Soft Surroundings
Paying by Debit Card

If you use a debit card to place your order, your bank will show two transaction entries: a "pre-authorization hold" and the final sale. The "pre-authorization hold" allows Soft Surroundings to verify your debit card information so that we may begin processing your order. This hold is typically removed by your bank within two to three days, depending on your specific bank's policies. Unfortunately, with a debit card, the pre-authorization hold and final charge are not combined into one single transaction, and therefore will appear twice on your statement. Please know that this is not a policy specific to Soft Surroundings; this is the financial industry policy regarding online transactions for debit cards.