for reason unknown. I think there must be embedded some financial troubles with their credit card portfolio. I contact them and totally got the runaround. I would stay away from this Cabela's Visa Card.
First you cannot trust them as they have shown now 2 reasons for me. Second: Think about this: You are going to buy something and you think your Cabela's Visa will allow you to place the purchase on your credit up to the credit limit. But the merchant process your card for payment and you learn that you have been denied the credit on your card because your credit line has been downgraded without merit or warning to you. This did not happen to me but it could happen to anyone of us using their card.
I have done some research. Any find that they are doing this across the board on their credit card customer. I plan on closing out this card and selecting Dick's Sporting Goods Credit Card. They have a good reputation with their credit card customer base. Good Luck with using Cabela's Visa card and I hope they don't place you in a awkward position if you select to use their card and find out it's been declined because they select to cut your credit line without advising you and doing it without merit.
I purchased several gift cards ($25) for family and friends as Xmas gifts. I then find out that Cabela's charges for shipping, well it's $6.00 for shipping to my city. Then tax is added to the bill. I can only purchase $15 towards a $25 gift card because the rest goes to shipping. So Cabela's gets the $25 plus the shipping and we get to spend only $15. Still trying to understand how they can get away with that, I guess it's all about the money and not the customer.
They keep canceling orders and not an email or call to let me know order was cancel. So after many thousands of dollars spent I decided to get corporate involved, what a waste of time. I asked to be compensated with a discount in another merchandise and they said no. I guess since Bass Pro took over customer satisfaction is not their priority.
I purchased a handgun at Cabela's. It was defective. Cabela's sent it off to be fixed. Now over 8 weeks later when I called Cabela's multiple times to check on the gun, they tell me they don't know where the gun is or when I'll get it back but they'll call me if and when Remington returns it to them. No concern whatsoever that I bought this gun from them as a trusted retailer. I called Remington directly and was told Cabela's sent the gun to the wrong place. Horrible horrible experience and will never buy anything from Cabela's again!
I purchased a camo jacket online from Cabela's. I got a confirmation email about the purchase. A few days later I get a status email stating the item had NOT been shipped yet. Then I get another email stating the item had been cancelled, but get this they still showed a shipping charge... so I guess they can cancel your order anytime they want just by saying it's now out of stock or sold out. I will never buy from Cabelas again. I wouldn't even give them a 1 star rating after this crap. I've had enough of them.
I could not find exchange information on their website or on the phone so I called customer service. A man named Steve answered after a short wait and was very courteous and helpful. I ended the call smiling. What might have been a hassle became a pleasure. I am disabled so I often call customer service at various stores. I HIGHLY recommend calling Cabela's CS. They have great products at low prices and their CS is excellent as well. They are Americans and are easily understood. HOORAY! Thank you.
I came on here looking to read reviews about Cabela's, and only read bad reviews. Clearly only the people who like to complain come on here. I have nothing but good things to report about Cabela's. The prices are as good as I will find anywhere (Canada) and when I had concerns about an order of mine, they resent the order for me asap. No complaints with them at all! Thank you Cabela's for following up quickly!!! I purchase a lot from them in person when I am within a reasonable distance, but was also pleased with their delivery since I live a long distance from them. I will order confidently from them again!!!
Cabela is known for fake deals. They are always posting great deals. They will allow you to place your order even if they don't have stuff in their inventory. I had really bad experience with them. I placed North Face Jacket order at 12/12/17 and everything went fine. I got my order number and I was excited for my North Face Jacket. The order was showing that I will get my stuff by 12/20/17. Then the story began. Nothing happened till 12/17, no order tracking, simply nothing. I called to their customer care to get my order and then I got answer, "Your order is canceled as they were not having enough stock. Also we haven't deducted your money". I asked to customer care representative that, "Why my order was placed if you were not having enough stock." Simply no answer. Come on, is this the way to handle the business?
My wife Ordered a handgun. We have Bought plenty of them from there at least 5-10 a year. It's before Christmas. She had gotten a order confirmation number from them. 2 weeks later when it's the pickup date She goes to pick it up and apparently the order has been cancelled without notice or even a reason why. In the last two weeks besides this order I have spent thousands here and will now be returning all of my items and will not shop here ever again. Terrible.
I talked online to get a refund for an item I bought that they had discounted a week later. The person told me they would refund me the difference, even though I was past their 7 day policy (I think it was 10 days). I was happy. When the refund came through they only refunded me 54% of the difference. They told me one thing and did another. Dishonest.
While Christmas shopping on Cabelas.ca I encountered a deal on heated insoles. The deal required purchasing insoles at $169 and receiving a free additional pack of batteries. I made the purchase and within a few weeks I received the order. The free spare batteries were not included in my order. I called customer service and they explained that as soon as they received the batteries, they would send them??? "Why advertise a special when there is no stock to supply," was my first question.
