Shipping + Fulfillment
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All deliveries are pending credit approval, merchandise availability, delivery and weather conditions. Once you place an order, you have up to 1 hour to cancel or change it, excluding Same-Day Delivery orders. You’ll receive an email when your order has shipped. Same-Day Delivery orders may be cancelled due to circumstances beyond AE's control.
AE.com offers FREE standard shipping on orders of $50 or more to the US. Orders under $50 are charged a $7.00 flat rate for standard shipping. It may be necessary to send your order in two or more shipments. Shipping charges apply only to the first package shipped. There are no additional shipping charges for additional packages on the same order. Restrictions may apply.
SHIPPING + RETURNS RATES
|$50.00 OR MORE||FREE||$15.00||$20.00||Varies†|
|THIRD PARTY SHOES||$7.00||$15.00||$20.00||FREE*|
|ORDER||SAME-DAY DELIVERY (SHOPRUNNER MEMBERS ONLY)||SAME-DAY DELIVERY|
|Same-Day Delivery eligible (based on inventory availability and eligibility)||FREE‡‡||$10.00|
*Excludes clearance products.
**Automatic free shipping valid for orders of $50 USD or more. Standard carrier rates apply to all other orders.
‡Same-Day Delivery is available in select areas.
‡‡Free for ShopRunner members who are signed in.
†Shipping costs determined by size and weight of package.
^If you buy a swimsuit or bikini bottom & remove the hygienic liner, we will no longer be able to accept the return.
SHIPPING AND DELIVERY OPTIONS
Standard Shipping (currently 3-7 business days due to delays)
2nd Day Shipping (2 business days)
Orders placed by 1 PM EST Monday through Wednesday will ship that day and arrive two business days later.
Orders placed by 1 PM EST Thursday will ship that day and will arrive Monday.
Orders placed by 1 PM EST Friday will ship that day and will arrive Tuesday.
Order placed after 1 PM EST Friday through the weekend will arrive Wednesday.
Overnight Shipping (1 business day)
Orders placed by 1 PM EST Monday through Thursday will ship that day to arrive the next business day.
Orders placed between 1 PM EST Thursday and 1 PM EST Friday will arrive Monday.
Orders placed after 1 PM EST Friday through the weekend will arrive Tuesday.
Currently, Same-Day Delivery is only available to customers within a 15-mile radius of participating stores in the Pittsburgh and Chicago areas. Orders placed before the local cutoff time will be delivered that day. Orders placed after that time will be delivered the next business day.
We’ve partnered with ShopRunner to provide courier service and tracking for Same-Day Delivery orders. Your order will be delivered by a courier, and you’ll receive detailed tracking information every step of the way.
Same-Day Delivery orders can’t be cancelled or changed once they’re placed. Visit our online returns portal to start a return or exchange and mail your items back, or simply return to any open AE or Aerie store.
ShopRunner is an independent company and is not part of the AEO Family of Companies. You can manage your ShopRunner account on http://www.shoprunner.com in accordance with ShopRunner policies. See our ShopRunner page for more information on the ShopRunner program. For ShopRunner customer service, please call 1.888.721.7467 or email email@example.com.
Orders will be processed and shipped pending credit card authorization. When you place an order, we will pre-authorize your credit card to ensure the funds are available. If you are using MasterCard or Visa, the pre-authorization may appear as if you have been charged. With some institutions' cards, the funds become unavailable, but the account is not debited until the order ships. If the order is canceled for any reason, the time it takes for the hold to release depends on the issuer of the card.