The customer service gentleman I spoke with was cordial and assured I would receive them shortly. 2 days later I receive an email saying that the portion of my order that included the free batteries had been cancelled from my order. So the special that they offered was not really a special at all. I find this to be a very poor practice. If I offer a special from my business, had clients purchase this special, then only provided a portion of the goods, and kept the full purchase price the same, I would not be in business very long. I am very unhappy with this transaction. I have included pictures of my order and the subsequent email I sent to the “customer care team” which has gone unanswered.
I have had an account with Cabela's for 3 plus years. Just recently I decided to start paying down my credit limit. I made payments 764.00 over 3 months to get the balance down. Well today I get my statement and see that something is wrong. My available credit was only 98.00. I knew it had to be wrong because I had just paid the 764.00 and had not used my card, so I called.
Well to my surprise I was transferred to Capital One not to Cabela's. Without notice they decreased my limit (AFTER I PAID THEM OVER 764.00). Shady, shady, shady... On time payments always, never missed a payment! So now it appears that I am using 100% of my available credit limit. This dropped my credit score and is VERY SHADY!!! I am not a happy consumer and just found out that they did this to my husband as well. Beware. I will pay off my account and Cabela's has lost our business. I see we are not the only ones they have done this to! BAD BUSINESS PRACTICES!!!
Last Monday I was online with this store and notice they had a sale going on with boots, shoes and other items. I never order online with any store for shoes but I needed. A new pair. I ordered a pair of sneakers and dress shoes because they had it listed for.01 cent a pair. So I placed the order they ran my card sent a confirmation email. But I called this past Monday because it was not shipped. They said they have the right not to honor it because it was an error on the website and they will refund my money in 24 hours. I will never shop at this store.
I just wasted two hours of my life on my only day off because Cabela's customer service sucks. I was looking for a product called Boost, it is essentially oxygen in a can. I wanted it ASAP and I could not find it locally at any other place other than Cabela's which had one 22-oz can left and it was an hour away from my home. I called them Friday night about 30 minutes before closing and they said that they had one on the shelf but they could not hold it for me. They said I just have to take the chance that it would still be there the next day when I can make the trip. I said I did not want to take that chance because it is so hard to find and I was willing to pay for it over the phone with a credit card.
The guys at the store said that they could give me their 800 number to pay for it and then they can pull it from the shelf. So I called the 800 number and they said that if I purchased it that way, that they would have to ship it and it would take five days because they don't pull it from store shelves. They pull it from the warehouse. I said, "That will not work for me so put me back in touch with the store." When I talked to the guys at the store, it was now 5 minutes before closing, but they agreed to pull it from the shelf and hold it for me for no more than 24 hours and they took my full name and my phone number. I told them I would be there the next day. I also told them I would be coming from an hour away.
I drive the next day to find out that they did not have the can on hold for me and I had to hear the same old rigmarole that they don't hold things for anyone and I told them that they did agree to hold it last night because I was willing to purchase it by phone and their system just will not allow it. I said, "So they just out-and-out lied to me and made me waste my time by driving an hour?!" There was really no answer to that. They simply said that customer service probably put it back on the shelf because they know that they're not supposed to hold things... And I asked so they didn't even call the number written on the hold. Thanks for the wasted 2 hours of my life. I will never ever ever shop at your store. This experience will forever be etched in my mind and I will tell everybody I know not to shop at Cabela's.
Cabela's visa- I was given $5000.00 limit in April 2017 and kept up my payments on time and in September I made a payment of $2500.00 which they cashed and then immediately Lowered my limit to $2300.00. Upon calling them they said it was the credit bureau Equifax recommendation (which was just hacked and announced nationwide.) I told them that is hurting my credit because now I am at 100% usage instead of 45% and decided to close my account period.
I got a CCV in December 2016 with a $3000 limit. Used the card and made large payments to keep the balance low. I called customer service in January to set up auto pay for minimum payments to be sure it was never late. The minimum auto payments didn't happen. Again called in June to inquire about auto pay. Told the same thing, still no auto pay. Although I've made major payments to reduce my balance, they have routinely dropped my credit limit. Now it's half of what it used to and it has damaged my credit score due to the high credit use to credit minor ratio. Clearly Cabela's does not want me as a customer. I'm going to pay off my card and never shop at Cabela's again!
I lost my card and put my account on hold. Two weeks later I get a letter saying because I did not call back and my card was not active they were canceling my card and I forfeited all my Cabela club points. I just paid off my card 5,197.94. No more 16.99 percent interest for them. Go with a GM card they treat you with respect and a lot less interest.
In past years I have ordered items from Cabela’s with good customer service. Apparently good customer service from Cabela’s is a thing of the past. Recently I ordered an IM3300 Pelican gun case that was in stock from Cabela’s. After three day I called to check the shipping status. I was told it was on the truck and given a UPS tracking number. I checked with UPS via the tracking number and it was not valid tracking number. I called Cabela’s the next day and they told me the case had not shipped but it will ship today. I waited a day and called again and once again they told me the gun case would ship today. Again, I waited two days and called and was now told that the case was no longer in stock but I could not cancel the order even though it has not shipped. I ordered the case from Amazon and it shipped that day. I will send the case back to Cabela’s if it ever arrives.
I have never been late paying my bill nor have I ever missed a payment but yet every time I pay my bill and I get my account down they take $100 and drop my credit limit then they take another $100 and drop my credit limit and I'm not understanding why they keep doing this. I started out with $1,000 credit limit now it's down to 700. And calling them up they cannot ever give me a reason why. As much money as I spend in Cabela's on hunting and fishing stuff this is the disrespect that they show me. I will not be shopping at Cabela's anymore and once I pay off my balance I will cancel this card.
I recently ordered hiking shoes and shorts that were advertised on sale. The shorts arrived within a few days invoice noted hiking shoes were back ordered. I waited for 2 weeks shoes never arrived and no further notice. I online chatted with customer service to inquire and was told that my order was cancelled which was news to me. The customer service rep indicated he (Greg) would research my order and check on replacement. After a few minutes he wrote there were no replacement shoes and nothing could be done. I'm left with no hiking shoes and a "tough luck for you buddy" attitude from customer service. Be wary of ordering online from this outfit much better to irk with Amazon. They know how to treat customers respectfully.
I purchased this back pack for my grandson I believe for Christmas of 2015 (??). Spent in excess of $80.00 for it. My grandson told me that the black straps were becoming shredded so had him bring it back to me. I contact their return department to find out about the warranty for this product as it stated that Cabela's brand products would be guaranteed for the life of the product against defects in workmanship and materials. The back pack itself was like new still, just the black straps were bad. I printed out the form they told me and returned the back pack via UPS, at my expense for $28.81, and also advised to insure it, DONE!!!
A month later I get a email thanking me for my order??? I hadn't placed any order??? But showed that I had a gift card for $9.88 cents for a fanny pack. Still stumped!! When I finally realized what they were up to, I was pissed to say the least, but still willing to work with them. The $9.88 cents is for the cheapest price they sold the fanny pack for, I didn't buy a fanny back, but a full size camo Cabela's back pack, so for my trouble of returning the back pack to have it repaired or replaced I get a itsy bitsy gift card. What the Hell??? I told them to send me back the back pack, and as yet I have no guarantee that it will be returned. I was told that I could have purchased it at a yard sale - NO, it was a Christmas present for my grandson. I was told it was a fanny pack, NO, it was a full size what I believed to be a quality buy.
I told them to send me a new back pack and they can have their $9.88 for the replacement one. Doesn't look like that is going to happen either. I'm out the $80.-- plus dollars for the original purchase, $28.81 to return it because of shoddy materials, and I am now in the hole for $100.00, and have no expectations of using that so called gift card, as I will never step foot in their store again, and will tell everyone I know about my experience. Thanks Cabela's. I trusted you and your merchandise and I get nothing in return.
I purchased an earlier model of these shoes with the IN - Famous Cabela's "LIFETIME" Guarantee.The stitching of the sole of the shoe to the upper came out on the right shoe. I called up and talked to a "Judy" at customer service who told me that I would have to send the product in to see if it met their "Lifetime Guarantee" conditions. So I have to send it in at my expense and they may not give me a replacement pair. I guess they haven't heard of digital cameras and the internet. They could have had me send pictures of the damaged area of the slipper, and if it met their "REQUIREMENTS" for their lifetime guarantee THEN I could send the product to them. Now I'm returning the shoes at my expense without any guarantee of replacement. I'm writing about this because I believe the process is intentionally difficult. I believe they want to make it difficult for their customers in order to reduce the number of their so called Lifetime Guarantees they honor.
These lowlifes, do not send you a bill, because they decided to change your billing cycle, (don't ask, advise, etc...), then these lowlifes call you and tell you that your bill is past due. (They have their own business for credit cards.) And sending your account to collections because they never notified you that they changed your due date. This is the second time I dealt with them. Their customer service at store sucks royal, liars, crooks...do not shop at this ** store.
I bought a camp chair over 10 years ago. Love it still, so I bought a new one to go with it. Not the same chair. The new chair is heavy, cumbersome, difficult to unfold and it does not sit good. I paid about the same for each one $50. Love the old one. Hate the new one. PS the new one tips over! No way to get any satisfaction from Cabela's!
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